Tuesday, September 23, 2008

PEO TV Launched

PEO TV the IPTV pay television platform by SLT was officially launched yesterday (Sep 22nd 2008) at the Cinnamon Grand.

At present package and installation rates are not yet available and according to sources the information should be available by the end of this month. PEO TV is operated by SLT Visioncom a fully owned subsidiary of Sri Lanka Telecom.

PEO TV subscribers are welcome to use this blog to discuss issues related to PEO television service and we will bring you the latest news about PEO and we hope that PEO subscribers will use this blog to share information and update us with the latest on PEO TV.

At present the following channels are available on PEO TV
  1. Rupavahini
  2. Channel Eye
  3. ITN
  4. Derana TV
  5. Max TV
  6. NDTV Good Times
  7. CNN International
  8. BBC World
  9. NDTV 24X7
  10. Al Jazeera
  11. Ujala
  12. Eurosport
  13. Eurosport News
  14. VH1
  15. MTV
  16. Luxe TV
  17. B4U Movies
  18. Fashion TV
  19. Trace TV
  20. C Music TV
  21. STC
  22. B4U Music
  23. HBO
  24. HBO Signature
  25. HBO Hits
  26. HBO Family
  27. Star Movies
  28. Star One
  29. Toon Disney
  30. Disney Channel
  31. Travel Channel
  32. Wedding TV
  33. Bollywood
  34. Wine TV
  35. Star Vijay
  36. Ten Sports
More channels are slated to be on the platform in the near future.

Please keep us updated on the latest on PEO TV as the days progress.

Daily News Sep 23rd 2008 : SLT Launches IPTV

39 comments:

kayhaytha said...

Finally, it is here ! Welcome PEO TV, we have been waiting for you patiently.

Amaris said...

This is annoying. They seem to have so many launchings but nothing gets launched. Initially there was a big exhibition at BMICH but the guys there didn't know anything except that this was a pay TV service! Now a big launch at a hotel but still they are not giving connections and don't know the packages prices even.....This is like the bells at a movie theatre....designed to keep the people from leaving (getting another service).....

Observer said...

I called SLT customer care, and got to know some pricing information.

Apparently the connection costs 9900 and thereafter a monthly rental of 1000. At the moment 14 or 16 channels are available. Quite sure that the channel list mentioned by the Admin is not in place at the moment.

Its sad that , in order to subscribe to this you need to have an SLT phone line.

however its better to wait before getting any such connection, as at the moment its of little value for 1000 bucks. apart from that SLT is known to launch products which are not fully market ready with a big hype (E.g Mobitel launch).

But its always good to see some competition coming to Dialog.

AMD said...

according to www.peotv.com, connections will be given after 1st Oct.

AI said...

These channels available at the moment and i am watching them.

Channels with Time shift Facility
--------------------------------

1. Rupawahini
2. Channel eye
3. ITN
4. Derana
5. Max

Channels with out Time shift Facility
---------
6. CNN
7. BBC
8. NDTV
9. Aljazihira
10. Ujala
11. HBO
12. HBO Signature
13. HBO Hits
14. HBO Family
15. No channel Assign
16. No channel Assign
17. CBeebies
18. Luke.tv
19. No channel Assign
20. B4U Movies
21. NHK
22. STC
23. EuroSport
24. NDTV Good Time
25. No channel Assign
26. B4u Movies
27. No channel Assign
28. Z smile
29. No channel Assign
30. No channel Assign
31. MTV
32. Tracetv
33. Euro sport
34. Taffy Kids
35. Time Musik
36. Nic
37. No channel Assign
38. VH1
39. Eurosport
40. Zmuzic

LANKA INFO said...

New channel on Dialog TV

kayhaytha said...

@ai

How is the picture quality ? Audio quality ? Are there any technical issues such as the 'rain fade' problem that DTV is faced with ? We should be aware of such issues before we jump into the fire .

AI said...

@ kayhaytha....

picture quality on foreign channels (HBO.. CNN.. BBC.. ) DVD quality. only local channels need to be improve. so far as problem i see set top box meant to get freeze. this happen cos i play around with menu items bit fast. we have to appreciate its sending signal forth and back SLT servers. its not major issue i only experienced it twice. other thing sound of channels are not in same level. so changing channels volume is going up and down to each channel. i bet these issues SLT will short out with time.

i dont think its jumping to fire. cos with this technology the services you can get is limitless. and still it didn't rain after i got the connection ;)

big advantage is no antenna or dish to worry about.

ILHAM - The Boss said...

Hi all

Here are the prices

New Connection Net Rs.9950/=(Incl Taxes)
with this you get 01-STB, 01-ADSL router

Basic Package Rs.1000/=Monthly(Incl taxes)
which gives you 29 ch's plus 7 FTA (both local and Interr.) ch's
The premium HBO boutique with 4 ch's cost 400/- additionally
(altogether 40 ch's now on air-till somewhere December and they will increase no of ch's)

ILHAM - The Boss said...

