PARIS–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Regulatory news:
Alchimie (Paris: ALCHI), the OTT subscription video platform expands its relationship with Samsung by providing an array of Alchimie’s most popular theme channels to Samsung’s new TV Plus mobile app. Samsung’s new TV Plus mobile app will be available for free on select Samsung Galaxy tablets in France, Italy and Spain from June 30, 2021, in addition to the UK (April 2021), providing access to free and must-have content moving.
The thirty Alchimie channels available on Samsung TV Plus are broadcast in 4 languages and territories, and will be fed and regularly updated with Alchimie’s vast multilingual library of 65,000 hours of premium content from award-winning producers and rights holders. Access to a library of this size and quality allows Alchimie to systematically provide channels with accomplished content curations, ensuring that each channel remains fresh, relevant and appropriate for each territory.
Samsung Galaxy smartphone and tablet owners in France will be able to access French-language Alchimie theme channels, including the recently launched crime-focused Krime channel with films, series and documentaries that put audiences at the heart of the game. major police investigations, kidnappings to unresolved colds. -cas, as well as the following thematic channels; Luxe TV, Motorsport TV, Movies Central, Unearth, Sport en France, Humanity Documentaries, MySurf TV and Atelier des Chefs.
Alchimie will offer viewers Samsung TV Plus in Italy Euronews for European news, Humanity Documentari for geopolitical and cultural documentaries and My Surf for content related to surfing. Samsung TV Plus viewers in Spain will be able to watch Alchimie’s Spanish channels, Euronews, MySurf TV and Unearth, a channel for exploring the natural world.
Samsung mobile and tablet customers in the UK have had free access to TV Plus on their Samsung devices since spring 2021. Alchemy channels available for free to Samsung customers on the TV Plus app in the UK are Euronews, Luxe TV , Movies Central and Explore, each with hours of regularly updated and handpicked content in English.
“Alchimie is delighted to have partnered with Samsung again across Europe. Our channels are now available for free on millions of Samsung mobile devices and tablets in Italy, France and Spain, as well as the UK. Our thematic channels appeal to the passions of TV Plus viewers, whether it’s French gastronomy or mixed martial arts, by offering them content that resonates with their interest, and that truly engages and entertains, when they want. and where they want,” mentionned Jean Michel Neyret, Deputy Managing Director, Alchimie.
The Samsung TV Plus service is already available on all Samsung Smart TV models manufactured from 2016 in twenty-four countries around the world, and will be available from today on mobiles and tablets, in the United Kingdom, in Germany , Austria, Switzerland, France, Italy and Spain. The mobile application will be exclusive to owners of Samsung Galaxy phones or tablets and can be downloaded immediately from Google Play and Galaxy Store to access 100% free content for anyone with an internet connection.
Alchimie is a channel factory: a unique video platform in partnership with talents and media to co-publish their own thematic channel. Alchimie has a catalog of over 65,000 hours of content from over 300 renowned partners (Arte, France TV distribution, ZDF Entreprises or Zed). Alchimie partners with more than 100 talents (celebrities, influencers), brands and media groups to create new channels (Cultivons-Nous, The Big Issue, Army Stories, Jacques Attali, Poisson Fécond, Vaughan, Raphael Rowe, Spektrum der Wissenschaft) which are then distributed on more than 60 distribution platforms (TVPlayer, Amazon, Orange, Movistar, Samsung, Huawei, etc.) constantly increasing its audience and consequently its revenues. In 2019, Alchimie acquired TVPlayer, the UK’s largest independent OTT platform. With offices in France, the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Spain and Australia, Alchimie employs 125 people and is ranked 48th in the FW500 (ranking of French technology companies). For more information: www.alchimie-finance.com / www.alchimie.com
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