Advanced Television


Disney+ ramps up LG TV rollout

The Disney+ app is now available on compatible LG TVs in over forty new countries and territories across Africa, Europe and the Middle East. More LG TV owners can now access movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and Star, as long as their TV runs webOS from 2017 or later. […]

June 14, 2022

LG extends Freeview Play deal

Freeview and LG have announced an extension of their partnership that will see all new LG Smart TVs come with Freeview Play built in as standard for at least the next five years. The Freeview Play platform combines live linear broadcast channels with on-demand and catch-up content from subscription-free apps such as iPlayer, ITV Hub, […]

March 17, 2022

Report: Streaming growth slows in Q4

Streaming by consumers slowed in Q4 2021 with a 1 per cent increase in the fourth quarter, according to Conviva’s latest State of Streaming report. Globally streaming grew 7 per cent year on year. “Streaming adoption spiked during the pandemic, as people spent more time at home and continually sought the fresh, creative content delivered […]

February 2, 2022

Apple Music on LG TVs

LG Smart TV owners globally can now access Apple Music. Now available in the LG Content Store for LG Smart TVs running webOS 4.0 and higher, the Apple Music app provides subscribers with access to over 90 million songs ad-free, over 30,000 curated playlists, music videos in 4K and the Apple Music Radio live streaming […]

November 18, 2021

Report: Asia streaming adoption up 46% YoY

Despite predictions of a ‘pandemic peak’, streaming adoption continues to gain ground worldwide and Asia is no exception, experiencing 46 per cent year-over-year growth in Q3 2021 according to the Q3 2021 State of Streaming: Asia report from Conviva, the continuous measurement platform for streaming media. Asia’s streaming growth was led by the western and southeastern regions of […]

November 12, 2021

Rakuten TV expands free channels on LG TVs

Rakuten TV, already featured on LG Channels in key five European markets, has expanded its content offering in the UK with the rollout of five channels on the free content streaming service from LG Electronics, LG Channels, which offers an enhanced viewing experience for smart TV customers. CNN, Rakuten Stories, Comedy Movies, Action Movies and […]

November 11, 2021

fuboTV integrates free-to-play games, FanView

fuboTV, the sports-first, US TV streaming platform, will take its integrated predictive, free-to-play games and FanView live stats feature out of beta just in time for the September window of the South American Qatar World Cup 2022 Qualifying matches (CONMEBOL). fuboTV has exclusive streaming rights to CONMEBOL through March 2022. Starting September 2nd, fuboTV subscribers […]

August 31, 2021

Data: SVoDs maintain 2020 pandemic gains

The streaming explosion, which hit its apex during the Covid-induced lockdowns in Q2 2020, is here to stay according to new data from streaming media intelligence cloud Conviva. Conviva’s Q2 2021 State of Streaming report revealed streaming viewing time worldwide grew 13 per cent in Q2 2021, as compared to Q2 2020. Despite a 7 […]

August 12, 2021