MAURITIUS TELECOM LAUNCHES TRIPLE PLAY WITH IP-TV

Telecoms

Mauritius Telecom launched a triple-play service with IP-TV branded My.T last week. It offers broadband at 256 kbps download speed and international calls at cheap rates using VoIP. The IP-TV service uses a hybrid set top box that can receive 6 digital channels from TNT and the national broadcaster.

It includes a Video on Demand with a choice of films, TV programme series, childrens’ programmes, educational programmes sport and music. Some programmes can be downloaded for free, whilst others are on a “pay-for” basis. Customer premises equipment is offered “free” at the point of delivery and includes: the hybrid Set Top Box MPEG2/4 with DVB-0T, ADSL Modem-Router with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth features (Livebox - as used by France Telecom). Installation is free.

The service costs MR950 (US$30.79) which is relatively cheap alongside Maroc Telecom’s broadband only service at US$22.

http://www.myt.mu