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OTE launches catch-up and VOD service

OTE-TV-PLUS-1Deutsche Telekom-owned Greek telco OTE has launched an OTT catch-up TV and video-on-demand service that will be available to OTE TV subscribers at no extra charge.

The OTE TV Plus service will offer films and TV series airing on OTE Cinema channels as well as OTE History documentaries and programmes.

The service is available to subscribers equipped with hybrid satellite and IP set-top boxes and will include OTE Cinema titles airing from this month along with new series from OTE Cinema 4 HD such as Happy Valley, UnREAL, Trapped, Undercover, Roots, Deutschland ’83 and The Young Pope.

OTE TV subscribers have access to OTE TV Plus via the on-demand section of their TV guides, organized by genre. Viewers equipped with DVRs can download titles for up to 48 hours.

OTE satellite TV customers can view OTE TV Plus and other interactive services by connecting their boxes to the internet, including via the network of third-party providers.