Samsung acquires Boxee
Samsung acquires Boxee for $30 million

03 Jul 2013 | Rasmus Larsen |

Samsung has acquired Boxee for $30 million US dollars. Boxee created the Boxee Box that lets users connect to the Internet and internet services on the TV screen.

Update: Samsung has confirmed the deal to Engadget: "Samsung has acquired key talent and assets from Boxee. This will help us continue to improve the overall user experience across our connected devices"

Samsung acquired Boxee for $30 million

The Israeli company Boxee started out as a media center software company. Later, they created the Boxee Box with the quirky design, together with D-Link. The Boxee Box was recently discontinued and replaced with the Boxee TV product that is available only in USA.

Boxee TV
Samsung has acquired Boxee who created the Boxee Box


Samsung takes over from here. They have acquired Boxee, according to Israeli media. The deal is said to have been closed at $30 million USD, and Samsung intends to retain the 40 employees – at least for now.

Neither Samsung nor Boxee has confirmed the deal and no details have been shared regarding Samsung’s intentions. Samsung already has a Smart TV platform integrated in its Smart TVs, Blu-ray players and home cinema systems.

- Source: The Marker



Share on:


Latest news

LG wallpaper OLED

LG, Samsung lead premium TV markets

25 Jun 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
Apple tvOS 13

Apple releases tvOS 13 public beta with 'Wireless Audio Sync'

25 Jun 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
Raspberry Pi 4 Model B

New Raspberry Pi 4 features 4K60 decoding, dual 4K monitor output

24 Jun 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
Panasonic 2019 TV

Panasonic 2019 TV line-up

21 Jun 2019 | Flatpanels |
Toshiba HDR TV

Amazon launches 43-55" 4K TVs with Dolby Vision, starting at $330

21 Jun 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
Netflix Recommended 2019

Only TVs that are 'always fresh' will receive Netflix's Recommended logo

20 Jun 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
TCL 6 series

TCL surges past Samsung in North American TV shipments

19 Jun 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
Hisense OLED

Hisense is bringing its OLED TV to the UK & parts of Europe

18 Jun 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |