PTCL is the first telecom operator in Pakistan to launch a partnership with Netflix.
In a very recent update, Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) announced its partnership with Netflix, world’s leading online entertainment company. Under this agreement, PTCL will be providing Netflix Gift subscriptions to PTCL’s 8Mbps and above internet subscribers, for 6 months. PTCL is the first telecom operator in Pakistan to launch a partnership with Netflix.
The deal was made at the recently held Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, where Adnan Shahid, Chief Commercial Officer PTCL, signed with Netflix’s Global Head of Business Development Bill Holmes.
PTCL already hosts advanced caching servers for Netflix in Pakistan for better viewing experience. Both companies have been offering Netflix content to PTCL customers since last year as a trial. Seeing the excellent results and traction from customers, PTCL has now ventured into this agreement for enabling quality entertainment content for the consumers in Pakistan.
Under this agreement, PTCL 8 Mbps and above internet subscribers are able to redeem up to 6 months of unlimited access to premium Netflix content, enabling them to catch their favorite on-demand TV shows, movies, original Netflix critically acclaimed content and more on their smartphones, tablets, smart TVs and gaming consoles etc.
Additionally, PTCL will also be providing the facility of paying for Netflix subscriptions through PTCL’s monthly consolidated billing instead of credit cards.
Chief Commercial Officer PTCL, Adnan Shahid said,
“The alliance between PTCL and Netflix is in line with PTCL’s vision of providing seamless premium content to its subscribers. Supporting digital lifestyle, it has opened new doors of entertainment with easy access of Netflix original series, TV shows, documentaries and feature films for our customers in Pakistan.”
Bill Holmes, Global Head of Business Development at Netflix said,
“We’re thrilled about this partnership with PTCL, which marks an important milestone in bringing Netflix’s catalog of premium content from around the world, as well as the best video streaming experience, to consumers in Pakistan. We believe that together with PTCL, Netflix will be able to fulfill our mission of giving consumers the control to choose whatever they want to watch on our service, anytime, anywhere.”
PTCL subscribers can now stream to their heart’s content with their truly unlimited broadband plans to enjoy a sublime, buffer-free Netflix experience.
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