FOXXUM signs Smart TV agreement with UMC for SHARP brand

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

FOXXUM signs Smart TV strategic cooperation with UMC for SHARP brand

The European SHARP license holder UMC Slovakia and FOXXUM, leading in Smart TV solutions worldwide, announced today, that UMC and Foxxum have signed a 5 years exclusive contract with subsequent renewal clauses. FOXXUM will integrate its high performance, feature and content rich Smart TV Solution into all newly developed connected SHARP TV series sold in Europe.

Users will gain access to a wide set of Smart TV functions as well as an amazing international content portfolio and the strongest local content portfolio in Europe, Latin America, Africa, Middle East and Asia. At the same time, FOXXUM content partners are able to expand their reach to millions of SHARP end user devices without an extra integration procedure.

“We are very happy about signing FOXXUM as our new Smart TV solution provider. They have shown a very strong expertise to grow a successful Smart TV business together”, states Aslan Khabliev, CEO at UMC.

“It is an honor for us to work with an innovative brand like SHARP and we are happy to uphold our momentum within the professionalization process of Smart TV solutions worldwide. UMC’s long-term commitment to FOXXUM for the SHARP brand in European market again confirms the leading position FOXXUM hold in the market,” says Ronny Lutzi, CEO at FOXXUM.