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Vivaldi debutes on Samsung TV Plus in Spain and Italy

Monday, October 17, 2022

THEMA, a CANAL+ Group company, is glad to announce the 1st deal for Vivaldi on Samsung TV Plus – launched on the 12th October the classical musical FAST channel is available for viewers in Spain and Italy. Samsung TV Plus is Samsung’s free ad-supported Smart TV video service, delivering instant access to news, sports, entertainment, and more. Samsung TV Plus delivers free live and on-demand TV and currently offers 1,000's of free TV shows and movies to Samsung device users.

Operated by THEMA, Vivaldi has been recently launched on several territories worldwide. Its popularity is explained by the fact that the channel is aimed at not only classical music experts but at as well those who are looking for a more easy listening, lifestyle and ambient experience. Vivaldi’s playlists with great popular works of classical music – the greatest operas, symphonies and concertos – are accessible to as many people as possible.

Connecting more people to classical music is our daily challenge and a constant target. We are so pleased to partner with Samsung TV Plus to bring Vivaldi to a very large audience in Italy and Spain.” – said Wilfried Texier, Marketing Director of Vivaldi channel.

THEMA, a CANAL+ Group Company, represents the launched Vivaldi FAST channel in Spain and Italy: “We are delighted to expand our collaboration with Samsung TV Plus by launching Vivaldi in Spain and Italy. Now Italian and Spanish audiences will be able to enjoy the very best of classical music, dance, and jazz with their Samsung devices.” – said Séverine Garusso, Head of Distribution EMEA.

As part of our commitment to delivering high-quality entertaining and informative content to our consumers, we are very pleased to partner with Thema, a Canal+ Group Company, to bring the best classical music to our viewers in Spain and Italy. Classical music in an easy to consume and enjoyable way totally free for Samsung CTVs and Samsung Galaxy owners”, – said Ana Izquierdo Lowry, Country Manager Business Development Iberia at Samsung TV Plus.

About THEMA, a CANAL+ Group Company
THEMA, a CANAL+ Group Company is a distributor of pay TV channels, fast TV channels, nonlinear content to cable, IPTV, DTH, operators and also for mobile packages and OTT. THEMA now includes 5 subsidiaries overseas. The company represents 180 channels as well as SVOD/VOD/OTT covering a wide range of thematic and has created strong relationships with the main television platforms in Europe, in Asia, in the Middle East, in Africa and in North America, thanks to its expertise in TV content distribution, TV packaging and marketing strategy. For more information, please visit www.thematv.com

About Samsung TV Plus
Samsung TV Plus is free TV, with no subscription, no sign-up, no additional device, or credit card needed. Pre-installed on all 2016-2022 Samsung Smart TVs, and available for download from the Google Play and Galaxy Store on Samsung Galaxy smartphones and tablets in select territories. Samsung TV Plus instantly delivers an ever-growing number channels across multiple genres including news, sports, entertainment, as well as a video on demand library of your favourite movies and popular shows. The free, ad-supported video service is available in 16 other European territories, all you need is an internet connection. For the latest on Samsung TV Plus, please visitsamsung.com/tvplus.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Samsung inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies. The company is redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, digital appliances, network systems, and memory, system LSI, foundry, and LED solutions. For the latest news, please visit the Samsung Newsroom at http://news.samsung.com

Contacts
GARUSSO Séverine – Head of distribution THEMA EMEA | severine.garusso@thematv.com
PRONINA Anastasia – Marketing manager THEMA | anastasia.pronina@thematv.com

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