T-commerce aka E-commerce for Television might be something new for a lot of people out there. But a company called Fast Yubuy from Portugal has expertise in the T-commerce business with their Yubuy application and are now partnering with Samsung to provide their cloud-based T-Commerce solution to Samsung Smart TV users. The service, which is now live in Portugal, lets Samsung Smart TVs to shop online from their living room on their big screen. Yubuy claims that the platform aims to be the most convenient way to shop from a distance.
The Yubuy application currently has 21 stores in partnership with national and internationally known brands: A Loja em Casa, Arcádia Chocolates, Bliss Natura, Cinemundo, DeltaQ, Garrafeira Nacional, KIA, Lavazza, LeYa OnLine, noMenu, Odisseias, Ornimundo, PAEZ, Pizza Hut, Prozis, Querido Mudei a Casa Obras, Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Sporting Clube de Portugal, Sushi em tua casa, Telepizza e TOMTOM. Users can choose products or services fro these stores and checkout easily on their Samsung Smart TVs.
You might be wondering about how does one process payments on a TV. Yubuy has a unique solution for it as it provides payment options such as on-time payment (popularly known as cash on delivery), electronic payment, credit card and MB WAY, which is a new mobile payment service from Portugal's central utility for payments-SIBS.
Miguel Carvalho, CEO of Yubuy commented on the partnership with Samsung-
" Partnering with Samsung was crucial to achieving our goal of implementing and operating the T-commerce platform in the domestic market. Now Smart TV consumers can meet their needs for purchasing goods and services in a simple and very convenient way through the yubuy ® application. "