Saudi Telecom launches interactive TV

Saudi Arabia's telecoms firm, STC has launched the advanced interactive TV service for its AFAQ DSL Shamil customers. The new service, InVision, allows customers to watch live TV channels, pause a programme and replay it later, replay clips, and record and retrieve programmes to watch them anytime for a complete week. It also provides VOD and a control panel which allows viewers to select the packages that meet their interests. It marks the first time that interactive TV has been available in the Kingdom.