- Samsung TV Plus has added regional news channels Telemundo in Florida and California, and local news stations ABC, ABC7 Bay Area, and ABC 13 Houston.
- In April, Samsung TV Plus will include Noticias Telemundo Noreste and Noticias Telemundo Texas, two additional Telemundo services.
- President of content distribution at NBCUniversal, Matt Schnaars, said, “As we continue to grow NBCUniversal’s footprint in the FAST landscape, we recognize the diversity of NBCUniversal’s audience, the importance of local news programming, and our commitment to providing audience-friendly premium content for Hispanics around the world.”
Samsung TV Plus, an ad-supported TV streaming service by Samsung, has added new local news channels to its roster. The new local news channels will cater to the viewers with the latest news, weather updates, and events of their area.
The new local news channels added include KIRO 7 NEWS, WJAX CBS 47, WEAR ABC 3, WSB-TV 2, WPXI Channel 11 News, and WNCT-TV 9. These channels will provide local news coverage to Samsung TV Plus users in Seattle, Jacksonville, Pensacola, Atlanta, Pittsburgh, and Greenville.
With the addition of these news channels, Samsung TV Plus viewers will now have access to local news spanning across 115 channels, with content ranging from entertainment, sports, lifestyle, and news, all for free.
Samsung TV Plus is a free streaming service that is compatible with Samsung smart TVs and is pre-installed on all new Samsung TVs released after 2016. The platform also streams live, linear TV and video-on-demand content without requiring a subscription, credit card, or any additional devices.
The addition of new local news channels on Samsung TV Plus will allow more viewers to stay informed about their local communities and be up-to-date with the latest news and events around them. The feature is a welcome addition to the platform, and it is expected to further enhance the viewers’ experience.