MyFreeTV and Indian Railways Join Hands for Free Entertainment Services on New GATIMAAN Express
The service to be extended to other trains as well
New Delhi: We are very proud to announce the launch of MyFreeTV – an offline video on demand service on the new superfast train GATIMAAN EXPRESS between Delhi and Agra. The train was flagged off on 5th April 2016 by Minister for Railways, Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu. Gatimaan Express, the first semi-high speed train covered about 190 km distance in 100 minutes with a maximum speed of 160 kmph.
MyFreeTV is an advanced entertainment system based on offline and online video-on-demand service platform for people ‘on-the-go’. It allows users to access to a world of multimedia content, without having to pay for Internet usage when connected to MyFreeTV hotspot. It will give its users access to a world of multimedia content such as movies, videos, TV Serials, Comedy Shows, film documentaries, video songs, devotional songs, Dr. Angeli Qwatra’s Safety Training program and much more directly to the users carrying smartphones, tablets or laptops. It is designed to deliver reliable high performance streaming for multiple, concurrent and multimedia devices. While the users effortlessly connect to Wi-Fi via a secure local network, MyFreeTV takes care of everything else.
Sandeep Arya, Managing Director at MyFreeTV, said, “When it comes to an entertainment solution, MyFreeTV will prove to be a revolutionary service for offline video on demand on trains, buses and waiting area. People get bored while waiting, not knowing how to pass time, can now stream entertainment content on their phones or tabs without paying for internet charges when connected to MyFreeTV.” He also added that “This will definitely change the way people – the old and the young alike- view journeys, whether train rides or bus trips, from a completely new perspective.”
“A key feature is International Safety expert Dr. Angeli Qwatra’s Safety training program provided on MyFreeTV which imparts skill to viewers for preventing and tackling daily life accidents and help building capacity among masses for preparing for larger disasters.”
Mr. Sandeep Arya further said, “We have created a platform to enable content providers who would like to reach this segment of people to ride on MyFreeTV to increase their reach to viewers; also advertisers will get targeted and focused attention of the users and hence is a perfect platform for them.”
He added, “MyFreeTV is a platform dedicated to young and upcoming talent for them to be able to easily showcase their abilities.”
MyFreeTV uses Ruckus Wireless – a pioneer in the wireless infrastructure market for seamless and reliable content delivery to its users, enabling the users to have an amazing experience.
The system is robust, futuristic and has an architecture that facilitates intuitive, interactive and user-friendly infotainment services at zero cost to the viewers. The unique facility allows all the information to get transferred wirelessly and displayed on the viewers’ devices, to enjoy a unique and outstanding experience at absolutely no cost, as do have to incur any Internet data usage charges.
This marvel has been a result of indigenous technology evolved out of continuous research over a number of years by Sandeep Arya and his highly skilled team of engineers. The system also has a capability of loading any desirable content with advertisements just like on a regular DTH Service. In the offline mode, the solution targets people who are usually in places where they are alone and their mobile phone is their only companion. Even otherwise, in cities too, people often want to watch infotainment content, but due to the high cost of data services of cellular networks and poor connectivity do not use their phones.
The state-of-the-art product with cutting-edge technology and easy accessibility features include –
- Easy, intuitive and user-friendly system access
- Local content and social messages can also be incorporated
- Quick and Easy Deployment with simple “Plug and play” installation technique
- No retrofitting of display devices; viewers use their own hand-held devices viz., mobile, tablet, laptop, etc.
- Delivery of licensed, continually refreshed and up-to-date content via an approved, secure digital network
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MyFreeTV and Indian Railways Join Hands