State run telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) on today (March 9, 2016) has signed an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with leading DTH operator Tata Sky to offer Video on Demand (VoD) services to broadband customers.
As per the latest information, BSNL will be offering Free First month Broadband Rental while Tata Sky will offer its VoD service free for the first month to download content worth up to Rs 500.
BSNL CMD Anupam Shrivastava told "We will implement this MoU to cover the entire nation within next six months. VoD has been gaining prominence and this partnership will help both the partners tap into the market better."
Initially, BSNL and Tata Sky will implement this MoU with one or two states and later the same would be extended to the entire nation. Under the partnership, BSNL and Tata Sky will enter a strategic alliance and seek broadband customers for BSNL who will be utilising Video on Demand (VoD) services offered by Tata Sky.
Tata Sky is already providing content based value added services (VAS) to wireless subscribers of BSNL in all the four zones through WAP portal BSNL Live.
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