Samsung’s streaming app is coming to TVs from other brands

Samsung TV Plus © Samsung

© Samsung

the streaming service Samsung TV Plus could be exported to competing Smart TVs.

The TCL brand could be the first to benefit its customers.

What is Samsung TV Plus?

As Samsung product owners know, the TV Plus video service is a free service, available on Smart TVs and Galaxy devices since 2015. It is a streaming platform that offers instant access to news, sports, entertainment… Everything is free for the user, because everything is financed by advertising.

Samsung TV Plus © Samsung

© Samsung

According to journalist Janko Roettgers, known for his newsletter low passthe giant Samsung would have the idea of ​​integrating its TV Plus streaming application into a selection of competing Smart TVs.

Samsung streaming soon at TCL?

The platform currently offers hundreds of different channels, scattered in no less than 24 countries, including just over 200 in the United States alone. There are “Samsung” channels, but also others such as MTV, Fashion TV, Luxe TV, not to mention children’s programs via Pluto TV, JellyToon…

Last August, Samsung indicated that its TV Plus service had experienced a 100% increase over the previous year, with more than 3 billion hours of broadcasting in total. For the firm, the idea would be to offer its TV Plus service in the form of a simple application to download. The TCL brand could be the first to integrate it into its televisions.

We will have to wait a little longer to find out if Samsung does indeed export its TV Plus offer to other Smart TVs. Other giants like YouTube are also testing a similar feature (called FAST for free ad-supported TV) which is an interesting option for those who do not want to pay any Netflix, Disney+ or Amazon Video subscription while enjoying a range of programs through their web connection.

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Source : The Verge

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