SwissTV, the premium video-on-demand and TV service in Switzerland, has expanded its service to mobile with the launch of a free TV application for iPad and iPhone. Vinson provides a complete solution for the SwissTV app and equipped it with a scalable cloud-hosted backend, deep social integration and a rich interface design. The mobile experience is added to the content offering that is currently accessible through set-top-box and smart TVs.
SwissTV 'On Demand Television' works with the best studios around the world for its on-demand service that allows users to rent or buy movies, TV shows, documentaries and kids content available in multiple languages (German, French, English, Italian). In addition, subscribers can enjoy a wide range of high quality TV channels. SwissTV is compatible with any internet service provider in Switzerland and can be accessed through either smart TVs or set-top-box, and the latest: the mobile SwissTV app provided by Vinson.
Premium live TV
SwissTV for iPhone and iPad provides access to a wide variety of SwissTV's live TV offering with forty linear channels including RTL, Arte and BBC. All programs are presented in the clear TV guide and available to watch live and catch-up to 48 hours. Together with the scene selector and timeshifting feature, the app presents a powerful tool to never miss a moment. The additional VOD catalog enables users to explore the on-demand offering of movies, shows and documentaries per category, including new and upcoming releases.
With the additional integration of Facebook, Twitter and Google Maps, the SwissTV app turns watching television into a social experience. Chat with friends, sync what you are watching, or simply share favorite moments in just a few taps. Realtime Twitter statistics and the optional overlay make it easy to follow and even join the discussion using your own account straight from the app.
SwissTV is available for devices running iOS 6.0 or higher and can be downloaded for free in the Swiss App Store. Access to the TV channels requires a SwissTV account to connect to the applications. SwissTV offers a 30 days free trial period, after which the app can be used for 9.90 per month. For more information, check the SwissTV website!