PTCL launches OTT platform ‘SHOQ’ to bring high quality videos

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL), a subsidiary of E& (formerly known as Etisalat Group), has introduced its new over-the-top (OTT) platform, SHOQ, to enable all data users in Pakistan. to provide a superior and immersive viewing experience. . In line with PTCL’s vision of empowering digital transformation for all, SHOQ hosts a rich collection of curated content accessible to all.

PTCL launches OTT platform ‘SHOQ’ to bring high quality videos

The new platform was launched at a special event in Karachi, which was attended by President and Group CEO, PTCL and Ufone, Hatim Bamtaraf, CEO, E&Life, Khalifa Al Shamsi, CEO Aviation, Olivier Bramley; attended. CEO & Co-Founder, Stars Play, Muaz Shaikh, senior officials of PTCL and Ufone, industry leaders, showbiz celebrities, media representatives, and dignitaries from various backgrounds.

SHOQ Vision is bridging the gap of access to high quality content in Pakistan at affordable prices through its collaboration with E&Life’s media and entertainment division (part of E&Life). The partnership will give PTCL and other data users access to media and entertainment content, blockbuster movies and other seasons from major Hollywood studios like Warner Brothers, Paramount, 20th Century Fox. SHOQ will also host one hundred of the most watched local and international live TV channels, Pakistani movies and originals to cater to the entertainment needs of the entire family.

Hatim Bamtaraf, President and Group CEO, PTCL and Ufone said, “We are delighted to introduce Pakistan’s largest OTT platform to provide premium entertainment and news content to all data users. With increasing internet penetration, Pakistan needed a high-quality local OTT service, offering affordable entertainment tailored to local tastes and preferences. SHOQ has what it needs to be the country’s Need to be the best entertainment solution.

“We are delighted to contribute to the development of Pakistan’s largest OTT platform powered by PTCL.” Addressing the panel, Khalifa Al Shamsi, CEO of E&Life said. “We are confident that this new service will be of great value to the people of Pakistan. E&PTCL will continue to support the Group, especially in its new chapter of creating a digital future that everyone in the society can enjoy. empowers them to create innovative digital services and tap into new customer segments, building on success.”

Oliver Bramley, CEO of Aviation, said, “We are delighted to be a part of the new chapter in Pakistan’s entertainment revolution. evision is the largest media and content aggregator in the MENA region, where we have always been an integral part of our customers’ lives. We look forward to working with PTCL, especially in a large market like Pakistan, where there is an explosion in mass content creation and streaming services, creating unlimited opportunities for everyone. ”

“We are grateful to PTCL for giving us the opportunity to strengthen our presence and influence in Pakistan,” said Moaz Shaikh, CEO and Co-Founder, StarsPlay, StarsPlay during the launch event. Starz Play is a leading subscription video-on-demand service that streams thousands of hit movies, TV shows and other Pakistani and international content. Through PTCL SHOQ, our service will be accessible to all Pakistanis who have access to standard media or Want to join the fun.”

SHOQ is a subscription-based streaming app that works on BYOD model (Bring Your Own Device) and TV dongles provided by PTCL. Users can enjoy multi-screen services from anywhere, as long as they have internet access and a digital device including smartphones, tablets, laptops, Android Smart TVs, Android TV boxes, etc. SHOQ allows registration of up to 5 devices. 2 simultaneous sessions at a time. The platform will continue to expand based on user activity and viewer engagement to meet the evolving media and entertainment needs of its users.

SHOQ is available to all Pakistani data users at affordable daily, weekly and monthly rates in two variants Lite and Premium with packages priced as low as Rs. 8 per day. Data users can view. and subscribe to the service. They can also download the SHOQ app from Google Play and Apple Store for the highest quality and smooth streaming experience.


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