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The ViacomCBS streaming service is following in the footsteps of sister service Pluto TV. It has added a new “live channels” feature, giving an insight as to what UK users can expect when Paramount Plus launches here in 2022.

Discovery’s streaming service has been updated, with new features, improved search and navigation options. Sky Q users will be the last to get the new update, which may cause some issues in the meantime.

Google and Roku were at loggerheads over the inclusion of YouTube on Roku TVs and streaming devices. Google wanted that YouTube got greater prominence on Roku devices.

Sports broadcaster FreeSports has now arrived on Samsung’s TV Plus platform, opening up the service to Samsung smart TV and mobile users in the UK.

Non-BT Sport subscribers will have access to limited highlights of the Ashes after 4pm each day. Meanwhile, BT’s popular Timeline functionality will be deployed on mobile, tablets and large screen TVs.