Samsung Gulf Electronics Co. Ltd., a global specialist in the consumer electronics industry, announced the launch of their latest entertainment App, YuppTV. The announcement comes in line with Samsung’s latest partnership with YuppTV.com which will enable Samsung Smart TV viewers to access over 60 high-definition Indian channels.
Commenting on the launch of the latest App, Justin Shaw, General Manager of AV division, Samsung Gulf Electronics said: “We are incredibly excited about the launch of our YuppTV app to our Smart TV users in the UAE as it provides a gateway to accessing top Indian entertainment channels. Samsung Smart TV provides an unparalleled viewing experience and wider content variety creating a truly interactive and personalized home entertainment experience. We are committed to partnering with major content providers, such as YuppTV.com to provide TV viewers with the best home entertainment experience.”
YuppTV.com launched in 2008 and quickly became one of the world’s leading portals for Indian programs with distribution rights to more than 60+ Indian TV channels in English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Bengali, Malayalam, Kannada, Oriya, and Urdu. Samsung Smart TV viewers will be able to access 36 of these channels for free and will be able to access the rest through subscription and users can download the free YuppTV application from Samsung Apps.
Samsung’s SMART TV line-up provides the perfect combination of smart content and smart experience that offers viewers a wholesome, world-class entertainment as well as a new world of web-connected TV experience. The TV boasts the flagship ‘Smart Hub’ interface that provides an easy access to a host of intelligent features within.
Using the ‘Smart Hub’ interface in the Samsung SMART TV, users can easily search for movies, shows and videos via online services and across connected devices; browse the Web from their TV as well as access a wide variety of applications from Samsung Apps, the world’s first HDTV-based apps store. The smart features that constitute the ‘Smart Hub’ include: AllShare, Search All, Samsung Apps, Second TV, Web Browser and Social TV.
The Samsung SMART TV line-up includes a range of LED, LCD and PDP TVs and is currently available across all major retail outlets in the UAE.
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About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2010 consolidated sales of US$135.8 billion. Employing approximately 190,500 people in 206 offices across 68 countries, the company consists of nine independently operated business units: Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, Digital Imaging, Memory, System LSI and LCD. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, semiconductor chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com
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