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 the city of Lisbon in 2006 and was later extended to Porto and Castelo Branco, Portugal. The commercial launch of the ADSL2+ service took place in June 2007, and the satellite service took place in April 2008 operating in the Hispasat satellite, soon followed by the FTTH service.
The ADSL2+ and FTTH offers reach the several areas in Portugal and include broadband Internet services (at up to 200Mbit/s currently) as well as 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 version of international channels such as:
National Geographic Channel
And several European Football club television channels such as:
Manchester United TV
Real Madrid TV
It currently competes with SONAECOM’s IPTV offer Optimus Clix, Vodafone Portugal’s IPTV offer, ZON Multimédia Cable and Satellite offer and Cabovisão Cable offer.