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Samsung unveils lifestyle TVs

Samsung unveils lifestyle TVs

Samsung Electronics America has showcased what it suggests is a new way to think about TV with its 2017 Home Entertainment product line. The company has confirmed the availability of…

Sling TV Cloud DVR for Amazon customers

OTT service provider Sling TV has widened availability of its Cloud DVR to new customers through its ‘First Look’ early-access programme. Introduced in late 2016 in beta for Roku users,…

MTV chooses Norigin Media for Smart TV apps

MTV Oy, the Finnish Media and TV company, has chosen Norigin Media to build smart TV applications on Samsung and LG Connected TVs. The company which is part of the…

Nielsen: Millennials are a distracted audience

Nielsen: Millennials are a distracted audience

Millennials – now the largest generational group in the US – have grown alongside advancements in technology and media platforms, placing them in intriguing territory with regard to media habits,…

Freeview Play sales top 1m

Freeview Play sales top 1m

UK free-to-air digital terrestrial television platform Freeview has confirmed that sales of its connected TV service Freeview Play TVs and set-top boxes have surpassed one million. Launched in late 2015,…

Facebook video app for Samsung Smart TVs

Samsung Electronics has confirmed that the new Facebook video app for TV is available on Samsung Smart TVs, including its 2017 QLED TV lineup and the app will be available…

UK consults on ‘Kodi box’ legislation

UK consults on ‘Kodi box’ legislation

The UK’s Intellectual Property Office (IPO) is calling for views on whether there is any need for legislative change to deal with the issue of illicit IPTV streaming devices. According…

Smart TV, streaming media device collaboration

Growing preference for OTT content is catalysing demand for streaming media devices and Smart TVs, according to Global Smart TV and Streaming Media Devices Markets, Forecast to 2021, a part…

LG eyes TV market share expansion                          

LG eyes TV market share expansion                          

LG Electronics has announced the launch of its 2017 Super UHD TV lineup featuring Nano Cell display at its R&D Center in Seoul. Alongside the thin LG Signature OLED TV…

DVB updates against ‘Man in the Middle’ attacks

At its 85th meeting, the DVB Steering Board approved updates to TS 102 809 “Signaling and carriage of interactive applications and services in Hybrid broadcast/broadband environments” introducing an authentication mechanism…