Thousands of Movies & TV Episodes From Zip.ca Will Soon Be Available via
Samsung's SMART TV and Home Theatre Products
TORONTO, May 6 /CNW/ - Samsung Electronics Canada and Zip.ca today
announced an exclusive partnership that will soon provide Canadians the
ability to enjoy thousands of movies and TV episodes streamed from
Zip.ca to Samsung's SMART Televisions, Blu-ray players and Home Theatre
"Realizing the changing entertainment landscape and the demand for
online entertainment, this new partnership will help Canadian's access
Zip.ca's expansive catalogue and underscores our goal of developing
smart technologies that deliver content with convenience to meet
consumers needs," said David Vitale, Head of Marketing, Samsung
A Zip.ca application ("App") will be available on Samsung's Internet
connected TV and Home Theatre products soon, offering Zip.ca members
the ability to instantly watch movies and TV episodes from Zip.ca.
"For the past year, Samsung and Zip.ca have been working together to
solidify a service that would provide Canadians with the latest movies
and TV programs at the mere push of a button," said Scott Richards, CEO, Zip.ca. "Consumers want outstanding technology to watch their favourite
programs, so Samsung was a natural choice for this partnership."
About Samsung Electronics Canada Inc.
Samsung Electronics Canada, Inc. (SECA), a wholly owned subsidiary of
Samsung Electronics Co., markets a broad range of award-winning digital
consumer electronics, information systems, telecommunications and home
SECA upholds Samsung's mission to provide consumers with innovative
digital convergence products that possess exceptional technology,
quality, features, performance and value. The company oversees the
Canadian operations of Samsung's consumer electronics and home
appliance division, as well as its wireless terminals and information
Samsung has been a global TOP sponsor of the Olympic Games since 1997
and has been a presenting sponsor of the Olympic Torch Relay from 2004
to 2008. Samsung is also a proud sponsor of Hockey Canada, Stars on Ice
and is the official HDTV sponsor of the NFL.
For customer service inquiries, please call 1-800-SAMSUNG
(1-800-726-7864), and for more information, please visit www.samsung.com.
Zip.ca is a leading provider of movie and television content and choice
in Canada - offering an extensive content library of more than 82,000
titles and multiple methods to rent (by mail, kiosk and soon
streaming). Zip.ca proudly serves fellow Canadians, providing them with
unparalleled selection and control. Zip.ca Members choose what they
watch, how they watch it, and for how long. From classic favourites to
new releases, Zip.ca is dedicated to offering the best in
SOURCE Samsung Electronics Canada Inc.
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