Netflix will soon cease to exist on a few Samsung smart TVs due to ‘technical limitations’ on older models. I a statement issued by the company, which is now deleted, announced that people with older models who want to continue to streams Netflix will have to purchase a compatible device.
The statement read, “Due to technical limitations, Netflix will no longer be supported on some devices beginning on 1 December 2019. Some older Samsung smart TVs are affected by this change. In the future, Netflix can be viewed from many other devices capable of connecting to your TV.”
Which model would no longer be supported was not specified in the statement and nor did Samsung immediately reply to people doubts and queries. However Samsung did share a list of Netflix-compatible devices that people can now buy, but even that was later deleted. devices include Apple TV, Chromecast, game consoles and other set-top boxes.
Samsung further stated, “As long as you have one of the supported devices, like a game console, streaming media player, or set-top box, you’ll still be able to watch Netflix on your TV. On December 2nd, Netflix will no longer be supported on a small number of older devices due to technical limitations. We’ve notified all impacted members with more information about alternative devices we support so they can keep enjoying Netflix uninterrupted.”