The Peninsula -- Ooredoo announced yesterday a new set-top box, which is now available to all its Ooredoo tv customers.
The new Ooredoo tv — which provides all digital services through one set-top box —includes conventional linear TV, on-demand service, catch-up features, apps and games, and is intended to be the premier digital hub for customers in Qatar, meeting all their digital needs.
Home entertainment services are provided by the UHD 4K set-top box, which has been specially designed with a Qatari aesthetic appearance to appeal to Qatari citizens and residents.
The new Ooredoo tv is powered by Android TV, widely considered to be one of the best entertainment platforms currently available.
The new set-top box is real HDR 4K, offering unprecedented picture quality to viewers, and includes 16 GB of memory, enabling users to download a number of apps and games.
The new Ooredoo tv features a user interface with a brand new look, with a strong recommendation engine that works seamlessly between multiple content platforms and is able to intuitively offer recommendations based on the user’s viewing pattern.
The new user interface also offers much faster channel switching, Kids Mode, channel profile creation, a catch-up feature of up to 48 hours, a locking mechanism to better provide parental control and much more.
Manar Khalifa al-Muraikhi, Director of PR and Corporate Communications at Ooredoo, said of the launch: “We’re incredibly pleased to be able to offer this comprehensive, state-of-the-art digital entertainment solution to our customers at such great value. We know access to quality entertainment is of great importance to them, and we’re confident they will enjoy all the capabilities the new Ooredoo tv provides.”
The new Ooredoo tv is available priced at QR350, but a limited time offer is available at no upfront cost to customers who can get their hands on the new set-top box by visiting any Ooredoo Shop around town.