Samsung Acquires mSpot

May 10, 2012 | Comments | Tomorrow Works

Samsung Electronics announced it is acquiring mSpot, Inc., a leading mobile cloud contents service provider based in Palo Alto, California.

The acquisition will provide a cloud entertainment experience of music, video and radio services for users of Samsung devices, while extending mSpot’s cloud and streaming solutions to a broader base of global entertainment fans.The combination will extend mSpot’s top class cloud and streaming services, while further enhancing Samsung’s mobile and tablet device entertainment offerings. The mSpot’s entertainment services will be a key pre-installed offering on newly announced Samsung mobile devices.

 “mSpot shares our vision to bring a best-in class cloud and streaming entertainment experience to consumers, and they’ve backed it up with great technical solutions from a great engineering team.  TJ Kang, Senior Vice President of Samsung Electronics’ Media Solution Center
“Samsung is unparalleled in terms of global reach and cutting edge devices; with our combined resources, we are looking forward to redefining media consumption across the mobile universe with cloud services,”  mSpot Chief Executive Officer Daren Tsui.
The acquisition will include the full scope of technology, assets and human resources under mSpot.  
Further details of the transaction were not disclosed.