Mobistar Belgium launches TV offer
By Robert Briel
Published: September 21, 2010 09.48 Europe/London

Belgian mobile operator Mobistar will launch its new Mobistar TV ‘quintuple-play’ package on October 8. Costing EUR 55 a month, the so-called Starpack package offers mobile and fixed telephony, broadband access and IPTV, DVB-T and DVB-S television.

Mobistar said it developed a complete television solution combining multiple available technologies. Their hybrid television receiver gives access to satellite (via DVB-S), digital terrestrial (DVB-T) and IPTV television signals. Satellite offers HD quality (Full HD 1080) and 3D television experience and brings over 500 television and radio channels. The internet gives customers access to interactive services (EPG), content on demand (VOD) and “thanks to Mobistar TV’s intelligent platform”, customers can watch, record and manage their favourite programmes both on their television or mobile devices.

Mobistar is part of the France Telecom group and will use their Livebox to connect to the internet and to offer TV and radio to the television set. The Livebox 2.0. has wifi and is DNLA enabled and contains a 320 GB hard disk. Activation costs is EUR 50.