Reportedly, Samsung will bring its streaming app namely TV Plus to other TV manufacturers. As per news coming from tech reporter Janko Roettgers, the South Korean giant is intended to bring its streaming app to TCL TVs (The Verge).
As the company come up with its TV Plus in 2015. This is a free, ad-supported streaming service. It comes with pre-installed newer Samsung TVs. While, this facility offers users a way, in order to flip through a collection of channels, that’s quite similar to the traditional TV service.
Additionally, the service brings a wide variety of local and nationwide news channels. The same comes alongside Samsung-made channels like Ride or Drive and The Movie Hub.
Presently, TV Plus features 220 channels in the US and about 1600 channels spread across 24 countries. As one of the sources depicts to Roettgers the company has tended to seem into the prospect. Intending of licensing specific channels to other TV makers, these discussions “don’t seem to have gone anywhere”.
These have been resulting, the tech giant has switched gears in order to provide the entire TV Plus application to other makers.
“Over the years, Samsung has been expanding the reach of TV Plus, and made the service available on Galaxy devices, the web and even on select Family Hub refrigerator models,” the report said.
While in August earlier this year, the company told that viewership on TV Plus rises by 100 percent over the 2021 year. Notably, with 3 billion hours of streaming worldwide.