Hats off to Pakistan Telecommunications Company Limited (PTCL) for announcing an amazing and entertaining Smart TV service for EVO broadband customers. It is an efficient solution for every one because we do not carry TV all the time with us in offices, universities and during our leisure trips outside the city. On the other hand we also do not want to miss our favorite TV programs. Small screen and short distance is not a big deal because most of us spend the greater part of their time in front of laptop screens for studies or official work. Now everyone having a EVO broadband stick can enjoy Live TV channels on their desktops, laptops and mobile phones at a very reasonable price.
At present Smart TV application offers twelve Live TV channels in various categories like sports, news, entertainment, cooking, films, dramas and information. These include ARY Digital, ARY News, ARY Zauq Cartoon Network, CNN, Geo Entertainment, Geo News ,HBO, Hum TV ,National Geographic, PTV Home, Ten Sports and Smart Products (PTCL Promotional Channel). On January PTCL also introduced Smart TV IPTV.
This Smart TV application also has the “Re-Run” option, with the help this feature we can re-play any past program from last seven days . Another remarkable functionality DVR- Digital video recording. Now we can record Live TV programs on hard disks, or even record the “Re-Run” programs with a single click. Additional features of Smart TV application for EVO users are listed below:
With the passage of time, PTCL has enhanced its service a lot. Streaming is smooth and Quality is superlative. Streaming runs on standard definition with 512 k bits per second.
Availability of PTCL Smart TV Application:
PTCL Smart TV Application it is currently available to EVO customers only. All EVO customers can sign-up by dialing 1236 to avail PTCL Smart TV Application. Username and password for this application will be sent out to customers via email upon subscription.
PTCL Smart TV Application Monthly Charges:
The service monthly subscription charges are Rs 50/ Month.
At present only twelve channels are available and more channels will be added soon.
PTCL Smart TV Application seems to be a pleasant service for all. It is therefore hoped that this service will be offered to landline broadband customers as well at the same monthly charges.