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Lionsgate Play makes its content available to JioFiber customers

Lionsgate has formed an alliance with Jio

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KOLKATA: Global content leader Lionsgate has formed an alliance with Jio to bring the Lionsgate Play streaming service to JioFiber customers as part of the Studio’s biggest partnership to date for large screens in South Asia, the two companies announced today. The association will give JioFiber customers access to Lionsgate Play’s blockbuster line up of Hollywood film franchises and other hit movies on JioTV+ in the comfort of their homes.

As the media landscape continues to evolve, Indian audiences are consuming more and more premium quality content including Hollywood movies on large TV and desktop screens. The unique partnership between Lionsgate and Jio enables Lionsgate Play to bring to customers a deep and diverse slate of horror, comedy, drama, action, thriller and documentary films as well as movies from other genres.

JioFiber users can access Lionsgate Play content from JioTV+ app on their Jio set-top box. There is no need for separate log-in or downloading of the app. In addition, regional-speaking cinema lovers can enjoy Lionsgate Play’s blockbuster movies, including The Hunger Games franchise, John Wick series, Knives Out, La La Land, The Twilight Saga and many more, in Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Bhojpuri without any barrier.

Commenting on the partnership, Lionsgate South Asia managing director Rohit Jain said, “We have recently seen a surge in viewership across Indian platforms as more and more people stream premium content. What began as a smart phone-led content revolution is transitioning and expanding to encompass consumer televisions and other large screens in the home. In response, we will continue to invest in technology and distribution with great partners like Jio that give our consumers the option of watching our movies either on large screens or on their smartphones. This alliance with JioFiber is our first major step amongst several such initiatives to come in taking content on large screens within comforts of consumers’ home”

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