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Vodacom to roll out eSIM support in SA

Mobile operator Vodacom has introduced support for eSIM devices in South Africa along with a new additional service, called OneNumber, that offers users to have a single mobile phone number across multiple devices. The first devices Vodacom will roll out with eSIM support out of the box are Samsungs recent 42mm and 46mm Galaxy Watch [...]

Samsung and Zee to add Weyyak VOD service in MENA

Weyyak, Zee Entertainments first Arabic Video on Demand platform in the MENA region has partnered with top brand, Samsung Electronics SmartPack offering. The Weyyak app is now accessible only for Samsung TV users buying the new range of Samsung QLED series TVs, and UHD TVs with the Smartpack content integration. Smartpack consumers have access to various [...]

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 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 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 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 [...]