Free ad-supported streaming TV service Samsung TV Plus is adding the first national news channel to its FAST channels in The Netherlands with Telegraaf TV. Your Channels completely relieves the parties, after the news creation and publication of Telegraaf has been done. Together, the organizations deliver a premium experience with a high-quality national news channel. The channel continuously broadcasts Telegraaf’s latest videos in news, sports, entertainment, financial and more, features in-depth interviews and video podcasts, interspersed with recordings from the Telegraaf studios and live coverage around the upcoming General Elections and more.
Together for a high-quality viewing experience
Telegraaf TV is the free streaming service’s first national news channel to launch on Samsung TV Plus in The Netherlands, which offers over 100 channels of international and national content around news, entertainment, kids, documentaries, sports, and music for free through the FAST service on EPG 4001 on all Samsung Smart TVs from 2017 onwards.
Jefta Lentz, CEO at Your Channels: “We are proud to provide the Samsung TV Plus viewers Telegraaf TV with national news.” Marvin Kooij, CEO at Media Choice, adds: “In addition to the premium news content, we are extremely pleased that we have managed to use our updated Quatro90 solution to run the channel completely autonomously, Telegraaf’s editors are completely unburdened.”
Rien van Beemen, CEO at Mediahuis Netherlands, said: “With this partnership, we are able to further increase Telegraaf’s footprint in the Netherlands.” Wilson Boldewijn, Chief Video Officer at Telegraaf, adds: “Our editors can fully focus on breaking news, which can be seen directly on the channel. Telegraaf TV is the perfect extension of the existing Telegraaf media.”
Andrea Schumacher, Samsung TV Plus Lead BENELUX at Samsung TV Plus: “Providing high quality, local content to our viewers is a high priority for us at Samsung TV Plus. The strong cooperation with our local partner Your Channels has already led to the recent launches of the Studio 100 channels, and we are now thrilled to be launching the Dutch news channel Telegraaf TV as well. Adding Telegraaf TV to the channel line-up on Samsung TV Plus in The Netherlands means we can keep our viewers up to date on the latest news through a local lens.”