Omantel launches new SVOD service

Omantel has recently announced the launched of its unique SVOD service called ‘PlayVOD’ in partnership with Digital Virgo, a French-based company.

The new service, available in five languages, offers Omantel customers access to a rich library of more than 3,000 movies and TV series, mixing international and regional content.

Aladdin Abdullah Bait Fadhil, Acting Vice President at Omantel’s Consumer Business Unit said, “The launch of PlayVOD in Oman is another example of Omantel’s pioneering approach to delivering compelling user experiences to our customers, fulfilling our strategy of enabling a digitally enriched society. PlayVOD allows our customers to watch videos without any constraints, whenever and wherever, with the platform offering English and Arabic content. Customers can enjoy streaming and downloading video content through PlayVOD for 200 Bz per day.”

Guillaume Briche, Digital Virgo CEO, commented, “This new agreement with Omantel is in line with our strategy of development in the Middle East. For the past few months, we have been working with major mobile operators in the region to set up long-lasting partnerships and deploy high-performance services. We are delighted to start this new collaboration with Omantel, making it the 15th country where we have launched PlayVod.”

To access the PlayVOD library, Omantel customers need to subscribe to the service by using the Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) service where subscribers can buy the service via their smartphones and other devices.