2021-06-24

Samsung’s TV Plus service launching in India and 9 European countries

Samsung's free ad-supported streaming service is coming to India and nine European countries; Netherlands, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Belgium, Luxembourg, Ireland and Portugal.    

Samsung TV Plus

Samsung is expanding availability of its TV Plus service, bringing the total of countries up to 23. The TV Plus service provides to various streaming channels for free with ads. - "Delivering instant access to news, sports, entertainment and more, Samsung TV Plus has become one of the fastest-growing streaming services in the world following its debut in 2015. By May, users in these 10 new countries will be able to gain access to Samsung TV Plus’s free Live TV content across the Smart TV platform, bringing the service’s offering up to 23 countries and comprising of over 1,000 channels worldwide," the company announced.

Samsung's TV Plus service launching in India and 9 European countries

Samsung TV Plus

The service launched in India on March 30 and will soon reach Netherlands, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Belgium, Luxembourg, Ireland and Portugal – dates will be announced on a country-by-country basis. Samsung TV Plus is available only on Samsung Smart TVs from 2017 or later. The South Korean company is using its in-house Tizen platform across Smart TVs from 2015 to 2021, but it is still refusing to provide updates for Tizen meaning that Samsung TVs are stuck on whatever version of Tizen that they launched with. Users in the US will get new channels including Loupe 4K, which is described as a streaming art channel.