Samsung adds MBC Shahid VoD app

Shahid MBC

TV manufacturer Samsung has teamed up with Dubai-based broadcaster MBC to launch the latter’s Shahid premium video-on-demand app across the Middle East and North Africa.… Read more

UHD boost for flat panel sales in first quarter


Sales of flat-panel TVs were higher than expected in the first quarter of this year, rising significantly year-on-year, according to analysis by IHS Technology. The… Read more

Espial and Samsung to provide RDK devices

IPTV middleware provider Espial has teamed up with Samsung to deliver a joint RDK solution targeted at cable operators. Espial and Samsung, both RDK licensees,… Read more

Samsung reportedly buys video discovery firm

Samsung has reportedly bought New York-based social video discovery firm According to a GigaOM report, Samsung will take the three-year old company’s technology in-house… Read more

VoD service Planet Knowledge comes to five more European countries

Multiscreen VoD service Planet Knowledge has launched in Belgium, Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Sweden on Samsung smart TVs, tablets and smartphones. The new rollouts follows… Read more

Elemental to stream Vienna State Opera performance in 4K

Video compression specialist Elemental is due to power a 4K stream of a performance from the Vienna State Opera, in what it claims will be… Read more

UPC Cablecom launches mobile service

Liberty Global-owned Swiss cable operator UPC Cablecom is to launch a mobile service, enabling it to deliver a quad-play offering to Swiss customers.  The operators… Read more strikes new smart TV deals

Over-the-top TV operator has struck partnerships with TV manufacturers Samsung, LG and Panasonic to offer its service via the latest generation of their smart… Read more

UK launch for Samsung UHD curved TVs

Samsung is due to roll out its recently launched line of curved Ultra High Definition TVs in the UK next week.  The 55-inch and 65-inch… Read more

Sky Deutschland rolls out Snap OTT service to Samsung Galaxy devices

Sky Deutschland has today launched an Android version of its Snap OTT service for Samsung Galaxy smartphones and tablets.  The online media expansion makes the… Read more