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Connected TV device ownership hits half a billion units

Sony's PS4 game console

Global ownership of connected TV devices – including smart TVs, Blu-ray players, game consoles and digital media streamers – reached 500 million units in Q2… Read more

Accedo partners with Norway’s NRK for VoD service

TV apps specialist Accedo has partnered with Norwegian public broadcaster NRK to power its VoD service for smart TVs.  The NRK TV VoD service launches today… Read more

Samsung to expand Ultra HD offering with Netflix and Amazon

Samsung UHD Contents Ecosystem(2)_on screen

Samsung has outlined plans to expand its Ultra High Definition content offering by working with global content partners including Amazon, Netflix, Maxdome and Wuaki.tv. In… Read more

Replacement TV set sales to drive industry growth

From Strategy Analytics' Global TV Replacement and Ownership 2008-2018 report

Replacement flat panel TV sales will help to inject “renewed growth into global TV sales” over the coming five years, according to new research by… 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

Samsung acquired connected home specialist SmartThings

Alex Hawkinson

Samsung has acquired connected home technology specialist SmartThings, which provides technology to allow users to synchronise connected devices in the home via a smartphone app… Read more

Wuaki: browser-based streaming to die out in two years

Wuaki.tv

Movie and TV streaming service Wuaki.tv has predicted the death of browser-based streaming in the next two years, thanks to content being streamed directly to… Read more

Rovi extends Samsung deal

Rovi has renewed and extended to new territories a multi-year patent licence agreement with Samsung for the use of Rovi video discovery patents and technologies… Read more

Samsung closes Video and Media Hub, transitions to M-GO

M-GO

Samsung is set to close its Samsung Video and Media Hub at the end of this month, transitioning users over to the M-GO movie and… Read more

Samsung bundles Now TV offer with Galaxy tablets

Samsung Galaxy S

Samsung is offering a three-month Now TV Sky Movies Pass to customers that buy a Galaxy Tab S tablet as part of a new premium… Read more