PTCL Smart TV App Nominated for GSMA 2016 GLOMO Awards
PTCL’s Smart TV Mobile Application has been nominated for the GSMA Global Mobile Awards (GLOMO) 2016 in the ‘Best Mobile App (Media, Film, TV or Video)’ category.
The PTCL Smart TV App can integrate live TV with handheld devices as mobile phones, laptops and tablets.
Commenting on the nomination, the PTCL Chief Commercial Officer, Adnan Shahid said, “Open Innovation is the key driver of growth in the global ICT eco-system. We made a conscious decision to allow the Smart TV app for all internet users of Pakistan.”
The multi-screen App offers a variety of features and is convenient and user-friendly. People can access hundreds of live TV channels and up to 5,000+ hours (and growing) of content on the App for Video on Demand, Personal Video Recording, TV on demand and films. It also offers quick search options to access preferred TV shows and movies and is backed by a parental control facility.
Smart TV App with its unique features has become the choice for broadcasters and producers to bring exclusive content only through Smart TV App. Recent Pakistani films, eJunior Content for kids are few to name. Previously, mega sporting events like Cricket World Cup 2015 were telecast ads free exclusively on the app.
Currently, the Mobile App is available for download on both Android and iOS platforms. A PC-accessible version has also been added recently.
The GSMA Global Mobile Awards is an annual event that is held to recognize efforts the world over for creating greater connectivity and accessibility. This year, the Awards will be held in Barcelona from February 22 to 25.