TelOne Launches DEOD Entertainment Service in Zimbabwe
TelOne, Zimbabwe’s state-owned telecommunications company, has secured a partnership with Discover Digital, to offer a streaming service called Digital Entertainment on Demand (DEOD). The service was launched on October 3 and will be competing with Netflix, Kwese’s Iflix and MultiChoice’s DStv.
The public will be able to view this service in Borrowdale, Ster-Kinekor Movie House at Sam Levy’s Village.
The DEOD service is aimed at infiltrating the Zimbabwean and African market with an affordable streaming solution offered together with TelOne broadband packages. All TelOne subscribers will have the option to subscribe to On-Demand packages providing series, music videos, kids programming, documentaries, a catalogue of movies and a selection of lifestyle television shows.
Audiences will also be able to access favourite news channels like Aljazeera, CNN, BBC and many others through the streaming service. Subscribers will also have the option to rent the latest movies and movies which are not part of the on-demand service subscriptions.
The DEOD service allows customers to subscribe, buy or rent movies through the mobile money platforms and other means of digital payments and vouchers that are available in any TelOne outlet. TelOne offers a dual-view function, and up to five devices can be linked on a single account at no additional cost to subscribers.
Apps for the service are available for download on Android and iOS.