Advanced Television


Data: TV shipments fall in 2023

TV shipments will fall by 2.1 per cent this year. The world’s major manufacturers are still shipping millions of units, and some have enjoyed growth, but Samsung – still with the largest market share (18.5 per cent) – is likely to suffer the hardest with a 9.8 per cent decline in shipments (to 36.3 million […]

December 6, 2023By Chris Forrester

Research: Modern viewers app-agnostic

In the latest edition of its ‘Behind the Screens’ insights series, Samsung Ads reveals how the increased ease of discoverability and app ‘surfing’ are driving new Smart TV behaviours, signalling the end of a decade long ad-free TV streaming experience. During the first half of this year, there were more than 7.1 billion app opens […]

November 29, 2023

Samsung TV Plus adds Sky Mix, Narcos, Mad Men

Samsung Electronics has announced a new package of award-winning television programmes launching across new and existing UK Samsung TV Plus channels. Time spent streaming on FAST services on Samsung TVs in the UK has increased 26 per cent year-on-year, with the month of December peaking 17 per cent higher than the yearly average. Samsung TV […]

November 20, 2023

XITE expands Samsung TV Plus lineup in US

Music video platform XITE has unveiled its enhanced partnership with Samsung. The company is debuting nine new channels in the US on FAST service Samsung TV Plus, and two hundred on-demand playlists in the service’s new dedicated music destination. XITE has been making its mark on Samsung TV Plus in the US market for the […]

November 17, 2023

Samsung TV Plus boosts viewership; updates product

Samsung Electronics America has unveiled a slew of new titles, channels and product features coming to Samsung TV Plus, the TV manufacturer’s FAST/AVoD service reaching 24 countries and 535 million devices globally across TV and mobile. Launched in 2015 as one of the first FAST services, Samsung TV Plus has surpassed more than 300 channels […]

November 16, 2023

wedotv channels on Samsung TV Plus in Nordics, Benelux

AVoD and FAST channel provider and distributor wedotv is rolling out its FAST channels wedo movies and wedo big stories across The Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden through distribution deals with Samsung TV Plus, Samsung’s own FAST (free ad-supported streaming TV) service in the regions. In addition, the direct-to-consumer platform wedotv will be […]

November 16, 2023

Data: Roku captures 51% CTV device market share

Pixalate, a privacy and ad fraud compliance platform, has released its Q3 Global CTV Ad Supply Chain Trends Report, a comprehensive analysis of the state of open programmatic Connected TV (CTV) advertising from July through September 2023. The report reveals that Roku had an estimated 51 per cent global CTV device market share in Q3 […]

November 10, 2023

Samsung, Blacknut launch Free Game Pilot in US

Samsung Electronics and Blacknut have announced a new way for players to discover games on the Samsung Gaming Hub. In a new initiative, Samsung Gaming Hub players in the US can play select games for free on compatible Samsung Smart TVs, powered by Blacknut. This ‘Free Game Pilot’ will be active for a limited time, […]

November 10, 2023

ducktv expands international distribution

Mega Max Media has announced a series of new carriage agreements for its toddler channel, ducktv, spanning both new and existing territories. The company’s FAST TV channel has made its debut on Samsung TV Plus in Australia and New Zealand. This milestone marks an expansion of the partnership between Mega Max Media and the smart […]

November 6, 2023

LIV Golf Plus app on Roku, Samsung TVs

ViewLift, a specialist in end-to-end streaming and OTT solutions, has announced the launch of the LIV Golf Plus app on Roku and Samsung Smart TVs. The app, built by ViewLift, can be viewed on Android, iOS, and is now available for download worldwide on Roku and all Samsung models manufactured from 2019. “By enabling Roku […]

October 23, 2023