PTCL signs Netflix deal
October 31, 2016
Pakistani telco PTCL has become the first telco in the country to sign a partnership agreement with Netflix. The pair will use their respective resources for mutual benefit, utilising and maximising the viewing experience and penetration of Netflix services in Pakistan. This agreement will serve as a way forward for both PTCL and Netflix to provide digital content fans in Pakistan with Netflix streaming. PTCL will support and promote original Netflix content in Pakistan.
PTCL became the only service provider in Pakistan with advanced caching servers and technical pairing with Netflix to offer the superior viewing experience since Netflix’s global launch in January 2016.
PTCL’s Chief Commercial Officer, Adnan Shahid described digital entertainment as PTCL’s “key priority” suggesting that the partnership with Netflix was another step in this direction. “We look forward to working with Netflix to offer new and exciting services including world class Netflix original series and movies in Pakistan,” he added.
“We are excited to partner with PTCL in Pakistan and are looking forward to providing high quality entertainment content for the Pakistani consumers,” declared Tony Zameczkowski, Vice President, Business Development for Asia at Netflix.