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Romtelecom offering Galaxy Tab with BBC Knowledge to new subs

Romanian telco and pay TV operator Romtelecom has begun offering new triple-play subscribers a free Galaxy Tab P3110 tablet and access to BBC Knowledge premium documentaries.

Users can access the BBC content via the Dolce Mobile TV app in the Android market and an access code provided with the tablet. The offering is open until September 30.

The offer applies to a range of six ‘Universe’ triple-play bundles priced from RON90 (€22). BBC content made available includes Frozen Planet, Bang Goes the Theory and Paul Merton’s Adventures.

The Universe bundles include the TV Maxim TV packages with 117 IPTV-delivered channels or 99 satellite-delivered channels, Net, offering internet speeds of up to 100Mbps and voice offering Voce, with unlimited call minutes to a number of destinations.

Romtelecom is also offering new satellite TV-only subscribers the opportunity to view the maximum number of channels available on the platform for the price of the minimum-level subscription for a period of 12 months. Customers taking up the promotional offering will have access to 99 channels, including BBC Knowledge, Discovery,  premium service Dolce Sport and movie channels including ShortsTV and AXN Spin for RON28.

“Romtelecom keeps the promise made to its customers to offer them best quality content, thus providing them an unique entertainment experience, either on TV or online, based on their consumption preferences. We also promised a multiscreen entertainment experience, and we keep this promise too, offering online access to BBC Knowledge premieres from this season, to our customers, on a Samsung Galaxy tablet.” said Ovidiu Ghiman, chief strategy and commercial residential officer, Romtelecom.

[This story has been corrected. The version originally published incorrectly stated that UPC Romania had launched this offering].