Dilithium Powers Mobily Live TV and VoD Portal
Date: Mon, 01/12/2009 - 19:05
Dilithium, the global leader in high-quality multimedia delivery over mobile and broadband networks, announced the launch by Mobily (Etisalat subsidiary in KSA) of an advanced 3G Live TV and Video on Demand Portal powered by the Dilithium ViVAS™ solution
The Mobily service is accessible to subscribers by dialing the "1488" short-code. Video menus are rapidly displayed, and customers navigate using key presses on the handsets. Channel and menu switching is easy and fast, and subscribers can watch 21 Live TV channels, a wide collection of Video on Demand (14 channels) and music among others. This service launch is an illustration of ViVAS' powerful capabilities in enabling operators and service providers to rapidly develop and launch Video Value Added Services.
"We are very pleased with the quality of the Dilithium Video Portal, and the customer experience. The uptake of the service has been growing rapidly, and we are hoping to extend the Video Portal and add new services." said Mr. Khalid Al-kaf, CEO of Mobily.
"We are delighted by the addition of the Mobily launch to the growing list of Dilithium solutions success stories." said Mr. Uno Mehta, SVP of the VAS (Value Added Services) Business Unit of Dilithium.