Zong Pocket TV Introductory Offer Expires On 6th April

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Watch TV on your mobile phone with Zong Pocket TV service in Pakistan. Zong introduced this services couple of weeks ago which enables you to watch variety of local and international TV channels on the go on your mobile phone handset. Whether its news, sports or music, customers can enjoy the live streaming of TV on their handsets.

Till 6th of April 2011 the Pocket TV service of Zong is free and then most probably they will start charging their customer on monthly basis. We are still not sure that what type of charges are going to be imposed on this service either monthly charges or per minute charges. One thing to note is, the standard GPRS/Edge Internet charges still do apply for using this service. So if there is going to be any additional charges then they are going to be in addition to the GPRS charges as per package plan.

How to watch TV on mobile with Zong Pocket TV service in Pakistan?

  • From your handset browser simply open http://pockettv.zong.com.pk/
  • The URL will open the Zong Pocket TV page on your phone where the channel list is displayed.
  • Clicking on any of the channel links will open the channel stream in the media player of your phone.

Unfortunately this service does not work on Apple products such as iPhone or iPad. The handsets which are supported to use this service are Nokia, Android based handsets and Windows mobile phones.

Handset Compatibility and basic requirements for the service:

  • Only EDGE supported handsets with a Streaming Media Player (supports H.264 codec + RSTP link) like Real Player will work with Zong Pocket TV service.
  • All Nokia handsets have a Built-in Real player application that plays Streaming links; subscriber has to set his/her edge settings of streaming player up to 84.42 kbps for using the Zong Pocket TV service.
  • Streaming player in Java OS phones such as Sony Ericsson, Motorola, Samsung, and LG will work with Zong Pocket TV service.
  • Windows OS phones such as Imate and HTC will also be able to use the service.
  • Android OS phones will also be able to use this service.
  • Old handsets that have streaming players that lack H.264 codec support will not be able to work with Zong Pocket TV service.
  • Apple OS phones/tablets will not work with Zong Pocket TV service.
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One comment

  1. zong is now grooving up in pakistan, and also offer good package for zong users, thanks to share the informatoin and i hope that you will keep it up and will share more information as like this

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