Samsung

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Samsung has quietly made its free TV Plus service available on the web .You no longer need one of the company’s phones or TVs.The service now competes with Pluto TV, Tubi and other free-with-ads rivals.

You no longer have to buy a Samsung phone or TV to try the company’s Plus service. Both Protocol and Android Central note that Samsung made its free TV offering available on the web, letting you stream on virtually any device with a browser. The mobile app supports Chromecast streaming, too.

A Samsung spokesperson revealed that the tech giant quietly launched its web-based free TV in the second quarter of the year — it just didn’t advertise the expanded platform. It’s not clear why Samsung was quiet, but soft launches like this give companies a chance to refine a service without the usual pressure.

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