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Samsung Electronics NZ Partners with Coliseum Sports Media

Samsung Electronics New Zealand Partners with Coliseum Sports Media for English Premier League Rights

New deal makes Samsung exclusive Smart TV partner

Auckland, March 5, 2014 – Today Samsung Electronics New Zealand and Coliseum Sports Media Ltd (CSM) announced a new partnership that will now bring Barclays English Premier League soccer to Samsung Smart TVs, smartphones, and tablets.

The deal makes Samsung the exclusive Smart TV partner for Tiger until 2016.

CSM has built a dedicated application for Samsung devices in association with the Samsung SportsFlow app. Tiger Premier League Pass Presented by Samsung SportsFlow will deliver HD access to all live games and highlights, with content available to all 2012 through to 2016 Samsung Smart TV customers.

The Samsung Smart TV app is scheduled for release before the end of the current EPL season.

In addition to the exclusive Smart TV deal, Samsung smartphone and tablet users will have access to an exclusive 30 day free trial to Tiger, this offer is live from today. For new subscribers, the Android Premier League Pass application will only be available on Samsung devices.

“We’re really excited to have secured Barclays English Premier League content on our devices,” said Jon Barrell, Sales Director Consumer Electronics, Samsung New Zealand. “The deal showcases our drive to give our New Zealand customers the best content experiences on the best devices in the market. Our continued goal is to provide unprecedented access on Samsung Smart TVs, smartphones, and tablets to the sports and entertainment content people want to watch.”

"We want to provide the best content possible to New Zealand sport fans. Our partnership with makes good on this promise", added Barrell.

Tim Martin, CEO at Coliseum Sports Media, sees this exclusive deal with Samsung Smart TVs as another innovative step to continually adapt to subscriber needs.

“With the connected consumer at our core, Tiger will continue to collaborate, innovate and adapt to ensure we are constantly delivering live, relevant and compelling viewing experiences for the fan, at a fair price,” said Martin.

“Bringing our content under the Samsung banner allows us to develop a better platform to deliver sports media, and to more rapidly introduce higher quality HD steams and other technological improvements we’re making to Tiger This exciting deal with Samsung Smart TVs is all about delivering just that – more sport to more sport fans, when they want it and how they want it, and all from a single source!”

Samsung SportsFlow aggregates sports content to provide an extensive coverage and up-to-date information for sports fans. Highly customisable, it is available for all Galaxy family devices and can be downloaded from Samsung apps and Google Play.

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