A new service is launched today in Cyfrowy Polsat – OTT Television which enables access to television channels via the Internet delivered by any service provider (via Wi-Fi or fixed-line connection). If customers have any Internet access at home, from any service provider, they can now enjoy television from Cyfrowy Polsat – anything they want, with any packages they want and without a fixed monthly access fee, while a set-top-box can be connected via fixed-line or Wi-Fi.
Flexible programming offer will make it possible to freely combine packages (directly through the set-top-box in the new Store application) and pay only for those which have been selected – 9 packages to choose from, without long-term commitments, a possibility of their activation for 30 days.
All this directly available on a new, dedicated set-top-box – EVOBOX STREAM, which is available in the postpaid option with a contract, as well as in the prepaid option – without a contract.
Along with the set-top-box, for a start the customer will receive a full programming offer of Cyfrowy Polsat – over 100 TV channels (including HBO, Eleven Sports or Polsat Sport Premium) for 3 months for free! On top of that – free-to-air DVB-T channels after connecting the set-top-box to a DVB-T antenna.
No limitations, availability in the entire Poland, flexibility, convenience, high usage comfort, rich content and attractive pricing – this is how a new Internet TV from Cyfrowy Polsat may be summarized.
“We give our customers a new, revolutionary, very flexible access to TV content. If they have any Internet access at home, from any service provider, they can now have our television – anything they want, with any packages they want and without a fixed monthly access fee, while a set-top-box can be connected via fixed-line or Wi-Fi. This is a consistent implementation of our idea: “Television – for everyone. Everywhere. Internet – for everyone. Everywhere. Telephone – for everyone. Everywhere.” says Maciej Stec, Vice-President of the Management Board responsible for strategy at Cyfrowy Polsat and Polkomtel.
Activate packages, whenever you want
For the needs of the new OTT Television service we have created a completely new, more attractive packages. The offer includes 3 basic packages: Convenient, Comfortable, Rich (Wygodny, Komfortowy, Bogaty in Polish) and 6 additional packages (3 Premium packages and 3 thematic packages), including most popular and well known sport, movie or kids channels. Furthermore, thanks to the embedded DVB-T module, after connecting a DVB-T antenna to the set-top-box, free digital terrestrial television channels will be also available, including among others Polsat, TVN, TVP 1, TVP 2, TV 4, TV Puls.
- Convenient Package – 25 channels which ensure access to the best sport, movies and entertainment, including Polsat Sport HD, Polsat Sport Extra HD, Polsat Film HD, Polsat Doku HD, Polsat News HD, Polsat Rodzina – PLN 20 per month;
- Comfort Package – 42 channels which offer even more emotions, information and inspiration – channels from the Convenient Package and additionally, among others, TVN 24 HD, TVN Style, Food Network, Animal Planet HD, Discovery Channel HD, Eurosport 1 HD and Eurosport 2 HD – PLN 30 per month;
- Rich Package – 92 channels which will meet expectations of the entire family – channels from the Comfort package and additionally, among others, AXN HD, Cinemax 1 and 2 HD, FOX HD, BBC First, National Geographic HD, MTV Dance, CBeebies, Boomerang HD, Cartoon Network HD or Nickelodeon – PLN 60 per month.
Additional premium packages:
- Polsat Sport Premium – including 2 sports channels and 4 PPV services offering best quality football content– UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League – PLN 30 per month;
- Eleven Sports – including 4 channels, on which you can watch sport hits such as: Formula 1TM, LaLiga Santander, Bundesliga, Seria A TIM – PLN 15 per month;
- HBO and HBO GO – including 3 channels and online service, offering the biggest Hollywood productions, cult TV series and Disney kids shows and movies – PLN 20 per month.
Additional thematic packages:
- Sport – including 10 channels, the most extensive sports package, including among others Polsat Sport Premium 1 and 2 HD, Eleven Sports or Eurosport 1 and 2 HD channels – PLN 45 per month;
- Films and series – 19 channels with international, European and Polish cinema, including among others Kino Polska, FOX Comedy HD, AMC, Kino TV, TNT HD, Cinemax HD, AXN HD, Paramount Channel – PLN 20 per month;
- Kids – 6 channels with the most beautiful cartoons for the youngest viewers, including among others Nickelodeon, CBeebies, Cartoon Network – PLN 10 per month.
EVOBOX STREAM is available in two variants:
- With 24-month contract– PLN 1 for a start, and PLN 10 per month afterwards.
- Without contract (prepaid) – purchase of the set-top-box for PLN 299.
Rules of using the Internet Television (OTT) offered by Cyfrowy Polsat:
- After selecting EVOBOX STREAM set-top-box, during the first 3 months the full OTT programming offer will be available through the set-top-box – over 100 channels without any fees.
- Then the customer will have a full freedom in activating individual packages in the periods selected by him/her. In order to use additional packages, the customer needs to select one of the basic packages first.
- Activation of packages is possible directly on the set-top-box in a new Store application. Depending on the preferences, the customer will be able to activate packages in a one-off option (for 30 days, followed by an automatic deactivation after expiry of this period) or renewal option (every 30 days).
- Simple and fast payments via the set-top-box – EVOBOX STREAM is the first set-top-box in Poland which will ensure a possibility of making payments via Dotpay system. This allows for making an instant transaction, which means that a package or content in which the user is interested can be activated instantly. Payments with a credit card or a more and more popular BLIK system, or adding a given amount to the monthly bill ensure real flexibility and convenience which is expected by the modern consumers.
- For the price of the purchased basic package, the customer will also receive:
- ON THE GO service thanks to which the channels will be available on mobile devices in Cyfrowy Polsat GO application, even on 3 devices simultaneously,
- CatchUP service which allows for watching selected programs even up to 7 days back from the date of their original broadcast, without any additional fees and without any need to record them.
EVOBOX STREAM – rich entertainment content within arm’s reach
EVOBOX STREAM is a fourth new set-top box introduced by Cyfrowy Polsat to the market in the recent months, and at the same time the fifth device of EVOBOX series (after EVOBOX PVR, HD, LTE and IP) and another model manufactured at InterPhone Service plant in Mielec which is a part of Polsat Group. It has state-of-the-art design, intuitive operation and clear menu.
- Mozaika– recommendation of contents from TV schedule and online services,
- Store – a possibility to purchase packages and events in PPV system directly via the set-top-box while selecting the most convenient form of payment (purchase of packages will be possible after expiry of the 3-month promotional period).
EVOBOX STREAM set-top-box features:
- embedded Wi-Fi module which ensures mobility, it just needs to be connected to the Internet from any service provider (minimum download speed - 8 Mb/s),
- embedded DVB-T module enables access to 28 channels of free digital terrestrial television,
- access to online services:
- Cyfrowy Polsat GO, that is thousands of on-demand items without any additional fees,
- HBO GO – a library of cult series and the biggest Hollywood movies.
- functions which make it possible to watch television on your own terms:
- reStart – watch the selected programs from linear TV channels from the beginning;
- TimeShift – pause and rewind the selected programs up to 3 hours (soon);
- CatchUP – watch selected programs even up to 7 days back from the date of their original broadcast;
- the software designed by Cyfrowy Polsat, which operates successfully on the EVOBOX LITE set-top-box, in the case of the new set-top box ensures, among others:
- intuitive and simple operation;
- easy access to all set-top-box features;
- rich and readable TV Guide with fast access to CatchUP feature, and an option of alphabetic filtering of content and a possibility of advanced search for programs as well as setting of reminders;
- a possibility to create a list of your favorite channels,
- clear descriptions of programs;
- easy navigation between lists of favorite channels using a blue button on the remote.