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Samsung and Zip.ca Offer Canadians Streamed Content

Samsung Electronics Canada and Zip.ca announced an upcoming application for Samsung’s Smart TVs, Blu-ray players and home theatre systems that will allow Zip.ca members to instantly stream movies and TV episodes.

For more information visit: www.samsung.com ; www.zip.ca


Unedited press release follows:

Samsung and Zip.ca Partner to Offer Canadians Streamed Content

Thousands of Movies & TV Episodes From Zip.ca Will Soon Be Available via Samsung’s SMART TV and Home Theatre Products

TORONTO, May 6 – Samsung Electronics Canada and Zip.ca today announced an exclusive partnership that will soon provide Canadians the ability to enjoy thousands of movies and TV episodes streamed from Zip.ca to Samsung’s SMART Televisions, Blu-ray players and Home Theatre products.

“Realizing the changing entertainment landscape and the demand for online entertainment, this new partnership will help Canadian’s access Zip.ca’s expansive catalogue and underscores our goal of developing smart technologies that deliver content with convenience to meet consumers needs,” said David Vitale, Head of Marketing, Samsung Electronics Canada.

A Zip.ca application (“App”) will be available on Samsung’s Internet connected TV and Home Theatre products soon, offering Zip.ca members the ability to instantly watch movies and TV episodes from Zip.ca.

“For the past year, Samsung and Zip.ca have been working together to solidify a service that would provide Canadians with the latest movies and TV programs at the mere push of a button,” said Scott Richards, CEO, Zip.ca. “Consumers want outstanding technology to watch their favourite programs, so Samsung was a natural choice for this partnership.”

About Samsung Electronics Canada Inc.
Samsung Electronics Canada, Inc. (SECA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., markets a broad range of award-winning digital consumer electronics, information systems, telecommunications and home appliance products.

SECA upholds Samsung’s mission to provide consumers with innovative digital convergence products that possess exceptional technology, quality, features, performance and value. The company oversees the Canadian operations of Samsung’s consumer electronics and home appliance division, as well as its wireless terminals and information technology division.

Samsung has been a global TOP sponsor of the Olympic Games since 1997 and has been a presenting sponsor of the Olympic Torch Relay from 2004 to 2008. Samsung is also a proud sponsor of Hockey Canada, Stars on Ice and is the official HDTV sponsor of the NFL.

For customer service inquiries, please call 1-800-SAMSUNG (1-800-726-7864), and for more information, please visit .samsung.com.

About Zip.ca
Zip.ca is a leading provider of movie and television content and choice in Canada – offering an extensive content library of more than 82,000 titles and multiple methods to rent (by mail, kiosk and soon streaming). Zip.ca proudly serves fellow Canadians, providing them with unparalleled selection and control. Zip.ca Members choose what they watch, how they watch it, and for how long. From classic favourites to new releases, Zip.ca is dedicated to offering the best in entertainment.

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