More than half (51%) of all households worldwide will own a smart TV by 2026, corresponding with 1.1 billion homes, according to Strategy Analytics.
Updates to the Freeview Play homescreen have been made or viewers using the Android TV interface.
Zattoo is enabling Austrian network operator Kabel-TV Lampert to deploy its TV service on further consumer devices with new apps for Samsung TV, LG, Android TV and Amazon Fire TV devices.
European AVOD service rlaxx TV is now also available on Amazon’s Fire TV devices and smart TV operating system Android TV in the UK, Germany, Switzerland and Austria.
Combining two major standards for interactive television, Zattoo will integrate HbbTV on its latest Android TV Operator Tier certified 4K/UHD set-top box.
A new White Paper produced by Zattoo has demonstrated the successful implementation of HbbTV on an Android TV set-top box.
The open HbbTV standard is the leading TV app platform on TV sets in German households, followed by Samsung Tizen and Amazon Fire TV.
German software solutions provider 3SS and Chinese set-top box (STB) manufacturer Skyworth Digital have integrated their technologies to create a new STB platform enabling faster Android TV service launches.
The ARD Tagesschau app is now available on almost 2 million Android TVs in Germany, bringing the pubcaster’s newscasts to the big screen.
Mexican operator izzi has gone live with the commercial launch of an Android TV Operator Tier pay-TV service.