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Eros Now Joins Freesat’s OTT Line-up

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MUMBAI: Eros International PLC (NYSE: EROS) (“Eros”), a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry, announced today that Eros Now, its cutting edge digital over-the-top (OTT) South Asian entertainment platform, is now available to Freesat consumers across the UK for a subscription fee of £5.99 per month.  Freesat is the UK’s leading subscription-free satellite TV platform with a reach of over 2 million households. With over 128 million registered users and 13.0 million paying subscribers as of September, 30th 2018, Eros Now offers the largest library of over 11,000 Indian films, music videos, TV shows and originals. 

Eros Now is the number one destination for Bollywood (Hindi) and other regional Indian content. The platform offers access to a selection of HD entertainment content which is constantly updated to include the best of blockbuster movies in Hindi, Kannada, Tamil and Punjabi as well as Indian music and music videos.

The addition of the Eros Now app enables Freesat customers to enjoy premium Indian entertainment on-demand. Complementing the current on-demand offering, which includes iPlayer, ITV Hub, Netflix and YouTube amongst others, Eros Now will help Freesat bring together the best content from the South Asia’s key TV and film selection.

Alistair Thom, Managing Director at Freesat, said: “We are delighted to work with Eros Now to strengthen our growing on-demand line-up. At Freesat, we are constantly looking at partnerships which deliver great value to our viewers and add variety to the content we offer. Our ambition is to provide the best of TV from all over the world and introducing this exciting Bollywood platform to our viewers is a great step in that direction.”

Rishika Lulla Singh, CEO, Eros Digital at Eros Now, said: “Our integration with Freesat is a further step in our endeavor to reach out globally to those seeking the best in Indian entertainment across multiple screens and seamless user experience by being platform agnostic. We are excited to bring our app into Freesat’s 2 million homes and provide them with rich and compelling content from movies and music, to TV shows.“

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