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VODAFONE QATAR LAUNCHES GIGATV- ITS PREMIUM ENTERTAINMENT SERVICE

Doha, 18 November 2019: Vodafone Qatar has announced the launch of its premium new entertainment service – GigaTV- featuring exciting regional and international content to serve the entire family’s entertainment needs

GigaTV provides a full suite of entertainment through a state of the art set-top box that includes live TV channels, catch-up features and on-demand content such as movies from major studios, Vodafone exclusive TV series and kids content. GigaTV customers will also be able to enjoy all of these features on the go through its GigaTV app.

For the best in TV entertainment, Vodafone Qatar partnered with OSN to provide GigaTV customers with 19 premium channels at no extra cost. Customers also have the option to subscribe to OSN’s premium content available in multiple languages showcasing movies, kids and factual entertainment packages as a monthly add-on.

GigaTV is powered by Android TVTM, which gives customer’s access to more than 5000 Apps on Google PlayTM. Moreover, Chromecast built in is a feature that lets customers stream their favourite entertainment and apps from their mobile phone, tablet or laptop right to their TV.

To celebrate the launch of GigaTV, customers who sign-up from now until 18th February 2020, can enjoy a complementary 1 month subscription to OSN El Farq package worth QR249, that unlocks a world of international movies, series and kids channels.

Commenting on the launch of GigaTV, Vodafone Qatar Chief Operating Officer, Diego Camberos, said: “We’re delighted to launch GigaTV. Vodafone customers will now have everything they need for their homes- seamless Wi-Fi, landline and great TV entertainment. GigaTV is an important milestone in our journey to pioneer digital innovation in the country and to be people’s first choice in telecom and digital services.”

From his side, Steve Macdiarmid, Chief Commercial Officer at OSN, said “We’re very excited about our growing partnership with Vodafone in the region, and as pioneers of entertainment, we look forward to offering OSN’s extensive latest and exclusive content to the Vodafone customers through IPTV. In fact, we’ve curated special packs for the platform that will cater to the TV needs of the entire family.”

GigaTV is included as part of all GigaHome-Fibre subscriptions. To learn more, customers can visit their nearest Vodafone store or at www.vodafone.qa/GigaHome.


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About Vodafone Qatar P.Q.S.C

Vodafone Qatar P.Q.S.C. ("Vodafone Qatar") provides a comprehensive range of services including voice, messaging, data, fixed communications, IoT and ICT managed services in the State of Qatar, for both consumers and businesses alike. The Company commenced commercial operations in 2009 and has 1.7 million customers as of 30 September 2019. Its state-of-the-art network infrastructure is expanding to cover key locations in the country with 5G and fibre connectivity, along with an extensive digital ecosystem, which will contribute to Qatar's continued growth and prosperity. Vodafone Qatar’s vision is deeply rooted in its mission to connect today’s ideas with the technologies of tomorrow by pioneering digital innovation and becoming people’s first choice in telecom and digital services. Please visit www.vodafone.qa for more details.

About OSN:

OSN is the ultimate destination for the widest choice of brand new premium Western, Arabic and Filipino entertainment in the Middle East and Africa. OSN offers great value entertainment, offering viewers in the MENA region exclusive access to the latest blockbuster movies, top rated series, sports, documentaries, news, kid’s entertainment and live talk shows. The movie offering includes over a 100 uncut and uninterrupted movie premieres a month. OSN boasts the most comprehensive portfolio of exclusive rights from all the major studios including Warner Brothers, Paramount, Fox, Disney, Sony, MGM, NBC Universal, HBO and DreamWorks and offers access to the world’s leading television brands including Disney channel, Sky News, Discovery Network and National Geographic. The OSN platform is owned and operated by Panther Media Group Limited; a company registered in DIFC and is owned by KIPCO and Mawarid Group Limited.

For press enquiries, please contact:
Lana Khachan
Head of Communications
Vodafone Qatar
E-mail: lana.khachan@vodafone.com

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