Monday, March 9, 2009

The Island view on PEO TV

PEO TV, the first IPTV service in Sri Lanka is the ultimate gateway for an all in one entertainment solution that fits perfectly into one’s busy lifestyle. Simple, fast, interactive and affordable, PEO gives you the platform to enjoy the best of local and international news and entertainment from around the world at a click of a button.

Speaking on the Personalized Entertainment Option, Mr. Thusha Weerasooriya, CEO, SLT VisionCom (Pvt) Ltd., said, "IPTV offers an abundance of new possibilities to the viewer, with its interactivity providing high quality personalized entertainment to suit your tastes, giving you greater choice and control of what you want to watch, at a time that is convenient to you. This is the next frontier in television, with the transformation from a traditional, standard one way satellite TV system to an out of the box Personalized Entertainment Option which is a simple and seamless experience for the user. We have now introduced a double promotion, which gives two PEO TV connections for the price of one."

One of the main advantages of having PEO TV is the 24 hour service of an exciting array of international and local channels that cater to all genres, such as entertainment for adults and kids, business, education, news and sports in addition to free-to-air local television stations, which includes Rupavahini, Channel Eye, ITN, Derana and Max TV.

In addition to this, you access to amazing high quality MPEG 4 images and high quality audio irrespective of the weather condition, guaranteeing that PEO will be a service that works during the rainy season, giving you the entertainment that you deserve.

Unlike traditional satellite pay television, not only does PEO TV offers access to a wide array of channels and programmes, by utilizing the IPTV technology it also provides interactivity with the network, unfolding a host of on demand, personalized services even such as access to email, internet directory services, video telephony and other business communications in the future.

Thus by integrating these interactive features into the television experience very soon, you can use your TV to communicate and interact with friends and family through a variety of media such as instant messaging, video and picture sharing.

Viewers will also have access to a movie library, a music library to play and enjoy, at one’s fingertips with Video on Demand (VoD). This allows you to select a wide genre of movies and songs from the every latest, the golden oldies, action, romance, comedy as per one’s choice from the network’s library that will be made available by the system.

With the Trick Play feature, you can pause, rewind and fast forward to live television at your command, giving you greater control of how you watch your favourite shows.

Also, Time Shift TV allows you to watch the news, teledramas and other television programmes that you have missed, giving a greater degree of flexibility to the user. This feature suits the busy lifestyle of today’s world, giving access to programmes that can be viewed at a time convenient to you.

PEO TV is available at the SLT VisionCom office at 60, Davidson Road, Colombo 4 as well as all 16 selected SLT Teleshops and 12 Regional Telecom Offices in the covered areas of the initial stage of expansion. It covers all major areas of Greater Colombo with the inclusion of Kalutara, Kurunegala, Kandy and Katunayake. Further services will be made available in Gampaha, Negombo, Galle, Matara, Avissawella and Ratnapura during the early part of 2009. The public can register on: WWW. For further inquiries, please call the hotline 2555555 or for sales at 2005500.

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