Samsung and Zip Partnered on Movie Streaming App

  • Posted on: 6 May 2011
  • By: chw staff

Canadians with Samsung’s SMART Televisions, Blu-ray players and Home Theatre systems will soon be able to stream entertainment services from, a provider of on-demand movie and television content.  According to Samsung Electronics Canada, a application is coming soon to Samsung’s home entertainment systems which allows members the ability to instantly watch movies and TV episodes from

With more than 82,000 titles in its library this partnership is an additional option for members to choose what they watch, how they watch it, and for how long. This partnership also fits within it’s Nth-Screen connectivity strategy, which they believe will drive the next generation of consumer electronic devices.

"For the past year, Samsung and 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, "Consumers want outstanding technology to watch their favourite programs, so Samsung was a natural choice for this partnership."

"Realizing the changing entertainment landscape and the demand for online entertainment, this new partnership will help Canadian's access'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 Electronics Canada.

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