SmartTV is a popular product of PTCL which lets its customers to watch about 125 digital quality channels on their TV screens. It was launched in 2008. Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) offers Interactive Television, Broadband Internet and Telephone Service at the same time to subscribers of Smart Line. There are many features of SmartTV:
- Playback/ Rewind TV Channels at any time
- Parental Channel Lock Facility
- Search and select favourite programs by using Electronic Program Guide
- On demand DVD quality movies
Charges for Smart TV are Rs.449 per month while you also have to purchase Set Top Box which cost you Rs.4,999.
SmartTV PC Application
Today PTCL has announced PC application of SmartTV and you can enjoy 125 TV Channels with high quality graphics on any PC or Laptop. As it is an application, so you don’t need ant Set Top Box or other hardware. PTCL Broadband is required for this service. Just call at 0800-80800 to activate subscription, plug your DSL cable in modem of PC or Laptop, install application and enjoy live channels stream. This application can be installed on Windows Vista, Windows 7 and above operating systems. SmartTV App is available on PTCL website. Subscription charges of SmartTV PC Application are Rs.250 per month but these charges have been waived of for the month of April and May 2013.
Video on Demand and Playback features are not available in this application, you can only watch live TV Channels.
This application is absolutely free with SmartTV and SmartTV Jadoo Plus packages.