Connected TV

Freesat launches new Freetime campaign

Freesat freetime

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

YouView reported to be partnering with Netflix

netflix Bedroom_Device_shot1-0043_V_Final_0000_L_play_onb2

UK connected TV platform YouView is reportedly partnering with Netflix to add access to the subscription VoD service on its set-top boxes. According to a… Read more

Smart TV ownership in Spain and Germany higher than UK

Brett Sappington

More than 40% of broadband households in Germany and Spain own a smart TV, while UK adoption of smart TVs trails at 33%, according to… Read more

Games consoles the main connected device in 28% of US homes

Sony's PS4 game console

Some 28% of US broadband households use an internet-connected games console as their primary connected consumer electronics (CE) device, according to Parks Associates.  The research… Read more

Connected TV set to triple by 2020

LG Smart TV thumb

The number of TV sets connected to the internet globally will rise to 965 million by 2020, up from 339 million at the end of… Read more

Samsung unveils smart TV games and new Skype app at IFA

Samsung TV

Samsung has unveiled new games for its smart TV platform and an updated version of the Skype app at Berlin consumer electronics trade show, IFA.… Read more

TG4 launches on smart TV, updates player and iPad app


Irish language broadcaster TG4 has launched a new smart TV app, available on the Samsung, Philips, Opera TV, Sony, Foxxum, Toshiba and Google TV platforms.… Read more

Hisense and TCL launch Roku TV models


Electronics manufacturers Hisense and TCL have each launched TVs with web-streaming set-top box maker Roku’s operating system built in. The new Roku TVs, which were… Read more

US broadband subscribers surpass cable TV customers


The number of US broadband subscribers exceeded the number of US cable TV subscribers for the first time in the second quarter of the year,… Read more