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LG Display, Samsung fail to agree OLED deals

Comments from LG Display (LGD) suggest that Samsung Electronics and LGD have failed to agree terms over Samsung’s purchasing and usage of LGD OLED panels. “A potential customer was interested in using our OLED TV panels and some progress were made in our talks, but at the moment, no discussion is underway regarding the matter,” […]

July 29, 2022By Chris Forrester

Gracenote optimises Samsung Podcast experience

Gracenote, a provider of entertainment metadata, content IDs and related offerings, will provide the Gracenote Audio On Demand data solution to Samsung Electronics under a new agreement. Gracenote Audio On Demand will power the Samsung Podcasts offering available through the Samsung Free app on its mobile devices and tablets. This integration enables Samsung to deliver […]

May 4, 2022

Samsung forecasts record quarter

South Korean technology giant Samsung Electronics has reported a 50.3 per cent jump in preliminary profits for its first quarter. Much of the success comes from Samsung’s silicon chip division; Samsung is the world’s largest memory chip and smart-phone manufacturer. However, the company did not provide details on the performance of its various divisions. Samsung […]

April 7, 2022By Chris Forrester

Samsung Electronics names new leadership

Samsung Electronics has announced its new leadership which is says is the next phase of the company’s future growth. Jong-Hee (JH) Han has been promoted to Vice Chairman and CEO, and will lead the newly merged SET Division as he continues to head the Visual Display Business. President Kyehyun Kyung was also named CEO and […]

December 7, 2021

Verizon, partners achieve 5G upload milestone

A lab trial using aggregated bands of 5G mmWave spectrum undertaken by Verizon, Samsung Electronics, and Qualcomm Technologies has reached upload speeds of 711 Mbps. “Our mmWave build is a critical differentiator, even as we drive towards massive and rapid expansion of our 5G service using our newly acquired mid-band spectrum, we are doubling down […]

October 18, 2021

Verizon, Samsung claim 5G C-band milestone

US multiplay telco Verizon and Samsung Electronics have completed an end-to-end fully virtualised 5G data session over C-band spectrum in a live network environment. The new milestone was reached in preparation for Verizon’s upcoming 5G Ultra Wideband expansion using its newly-acquired C-band spectrum. “We have been driving the industry to large scale virtualisation using the […]

July 29, 2021

Verizon C-band spectrum speed success

US multiplay telco Verizon is continuing to prepare for 5G Ultra Wideband expansion across its newly-acquired national footprint of C-band spectrum. In a recent lab trial, Verizon worked with Ericsson and MediaTek to aggregate C-band spectrum with mmWave spectrum, achieving speeds of 4.3 Gbps in the trial. “The depth of our spectrum portfolio, now the […]

May 6, 2021

discover.film on Samsung Galaxy mobiles

discover.film has announced that its short form movies and entertainment are now available through the Samsung TV Plus mobile app. Acclaimed short movies and series featuring Hollywood stars and emerging talent – with genres ranging from ‘feel good’ comedies, kids and animations to drama, documentaries and sci-fi  – are all now free to watch in […]

April 15, 2021

Samsung: Audiences embrace streaming

SVoD viewership on Samsung TVs grew by 35 per cent in 2020, according to the findings of a report, Decoding the on-demand TV landscape, from Samsung Ads Europe, the media and advertising division of Samsung Electronics. AVoD viewing time grew by 74 per cent – emerging as a key trend for advertisers to watch. The […]

March 18, 2021

Samsung strengthens Smart TV voice capabilities

Samsung Electronics has confirmed that Google Assistant will join the suite of voice assistants currently available on 2020 Samsung Smart TVs, providing viewers with enhanced control and discovery abilities. Available alongside Amazon Alexa and Bixby, Google Assistant is now fully integrated into Samsung Smart TVs and requires no additional downloads, hardware, or installation, and is […]

November 23, 2020