PTCL and Netflix sign collaboration agreementMonday, October 31st, 2016
PTCL becomes the first Telecommunication operator in Pakistan to sign a partnership agreement with Netflix, the global internet television network, for the Pakistan market. After this agreement, PTCL and Netflix will use their respective resources for mutual benefit, utilizing and maximizing the viewing experience and penetration of Netflix services in Pakistan. This agreement will serve as a way forward for both PTCL and Netflix to provide digital content fans in Pakistan with Netflix streaming. PTCL will support and promote original Netflix content in Pakistan.
PTCL became the only service provider in Pakistan with advanced caching servers and technical pairing with Netflix to offer the superior viewing experience since Netflix’s global launch in January 2016.
Commenting on the agreement, PTCL’s Chief Commercial Officer, Adnan Shahid said, “Digital entertainment is PTCL’s key priority and our partnership with Netflix is another step in this direction. We look forward to working with Netflix to offer new and exciting services including world class Netflix original series and movies in Pakistan.”
Tony Zameczkowski, Vice President, Business Development for Asia at Netflix said, “We are excited to partner with PTCL in Pakistan and are looking forward to providing high quality entertainment content for the Pakistani consumers.”
Netflix is the world’s leading Internet television network with over 86 million members in over 190 countries enjoying more than 125 million hours of TV shows and movies per day, including original series, documentaries and feature films. Netflix members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on nearly any Internet-connected screen and they can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.
PTCL is the largest information communication technology and entertainment service provider in Pakistan, touching millions of lives through its broadband and digital television services. Always striving to achieve customer satisfaction, PTCL has entered the collaboration with Netflix to provide its customers high quality streaming content.