October 05, 2005 in Social Responsibility News

SAMSUNG Electronics Sponsored ABU DTV Symposium

Seoul, Korea, October 5, 2005 : Samsung Electronics participated in Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union DTV symposium in Malaysia from October 3-5. As the principle sponsor from the consumer electronics industry, the company again proved its technology leadership.


The symposium was the first event hosted by ABU, and aimed to promote DTV broadcasting. More than 300 participants, including CEOs, executives and experts from major global broadcasters such as UK’s BBC, Korea’s KBS and Japan’s Fuji TV, attended the venue and participated in broad range discussions about forming associations for the development of DTV network and issues in each market. Samsung Electronics sponsored the symposium as the DTV manufacturer worldwide.


During the event, Samsung led presentations concerning the future development of DTV industry, and organized diverse discussions with renowned experts in the broadcasting sector. The company also had the opportunity to show its DTV products like PDP and LCD, having its technology leadership and brand power recognized by the major players in the broadcasting industry.


Vice President Sang Heung Shin of Visual Display Division said, “It was meaningful to officially sponsor a global symposium that discussed the future of digital TV. As the global leader in DTV manufacturing, Samsung will cooperate with leading broadcasters to shape the future of digital TV broadcasting.”
About Samsung Electronics
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2004 parent company sales of US$55.2 billion and net income of US$10.3 billion. Employing approximately 113,000 people in over 90 offices in 48 countries, the company consists of five main business units: Digital Appliance Business, Digital Media Business, LCD Business, Semiconductor Business and Telecommunication Network Business. Recognized as one of the fastest growing brands, Samsung Electronics is the world's largest producer of color monitors, color TVs, memory chips and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com


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