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In response to huge demand, Ooredoo has extended its introductory offer on Ooredoo TV Go, its latest and most exciting digital innovation. Now until the 30 April, customers can enjoy free unlimited access to live TV channels and video on demand for the first month when they download and sign up on the Ooredoo TV Go app. In partnership with STARZ Play, Ooredoo TV Go will provide video on-demand access 24/7 to over 6,000 hours of the biggest and best blockbusters. All this incredible world of entertainment is available in High Definition on iOS and Android compatible devices anywhere in Oman at any time, thanks to Ooredoo's state-of-the-art nationwide mobile data network.

Commenting on the fantastic popularity of Ooredoo TV Go, Johan Buse, Chief Commercial Officer at Ooredoo said: "Ooredoo TV Go has very quickly become a must-have for TV lovers and film fans across the Sultanate, adding an amazing new level of flexibility and choice to their viewing. Because we don't want anyone to miss out on this world-class entertainment experience, we are delighted to extend the value packed introductory offer till the end of April."

He added: "Always looking ahead, Ooredoo already has ambitious plans in place to build on the success of Ooredoo TV Go as mobile entertainment becomes a way of life across the Sultanate. As data experience leaders, we provide an unparalled online experience and look forward to adding more content very soon."

An unrivalled cutting edge service built on the strength of Ooredoo's mobile data network that stretches across the length and breadth of Oman, Ooredoo TV Go has been developed in response to the ever more digital lifestyle of people across the country. Leveraging the latest technology, it has been designed to meet their expectations of quality and reliability, and to offer the very best value.

Providing accessibility for up to four devices, customers can download the Ooredoo TV app free from their app store. Prepaid and postpaid customers are recommended to subscribe to one of Ooredoo's great data bundles or use their WiFi to enjoy all the entertainment offered on Ooredoo TV Go.