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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.

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: