Samsung’s free and linear video streaming service, Samsung TV Plus, is now available on the Internet. It was previously limited to Samsung smartphones, tablets and smart TVs. Although the company did not formally announce this launch, it is a big move from Samsung as everyone can now use the video streaming service.
You can access Samsung TV Plus by visiting samsungtvplus.com using any web browser, which means you can access it via a computer, laptop, tablet, non-Samsung smart TVs and even smart screens. The interface shows the current video and a list of channels divided into genres like comedy, crime, entertainment, food, game shows, games, international, kids, movies, music, news, reality, sci-fi, sports, travel and more. You can select the video resolution (up to 4K) and subtitle language.
You do not need to install anything or configure any payment option as it is completely free. In the US, Samsung̵
Samsung TV Plus is now installed on more than 50 million smart TVs worldwide. It is available in 23 countries, including Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Mexico, Norway, Portugal, South Korea, Sweden, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States.
The company’s free video streaming service now competes directly with other free video streaming services like Pluto TV and Tubi. With the reach of the South Korean company, Samsung TV Plus can become a profitable business in itself. The company had added support for Chromecast a few months ago, but whether Samsung plans to make it available as an app on other smart TV platforms like Android TV, Fire TV, Roku OS and tvOS remains to be seen.