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Samsung introduces video-on-demand in MENA with Arabic content

Samsung is making its entrance into video-on-demand services in the Mena region, going into direct competition with Netflix in the Arabic content streaming section. The South Korean technology giant will collaborate with three ­regional video-on-demand providers like MBC Shahid, Starz Play and Weyyak, which already have a success in the region. The objective is to offer wide-ranging content in [...]

5G trials to roll out in South Africa by Comsol, Verizon and Samsung

Comsol Networks has promulgated a collaboration with technology giants Verizon and Samsung, to launch 5G wireless trials in South Africa. This partnership aimed at distributing a wireless solution that rivals FTTx offerings, including Fibre-to-the-Business and Fibre-to-the-Home, by early-2019. Iain Stevenson, Comsol CEO, said, In early trials in the US, Verizon has shown the potential of [...]

Samsung and YouTube expand global HDR content offering in Oman

Samsung announced its support of YouTubes global high dynamic range (HDR) playback on television through an expanded version of the YouTube application. The YouTube Application is currently available on all 2016 Samsung Quantum dot TVs and UHD TVs.   YouTube will support High Dynamic Range (HDR) video streaming, offering a wide range of HDR content. [...]

Samsung et ShowMax s’associent pour stimuler l’utilisation de la VoD

Samsung, un acteur clé des Smart TV en Afrique du Sud, a conclu un partenariat avec ShowMax de Naspers, le service de vidéo-à-la demande par souscription nouvellement lancé en Afrique. Ce partenariat permettra de voir toutes les Samsung Smart TV de 2015 achetées chez les détaillants participants fournies avec un bon pour un accès gratuit [...]

Samsung and ShowMax sealed deal to boost VoD usage

Samsung, a key player in Smart TVs in South Africa entered into a partnership with Naspers’ ShowMax, the newly-launched subscription video on demand service in Africa. This partnership will see all 2015 Samsung Smart TVs purchased at participating retailers being supplied with a voucher for three months complimentary access to ShowMax. Each Samsung Smart TV [...]

Samsung integrates Giraffic’s Adaptive Video Acceleration on smart TVs

Samsung integrates Adaptive Video Acceleration (AVA) technology from Giraffic on its 2015 smart televisions. The patented AVA technology assures high definition video without re-buffering pauses or streaming resolution reduction. We are grateful for Samsungs continued commitment to our technology, said Yoel Zanger, CEO and founder of Giraffic. It is evident that Samsung, the market-leader in [...]

Samsung adds Go by OSN service

Samsung Electronics Co has added OSNs video-on-demand service, Go by OSN, to its TV line-up. We are delighted that our customers have access to Go by OSN. Entertaining content is just as important as sleek design or intuitive features, and Go by OSN is a convenient and enjoyable way for users to watch high quality [...]

du partners Samsung for smart TV app

UAE teleco, du, has partnered with Samsung to develop an application for Internet-connected TVs and multiscreen solutions. “Our collaboration with Samsung will enable a smart revolution in our customers’ homes, by empowering them with access to a more integrated and convenient lifestyle, said Fahad Al Hassawi, chief commercial officer at du. The partnership is a [...]