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LG, Google Stadia Pro offer

LG Electronics (LG) is partnering with cloud gaming service Google Stadia to offer three months of access to Stadia Pro for both new and existing LG Smart TV owners. This limited-time promotion is now available and applies to LG TVs operating webOS 5.0 or higher in the twenty-two countries where Stadia is now available. LG […]

August 3, 2022

LG achieves new consumer IoT certification

LG has become the first company to pass SafeShark and BSI’s newly launched Consumer IoT Verification Scheme. SafeShark testing and BSI certification provide assurance that connected products and devices have appropriate cyber security controls in place for their intended use, in accordance with international best practice. The scheme has been developed through Department for Digital, […]

June 30, 2022

OMG integrates LG Smart TV data and media

LG Ads Solutions, the connected TV and cross-screen advertising arm of LG Electronics, has announced an agreement with Omnicom Media Group (OMG), the media services division of Omnicom Group, to bring LG smart TV and cross-screen ad inventory to Omnicom clients. Under the terms of the agreement, LG Ads Solutions data will be integrated within […]

April 7, 2022

LG Electronics joins AOMedia

The Alliance for Open Media (AOMedia) has announced that LG Electronics, a multinational manufacturer of electronics, home appliances, and home entertainment solutions, has joined the organisation at the Promoter level. As a member of the Alliance, LG will collaborate with AOMedia members to advance open standards for media compression and delivery over the web. “We […]

March 9, 2022

LG names Cho as CEO

LG Electronics has announced that William Cho, its Chief Strategy Officer, will also take on the responsibility of Chief Executive Officer from December 1st. LG’s top strategist since 2019, Cho was responsible for establishing LG’s Business Incubation Center and fostering new businesses opportunities in the form of in-house ventures as well as startup partners during […]

November 25, 2021

LG ships 10m premium OLED TVs

LG Electronics says it has now shipped more than 10 million units of its high-end OLED televisions. The overall enthusiasm for OLED screens is now achieving sales at a far faster rate. Premium grade OLEDs have been available since 2013, but it took the South Korean electronics giant seven years to reach the 5 million […]

November 19, 2021By Chris Forrester

LG Channels: Upgrades, global expansion

LG Electronics (LG) is upgrading its free, premium content streaming service, LG Channels, to provide an enhanced viewing experience for LG smart TV customers. In addition to the redesigned UI, the upgrade introduces more channels and a wider range of content for viewers to enjoy, including popular K-content, movies, sports, music and news, increasing its […]

August 10, 2021

NEXTGEN TV roll-out reaches Sacramento

Residents in the US’s Central Valley are to benefit from enhanced broadcast video as six Sacramento television stations band together to launch NEXTGEN TV, using the digital television standard ATSC 3.0. “We’re proud to partner with our fellow broadcasters to prepare the Sacramento market for the next generation of TV viewing. With NEXTGEN TV, viewers […]

July 9, 2021By Colin Mann

LG Smart TV US launch for fuboTV

LG Electronics has confirmed the availability of the fuboTV app on its webOS Smart TVs (2018-2021 models) in the US, including its LG OLED TV lineup. LG customers can now enjoy more than 100 sports, news and entertainment channels from sports-focused live TV streaming platform fuboTV. LG Smart TVs users will be able to enjoy […]

June 8, 2021

LG, SpotX programmatic advertising partnership

Video advertising platform SpotX is partnering with LG Electronics (LG) to serve as the primary supply-side platform (SSP) throughout the US, EMEA, and Latin America. SpotX is also providing LG with demand facilitation services to connect media buyers with the premium over-the-top video inventory available on LG Smart TVs and will give buyers the ability […]

February 11, 2021