Samsung and M-GO launch Ultra HD VOD in the U.S.

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 
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Samsung and M-GO Launch First U.S. UHD Transactional VOD Service

  • Consumers can enjoy next generation 4K Ultra HD content at home on Samsung UHD TVs

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J. and LOS ANGELES — Samsung Electronics America, Inc. and M-GO, a premium digital video on demand (VOD) service and joint venture between Technicolor and DreamWorks Animation, today announced the availability of its ultra-high-definition (UHD) content library on Samsung’s line of award-winning UHD TVs. This partnership brings a next generation content experience to Samsung UHD TV owners and represents the first UHD transactional video on demand streaming service to be launched in the U.S.

M-GO VODThe M-GO 4K Ultra HD offering kicks off with a select number of titles and will quickly grow to 100 movie and TV shows by the end of 2014. UHD content will be priced on average at $1-2 more than HD titles to rent and $3-5 to buy. The potent combination of UHD content delivery on Samsung UHD televisions delivers a truly immersive cinema-like experience in the home.

“We’re excited to partner with M-GO to deliver our customers the purest UHD streaming experience,” said Eric Anderson, Vice President of Content and Product Solutions at Samsung Electronics America. “Samsung has a long history of technological innovation, and by working with M-GO, we will bring our customers an unparalleled viewing experience and provide customers more choice and access to UHD content at home.”

“The image quality of M-GO 4K Ultra HD content delivered through Samsung’s market leading UHD TVs will truly impress viewers with unprecedented picture quality,” said M-GO COO Christophe Louvion. “Our close collaboration with Samsung allows us to be first to deliver a best in class streaming experience for movie buffs and TV lovers on Samsung’s new Ultra High Definition TVs.”

Exclusive to Samsung, M-GO 4K Ultra HD content will be available across the brand’s broadest line up of UHD TVs yet. Whether from an immersive curved TV or a super-sized 110″ screen, Samsung UHD TVs will captivate home audiences with spectacular color, clarity and detail as it displays the incredible life-like picture quality of UHD content.

Leveraging the unique heritage of its joint venture partners, Technicolor and DreamWorks Animation, M-GO’s UHD streaming solution provides high quality content that is either authored and post-produced in UHD, or pre-processed from licensed content partner source files and optimized for image clarity, detail and texture on televisions like Samsung UHD TVs.