iflix has signed an unprecedented agreement to collaborate with Samsung Malaysia Electronics and Samsung Electronics Philippines Corporation. The exclusive partnership in Malaysia will see iflix pre-installed with bundled subscriptions on selected Samsung mobile devices from 6 August 2015, beginning with the Company’s new flagship tablet, the recently launched Galaxy Tab S2.
In accordance with the agreement, all Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 tablets sold in Malaysia will come bundled with a 12-month iflix subscription at no additional charge. Further, all Samsung flagship devices will include a pre-bundled 6-month iflix subscription with each device purchase, and 3-month subscription for all other new devices with video-streaming capabilities.
iflix Group COO and CEO of iflix Malaysia, Azran Osman-Rani said: “This partnership once again reaffirms iflix’s commitment to work with the only the best companies and brands – To partner Malaysia’s leading Internet TV service, iflix, with the manufacturer of Malaysia’s most popular mobile devices, Samsung, is an extraordinary opportunity. We are excited to offer Samsung’s huge customer base the opportunity to experience iflix’s revolutionary new Internet TV service. We look forward to continuing to build our strategic partnership going forward.”
Lee Jui Siang, Vice President, Mobile, IT & Digital Imaging at Samsung Malaysia Electronics commented, “In this day and age, content consumption has shifted towards a more digital context. Our mobile users want access to content on the go, in a never before-seen way that is more vivid, engaging and interactive.”
Reiterating further on the features of the latest tablet series Lee said, “The Galaxy Tab S2 with Super AMOLED display ensures for a vivid viewing experience to consumers, as they are now able to enjoy unlimited online access to thousands of hours of TV shows and movies at home or on the go. We see this strategic partnership with iflix as a complimentary strength to create market leading products designed for consumers.”