CJ HelloVision Delivers 'Content Everywhere' with Samsung Smart TVMonday, July 25th, 2011
tving application for Samsung’s Smart TV to be offered by end of August
SEOUL, South Korea — CJ HelloVision, Korea’s largest cable provider and subsidiary of conglomerate CJ Media Group, announced it will provide its tving application for Samsung’s (KRX: 005930, 005935; LSE: SMSN, SMSD) Smart TVs. With this partnership, Samsung’s Smart TV users will be able to easily access the wide array of content on the tving platform, which will start its service in Korea at the end of August. Launched in June 2010, CJ HelloVision’s tving is now the largest live ready-made-content service in the world which features 140 channels viewable on PCs, smartphones, tablets and now smart TVs.
“With Samsung’s Smart TV, CJ HelloVision anticipates it will greatly help to maintain its dominance as the number one business operator in the ‘TV everywhere’ field in Korea,” explained CJ HelloVision Chief Executive Officer Dongsik Byun. “We are well on our way to achieving our goal of 3 million registered users by the end of 2011.”
With a video library of over 30,000 episodes and movies and 30 international broadcast channels among the currently offered 140 live channels, such as CNN, CNBC, Bloomberg and CCTV, tving delivers accessibility, reliability and the highest quality of service.
CJ HelloVision plans to go global within this year and offer the tving application in foreign markets, which will allow subscribers in Asian countries, the U.S. and Europe to watch Korean-made content on multiple devices. Mr. Byun added, “CJ HelloVision is working to provide global ‘content everywhere’ programming.”