Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Samsung brings its free TV streaming service to select Galaxy phones


By Corbin Davenport

The Samsung TV Plus app has been pre-installed on the company's smart TVs for years, allowing buyers to watch a small collection of live and on-demand content without hooking up a cable box or logging into a paid service. Samsung is now bringing the service to some of its Galaxy smartphones, starting September 23rd.

Samsung revealed that the free TV streaming service will be available "in the Galaxy Store and Google Play for select Galaxy smartphones" starting tomorrow, September 23rd. The app has 135 "channels," some of which closely resemble traditional TV channels (like CBSN or Bloomberg), while others function like looping playlists of TV episodes (e.g. the Kitchen Nightmares channel).  Read more >>