Beximco Communications has recently launched RealVU, a direct-to-home satellite television service, for the Bangladesh market.
RealVU signal is available everywhere across the country and the product will be available at selected and authorised trade partner locations in Dhaka, Sylhet and Chittagong divisions, the company said in a statement yesterday.
Beximco Communica-tions is working to expand trade partner network from August this year, according to the statement. “RealVU customers will be able to watch 105 channels with our package and enjoy digital quality picture and clear sound,” said Dmitry Lapitskiy, chief executive officer of the company.
“The package will involve the most popular TV channels, including five in high definition format. Moreover, the RealVU subscribers will enjoy other advantages such as recording function and smart electronic program guide.”
The customers will have to buy a set-top box and a dish antenna from the authorised trade partners while complete set costs Tk 4,499, exclusive of VAT, the company said. “The purchase comes with a two-year warranty for the set-top box.” RealVU certified installers of the trade partner will also provide installation services to customers, and the dish antenna can be placed anywhere.
RealVU also has a 24/7 professional customer care to assist all current and potential customers, the company said. The service will cost Tk 300 a month and payment can made through RealVU scratch cards, as well as through multiple mobile payment systems like b-Kash, DBBL Mobile Banking, IFIC mobile banking and U-Cash. Option to pay online is also available, it said.
Beximco Communications is a joint venture of Beximco Holdings of Bangladesh and the GS Group holding company.