With other public (and international) carriers slowly enabling carrier billing forward content purchases, it was only a difficulty of time before the second largest netting in the States would start adapting said payment method. And while AT&T’s been offering the service for application buys from one side Google Play, up until now it’d been leaving out completely media-related goods. Luckily for more, the Rethink Possible outfit has announced its plans to inaugurate offering carrier billing options inside Sammy’s Media Hub, with the Captivate, Galaxy Exhilarate and that stylish Galaxy S III to be amid the first to help kick things off. Meanwhile, everyone’s favorite phablet (aka Galaxy Note) and the rather aged Galaxy S II will have existence able to join the others taken in the character of soon as they swallow up each upcoming software update. More importantly, are you planning to reckon up those movie purchases to your monthly AT&T tab? Say the vocable in the comments below.
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AT&T Streamlines Content Purchases to One Click in spite of Samsung Media Hub Consumers
Consumers on AT&T with Samsung devices can now charge TV shows and movie purchases from Samsung Media Hub immediately to monthly phone bill
SAN JOSE, Calif., July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a global chieftain in digital media and digital tendency to meet technologies, announced the availability of ingenuous carrier billing with AT&T because purchases from Samsung’s Media Hub video diversion service on Samsung devices. The choice gives device owners the ability to fast, easily and securely rent or bribe movies, TV episodes and entire seasons presently from their handsets with a honest click. Media Hub purchases can moreover be shared across five Media Hub enabled devices, including Galaxy Tab® devices, coupled DVD players, connected home theaters and Smart TVs&calling; at no extra cost.
Preloaded steady the Galaxy S® III and other excellent Samsung smartphones, Samsung Media Hub offers users onset to a vast collection of movies, ranging from blockbusters to the latest absolute films, as well as single episodes or filled seasons of TV shows, many useful the day after original broadcast. Partners providing dignified-quality and HD content for the religious rite include CBS, Fox, MTV Networks, NBC Universal, Paramount and Warner Bros. Digital Distribution. Each movie and TV discover delivered through Media Hub is optimized during the term of the best entertainment experience based attached the device’s screen size, riddle type, video resolution, memory type, processor and search profile.
Because it is easy and make certain, direct carrier billing has become a rise above others choice for mobile consumers. Consumers absolutely select the content they want, substantiate payment and instantly start watching in which case the remainder of the show or movie downloads. All charges break on their monthly AT&T draft of a law. The Samsung Captivate™ and Samsung Galaxy Exhilarate&craft; from AT&T will furthermore permit carrier billing options for Media Hub peace. The Samsung Galaxy Note™ and Galaxy S® II devices enjoin receive carrier billing capabilities through the upcoming software update to Android&traffic; 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating order.
“With Media Hub, Samsung is delivering a perfect, cross-screen entertainment experience. With the etc. of direct carrier billing, we are construction that experience even easier and accessible to a wider hearing,” commented Jonathan Kim, Vice President of Content & Services at Samsung’s Media Solutions Center America. “We apply the mind forward to bringing anywhere, anytime increment to the TV shows, movies and other forms of hospitable treatment to more consumers across more devices.”
About Media Solutions Center America
Samsung Media Solutions Center America (MSCA) delivers ease and services across Samsung’s sensitive and digital ecosystem. Based in San Jose, CA, MSCA develops satisfied partnerships, distribution strategies and cloud-based services to liberate a converged Samsung experience on smartphones, tablets, Smart TVs, media players, and other leading one into the other devices. MSCA is pioneering innovative technologies and services that render capable consumers to seamlessly experience and portion content across devices, while opening unaccustomed business opportunities on the Samsung platform in spite of content providers and advertisers.
About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global ruler of the roost in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital gradual approach technologies with 2011 consolidated sales of US$143.1 billion. Employing about 206,000 people in 197 offices transversely 72 countries, the company operates two dissociated organizations to coordinate its nine free business units: Digital Media & Communications, comprising Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, and Digital Imaging; and Device Solutions, consisting of Memory, System LSI and LED. Recognized toward its industry-leading performance across a rove over of economic, environmental and social criteria, Samsung Electronics was named the globe’s most sustainable technology company in the 2011 Dow Jones Sustainability Index. For besides information, please visit www.samsung.com.
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