Recently in the digital home industry, Samsung has purchased SmartThings, which allows people to sync up their connected gadgets to a single smartphone app and hardware hub, to further its presence in the smart home industry and home automation market, according to Digitimes Research.
Samsung's is also expanding its Ultra HD services with OTT providers, including Amazon and Netflix, in order to push sales of Ultra HD TVs, giving the company product differentiation advantages over other competitors in the market.
Additionally in August, HBO showed signs of expanding its OTT and B2C business opportunities in overseas markets as pay TV services in the US have been fluctuating, noted Digitimes Research.
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