Visiware Launches Game Services on Telus Satellite TV in Canada
Press Release from Visiware
Paris, January 20th 2010 – Visiware, leading worldwide publisher of games for pay television, is glad to announce the availability of its interactive TV game services on TELUS Satellite TV, one of Canada’s leading telecommunication companies, in the provinces of British Columbia and Alberta.
Subscriptions to Visiware’s interactive TV services began with the partnership between Bell TV and TELUS. Customers can subscribe in TELUS authorized dealers, by phone at 310-MYTV (6988) or online at telus.com to the following range of Visiware’s interactive offers:
* Playin’TV: unlimited access to 14 games for the whole family for $4/month or $2/day.
* Playin’Casino: unlimited access to 8 casino games for $4/month or $2/day.
* Playin’TV Max: unlimited access to 27 Playin’TV games and the Playin’Casino games, combined with a free game offer on the Internet, for $8/month.
* Minikids TV: unlimited access to 5 educational games directed to preschoolers for $4/month or $2/day.
* Venus games: unlimited access to 4 adult-themed games for $4/month or $3/day.
Playin’TV/Playin’TV Max, Playin’Casino and Minikids TV are also available through “Theme Packs” (Arcade Fun, Puzzle & Trivia and Early Learning respectively) from $8 to $5 per month per pack depending on your TV package.
Visiware’s game services – including up to 44 daily titles – can be accessed 24/7 via the Game Galaxy portal, channel 550 on TELUS*. They are also available in French on Galaxie-jeux, channel 150.
Already available on Bell TV and Videotron, this new affiliation extends Visiware’s presence in Canada, and instils its leading position on the interactive television market. The publisher should continue to deploy its offers in Canada during 2010.
*except the Venus game offer, which is available through the Venus portal, channel 747 on TELUS.
Expert in casual gaming, Visiware is the world-leading provider of games for pay television. Its game channels (Playin’TV, Playin’Casino, MiniKids TV, etc.) which can be played with the remote control are carried on more than 30 cable, satellite and IPTV networks including Echostar Dish Network, Bell TV, Wind, Videotron, Canalsat, TPS, Numericable, Sky Italia, UPC, Nova, Multichoice, Dish TV India, StarHub, True Visions, Austar, Foxtel and Sky New Zealand. Thanks to its unique multi-device game offer (TV, mobile, personal media players and broadband), subscribers now have the freedom to play anywhere, anytime. Visiware has developed a catalog of more than 200 games with its own licenses (classics, cards, arcade, sport, thinking, educational, casino, etc.) and also partners with major entertainment companies such as Universal or Mattel (Scrabble) in order to bring excitement to all the players. Visiware is currently branching out into the design and development of TV applications (TV Widgets, EPG, VOD portals, interactive ads, etc.) and high quality end user interfaces adapted for all kinds of devices (satellite, cable, IPTV, connected TV, CE devices, etc.). The company has also created an innovative multiplayer game website (Playin’Star), which offers a white label solution to companies who want to enter the casual skill-game market. More on www.visiware.com.