LG’s 2021 TVs will support Freeview Play

LG has struck a deal for its 2021 TVs to come back with Freeview Play support, meaning that every style will have the full supplement of catch-up apps that UK customers expect, together with BBC iPlayer, BBC News, BBC Sport, ITV Hub, All Four and My5.

The information is a welcome go back to normality after LG and Freeview Play took a ruin from one another final yr, leaving LG's another way very good 2020 OLEDs with none of the most important catch-up apps at launch.

The South Korean corporate has since been taking part in catch up, operating on a repair for disappointed consumers, however the tempo has been glacial with BBC iPlayer, BBC News and BBC Sport added 4 months after launch and ITV Hub coming to make a choice models simplest at the end of final 12 months. There's still no replace on when (or even though) those 2020 TVs will get All Four or My5. 

Despite this irritating flip of events, Freeview Play still controlled to have its maximum successful gross sales 12 months ever in 2020, turning into the United Kingdom's fastest-growing TV platform with over Nine million overall users.

Speaking about the re-inclusion of the on-demand service on its 2021 fashions, LG mentioned: “Freeview Play gives audience get entry to to over 95% of the country’s favorite TV. There's over 30,000 hours of on-demand TV, together with over 750 field sets, all at no cost.

“Alongside over 85 reside channels, Freeview Play on LG supplies nine on-demand gamers; BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub, All 4, My5, UKTV Play, CBS CatchUp Channels UK, Horror Bites, STV Player, and BBC Sounds”.

With the launch of a few of LG's maximum anticipated 2021 OLED, QNED Mini LED and NanoCell 4K TVs around the nook, the corporate turns out willing to offer users quite a few reasons to shop for. 

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