Facebook Watch TV App now available for Vewd-enabled smart TVs and set-top boxes
OSLO, NORWAY – April 15, 2021 – Vewd, the leading provider of OTT solutions globally, today announced that the Facebook Watch TV app is now available for Vewd-enabled smart TVs and set-top boxes worldwide. Now, Vewd-enabled smart TV users can effortlessly discover and watch videos they love based on their interests and social connections on Facebook.
With nearly 40 million Vewd-enabled TVs, set-top boxes, game consoles, and cars shipping each year, and over 350 million connected TV devices enabled to date, Vewd offers the largest, independent connected TV ecosystem, enabling content owners to scale distribution, expand viewership and increase revenue.
Facebook Watch includes popular shows like Red Table Talk, Red Table Talk: The Estefans, STEVE on Watch and Peace of Mind with Taraji; as well as the latest trending videos, live gaming streams, music videos and more. Beginning today, device manufacturers can add the app globally, either in the Vewd App Store or integrated into the Vewd OS user experience.
“Facebook Watch offers an impressive lineup of content that keeps viewers coming back for more,” said Aneesh Rajaram, CEO of Vewd. “We’re pleased to work with Facebook to scale their app distribution across our Smart TV and Pay TV customer base. Our end-to-end OTT software approach combined with our unique market position enables video platforms like Facebook to increase their reach, deploy in new markets and help people discover new video content tailored to their interests and social connections.”
Vewd is the leading provider of OTT and hybrid TV solutions, shipping on almost 40 million connected TVs, set-top boxes, game consoles, and cars each year. Our suite of products and services simplify complexity and offer solutions that unite the entire content delivery value chain, from silicon vendors to end-users. Market leaders such as Sony, Hisense, TPV, Vodafone, Sagemcom, and many more rely on Vewd products and services.