The use of live television via streaming (OTT) on smart TV sets continues to grow.
The M7 Group and Samsung Electronics are launching their smart TV app in Belgium, to be made available under the brands TV Vlaanderen and Télésat.
In a joint presentation with Statista Research and Analytics at IBC 2018, Amsterdam, FFalcon Technology, a part of TCL Group, revealed that the TV market has entered a new generation, where smart TVs are set to penetrate the global industry via smart homes.
Smart TV software company Vewd has launched Vewd OS for Android TV operator tier.
M7 Deutschland has added new features to the app of its DTH satellite platform Diveo on Astra (19.2° East).
German IPTV platform waipu.tv can now also be used through a browser on the PC or laptop.
M7 Group has integrated its M7 smart TV app into Samsung Smart TVs built from 2016 onwards.
More smart devices for media use at home were sold in Germany last year than ever before.
The Federal German Cartel Office wants to find out whether smart TV manufacturers violate consumer protection laws when handling personal user data.
Makers of smart TVs and streaming media players are shifting strategies to focus on the user experience (UX) as device sales start to flatten out.