Slt Iptv Future Tv Channel List

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

English – Movies
HBO, HBO Signature, HBO Hits, HBO Family, CINEMAX, Zee Studio, Star Movies, SET PIX.
English – Entertainment
Star World, AXN, Nat Geo Adventure, Hallmark Channel, Australia Network, Discovery, Animal Planet,
National Geographic Channel, The History Channel, BBC Entertainment.
Hindi – Movies
Set Max, Zee Cinema, Star Gold, Filmy.
Hindi – Entertainment
Star Plus, Sony Set, Zee TV, Star One, SET SAB, Zee Smile.
Tamil – Movies
KTV, Raj Digital plus, TBO, SR TV.
Tamil – Entertainment
SUN TV, Raj TV, Star Vijay, Jaya TV, Kalanyar TV.
Sports
ESPN, Star Sports, Star Cricket, TEN Sports, NEO Sports, NEO Cricket,
Zee Sports.
Kids
Nick, Pogo, Cartoon Network, Chutti TV, Animax.
Music
MTV (Music Television), Vh1 - (Video Hits1), Zee Music, SUN MUSIC,
Isai Aruvi, Channel V.
Fashion & Lifestyle
Zee Café, Zee Trendz, Zone Reality, Travel & Living, NDTV Good Times.
International News Channels
BBC, CNN, Aljazeera, NDTV, SUN NEWS, Times Now.
Business News
NDTV Profit, Zee Business, CNBC.
Comeing Soon

podiman said...

@ilham-The Boss,
Are you sure about the ADSL router. I reckon it is a must to have an ADSL connection.

AMD said...

IPTV

Connection - 9,900 +VAT
Rental - 1,100 +VAT for 5 local, 24 International channels which include 10 A la carte channels.

HBO ( 4 channels ) 400 extra.

Connection whithin 7 days.
U dont need a ADSL connection but u should be in a ADSL coverage area.

ILHAM - The Boss said...

To podiman
From ILHAM The Boss
Dont need a ADSL connection but u should be in a ADSL coverage area.

mad_roker said...

how many channels are at present they are showing for 1000/= ? are they showing Ftv ?

AI said...

check the list i have mention above .. part from that Russian Today (RT) on air now..

podiman said...

If the basic package is Rs1000 and the HBO is Rs400. What will be the final subscription fee when Star package, Zee Package, NDTV package, ESPNSTAR and Neo sports comes in??? I reckon it will be much more than Dialog tv.

mad_roker said...

P E O what does it means? is any one know

TheXB said...

PEO stands for Personal Entertainment Option

IPTV said...

ESPN, STAR .. So on.. Lets wait n see it will be a suprise

Nalin74 said...

But i think SLT need to think this first. Movies & Sports channels. but they didnt mentioned about them. Eurosport is not for Asians. But in Dialog TV all the channels there in Premium & get from anywhere. so SLT should do something to overcome Dialog TV.

star said...

Upcoming channel list are added on the website. Few good channels are on the upcoming list.

www.peotv.com

Cost details also added to the web site. Time shifted tv monthly rental Rs.600.00 + vat.

Package cost is too much.

podiman said...

IPTV is going to be too expensive. Already with Base package+HBO channels+time shift facilty will cost over Rs 2000/=. When the other packages like ESPNSTAR, NEO SPORTS come it will be near to Rs 3000/=.

IPTV said...

Euro sports is a more of a live channel. Very few past programms and Fomula One is there in live.. Hope its a different option than old indian past cricket in ESPN, Star Sports and Star Cricket....Keep in mind it will be al-a- carte.. Lets wee what is comming...

podiman said...

IPTV should go for SuperSports package. It is with 7 sports channels and no advertisments. They show all kind of sports, including cricket, rugby, tennis, football. One of the best sports packages.

sanjan said...

dialog one s only good thing is it is available to every one. no point whether dialog has 5 million or not. will you call all those? all the important numbers are fixed lines. for your infomation dialog anyway has only 3 million max and mobitel is just behiend. they had given 4 million sims since they give kit freely with each phone but most are not active.
one important inside story for all of you. mobitel already revised their tariff to general public also but cant implement because of the upahara work load. all those are better than new dialog one and will come in next month.

Dimu said...

can someone tell me the udp address and the port use by PEO TV?

(like 239.1.1.101 port 10001)

IPTV said...

Peo has added FTV. What is next.. I experience triple play features on SLT copper line and quality is really good.

AI said...
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AI said...

Hi gUys this is latest about Peo Tv.

