Flingo is now Samba TV, Launches New Brand and Website

Unveiled at Advertising Week’s AWE event, name change and website reflect new features and advertising capabilities. San Francisco, Calif. – September 23, 2013 – Flingo, a leading publisher of Smart TV apps and Smart TV advertising, today unveiled its new company name and website, Samba TV located at www.samba.tv. The re-brand reflects the company’s growth…

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Samba Welcomes Google’s Former Head of AdMob Ad Operations Jackson Huynh as Chief Operating Officer

Leveraging 14 Years of Experience in Large Scale Advertising Operations, Mr. Huynh Will Direct the Global Expansion of Samba’s TV Ads Platform, Increasing the Value of TV Programming Across All Screens Samba (platform.samba.tv), a leading Interactive TV company, today announced online advertising veteran, Jackson Huynh, as its Chief Operating Officer. At Samba, Mr. Huynh will…

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Wired: Flingo’s Epic Suite of Apps Lands on TiVo

By working with Flingo, TiVo can offer streaming options beyond current apps, including the mandatory Netflix and Amazon Instant Video. “People are demanding access to online streaming content from the comfort of their own living room, and TiVo’s offerings has evolved to support that demand,” Tara Maitra, SVP and general manager of content and media…

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The Wrap: TiVo Partners with Flingo, Adding Apps from Showtime, TMZ

People are demanding access to online streaming content from the comfort of their own living room, and TiVo’s offerings has evolved to support that demand,” Tara Maitra, SVP and general manager of content & media sales at TiVo, said in a statement Thursday announcing the deal. “Flingo’s platform and wide range of apps makes it…

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Engadget: TiVo Premiere now loaded with Flingo LaunchPad, nets more than 70 video apps

If that TiVo Premiere of yours still doesn’t have enough content sitting in its memory to satisfy your appetite, you’re in luck, as Flingo’s LauchPad on-demand video platform has just been baked into the hardware. Now, channel surfers can stream content from more than 70 video apps from the likes of A&E, CollegeHumor, Crunchyroll, History, Showtime and…

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Xconomy: Flingo, Accedo Broadband, and Others Cram New Tricks into Smart TVs

Navin says a streamlined interface on television can be the bridge that connects viewers to additional functions controlled through a second screen-device such as a tablet or smartphone. “If you want to personalize your tweets [about a show] and get recommendations—bring it out to the second screen,” he says. Xconomy

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