President and Group CEO, PTCL & Ufone, Hatem Bamatraf, CEO, e& life, Khalifa Al Shamsi, CEO envision, Olivier Bramly; CEO and Co-founder, STARZPLAY, Maaz Sheikh, senior PTCL & Ufone officials, industry leaders, showbiz celebrities, media representatives, and prominent personalities from various backgrounds attended the event.
Through its collaboration with evasion, the media and entertainment business of e& life, SHOQ is bridging the gap in access to high-quality content in Pakistan at accessible costs (part of e&). The collaboration will give PTCL and other data customers access to media and entertainment material, including blockbuster movies and seasons from major Hollywood companies like as Warner Bros, Paramount, and 20th Century Fox, among others. To meet the entertainment demands of the entire family, SHOQ will also host one hundred of the most viewed local and foreign live TV channels, Pakistani movies, and originals.
PTCL launches OTT Platform Video Streaming in Pakistan
“We are happy to be part of the new chapter in Pakistan’s entertainment revolution,” stated Olivier Bramly, CEO of evasion. evasion is the largest media and content aggregator in the Middle East and North Africa region, where we have always been a part of our customers’ life. We are excited to collaborate with PTCL, especially in such a vast market as Pakistan, where there is an explosion in mass content development and streaming services, providing limitless prospects for everyone.”
“We are delighted to introduce Pakistan’s largest OTT platform to provide premium entertainment and news content to all data users. With the increasing penetration of the internet, Pakistan needed a high-quality local OTT service, offering affordable entertainment that is tailored to local tastes and preferences. SHOQ has what it takes to be the country’s ultimate entertainment solution.”
“We are grateful to PTCL for allowing us to expand our presence and influence in Pakistan. “STARZPLAY is a prominent subscription video-on-demand service that streams thousands of hit movies, TV series, and other Pakistani and international content,” STARZPLAY CEO and Co-founder Maaz Sheikh stated at the inaugural event. Our service will be available to all Pakistanis interested in streaming high-quality movies or entertainment via PTCL SHOQ.”
SHOQ is a subscription-based streaming software that utilizes the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) paradigm with PTCL-supplied TV dongles. Users can access the multi-screen services from anywhere, at any time, as long as they have internet connectivity and a digital device, such as smartphones, tablets, laptops, Android Smart TVs, Android TV Boxes, and so on. SHOQ permits the registration of up to 5 devices with two concurrent sessions. In order to meet its clients’ changing media and entertainment needs, the platform will continue to grow based on user activity and viewer engagement.
SHOQ is offered to all Pakistani data customers at inexpensive daily, weekly, and monthly rates in two variants: Lite and Premium, with packages starting at Rs. 8 per day. Users can subscribe to the service by visiting www.shoq.com.pk. They can also get the SHOQ App from Google Play and the Apple Store for the best streaming experience.