PTCL Dig­i­tal Ser­vices gets int’l GSMA Asia recog­ni­tion

Pakistan Observer - - NATIONAL - STAFF RE­PORTER

IS­LAM­ABAD—Pak­istan Telecom­mu­ni­ca­tion Com­pany Lim­ited (PTCL) has an­nounced that its Smart TV Ap­pli­ca­tion for mo­bile de­vices and Charji WiFi Ser­vice at Rawalpindi/Is­lam­abad Metro Buses and sta­tions have been in­ter­na­tion­ally rec­og­nized as world class ser­vices and nom­i­nated for the forth­com­ing GSMA Asia Mo­bile Awards to be held in Shang­hai at the end of this month. The nom­i­na­tions in­clude PTCL’s Smart TV mo­bile ap­pli­ca­tion for the ‘Best Mo­bile App Me­dia, Film, TV or Video’ cat­e­gory, and PTCL’s Charji Metro WiFi ser­vice, for the ‘Con­nected Lifestyle’ cat­e­gory.

PTCL Smart TV mo­bile App is highly pop­u­lar with smart­phone and tablet users across Pak­istan with over 150,000 users. Launched in 2015, the app has had the honor of be­ing nom­i­nated for Mo­bile World Congress awards this year in Barcelona for bring­ing ex­clu­sive con­tent like Live ad-free Cricket World cup The user friendly app avail­able for An­droid and Ap­ple iOS tablets and smart­phones al­lows users to watch 140+ live TV chan­nels and up to 5,000+ hours of movies, dra­mas and kids con­tent. The ser­vice is based on ZTE plat­form which is con­sid­ered as one of the most ad­vanced TV and Me­dia OTT plat­forms in the world to­day.

Sim­i­larly, the Charji metro Wi-Fi ser­vice, while build­ing on PTCL’s wide­spread telecom­mu­ni­ca­tions in­fra­struc­ture, is pro­vid­ing high speed in­ter­net to ev­ery­day com­muters of Metro bus in the twin cities. The highly in­no­va­tive WiFi sys­tem is avail­able on all 66 buses and 24 sta­tions of the Metro Bus ser­vice.

Speak­ing on the oc­ca­sion, Ad­nan Shahid, CCO PTCL, said, “Build­ing a ‘Dig­i­tal and Con­nected Pak­istan’ is our vi­sion and we are work­ing very hard to­wards de­liv­er­ing world class in­no­va­tive prod­ucts. Con­tin­ued nom­i­na­tion and recog­ni­tion of our prod­ucts and ser­vices at in­ter­na­tional level is a tes­ta­ment of PTCL’s true dig­i­tal­iza­tion ini­tia­tives. I am proud of the teams that have worked hard in build­ing PTCL Smart TV App and Charji WiFi ser­vice.

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