Samsung Promises Smarter TV Services at CES

Set owners will be able to access their content based around sports, music and premium content channels
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Samsung Electronics will debut a trio of smart TV services at the Consumer Electronics Show, allowing owners of TVs with Samsung’s Smart Hub platform to personalize their content around sports, music and premium content channels.

The sports service will allow users to revolve their TV experience around their favorite teams, presenting schedules and channels for viewing in one interface. NBC Sports and UFC have come on board as partners in the endeavor.

The music service lets Samsung TV owners search for songs via live TV and other programming and will offer up recommendations. Spotify, Napster, Deezer, iHeartRadio, Sirius XM, Melon, Vevo and Bugs have come on board.

The “TV Plus” feature centers around premium content channels and services, with FandangoNow as the service’s launch partner.