ProSieben to launch prepaid mobile Internet/TV service
October 19, 2009
German commercial broadcaster ProSieben will launch a mobile data service via the network of Vodafone Germany. The prepaid service will be called ProSieben Web & TV Stick and is developed by ProSiebenSat.1’s multimedia division SevenOne Intermedia and Vodafone.
The service offers mobile data access via UMTS and free mobile TV via DVB-T plus free access to the mobile portal of Prosieben. ProSieben Web & TV Stick’s starter package costs E89.95 including E3 mobile data credit and access mobile Internet outside the Prosieben portal costs E0.77 per hour. Customers can also order data packages offering 12 hours, 3 days or 7 days for E1.99, E3.99 and E8.99 respectively. The 7 days package is limited to 2 GB and the 12 hours and 3 days packages are limited to 1 GB.
Prosieben will also offer an UMTS-only USB stick for E39.95 including E5 mobile data credit or an UMTS Sim including E10 mobile data credit for E14.95.