Non ADSL Customer : Service Enabling Fee

Full Payment = Rs 9950.00 + VAT

Rs. 5000.00 down payment and

Rs. 1750.00 + Vat for 3m installment

Rs. 900.00 + Vat for 6m Installment



ADSL Customer : Service Enabling Fee

Full Payment = Rs 9000.00 + VAT

Rs.4000.00 + Vat down payment and

Rs. 1750.00 + Vat for 3m installment

Rs. 900.00 + Vat for 6m Installmen


Channel Line up in the IPTV Service

Base Packge

No. Channel Name
1 Rupavahini
2 Channel Eye
3 ITN
4 Derana
5 Max TV
6 CNN
7 BBC World
8 NDTV News
9 Al - Jazeera
10 Ujala
11 B4U Movies
12 Euro Sports
13 Euro Sports News
14 Taffy Kids
15 Nickelodeon
16 BBC Entertainment
17 NDTV GoodTimes
18 Luxe TV
19 Vh1
20 MTV
21 B4U Music
22 C Music
23 STC
24 Trace
25 Fashion TV
26 Bollywood Channel
27 Travel Channel
28 Wedding TV
29 Wine TV

HBO Packge

1 HBO
2 HBO Signature
3 HBO Hits
4 HBO Family

Note : Please note that out of the 33 channels we are currently giving 29 channels for the base package as a special offer for a period of 3 months only.

Channels which will be on offer shortly ( By 2nd week of October 2008)

1 Star Movies
2 Star World
3 Star Plus
4 Tensports
5 Toon Disney
6 The Disney Channel
7 Playhouse Disney
8 National Geography
9 NAT GEO Adventure
10 ESPN
11 STAR SPORTS
12 STAR CRICKET
13 Sun TV
14 Suriya


Monthly Rental

Base Package = 1000
HBO Package = 400
the channels will be available from 2nd week of October per channel = 50/=

podiman said...

IPTV is going to be far too expensive. To get all the above mentioned (above mentioned post)channels it will cost you over Rs 2000/=. With NEO Sports channels and the Zee package what will be the cost?

Sri said...

I paid today and waiting till they come to fix it up,just curious to know,I got some Q's


1.I already got a DSL router and I use it for file server exchange,if SLT IPTV router fix into a port of my current router will it affect to the data transfer ratings??

2.What's the bandwidth does IPTV consume will it affect to web browsing?

3.What are those two USB ports behind of the STB are for? can we use it with an external HDD?

4.What is the brand of the router?

also if anyone who is using IPTV at the moment please put up an image of the whole setup(i.e STB,Router,etc..)

::DINESH:: said...

@SRI

1.I'm not sure about the issue with an additional router.

2.Technical guys at Davidson road showroom told, there is no effect on ADSL as IPTV is using a different frequency of the telephone cable.

3.USB look-alike port on the set up box is actually a HDMI port for HD (High Definition) televisions but PEOTV is still not broadcasting any HD channels.. Anyway it's good that they provide a future proof set up boxes to their customers.

4. PEOTV provides UTStarcom set top boxes..(this isn't the actual model but this model resembles most of the features..) www.utstar.com/Document_Library/1526.pdf

Sri said...
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Sri said...

@dinesh


thanks for the quick heads up!appreciate it ;)


take a look at this pic
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_F7-dOY0ZUss/SMdySLlIj2I/AAAAAAAAAGk/qvN-j2GziT8/s1600-h/07092008344.jpg

see the two USB ports next to the RJ-45 port,also is the HDMI inteface isnt available or is it closed by a plastic/rubber cover?

::DINESH:: said...

@ SRI

TOO RIGHT.. I NEVER NOTICED 2 USB PORTS AT THE BACK WHEN I WAS WATCHING THEIR DEMO AT THEIR SHOWROOM.. (THIS IS PURELY A GUESS... MAY BE YOU CAN PLAY MEDIA STORED ON USB DRIVE) AND ABOUT HDMI PORT.. AGAIN I NEVER SAW THE REAR VIEW OF IT ANT TO BE HONEST ON THIS PICTURE IT LOOKS LIKE AS IF IT'S CLOSED BUT GUYS AT DAVIDSON RD SHOWROOM TOLD THE SET TOP BOX IS HDMI CAPABLE..

I BELIEVE YOU HAVE GOT YOUR CONNECTION BY NOW.. ENJOY!!

AI said...

well i did try plugging a usb thumb drive to it. thumb drive lights start to blink as normal dose when i plug to pc. after that it go off. maybe there no software to identify the thumb drive.

AI said...

time shifttv now available up to bbc. so far it was available only for local channels. now it had add up CNN and BBC.

::DINESH:: said...

@AI
THANKS FOR THE INFO!!

EVEN I CALLED GUYS AT DAVIDSON RD SHOWROOM BUT THE LADY ANSWERED THE PHONED DIDN'T KNOW ANY TECHNICAL DETAILS..

TV & Radio Sri Lanka said...

Please continue commenting under the new post titled "PEO TV - too expensive".

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