Wateen Upgrades its Digital Cable Services

Wateen-Telecom-New-LogoWateen Multimedia is now better serving the needs of its customers after the installation of a new head-end for improvement of its digital cable services, claimed a statement issued by the company.

The head-end was built with state of the art equipment from Appear TV and is scalable to the current multimedia and digital entertainment and information of Wateen’s existing customer base as well as any future growth in subscribers.

As a result of this upgrade, Wateen’s customers will receive better quality cable as well as have access to digital channels with improved picture quality and reception, without interruptions.

The latest head-end combines an innovative modular approach that enables it to offer the most flexible portfolio of solutions for cable operators, with support for the delivery of video services most formats and enabling a rapid transition to IP-based networks.

The company’s solutions enable descrambling and multiplexing of content in a compact format allowing high capacity signals to be sent over the network. The streaming solutions support MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 HD and SD services. These solutions will enable Wateen to offer better quality services to the cable operators who carry its feeds to consumers.

The new head-end will go online immediately to allow Wateen customers access to the added benefits of this latest technology. It signed up multiple distributors over the last year to enhance its coverage.

Wateen claims to have 125,000 Cable service customers in Lahore and Multan.


  • aleena

    they even don’t know basics of satellite world they are using dish tv and tata sky illegal stb instead of purchasing original equipment and decoders

  • ABDUL REHMAN

    i agree with aleena

  • Jamer

    Wateen cable is analog and not digital. They may have upgraded their equipment but they do not offer digital service. On the other hand they do have best quality amongst the rest and good line up. I personally like their in house movie channels.

  • wateen are best then PTCL

  • Mazari

    Hi guys! wanted to know whether is it for cable operators only or home users can also get its connection? I’m from multan but never heard of wateen cable here!

  • Shahid Raza

    Is this service available in Karachi for home users? What is the cost?

  • Malik

    IF wateen started its services in peshawar i will be the first one to use it.

  • zahoor

    worldcall cable already started these services like digtal cable tv DTV VOD in SD HD 3D channels vod and digital channels started on 2004