STAFF REPORT IBD: PTCL has participated in the recently held “Broadband-IPTV Asia Conference 2012” in Kuala Lumpur in order to project its SmartTV and Broadband products and services to the international media and telecom community.
PTCL SM IP Operations, Ather A. Baig represented his Company at the prestigious forum, which was attended by more than 1000 visitors, 150 internationally recognized industry experts and transformational players from over 62 countries of Asia-Pacific region.
Besides PTCL, other high-profile participating organizations included Google, News Corporation, Yahoo!, Motorola and NBC Universal, says a press release issued here.
While participating in a conference panel discussion titled What Can Maturing Market Players Learn from More Advanced Market Players in the Region?, Baig discussed the landmark launch and growth of PTCLs SmartTV , Broadband services, and next generation IPTV services like OTT. The audience particularly appreciated PTCLs recent accomplishment of 1 million broadband customers – a first ever in the countrys history.
PTCL said that it is the pioneer of launching IPTV services in Pakistan on August 14, 2008 under the brand “Smart TV” having its own digital head-end and bundled with PTCL DSL Broadband Pakistan. Pakistan is the worlds 4th fastest growing broadband market and PTCL claims to be countrys single largest broadband service provider with 95 per cent market share.
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