SHOQcast

Overview

SHOQcast transforms your regular TV into an Android TV on which you can use Android apps and stream videos. SHOQcast runs on the Android operating system and can be plugged into the HDMI port of a TV, turning it into a smart TV. With SHOQcast, you can stream video content, play games, browse the internet, and run various applications on your TV via connecting to WiFi. Users can install apps from the Google Play Store and stream content directly to their TV.

Features

  • Powered by Certified Android TV operating system
  • SHOQ App with 1-year Free subscription voucher
  • Youtube, Netflix & Google PlayStore with the option to download many other apps
  • 4K Video Streaming
  • Google Chromecast Built-in & Google Assistant
  • Wifi & Bluetooth 4.2 connectivity

Availability

SHOQcast is currently available in selected PTCL Shops only. Please visit these PTCL Shops to buy SHOQcast device now! 


PTCL SHOP Address
F-7 PTCL Ufone Joint Shop, Plot # 13-B, F-7 Markaz, Jinnah Super Market, Islamabad.
I-10/3 PTCL Ufone Joint Shop, I-10/3 Exchange, Main Road, I-10 Markaz, Islamabad.
G-7 PTCL Ufone Joint Shop, G-7 Markaz, Sittara Market, Islamabad
G-10 PTCL Ufone Joint Shop, G-10 Markaz, Near Post Office, 3rd Road, Islamabad.
Bahria Town - Phase 4 PTCL Ufone Joint Shop, Civic Center Phase 4, Bahria Town , Rawalpindi, Islamabad

If you want to purchase SHOQcast and its not available at PTCL Shops near you, please fill-in this form.

Specs

  • 2GB RAM
  • 8 GB Storage
  • Android TV 12 operating system + support for upgrade of next 3 versions

Hardware

  • SHOQcast device
  • Power adapter and USB cable
  • Remote Control Unit
  • HDMI Extension cable (for Stick variant)

Price

  • PKR 11,999 (inclusive tax)

FAQs

Q. How can I buy SHOQcast

Please visit the selected PTCL Shops to buy SHOQcast device now! If SHOQcast is not available at PTCL Shops near you, please fill-in this form. 

Q. Is PTCL connection required to purchase SHOQcast?

No, PTCL connection is not required to purchase SHOQcast. Both PTCL customers and non-PTCL customers can go to selected PTCL Shops and purchase SHOQcast right away. 

Q. Is PTCL internet required to use SHOQcast?

No, PTCL internet is not required to use SHOQcast. Any Wifi can be used to connect SHOQcast to internet and use the device.

Q. How much internet speed is required to use SHOQcast

The recommended speed for video streaming depends on the quality of the video you want to stream. Here are some general guidelines:

  1. Standard Definition (SD): For streaming in standard definition, a minimum speed of 3-4 Mbps (Megabits per second) is recommended.
  2. High Definition (HD): Streaming in HD typically requires a speed of at least 5-8 Mbps.
  3. Full High Definition (Full HD): For streaming in full HD (1080p) requires speeds of 10-12 Mbps.
  4. Ultra High Definition (UHD or 4K): Streaming in 4K resolution demands much higher speeds, ideally around 25 Mbps or more for a smooth experience. 

Can I use SHOQcast without Wi-Fi?

SHOQcast requires Wi-Fi connection to function and any Wifi can be used to connect SHOQcast to internet and use the device. 

Q. Do I need a smart TV to use SHOQcast?

No, you don't need a smart TV. As long as your TV has a HDMI port, you can plug in SHOQcast and use it. 

Q. What apps can I use with SHOQcast?

You can use a wide range of apps available on the Google Play Store, including streaming services like SHOQ, Netflix, YouTube as well as various gaming, utility and entertainment apps. 

Q. Can I cast or mirror my smartphone screen to SHOQcast?

Yes, SHOQcast supports Chromecast feature, allowing you to display content from your smartphone or tablet on the TV screen. 

Q. Does SHOQcast require a subscription?

No, the SHOQcast itself doesn't require a subscription. However, you need subscriptions to access specific streaming services like SHOQ, Netflix etc. 1-year SHOQ subscription is free with SHOQcast. 

Q. Can I use a Bluetooth with SHOQcast?

SHOQcast comes with Bluetooth capabilities, allowing you to use compatible Bluetooth accessories like headsets, keyboards and game controllers. 

Q. Does SHOQcast need to be plugged into power?

Yes, SHOQcast needs to be plugged into power. A power adapter and USB cable is provided with the device. 

Q. What to do if I am facing issues with SHOQcast device

SHOQcast has a 12-month replacement warranty. If you face any issues with SHOQcast device, you can visit the PTCL Shop from where you purchased the device.