|The first 500 subscribers of FPT’s ADSL service in Viet Nam can enjoy IPTV|
The official Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) website of the IPTV Center under the FPT, a telecoms company, will be launched on March 3, 2006 (http://tv.fpt.vn). The service will be provided free of charge during the company’s try-out period
The first 500 subscribers can enjoy IPTV by either downloading the software to capture 32 local and international television channels via FPT's ADSL service or enjoying those channels through the set-top box, lent by FPT in two months. This device connects the ADSL modem and the customer’s TV.
The service is provided to subscribers via broadband Internet. FPT has upgraded its infrastructure and provided ADSL 2+ device with the download speed being up to 24 Mbps to subscribers, purchased satellite receivers and transmitters, as well as the rights to broadcast 32 TV channels on the Internet.