Vestel partners with Foxxum for Linux-based Smart TVs

Friday, August 31st, 2018
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Vestel and Foxxum take European pole position in smart TV segment

Foxxum, global leader in the development, operation, and commercial marketing for innovative Smart TV solutions is pleased to announce that Vestel signed a long-term agreement to make Foxxum the single worldwide Smart TV partner for Vestel branded and OEM Products running on its Linux based operating system.

Vestel will consolidate the portfolio of its third party Smart TV partners and all new as well as the installed base of Smart TVs manufactured by Vestel will be available with a Smart TV solution in cooperation with Foxxum. With Vestel as a new partner, Foxxum’s extending Smart TV customer portfolio makes the company the largest connected device platform in Europe in addition to the company’s leading position in South America and South East Asia.

Ronny Lutzi, CEO of Foxxum says: “We are delighted to start this new partnership with Vestel, one of the most respected and ambitious companies in the TV business worldwide. This deal marks not only a deep understanding of our professional skills but also shows the strong recognition of our philosophy: Passionate focus on customer satisfaction far beyond expectations! Signing Vestel brings us significantly closer to becoming the worldwide leader in Smart TV solutions.”

“Vestel has been leading the Smart TV segment and content, and has achieved one of the leading installed bases of Smart TVs in Europe. Winning Foxxum as a long-term partner will allow us to further strengthen our products with more local premium content and an improved user experience. Foxxum’s knowhow, speed and professionalism in satisfying our high-quality standards and the demand for customization from our OEM customers make our collaboration the perfect fit to reinforce our leading position in Europe” says Hakan Kutlu, Vice President at Vestel.