Toshiba’s smart TV models in the UK will now feature entertainment apps from Twitch and Amazon Music.
The apps are available across Toshiba’s smart TV range, on devices manufactured since June 2018, including the brand’s Android, and Alexa Built-In models.
Twitch allows users to browse Twitch channels and watch livestreams on any Toshiba smart TV produced from June 2018 onwards. Twitch account holders can sign in and find their favourite streaming content.
In line with the launch, Toshiba is producing six magazine shows in partnership with Defected Records, featuring the record label’s festival in Croatia, Defected Croatia.
“Twitch has an incredible range of entertainment streaming 24/7, and for viewers being able to watch it all on a big screen is a great option” said Bart Kuijten, Commercial Director at Toshiba TV. “We know people are increasingly using their TVs as the centre of entertainment in the home, using multiple apps for streaming movies and TV shows, watching VOD, playing music, gaming, and more. Adding the Twitch app brings even more entertainment to the living room.”
Sajjad Rehman, VP of Business Development at Twitch added, “Bringing Twitch into the UK’s living rooms will make it even easier for even more communities to come together for those never to be repeated moments which take place on Twitch every second.”
Amazon Music is bringing its library of 75 million songs to subscribers of its Amazon Music Unlimited platform along with to two million hand-curated songs and over one thousand playlists.
Twitch and Amazon Music joins Netflix, YouTube and Amazon Prime Video. Over 20,000 hours of on-demand content from BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub, All 4, UKTV Play and CBS are all also available through Freeview Play, including 85 live Freeview channels.