RT LAUNCHES APP FOR LG SMART TV
MOSCOW, 20 MARCH 2012. – RT launches a new Smart TV App through LG’s global application store LG apps TV,* providing happy owners of the latest generation LG Smart TVs with free access to all of RT’s TV programming.
Watching any RT channel on an LG Smart TV is now easy. It does not require any additional wiring or set-up. All the viewer needs to do is to connect their TV to the Internet and launch the RT application, available through LG apps TV*. “TV’s future is online, and Smart TV technology proves it brilliantly. We are happy that viewers of LG’s “smart” TVs can watch all of RT’s channels and no longer have to depend on cable networks or satellite signals,” said RT’s editor-in-chief Margarita Simonyan. Additionally, free RT applications for IPhone, Blackberry, and Android are being rolled out. LG is among the key players in the global Smart TV market, which introduces web browsing capabilities to a TV set and enables viewers to enjoy a wide range of entertainment options such as Web content, services and applications, in addition to television programming. The RT network comprises three news channels and a documentary channel RTDoc. Our 24/7 Broadcast from Moscow and Washington, DC studios is available for viewing in over 100 countries with a total audience of more than 480 million people. RT streams online at the network’s website, RT.com. RT is also one of the world’s largest news providers on YouTube, and the first to register half a billion views on the platform. It was also the first Russian TV network to be nominated for the prestigious Emmy International award in 2010 in the News category. * http://ru.lgappstv.com/appspc/store/product/retrieveProductList.lge?dummy=all