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SalemNOW on VIZIO Smart TVs

Bitcentral, a provider of media workflows for broadcast and digital video, has announced that SalemNOW, a streaming service covering family, faith, news, and culture is now available on Smart TV manufacturer, VIZIO Smart TVs. The opportunity was provided due to Bitcentral being named a VIZIO Preferred Developer, enabling its customers to utilise ViewNexa to reach […]

October 24, 2023

3SS selects Grey Juice Lab

3 Screen Solutions (3SS), a provider of software solutions for STBs, smart TV, multiscreen and in-vehicle entertainment, has selected Grey Juice Lab as its strategic partner to help expand content partnerships for the 3Ready entertainment platform. Chosen for its expertise in tailoring, implementing and operating digital content strategies, Grey Juice Lab will be instrumental in […]

October 12, 2023

Bloomberg TV on NetRange Smart TV portal

NetRange, a provider of white-labelled, turnkey Smart TV and OTT ecosystems, has announced that Bloomberg TV will soon be available through the NetRange App Store. The agreement extends the reach of Bloomberg TV through inclusion in the NetRange Smart TV ecosystem. “Our success is built on producing great information services,” said Travis Winkler, GM of […]

October 5, 2023

Magnolia Pictures titles on WatchFree+

Magnolia Pictures, an independent theatrical and home entertainment distributors in the US – has announced a partnership with Vizio and their free streaming service, WatchFree+, for access to Magnolia Pictures’ film catalogue on select smart TVs, products and platforms. Showcasing independent cinema, the curated content from Magnolia Pictures available on WatchFree+ includes critically applauded and […]

October 3, 2023

Survey: SVoD gains on Live as TV default source

Live TV continues to be the most common default source for TV viewers, but its once commanding lead over SVoDs has shrunk drastically over the past five years, according to Hub Entertainment Research’s annual Decoding The Default survey. Smart TV apps have also made strong gains, and are now at parity with set-top boxes as […]

September 13, 2023

Report: Streamers see surge in user engagement

Streaming services experienced a surge in daily engagement per user in the first half of 2023, reversing the downward trend that started in 2021, as competition between services began taking a toll on the amount of time that consumers can spend on each streaming platform. That is the main conclusion of video streaming SaaS specialist […]

August 10, 2023

Sharp launching smart TVs powered by TiVo

TiVo, the company that brings entertainment together and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Xperi, and Sharp have announced today that Sharp will launch smart TVs Powered by TiVo as part of a multi-year, multi-million-unit agreement. The first TVs are expected to ship in 2024 starting in Europe. Sharp’s new line of smart TVs integrated with TiVo’s […]

August 10, 2023

Research: Smart TVs becoming home entertainment hub

According to the fifth annual edition of Hub Entertainment Research’s Evolution of the TV Set study, US viewers’ habits are evolving along with the TV sets they use to watch. Not only are more consumers using the built-in connectivity of smart TVs to watch video, but half of smart TV owners say they use their […]

July 25, 2023

Study: Brands’ perception boosted by OTT ads

According to findings from a new report, Is TV just TV?, by Samsung Ads and Verve, brands that advertise on streaming platforms are perceived to be five times more modern and five times more innovative when compared to brands that advertise in non-streaming environments. These figures jumped to eight times and six times, respectively, for […]

July 13, 2023

Research: 86% of movers would consider a smart home

Findings from a survey carried out by Samsung and the analysis of UK Google search results reveal the overarching themes that are permeating consumer conversations regarding smart technology in the home. The survey of 1,000 adults looking to move home (buy or rent) in the next five years, combined with the analysis of Google search […]

June 29, 2023