Malta - GO Plus TV hits 30,000 subscriber mark

Friday, October 17th, 2008 
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GO Plus TV has hit the 30,000 subscriber mark in just eighteen months of commencing commercial operations on its digital TV service. Following months of hard work, GO has scored success in keeping its promise to provide Malta and Gozo with a state-of-the-art digital TV service at the most affordable prices in the local market. Public reaction to the launch of GO’s digital TV is very positive and has soared beyond all expectations with subscriber demand growing rapidly month after month.

With the addition of TV, GO p.l.c. is Malta’s leading quadruple-play telecom operator with a complete portfolio of services namely fixed line, mobile, broadband Internet and digital television offering clients a total telecom solution. The take-up of GO Plus digital TV service has grown quickly over the past months as more and more local customers are realising the better value proposition when signing up to GO Plus.

GO Plus TV offers the best value for money both in terms of content – with a wide selection of local and international channels to choose from – as well as service provision – offered through our state-of-the-art DTTV platform.

Speaking of the amazing rate of subscriber growth, Michele Dandria, GO’s TV Product Manager said: “We are immensely grateful to our 30,000 customers and would like to thank them all for choosing GO Plus TV – a decision they will never regret. We offer a wide selection of TV channels, backed by 24-hours-a-day support and customer care, from basic free-to-air channels to premium content including sports.”

GO Plus offers customers a fantastic 55-channel line-up of top-notch stations with quality entertainment that ranges from English football club channels Manchester Utd TV, Liverpool TV, Arsenal TV and Chelsea TV – to channels providing new drama, hit comedy series, kids channels – including Disney channel – and groundbreaking documentaries. English football club channels are part of Club+ – an premium pay TV service at €5 per month exclusively available to GO Plus TV customers as an optional add-on service to the current TV packages – Free+, Silver+ or Gold+. Club+ is given for free to Sports+ customers. With the ongoing acquisition of new sports content, through Sports+, sports fans get a feast of events and tournaments for only €9.55 a month. And for so little, they enjoy various disciplines ranging from tennis, golf, rugby, motor racing, horse-racing, boxing and of course football. Football supporters can look forward to the forthcoming seasons of the FA Cup as well as all England home and away World Cup Qualifying 2010 matches exclusively on GO Plus TV. Motoring enthusiasts will have the chance to follow Formula One qualifying sessions and races live and exclusive on GO Plus TV.

Customers take their pick from the current packages which come at very affordable rates. Those who sign up to the Free+ package are given a GO Watch Smartcard for only €2.33 (network access fee) and 17 free-to-view channels. The Silver+ package – costing just €11.65 a month (in addition to the network access fee per set top box) – includes 36 channels with music, news, documentaries, sports, cartoons and many other channels while the Gold+ package, that costs only €20.96 a month (in addition to the network access fee per set top box), comes with over 50 channels and includes top international channels – with more of everything for all members of the family!