9mobile Unveils One-Stop Entertainment Hub 9TV
By Dipo Olowookere
A one-stop entertainment hub aimed to churn out on a regular basis quality and stress-relieving content has been launched by 9mobile.
The innovative online entertainment platform called 9TV will allow 9mobile subscribers on pre-paid and hybrid subscriptions to watch their favourite movies, TV shows, children’s entertainment, and live events on the go.
The Director of Product Innovation and Business Development at 9mobile, Mr Kenechukwu Okonkwo, while speaking at the unveiling of the product on Wednesday in Lagos, explained that subscribers would be able to access the platform on Android and web platforms via www.9tv.com.ng.
He further said 9TV offers free-to-air local and international channels, video-on-demand, reality shows, and live events streaming, all at affordable rates and on a variety of smart devices, noting that 9TV is a unique platform to give its subscribers refreshing content on various smart devices and help them keep abreast of happenings on smartphones and tablets.
“We are happy to be introducing this new entertainment platform for the delight of our subscribers. 9TV will offer unlimited relaxation with quality entertainment content at prices that they can afford,” Mr Okonkwo further disclosed.
On the various 9TV offerings, he said movies would be available in categories including new releases, most-watched, blockbusters, children, and other genres. 9TV based on subscriptions ranging from N50 to N2,500, depending on subscriber’s choice, assuring them exceptional value for their money.
Commenting on some of the other unique features of 9TV, Mr Okonkwo said that apart from having all the major features and services a media and entertainment app should have, it allows users to watch whatever they want/like at their convenience.
“9TV’s ‘Timeshift’ feature on Live TV allows users to watch their favourite programmes with pause, rewind, and forward functionalities. Also, the ‘Catch-Up’ feature will enable users to watch programmes after they have been broadcast, or users who have missed a live broadcast will be able to view it on demand.
“9TV allows users to watch & also download their favourite movies, which they will be able to watch later under ‘my downloads’ feature on the app. The downloaded movies will be available to users to view whenever they want, even with ‘No Network Coverage’ or when the device is on ‘Airplane Mode’.
“Another unique offering on 9TV is Liv.9ja. This on-demand live entertainment streaming section allows users to watch live concerts, interviews, parties, and similar events,” he said.
It was gathered that this product was designed by the customer-friendly telecommunications company as part of efforts to provide Nigerians with quality and stress-relieving entertainment.
Since entering the Nigerian market, 9mobile has consistently affirmed its commitment to customers with quality and affordable products and service offerings. The telco continues to transform lives with its consistent innovation, rolling out solutions that enable Nigerians to realize their full potential.