Bangladesh’s first DTH service RealVU set in operation

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

DHAKA — BEXIMCO Communications Limited launched Bangladesh’s first Direct-to-Home (DTH) service under the brand name RealVU, which will drastically change the viewing experience of the country’s television viewers. RealVU will be available at selected and authorized trade partner locations in three divisions– Dhaka, Sylhet and Chittagong.

RealVU is the first ever Direct-to-Home (DTH) platform in Bangladesh. The operator will provide the best picture quality and HD sound to its viewers at the most affordable price. RealVU TV signal is available everywhere across the country. RealVU product is available in certified trade Partners outlet in Dhaka, Chittagong and Sylhet. Starting from August 2016 operator is planning to expand trade partner network to every division in Bangladesh.

“RealVU customers will be able to watch 105 channels with our package and enjoy digital quality picture and clear sound. The package will involve the most popular TV channels including five in HD format. Moreover, the RealVU subscribers will enjoy other advantages such as recording function and smart electronic program guide” – commented Dmitry Lapitskiy, Chief Executive Officer of BEXIMCO Communications Limited.

To experience RealVU top-level service, a customer needs to buy a set-top box and a dish antenna from the authorized trade partner. The cost for user’s complete set will be Tk 4,499 + VAT. RealVU will provide its customers with a two-years warranty for the set-top box. RealVU certified installers of the trade partner will provide installation services to customers. The dish antenna can be placed anywhere in the line-of-sight with the satellite (rooftop, wall etc.). Moreover, RealVU has a 24/7 professional customer care (16442, 09609999000) to assist all current and potential customers.

Customers can avail RealVU with a monthly subscription of Tk 300 including VAT. Several payment methods are available across the country: through RealVU scratch cards in Trade Partner outles; through multiple mobile payment systems: b-Kash, DBBL Mobile Banking, IFIC mobile banking, U-Cash etc. and through bank card payment on the RealVU website.

BEXIMCO Communications Limited is a joint venture between BEXIMCO Holdings Limited of Bangladesh and the GS Group holding company.