Netgem.tv announced an agreement with UK TV manufacturer Cello to power the latter’s new FreeviewPlay range with Alexa voice control. Under the terms of the deal, the new HD Smart TV sets available in screen sizes 24-inch to 50-inch incorporate the ongoing netgem.tv service, offering free and premium, live and on-demand streaming.
The wide variety of content provided by netgem.tv includes more than 100 live TV channels as well as a complete Freeview Play catch-up via apps including BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub, All4, My5, and UKTV. It also offers access to streaming services such as Amazon Prime Video, YouTube and Rakuten TV.
In addition, Cello FreeviewPlay Smart TV owners can now use any Alexa-enabled device to switch between apps, live TV content, catch up players and remote control functionality.
Brian Palmer, CEO at Cello Electronics comments: “Working with netgem.tv is a natural fit for Cello, with shared beliefs of choice, simplicity, and value. The way in which customers enjoy TV is evolving. Long gone are the days of traditional channel viewing, the British consumer wants the ability to watch whatever they want whenever they want. Cello TV owners can get the best in on-demand entertainment with a British-built TV.”
Sylvain Thevenot, managing director of netgem.tv said: “We’re dedicated to bringing British viewers a better value option than the traditional Pay TV model, which includes a fantastic experience that doesn’t stop at the point of purchase of a new TV. We are delighted to be working with Cello to ensure that consumers get the TV experience they deserve at a price that is affordable year after year.”
Key features of the FreeviewPlay Smart Full HD LED TV with Alexa to include:
- HD Ready Smart LED TV (24-inch, 32-inch) / Full HD Smart LED TV (40-inch, 43-inch, 50-inch)
- Screen sizes available: 24-inch, 32-inch, 40-inch, 43-inch and 50-inch
- Powered by netgem.tv with over 1000 shows to watch and enjoy
- Alexa voice control
- Mobile TV – unlimited access for everyone in the home
- HDMI x 2 inputs for external devices and consoles
- Wall mountable (200mm x 200mm)
Pricing and Availability
Priced from £179.99 (24-inch) the Cello FreeviewPlay Smart Full HD LED TV with Alexa is available now from a range of retailers including Amazon, eBay, and TV Village.