Cloudio launches app for Samsung connected TVs

Editor | 12-01-2014

Strengthening its smart TV video applications portfolio, Samsung has added the Cloudio TV app from IPTV and over the top (OTT) firm Southern Cloud on its connected TV range.

Available as a free download, the app gives Samsung connected TV owners access to a growing number of free and subscription services including Indian broadcaster Sun TVís and Vietnamís VTC ĎEx Patí bouquets, as well as access to a number of free services.

"We are delighted to launch Cloudio TV on the many Samsung connected TVs and look forward to servicing subscribers through this ever-growing market," commented Southern Cloud CEO David Vargas-Racero. "Itís a milestone on our technical roadmap and we are already working on several other smart TV platforms and mobile/tablet devices.

Added Cloudio TVís Content Acquisition Executive Wouter van Ruth: "Weíre pleased to offer our content through the Samsung Smart TV Market and look forward to increased distribution and sales as a result of this. Weíre working hard on acquiring additional content and expect to announce several other subscription bundles in Q1."