Etisalat launches eLife TV iPad app
Abu Dhabi, March 23, 2013
Etisalat said it has become the first operator in the region to launched the new eLife TV iPad App, which will enable the subscribers to watch eLife TV on their iPad, computers or laptop.
The Etisalat announcement came on the sidelines of its participation at Broadband MEA 2013.
The eLife TV on iPad and PC includes live streaming of more than 150 live TV channels, including premium sports channels such as Al Jazeera Sport, Dubai Sports and Abu Dhabi Sports channels.
Customer will be able to enjoy a full week’s worth of Catch Up TV for hundreds of live TV programs that they may have missed, on their smart tablet or web browser. Rented On Demand Movies from eLife TV will also be available for iPad and PC web browsers.
Subscribers will now be able to watch eLife TV on their iPad, computers or laptop whether at home or on the move over WiFi or Etisalat's super-fast Mobile Internet.
Another great feature is that customers can now easily tweet from within their eLife TV iPad App and web app about live TV programs or On Demand Movies that they are watching. They can also post it on their Facebook page and share it with their friends.
On the new service, Rashed Majed Al Abbar, the VP of Home Product Marketing, Etisalat, said: "We noticed that our customers are now spending more time on their tablets and personal computers. This led us to develop this new app that extends the superb eLife TV experience even to subscribers on the move."
"The live streaming of High Definition Live TV channels will allow for interactive entertainment, as subscribers can hit the pause button while watching an OnDemand movie on TV and resume watching it on their iPad. It will also become easier to share content with friends on social media platforms and set reminders to watch live TV shows on your iPad. Sports enthusiasts can also enjoy their favorite live matches whether they are at home or outside," he added.
eLife TV iPad App is now available for free download from Apple's UAE iTunes App Store, he stated.
“We are very pleased to offer this very unique service that offers a comprehensive and interactive eLife TV experience on iPad. The app experience also allows access to what you get from your TV subscription, including your user profile favorites and bookmarks,” said Al Abbar.-TradeArabia News Service