LAHORE (PPI) - Samsung Electronics Co has signed a sponsorship agreement with Orbit Showtime Network (OSN) to support the launch of Orbits High-Definition (HD) decoders and channel line-up. OSN is the first and only broadcaster, in the ME region, offering an exclusive bouquet of high-definition channels. The agreement will span all of OSNs offerings in the Middle-East, from 1st May, 2010 to 30th September 2011, and highlight the enhanced experience of OSN HD viewing, enabled by Samsungs HD-TVs. The Samsung-OSN HD partnership will offer unparalleled entertainment experience with 75 premium channels including eight HD channels - such as OSN Movies, Show Sports 1 HD, Nat Geo Wild HD, and Food Network HD among others. The General Manager Samsung Pakistan, Mr. Steve Han said: Our partnership with OSN marks the collaboration of two leaders in home entertainment. As OSNs new HD decoder roll-out offers unprecedented content quality and choice, Samsung has become the recommended brand for HD-TV products. We will be deploying our leading technologies and distinctive marketing platforms to create a long-term association with OSN. This will further enhance our market share in the Middle-East region. Marc-Antoine dHalluin President and CEO of OSN said: Watching HD content on an HD ready TV will offer the ultimate TV experience. We are proud to partner with Samsung. It really highlights us as front-runners in the industry. With cutting-edge television technology, Samsung will be bolstering its full line up of HD flat panel televisions for a comprehensive 3D TV solution. The HD 1080i delivers an exceptional audio-visual quality, offered by the OSN along with Dolby Digital plus. Samsungs latest 3D LED Televisions can also convert 2D signals into genuine 3D content. Several value-added offerings will be realized through this partnership to create the best home entertainment solution.