PTCL participates in Broadband-IPTV Asia conference
KARACHI: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) participated in the recently held “Broadband-IPTV Asia Conference 2012” in Kuala Lumpur, to project its SmartTV and broadband products and services to the international media and telecom community.
PTCL Senior Manager IP Operations, Ather A. Baig represented his company at the prestigious forum, which was attended by more than 1,000 visitors, 150 internationally recognised industry experts and transformational players from over 62 countries of the Asia-Pacific region. Besides PTCL, other high-profile participating organisations included Google, News Corporation, Yahoo!, Motorola and NBC Universal.
While participating in a conference panel discussion entitled “What can maturing market players learn from more advanced market players in the region?”, Baig discussed the landmark launch and growth of PTCL’s SmartTV, broadband services, and next generation IPTV services such as OTT. The audience appreciated PTCL’s recent accomplishment of one million broadband customers – a first ever in the country’s history.
PTCL is the pioneer in launching IPTV services in Pakistan on August 14, 2008 under the brand “SmartTV” having its own digital head-end and bundled with PTCL DSL broadband Pakistan.