Belgacom in talks with Samsung over connected TVs

Wednesday 30 January 2013 | 11:23 CET | News
Belgacom is negotiations with Samsung about its Smart TVs with built-in decoder, De Tijd reported. The Belgian incumbent wants to eliminate the need for a separate set-top box. According to the daily, Belgacom CEO Didier Bellens announced during his New Year's speech that customers buying a new Samsung TV will be able to return their set-top boxes at the end of the year. The modem/router will remain. It is not known whether Belgacom is also in talks with other TV manufacturers.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Belgacom / Samsung
Countries: Belgium
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