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OTE launches TV everywhere service, secures Bundesliga rights

OTE TV GoDeutsche Telekom-owned Greek pay TV operator OTE last week launched a new TV everywhere service, OTE Go, making content available on smartphones and tablets. 

The service includes OTE Replay TV catch-up content and OTE Cinema On Demand. The service has been launched as a pilot to 50,000 subscribers, allowing them to install the app in up to two devices and view content either via their home WiFi network or on the go via WiFi, and 3G and 4G on the Cosmote network.

Channels available on the service include OTE Sports, OTE Cinema 1HD, OTE Cinema 2, Fox Life, National Geographic Channel, Dinsey Channel and Disney Junior, as well as national Greek channels.

The app is currently available via the Google Play and Apple App stores.

“With OTE TV GΟ we enhance our subscribers’ TV experience by offering the option to enjoy top quality content wherever they are via broadband network, fixed and mobile. The service has been developed with high quality standards in order to provide multiple possibilities as per each user’s profile. Today, OTE TV GΟ is available via smartphones and tablets, while very soon our subscribers may also use their desktops or laptops,” said Nikos Kallianis, OTE TV Senior Manager in Product Marketing & Commercial Planning.

Separately, OTE has renewed an exclusive deal to air Germany Bundesliga football for the next two years. OTE will air matches from top two German divisions as well as the Supercup and playoffs in each of the leagues.

“OTE TV subscribers will continue to watch on OTE TV sport channels all Bundesliga matches, as well as other top Greek and International tournaments, thus enjoying the highest quality sports TV program in Greece. With the quality coverage from our sports media team, our new OTE SPORT studios and the advanced OTE TV GO service, we further enhance OTE TV experience,” said Dimitris Michalakis, OTE TV director.