Watch TV on your mobile!

DUBAI — 3G-enabled mobile phone users can now view their favourite television news, sports and entertainment channels live on their phone sets at Dh39 a month, Etisalat announced yesterday.

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Published: Sun 25 Feb 2007, 8:31 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 2:35 AM

Launching the new Mobile TV service for GSM post-paid and Wasel pre-paid customers, Essa Al Haddad, Chief Marketing Officer, Etisalat, said, “Etisalat mobile users will be able to connect instantly and enjoy watching TV channels on their mobile screens.” The channels offered in the first phase of this service include: Abu Dhabi Sports Channel, Abu Dhabi TV, Dubai Sports, Al Arabiya TV, BBC World, CNBC Arabiya, Emirates, MBC1, Al Jazeera Al Jazeera International and Sama Dubai. Subscription for Mobile TV service and can be done through SMS by typing “r mtv” and sending it to 1010 for a fee of Dh 39 per month.

The channels offered in the first phase of this service include: Abu Dhabi Sports Channel, Abu Dhabi TV, Dubai Sports, Al Arabiya TV, BBC World, CNBC Arabiya, Emirates, MBC1, Al Jazeera Al Jazeera International and Sama Dubai, Al Haddad said.

Customers can access Mobile TV service through Weyak link sent to their mobile (mobile.weyak.ae) using Ewap. Customers can also access this service by having a bookmark on their mobile menu for Internet access.

Customers click on the Mobile TV icon in Weyak mobile portal where a number of live TV channels will be listed in the mobile TV folder on their handsets. Customers can click on any of those channels, and using media software such as Real Player they can play, stop and pause the streamed video on their full mobile screen.

“Etisalat’s mission is to extend people’s reach and by launching Mobile TV service we give our valued customers the freedom to access information and watch their preferred programmes on the move,” said Al Haddad.

More information on the new service can be had by calling 8006464 or on www.etisalat.ae/mobiletv or www.weyak.ae



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