Planet Knowledge VOD launches on Samsung

February 3, 2014 09.55 Europe/London By Robert Briel

Planet Knowledge VODPlanet Knowledge VOD Service, containing a variety of factual content, has launched on Samsung smart TVs, tablets and smartphones in the UK and Ireland.

Planet Knowledge is a new free multi-screen service, created by VOD365 in collaboration with Vonetize. The service contains hundreds of hours of premium factual programs including categories such as Nature, Science and Technology, History, Education, Travel, Kids, Adventure, Lifestyle, People and Culture.

Planet Knowledge strives to fill the void in factual, educational content, thus offering an extensive library of one-hour programs, miniseries and series, from content providers such as Sky Vision. New content is added every week, in viewing quality of up to full HD 1080p broadcast and even 3D.

For the first time in the UK, this diverse premium content offering is provided free of charge, supported by ads. Customers will also have the option to pay a small subscription fee to view additional HD content without advertising.

Planet Knowledge will launch in additional countries in Europe next month followed by further international expansion during 2014.

Video on Demand 365 Limited aims to capitalise on the growing market for video on demand television with its premium content licenses by developing and delivering leading branded channels available through smart TV, Freeview HD UK, game consoles, tablets and smartphones.

Vonetize is a provider of smart TV and connected devices applications, developing premium content VOD services and technology platforms. Vonetize’s smart TV apps reach millions of viewers in the global market includingh The Baby Channel, The Bollywood Channel, Total Music, Mentors Channel and more.