Etisalat offers live streaming TV apps
Abu Dhabi, March 10, 2014
The UAE’s leading telecom provider Etisalat is now offering its next generation live streaming TV service as an app, which can be accessed on a range of devices including Android and IOS smartphones and PCs.
The eLife ON service features more than 190 TV channels including blockbuster movies, children’s channels like ejunior HD, Baraem, Jeem and Baby TV as well as premium sports channels such as Dubai Sports, Abu Dhabi Sports and BeIN sports.
Available for a set monthly fee of Dh30 ($8.16), The eLife ON is part of Etisalat’s ongoing strategy to provide high quality content and advanced technologies to customers, said a company statement.
It is available for all UAE residents across all operator networks, it added.
The live TV streaming service is now available to both new and existing customers, irrespective of internet speed, and has Catch Up, Recording, Programme Guide and Start Over features, it stated.
Thanks to the enhanced user interface meanwhile, customers can easily access and configure content and preferences and access social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook from within the app.
Rashed Majed Al Abbar, the VP of Home Product Marketing, Etisalat UAE, said: "eLife ON app extends the superb eLife TV experience to subscribers in the home as well as those who are on the move."
The app puts the user in control as subscribers can hit the pause button while watching TV and resume watching it on their smartphone or tablet device.
“It is now easier to share content with friends on social media platforms and set reminders to watch live TV shows. The eLife ON app experience allows access to what is currently offered with a TV subscription, including user profile favourites and bookmarks,” he added.-TradeArabia News Service