Switzerland: Sunrise launches OTT service
May 10, 2019
Sunrise, the Swiss network operator, has launched Sunrise TV neo – a new multiscreen TV platform as an OTT service.
The Sunrise TV neo app is available on Apple TV, iOS and Android devices, as well as PCs and laptops via a web browser. Sunrise TV neo offers live or time-delayed TV streaming, cloud storage for up to 500 hours of recordings, seven days of ComeBack TV, and a download feature for mobile devices. With the split-screen feature, customers can watch up to four channels at the same time on their mobile devices.
“Our customers’ TV habits are changing: There are more and more screens everywhere. Customers usually have a mobile device with them and want to be able to retrieve TV content everywhere and at all times. The new Sunrise TV neo app works seamlessly on all screens and devices and is a perfect fit for our customers’ needs. We are excited to be setting new standards for the TV experience,” said Olaf Swantee, Sunrise CEO.
The app offers more than 230 TV channels, with over 110 in HD quality. Sunrise said it plans to continuously expand the HD channel selection. Sunrise TV neo also supports 4K and includes the Insight TV UHD channel, among others, upon its launch.
Customers can use the app on up to six devices at the same time, such as their smartphones, tablets and PCs, or via Apple TV. Sunrise is also planning to make the Sunrise TV neo app available for additional devices, such as Chromecast, in the future.
Sunrise TV neo is available with two subscriptions: For CHF 5.00/month (€4.4), customers can use Sunrise TV neo for streaming to their smartphones and tablets or to a web browser on their PC or laptop. For CHF 20.00/month, customers can use Sunrise TV neo max additionally on Apple TV and on up to six devices at the same time. Both subscriptions are flexible, with no minimum contract duration.