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Malaysian over-the-top (OTT) video service tonton has partnered integrator Sofia Digital to make its content accessible on Samsung Smart TV sets.

tonton 11 June 2018The Finnish engineering company is providing a turnkey service for the Media Prima TV Networks-owned OTT service, comprising development, integration and certification of each TV-vendor App Store submission process.

Integration with Panasonic and LG smart TV sets will also follow later this year, the two companies said.

“Sofia Digital has been pleased to be the trusted partner for the latest tonton Smart TV developments. This project has proven that we are able to deliver international smart TV services for leading media companies,” said Mika Kanerva, chief of operations, Sofia Digital.

Media Prima TV Networks (MPTN) director of tonton, licensing and merchandising Airin Zainul said: “tonton will continue to introduce new technological enhancements to continuously offer a hassle-free binge-watching experience to customers and to keep a pace ahead of the OTT race.

“We are delighted to introduce tonton on smart TVs starting with an established brand like Samsung, allowing our users to enjoy their favourite show on tonton with a smart viewing experience,” she added.

In addition to Malaysia, tonton is available in Singapore on Singtel Cast via the My Singtel app. DST customers in Brunei can also subscribe to the OTT video service by downloading the app or accessing it online.