Samsung launches 'Yala' music app

120,000 tracks to be available on smart TVs.
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 Samsung has launched Yala, a free Arabic music content application, which can now be downloaded on Samsung’s SMART TV’s.

Yala is an Arabic audio and video streaming application that lets consumers stream over 120,000 music tracks and 5,000 videos without paying a penny. Users can create their own library by setting up playlists adding albums, artists and radio channels.

Within the Gulf, Samsung has been committed to developing local Arabic language content applications for its consumers. Samsung currently features over 400 applications that have been tailored to consumers in the Gulf, which can be downloaded to Samsung’s smart devices. The Yala application’s availability on Samsung’s SMART TVs is a new development offering consumers the ability to stream and enjoy Arabic music content from the comfort of their home. The Yala App is also available on Samsung Smart Phones and Tablets for Free.

“We welcome the introduction of Yala to our growing list of Arabic applications available for our consumers. We have witnessed a huge interest in localized applications on our SMART TVs, with the top downloaded apps in the region featuring those with Arabic content.” said Mr. Vinod Nair, General Manager, AV Business at Samsung Gulf Electronics. “We are placing a focus this year on increasing the amount of local content available on our SMART TVs and providing new and more integrated experiences for our consumers in the Gulf.”

“We’re excited about this special partnership with Samsung SMART TVs which delivers the Yala experience with an amazing innovative quality, in every living room around the world. With this unique deal, Yala users can now access legal, free and unlimited music through their TV sets.” said Mr Patrick Chassany, Founder and CEO of Yala Music. “With this alliance, users will enjoy rich audio and video content, gaining access to the largest digital catalogue of Arabic music at home.”

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