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Mobilink TV

A mobile TV service for watching popular live TV channels on modern mobile devices over the Mobilink 3G network in Pakistan.

Mobilink is a leading provider of voice and data services in Pakistan. With more than 38 million subscribers, Mobilink maintains market leadership through cutting-edge, integrated technology, the strongest brands and the largest portfolio of value added services in the industry.

In 2014, Mobilink won a 10Mhz block for the 3rd generation spectrum and launched the largest 3G network in Pakistan. Addressing the needs of more than 10.5 million smartphone subscribers across the country, Mobilink decided to launch its first mobile TV service on the recent established 3G network. The service was called Mobilink TV.

Striving to provide advanced and highly valued services to its subscribers, the operator was looking for a technology partner that could help to implement the service at short notice in time for Cricket World Cup, a world class sporting event. As a result of extensive market research, SPB TV mobile TV solution was chosen as a foundation of the new service.

SPB TV's comprehensive solution was swiftly deployed into Mobilink’s network and allowed for a rapid launch of a mobile TV service within one week. The integrated solution for Mobilink TV includes high-quality, multi-rate encoding and streaming platform, content management system, authentication and conditional access system, client software. SPB TV solution’s modular structure makes the service extendable to support Mobilink’s fast-growing subscriber base.

Powered by the SPB TV platform and launched in association with Nizara Communications, a brand new, value-added service has become a one stop shop for watching Pakistan's most popular satellite TV channels. Mobilink TV subscribers can now enjoy a convenient and multifunctional mobile application that lets them watch TV channels online on their Android, iOS and Windows Phone mobile devices.

Service features:

  • Intuitive and friendly UI
  • Quick channel preview
  • Always on-top watching mode
  • Fast launching and switching of channels
  • Picture in Picture mode
  • Onscreen controls
  • Search by key word
  • Social networks integration

Together with Nizara Communications, SPB TV experts are constantly enriching the service with new desirable features. Currently Mobilink TV is available only for Mobilink subscribers on the territory of Pakistan, where users can access TV channels via its 3G network with free Internet traffic.

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