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.
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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.
The BBC will make video highlights of the Ashes Cricket series available on the iPlayer after securing additional broadcast rights.
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.
The French language global TV and streaming channel is entering 2022 with a new look and increased reach, including within the UK.
It’s the third Stingray music channel now available to connected Freeview TV owners, made available through streaming portal Channelbox.
ITV is making its festive programmes available online before they’re broadcast on TV. ITV’s Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day programmes will be released each morning on the ITV Hub, ahead of their evening broadcast.
UK television audience measurement company BARB is preparing to release improved data, that includes viewing figures for on-demand services including Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Disney+.
The BBC confirms it will be making a number of drama boxsets available in Ultra HD, as part of the iPlayer’s Christmas and New Year line-up.
Streaming across a variety of devices and available at no extra cost to existing Prime subscribers, we’ve put together all the information you need about watching live Premier League through Prime Video: