Meo (Portugal)

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Type Service of Portugal Telecom
Industry Telecommunication
Founded 2007
Founder(s) Portugal Telecom
Headquarters Lisbon, Portugal
Area served Portugal
Key people Zeinal Bava (CEO of Portugal Telecom)
Products Digital Television (Satellite and IPTV)
Broadband Internet (Fixed and Wireless)
Telephony (Fixed and Wireless).
Services MEO Fibra
MEO Satélite
Owner(s) Portugal Telecom
Parent PT Comunicações

MEO is the commercial brand-name of a triple-play subscription home telecommunications service provided by Portugal Telecom. The service can be delivered either through ADSL2+, FTTH or Satellite link and is available throughout Portugal.

The service was started as a pilot test in Lisbon in 2006 and was later extended to Porto and Castelo Branco. The commercial launch of the ADSL2+ service took place in June 2007, and the satellite service began in April 2008, using the Hispasat satellite, soon followed by the FTTH service.

The ADSL2+ and FTTH offers reach the various regions of Portugal and include broadband Internet services (at up to 200Mbit/s currently) as well as a telephone service.

There were plans to launch a new digital television DVB-T service also under the meo brand known as meo TDT.

The television channel line-up includes the Portuguese versions of international channels such as:

And several European football club television channels such as:

It currently competes with Vodafone Portugal's IPTV offer, ZON TV cable and satellite and fiber and Optimus Clix's fiber offer and Cabovisão cable offer.

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