New BBC Channels on Samsung TV Plus in Europe
October 26, 2021
Samsung TV Plus and BBC Studios have partnered to launch new free TV channels on Samsung TV Plus in Europe. BBC Travel, History, Drama and Doctor Who are now available in France, Germany, Italy and Spain.
The deal means Samsung TV Plus now offers a total 56 TV channels to Samsung phone, tablet and smart TV users.
“The growth of Samsung TV Plus is directly related to the quality of the content,” commented Richard Jakeman, European Head of Business Development at Samsung’s European Services Business Office explains. “We are constantly working to bring more to our customers, wherever they are. The addition of BBC Drama, Doctor Who, History and Travel expands our commitment to wide and varied programming.
“We are excited to launch FAST (Free, Ad-supported TV) channels in EMEA after their debut in the US,” added Nick Coulter, Director of Development for Global New Business at BBC Studios. “This is a new way to bring our favorite shows to more audiences and new audiences across Europe, from amazing dramas like Doctor Who, Misfits or Call The Midwife, to our well-known documentaries around the world. I am happy to partner with the passionate team at Samsung to help make Broadcasting life to BBC Studios FAST channels.”