4oD joins Samsung line-up

4oD Windows 8Samsung Electronics has added Channel 4’s 4oD to its Smart TV store, Samsung Apps.

The new app will give viewers access to catch upon programmes from the last seven to 30 days, as well as access to an archive of classic shows whenever they want.

Sarah Milton, head of VOD at Channel 4, said: “We’re pleased to be able to extend the availability of 4oD, our successful video on demand service, to Samsung’s Smart TVs as we continue to widen the reach of Channel 4 content onto key platforms. Smart TV owners will now be able to catch up with recent popular Channel 4 programmes and access many shows from Channel 4’s vast archive spanning 30 years of broadcasting – on demand via their television.”

Robert King, VP of consumer electronics for Samsung UK, added, “The new addition of 4oD to the Samsung Smart Hub not only strengthens our catch up offering, it also provides our customers with even more choice for their television viewing. From popular dramas through to classics from the last three decades, customers will be guaranteed thousands of viewers hours of entertainment all complemented by Samsung’s premium picture quality and revolutionary product design.”

Samsung Apps has already seen over 20 million apps downloaded worldwide.