In three short years, 3G/4G subscribers in Pakistan have grown to an impressive 36.41 million users. This has opened the door for applications and services which rely heavily on high speed internet connectivity.
To capitalize on this opportunity, Tapmad TV was launched earlier this month. The inauguration was held at Alliance Francaise, Karachi and was hosted by renowned Ayesha Omar.
The event attracted a number of well known people from the media and technology industry as well as the corporate world such as:
- Shakeel Masud, CEO of Dawn News
- Zafar Siddiqui, CEO of Samaa TV
- Nadeem Hussain, Founder of Planet N
- Rehan Allahwala, Founder of Rehan School
Likes of Sara Haider, Mahirah Khan, Sikander Rizvi and many other prominent faces also turned up for the event
‘App By Pakistanis, For Pakistanis’
Tapmad TV is an app that offers iOS and Android users the ability to watch television in the palm of their hands.
The app has 140 live TV channels, which include all news channels as well as other international channels such as BBC World News and National Geographic.
Tapmad TV serves a great purpose for the people who are always on-the-go. To add more flexibility, the company also introduced a ‘Catch Up’ feature which helps the users to record and download content for future viewing.
While briefing the audience about the concept behind the app, Yassir Pasha, Founder and CEO of Tapmad TV stated that 2017 will be the year of mobile entertainment in Pakistan.
He shared a fun fact that watching movies and videos is the third most popular activity among people in the world, after sleeping and working.
”With more than 1 million minutes of data being consumed on our app in the past three months’, I expect Tapmad TV to lead this change,” he added.
Mr. Pasha also proudly announced that the entire team of Tapmad TV, including the developers were wholly and solely Pakistanis and stated, ”The app is by Pakistanis, for Pakistanis”.
Go Premium For Rs. 250
Mr. Pasha also shed some additional light on the Tapmad TV app. He said that users can avail Premium for just Rs. 250 per month, which will enable them to view content in HD quality.
Mr. Nadeem Hussain, the founder of Planet N and the investor in Tapmad TV, also spoke a few kind words for the company. He encouraged other young startups to come forward with their pitches and explore the world of entrepreneurship.
The event came to the close with a blistering performances from Shaheer Khan and Jimmy Khan.
The app can be downloaded for free from the App Store or Google Play.
For more details log on to Tapmad’s website.
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