1. peachy001's Avatar
    Hello all,

    Not sure which forum to put this in. I switched on my Xbox today and there was an advert for the Samsung Galaxy Note. Does this not seem bizarre to anyone? Should there not be an advert for a sack load of Windows phone products?

    I just worry about MS sometimes. They are advertising an Android phone yet barely promote their own gear.
    02-17-2013 02:22 PM
  2. MacDaMachine's Avatar
    Samsung paid for the advert so there it is.
    02-17-2013 02:32 PM
  3. peachy001's Avatar
    I 100% knew that was coming and I accept your point. However, can you imagine any other company doing it?

    You can't tell me they need the money that badly.
    02-17-2013 03:22 PM
  4. palandri's Avatar
    I am sure it's because Microsoft has a 3rd party in charge of advertising.
    02-17-2013 03:38 PM
  5. peachy001's Avatar
    Cheers for the responses guys. I had suspected as much, but still.... Poor show.
    02-17-2013 04:12 PM
  6. Laura Knotek's Avatar
    It's also possible that Microsoft allows Samsung to advertise all of its products, since Samsung does make Windows Phones and Windows 8 PCs/tablets.

    02-17-2013 04:21 PM
  7. Averry's Avatar
    I would anticipate that denying certain companies ad space by discrimination could incite law suits, so I'm sure it's handled separately to prevent legal issues.
    02-17-2013 04:43 PM
  8. peachy001's Avatar
    The ironic thing is that I fired up the Channel 4 app to see if they had the programme that I wanted. The had it, I started playing and the first load of ads were all Lumia phones.
    02-17-2013 04:45 PM

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