Connected TV

UHD TV sets to account for 60% of total market by 2020

Jack Wetherill

UHD TV shipments are forecast to account for 25% of all TV shipments this year, reflecting growth of 75% year-on-year, according to a report by… Read more

Roku adds live TV pause option

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Roku is rolling out new features such as live TV pause as part of an operating system update for its streaming players and TVs. Roku… Read more

TVPlayer to come pre-installed on Samsung tablets

TVPlayer

UK online TV platform, TVPlayer, has struck a deal with Samsung, establishing it as one of the first streaming video platforms to be pre-installed on… Read more

Vestel to launch Freeview Play TVs

Freeview Play

Multi-brand TV manufacturer Vestel is gearing up to launch a range of Freeview Play TVs in the UK market. Vestel’s Freeview Play range will include… Read more

ONS survey highlights UK smart TV habits

Activities carried out on a smart TV by age group, 2016 (Source: ONS)

Some 18% of adults in the UK watched internet streamed TV via a smart TV this year, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).… Read more

Kyivstar offering TV service via LG smart TVs

kyivstar

Ukrainian mobile and fixed telecom operator Kyivstar is making its TV service available via LG smart TVs without the need for a separate set-top box.… Read more

Samsung boosts UK Smart TV Hub gaming options

Samsung Smart Hub

Samsung is bolstering its UK gaming line-up with the addition of the PlayStation Now and GameFly Streaming apps to its smart TV store. The new… Read more

Polaroid partners with Google in smart TV move

Google Cast

Iconic camera brand Polaroid is making a push into the smart TV space, unveiling its first line of Google-powered, 4K TV models. The Ultra HD,… Read more

Vestel taps Opera for HbbTV 2.0 smart TVs

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TV software provider Opera and manufacturer Vestel are teaming up to deliver HbbTV-enabled smart TV services. Opera TV’s software will be incorporated in the new… Read more

Skype to drop support for its smart TV app

Skype

Skype is set to discontinue support for its smart TV voice and video calling service from this summer. In a post on its support site,… Read more

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