Press release: The customers of Interactive GALA TV will be able to make their own package of favourite TV channels
TEO LT, AB, the largest provider of integrated telecommunication, IT and television services in Lithuania has offered to its customers to choose their own package of preferred extra TV channels the first in Lithuania. This possibility is provided to the users of Interactive GALA (“Interaktyvioji GALA”) TV.
Interactive GALA TV users for their own personal packages can choose 6 out of the 27 channels, which are available in the extra channel packages. Customers can select their favourite channels from movie, entertainment, sports, popular scientific and information programmes or children's programmes. The service My package (“Mano rinkinys”) will cost 6 litas per month.
The basic package of the channels is available to all the customers of Interactive GALA TV, it consist of more than 50 most popular programmes. In addition to that, customers can also choose thematic extra TV channel sets: cinema, entertainment, children, sports, popular science, news, HD and 3D channels, etc. Already now they are used by about one-third of Interactive GALA TV users.
"Customers increasingly appreciate the possibility to make their own "menu" of TV programmes individually, according to their needs. They give preference not to the number of channels, but to the content that suits their personal needs", - Nerijus Ivanauskas, Chief Marketing Officer of TEO, says. According to him, TEO is one of the few European operators who offer users the possibility to choose themselves what they would like to watch and which service to pay for.
The survey of international company 3Vision, which specialises in TV content distribution and consultancy services, has revealed that out of more than 70 European pay-TV operators, omitting premium and niche offers, only 14 per cent of those surveyed offer their users some possibility to choose the TV channel packaging http://www.3visiondistribution.com/news/article/pay-tv-packaging-survey.
Interactive GALA TV users can subscribe to the My package service on their TV screens by navigating the menu with a remote control and entering their PIN to confirm the subscription. This service will be available to those Interactive GALA TV users who use Motorola VIP 1003 set-top boxes. Those having other type of set-top boxes are able to change them to Motorola VIP 1003 set-top box. The conditions for changing are explained in the website www.teo.lt Help section.
More information about the digital TV services and channels provided by TEO is available on the website www.gala.lt or by calling TEO Residential Customer Care phone 1817 (toll number).
About TEO LT, ABTEO provides integrated telecommunication, IT and TV services to residential and business customers in Lithuania. Having the largest experience in the telecommunications business in Lithuania, the Company pays exclusive attention to high quality of services and satisfaction of customer needs. More than 88 per cent of the Company's shares are owned by TeliaSonera AB. TEO LT, AB shares are traded on NASDAQ OMX Vilnius Stock Exchange.For more information, please contact:Antanas Bubnelis, Director of Corporate Communication Unit of TEO Tel. +370 5 236 7537, mob. tel. +370 615 83 854, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org