Connected TV

Amazon starts shipping in-demand Fire TV Stick

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Amazon has started to ship its HDMI TV streaming device, the Fire TV Stick, to customers in the US, claiming it to be the “fastest-selling Amazon device… Read more

Orange digital chief outlines 2020 vision

Patrice Slupowski

Whole-wall TV screens, more hours spent viewing video, increased consumer expenditure on content and the containment of piracy are some of the key trends that… Read more

UK Play launches on PC and YouView

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UK multichannel broadcaster UKTV has launched its UKTV Play on-demand player on PC and the YouView connected TV platform. The service, which launched on iOS… Read more

Spanish viewers take to smart TV

Connected TV use is gaining ground in Spain, with a quarter of connected TV users saying they are watching less linear TV and over half… Read more

Torrent application Vuze lands on Chromecast

Google's Chromecast has been highly successful

Vuze has added Chromecast support to its torrent app for Android devices, allowing users to stream torrent files from the app directly to their TV.… Read more

Sony reports significant increase in TV sales

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Sony reported a “significant increase” in television sales in the three months ending September 30, helping sales in its home entertainment and sound division to… Read more

TV setback hits Samsung CE division

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Samsung said that its consumer electronics division fell short of expectations in the third quarter, due to a decline in the average selling price of… Read more

YouView adds updated iPlayer and BBC connected red button

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UK connected TV platform YouView has added the latest, updated version of the BBC’s iPlayer, as well as the BBC’s Connected Red Button service, to its… Read more

Freesat launches new Freetime campaign

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UK free-to-air satellite platform Freesat has launched a new advertising campaign to promote its Freetime connected TV service. The ad campaign will kick off on… Read more

ScreenHits TV partners with Samsung

UK-based online TV and film platform ScreenHits TV has partnered with Samsung, allowing its app to be pre-installed on Samsung Smart TVs. ScreenHits was set… Read more