Qobuz’s First Smart TV App is a Samsung “Editor’s Choice”
London, U.K., 2 November 2021 – Qobuz, the high-quality streaming and download platform, has launched its first ever smart TV app on Samsung Smart TVs. The partnership will give the owners of Samsung Smart TVs in the 18 markets where Qobuz currently operates instant access to the internationally acclaimed music streaming platform. In addition, the Galaxy Store will be featuring the Qobuz app as an Editor’s Choice within the smart TV App Store, putting it front-and-centre this month.
The Qobuz app for the Samsung Smart TV platform, Tizen OS, will now reach over 190 million households in 197 countries around the world.
Samsung TV owners can now download Qobuz from the apps store to get a one-month free trial and find out what sets Qobuz apart as the streaming app offering the best music curation in all music genres, most unique human-crafted playlists, exclusive content including Qobuz bios and album reviews, liner notes, digital booklets, and more. Rolling Stone said that finding new music on Qobuz is “like visiting a record shop, hearing from the owner and just listening to albums,” and the app on Samsung’s Smart TV platform brings that experience right into the living room.
For seasoned Qobuz users, the new TV app will make listening to music through Qobuz possible throughout the house’s entire entertainment ecosystem. Existing subscribers will easily sign in via a QR code interface allowing instant access to their favourites alongside the album selections and playlists in a familiar, easy-to-use interface.
“Samsung is dedicated to redefining home entertainment and pushing the boundaries of what customers can expect from Smart TVs,” said Maya Harris, Sr. Director of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships for Samsung Electronics. “The launch of Qobuz on Samsung Smart TVs illustrates how dynamic the smart TV experience has become, both as a single platform as well as a hub for the entire connected home.”
Georges Fornay, Deputy CEO of Qobuz, notes that “Smart TV apps are frequently requested by our subscribers so it only makes sense to develop for the biggest first. It’s exciting to know that our service will get in front of so many music fans and all the potential customers in the Samsung ecosystem.”
Founded in 2007, a pioneer of high-quality sound, Qobuz is the French music streaming and download service that meets the needs of demanding music lovers and audiophiles. Available in 18 countries around the world, in Europe, the United States, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand. Qobuz offers an exceptional range of exclusive editorial content written by a team of experts. With its catalogue of more than 70 million tracks, Qobuz also has the richest choice of high-resolution (hi-res) references on the market. Qobuz is licensed for Hi-Res Audio by the Japan Audio Society (JAS). For more information, visit qobuz.com
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