Lovefilm is to be added to the LG Smart TV platform, giving owners of LG’s connected TVs access to the video streaming service Lovefilm instant.
LG Electronics has announced a partnership with FilmoTV to bring a subscription-VOD service to its connected TV sets. Retailing at €9.99 a month, the service is competing head-on with CanalPlay Infinity.
Google TV-powered devices for consumers will be around many places at next week’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
PureScreens has launched its Museum application on connected TV sets from LG Electronics.
Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics are expected to launch Google TV next year. But only LG will show its models at the 2012 CES in Las Vegas.
IBC 2011 – AMSTERDAM. KIT digital has announced agreements with LG Electronics for its smart TV platform and with Liberty Global for its planned Horizon online service.
IFA 2011 – BERLIN. LG has joined the alliance Dutch CE manufacturer Philips is building around its connected TV system. At last year’s IFA, Philips, Sharp and Loewe signed a letter of intent to create a common, competitive internet platform for connected TVs.
Disney’s Prince Of Persia: The Sands of Time is the most watched on-demand movie on connected TVs in Europe, while UK viewers preferred Sherlock Holmes, according to Acetrax.
LG has received the official endorsement from Sky as its first choice supplier of 3DTVs ahead of the consumer launch of the Sky 3D channel.
All 2010 models of the LG TV sets for sale in France are being labeled ‘Canal Ready’ with immediate effect. Using the CI Plus slot, viewers will have access to the Canal+ channels and CanalSat bouquets without the need of an additional set-top box.