Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited (BTC) has respondsed to customers’ demand for access to content on the go by entering a partnership with Multichoice Botswana. BTC customers can now access DSTV content on the go and on multiple devices.
Through the DSTV Now app, customers can access different DSTV menus everywhere and anywhere where there is a BTC 4G or LTE connection allowing them to download and stream video content either through their phones, tablet or personal computers.
The value add services enables subscribers to purchase bundles giving them access to watch Live TV, depending on the DSTV bouquet they have subscribed for,catch up on their favourite shows, download and stream video content.
“The DSTV Now video bundles will make it more convenient for viewers to enjoy their favourite shows while on the go,” says Edward Wicks, BTC Chief Commercial Officer. The initiative seeks to drive high impact user experience and cater for customer needs.
“This product is meant to be enjoyed by BTC users and DSTV subscribers. It is affordable and convenient as you can watch your favourite shows on the go with our faster internet connection on your devices.” Wicks added
The move by the Company is in line with global trends that are moving towards content access and taps into BTC’s extensive network, the widest and fastest in the market with over 400 LTE stations covering even the remote areas of Botswana.
According to the Internet Statistics World Report of 2018, as at December 2017, 923 523 people in Botswana consumed the internet daily, which is about 40% of the population.
The BTC video bundles offering capitalises on these trends and allows users to enjoy quality service at affordable rates by subscribing either for the 5GB, 10GB or 20 GB for faster internet connectivity.
To enjoy this product, users must ensure that their DSTV account is active, download the DSTV Now app and register their DSTV Now account linking it to the DSTV Smart Card or DSTV account number. To subscribe for the BTC Video bundles, they simply dial *180#. The DSTV Now app permits customers to register a maximum of four (4) devises.