Seven to power Samsung’s Social Hub
Samsung has partnered with email specialist Seven to offer push-email (and some other) services to its Social Hub users. The service was unveiled as part of the Korean company’s efforts to push its Bada platform and offer an addition value for users, whether they own the Wave or the recently announced Galaxy S smartphone.
In addition to email services, Seven will also deliver instant messaging services and access to popular social networks to Samsung users.
Financial details of the deal were unknown, but there are no doubts this is a huge win for Seven. Samsung, after all, is the world’s second largest mobile operator.
The question now is – how many people will Samsung entice to use Social Hub? Personally I like having a dedicated social networking clients, but I’m all for multi-network IM apps. If Samsung (and Seven) can pack all that in a single, easy to use app, they may have a winner. We’ll see where this goes…
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