Sifymax inks deal with SET for 'Bigg Boss' website

MUMBAI:, the broadband portal from Sify Limited, has announced an alliance with Sony Entertainment Television to be the official website of their Indian adaptation of Big Brother, the reality show Bigg Boss. As per the tie-up, Sifymax will feature exclusive footage from each episode, as well as footage not shown on television.

Sifymax will feature the Bigg Boss show format, profile of the anchor, profiles of contestants who are part of the show, weekly results, chats and message boards. Exclusive podcasts-voice excerpts from the evicted participant and Bigg Boss will be also be aired on a weekly basis.

"The site is interactive with Bigg Boss fan polls, task ideas, poll feedback, Big Boss blogs and an exclusive Bigg Boss merchandise store. Apart from being the official broadband partner for the program, Sifymax also holds the rights to market the website, informs an official release.

Sony Entertainment Television executive vice president and business head Albert Almeida said, "The launch of Bigg Boss has given an all new meaning to reality television and we are happy to extend the same excitement and unseen drama to a larger audience through our web partner. Given the success of our partnerships during Fame Gurukul and Indian Idol, we have immense confidence in the popularity of Sifymax among Internet users and hope that Sifymax-Bigg Boss partnership will take our show to another level."
Commenting on the alliance Sify Ltd president portals V. Sivaramakrishnan said, "Bigg Boss has captured the imagination of television viewers across the country with its unique reality show format. Sifymax is the pioneer in broadband content and is consistently innovating to offer a richer entertainment experience to our consumers. We are certain that with this partnership Bigg Boss‘ viewers will experience a closer connect with the participants that they have loved or hated. Most of the major programs on the lead television channels are already hosted on Sifymax and for we would like to be the ultimate web destination for all forms of entertainment, including popular reality shows."

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