Samsung to provide 3D TVs to Britain's Virgin Media

Sep 29, 2010
A South Korean woman watches a 3D TV at a showroom of Samsung Electronics in Seoul on April 2010. South Korea's Samsung, the world's largest maker of flat-screen TVs, on Wednesday announced a partnership with Virgin Media to expand its presence in Britain's 3D television market.

South Korea's Samsung Electronics, the world's largest maker of flat-screen TVs, on Wednesday announced a partnership with Virgin Media to expand its presence in Britain's 3D television market.

Virgin Media will use Samsung models to display its content as it launches such services in Britain, the South Korean company said in a statement.

The media group has 3.9 million video-on-demand subscribers and provides broadband as well as mobile services.

Samsung accounted for 73 percent of the British 3D TV market as of August, according to industry data.

Its domestic rival LG Electronics, the world's second largest flat-screen TV maker, earlier announced a tie-up with Britain's BSkyB to supply 3D TVs to broadcast Premier League matches.

Explore further: News Corp opposes Google in EU antitrust case

add to favorites email to friend print save as pdf

Related Stories

LG Display to invest $2.6 bln for flat screens

Jul 15, 2009

South Korea's LG Display Co., one of the world's top LCD panel makers, has announced it would invest 3.27 trillion won (2.6 billion dollars) to meet the growing demand for flat-screen televisions.

Asian computer firms betting on a 3D future

Jun 09, 2010

Computer companies are betting that the future is not only bright but in three dimensions, as a string of manufacturers are set to bring 3D laptops and desktops on to the market.

Samsung Begins Mass Producing 3D TV Panels

Jan 28, 2010

(PhysOrg.com) -- Samsung Electronics announced today that it has become the first company to commence mass production of panels for 3D LED TVs and 3D LCD TVs.

Recommended for you

Alibaba's plan: Today, China. Tomorrow, the world.

13 minutes ago

Amazon and eBay should watch their backs. As Chinese e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba readies what could be the biggest initial public offering ever on the New York Stock Exchange, it is quietly hinting at plans ...

News Corp opposes Google in EU antitrust case

2 hours ago

The media conglomerate controlled by Rupert Murdoch is joining the fray in Google's protracted European antitrust case, saying the technology company unfairly distorts competition.

Apple iPhone lacks 'key' licence in China

4 hours ago

Apple's iPhone 6 still lacks a key network access licence in China, state media confirmed Thursday on the eve of its global launch, breaking official silence on why sales of the smartphone will be delayed.

Ericsson to stop making modems, shed hundreds of jobs

5 hours ago

Swedish telecom equipment company Ericsson said on Thursday that it would stop developing modems, a decision affecting almost 1,600 employees worldwide which is expected to lead to hundreds of job cuts.

User comments : 0