Xumo reaches 100 channels for LG smart-TV service | OTT | News | Rapid TV News
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Ad-funded over-the-top (OTT) content service provider Xumo has reached the milestone of offering 100 premium, digital channels available on its Channel Plus OTT service.

channel plus 9 aug 2017Channel Plus is integrated into 2016 and 2017 LG Electronics smart TVs running webOS 3.0 and 3.5. It delivers both live and on-demand streaming content to users through an interface that presents over-the-air broadcast channels alongside streaming channels.

"The innovation behind seamlessly merging 100 different linearly programmed OTT streams with the traditional channel line-up provides a remarkable value-add for LG customers," said Stefan Van Engen, Xumo senior vice president of content programming and acquisitions. "Furthermore, Xumo is proud to make so many high quality, premium channels available. The increased distribution and easy discovery of new content and channels makes Channel Plus a solution that directly aligns with the strategic distribution plans of our digital-first partners."

On-demand channels such as Bloomberg Politics, Funny Or Die, Just For Laughs, Got Talent Global, Baeble Music, PBS Digital Studios, Family Feud, People/Entertainment Weekly Network (PEN), Tastemade, Epicurious, Refinery29, Outside TV Shorts and more are available, along with live streams from partners like CBSN, GameSpot, Cheddar, HSN and more.