PostTV now live in Opera TV Store

May 22, 2014 10.22 Europe/London By Robert Briel

posttv-app-in-opera-tv-storeThe Washington Post is expanding its online video reach by launching PostTV on Opera Software’s app platform for Smart TV.

PostTV, the online home for Washington Post video, is making a new home in the Opera TV Store thanks to Opera TV Snap technology.

The PostTV initiative features short-form videos from the newsroom of The Washington Post. Opera TV Store viewers can follow the latest US and international news via PostTV’s coverage, which includes political insights, business, entertainment and sports content.

”We’re excited to partner with Opera TV to expand PostTV’s exposure to the universe of connected devices, a growing ecosystem with enormous potential for news producers and consumers,” said Steve Schiffman, general manager of video at The Washington Post.

“The Opera TV Store seeks to bring a variety of high-quality apps and on-demand video content to armchairs across the globe, including top news and current affairs,” said Michael Winneker, senior manager of content acquisition for TV abd devices, Opera Software.

“We are excited to bring such a leading, prestigious news outlet as The Washington Post to the store and that we made it possible for them with the Opera TV Snap innovation.”