Television

Eros Now Partners with Celcom; Consolidates Distribution in Malaysia

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2018/10/15/wire.jpg?itok=uUmYspLc

MUMBAI: Eros International Plc (NYSE: EROS) (“Eros”), a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry, announced today that Eros Now, its digital over-the-top distribution service, has extended its presence in the Malaysian market by partnering with a leading Malaysian telecom player, Celcom Axiata Berhad, for their subscribed data plan - Video Walla.

Eros Now and Celcom’s partnership will further enhance the entertainment experience by providing Malaysian customers access to Eros Now’s vast library of 11,000 plus movies, original shows, music videos and more. Celcom customers can enjoy Eros Now’s extensive content offering under the subscribed data plan, Video Walla, and users can access Eros Now premium content by paying a retail fee of MYR 10 ($2.41 USD)/month and MYR 100 ($24.08 USD)/year.

Bollywood and other Indian content continue to be enjoyed by the vast Indian diaspora in Malaysia where local Malaysians are charmed by Bollywood movies. Malaysia as a location is featured prominently in several Indian films and is a popular destination for hosting Indian film award ceremonies, adding to the local connection and appeal in Indian entertainment.

Speaking about the association, Rishika Lulla Singh, CEO, Eros Digital, said, “We remain focused on expanding our global presence by exploring opportunities and providing customized content offerings that connect with local audiences. Malaysia continues to be a relevant region with its South Asian content-friendly audience and we are happy to cater to this growing community by integrating with a leading local partner such as Celcom.”

With this partnership, Eros Now remains the only Indian OTT platform to penetrate the growing Malaysian market. Previously, Eros Now had announced other local partnerships with telcos such as Maxis Berhad and UMobile.

Latest Reads

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2022/01/27/asianet-logo.jpg?itok=E_sckpCe
Asianet News rolls out employee stock ownership plan

Mumbai: Asianet News Media and Entertainment has rolled out an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP). The stock option plan will be extended to Asianet’s long-term employees as well as new team members who have displayed exceptional performance, said the statement.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2022/01/27/img_27012022_182523_800_x_800_pixel.jpg?itok=mzAnQ8Jt
HT forays into web 3.0 with NFTs documenting 100 years of Indian history

Mumbai: Hindustan Times has announced its foray into web 3.0 with the launch of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) under the banner of 'HT Timeless Tokens,' which will document India's 100-year-old history as digital art. HT Timeless Tokens will include digitised versions of original historic creatives...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2022/01/27/img_27012022_175731_800_x_800_pixel.jpg?itok=ovz7rEQq
Colors to telecast new fiction show ‘Fanaa: Ishq Mein Marjawaan’

Mumbai: Colors has announced its first fiction offering of 2022 called "Fanaa: Ishq Mein Marjawaan." The show will premiere on 31 January at 10:30 p.m.   Produced by Dipti Kalwani and Karishma Jain, the show features actors Reem Sameer Shaikh, Zain Imam, and Akshit Sukhija.

Television TV Channels GECs
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2022/01/27/img_27012022_175610_800_x_800_pixel.jpg?itok=TWOIFouT
Zee Zest announces new show ‘Safari India’ starting on 31 January

Mumbai: Zee Zest has announced a new show "Safari India" with actor Rannvijay Singha. The show premieres on 31 January on Zee Zest SD and HD channels along with ZeeZest.com. The eight-part series explores some of India’s prominent National Parks to let viewers experience India’s rich biodiversity...

Television TV Channels GECs
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2022/01/27/img_27012022_173535_800_x_800_pixel.jpg?itok=fszNlX3x
News18 UP/Uttarakhand launches elections-special show ‘Shehar Shehar Chunavi Safar’

Mumbai: News18 Uttar Pradesh/Uttarakhand has kick-started an array of disruptive shows under the umbrella programming of 'Mahasangram 2022.' In order to level up the political battle in the poll-bound states and present to the viewers updates from ground zero, the channel has launched a news...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2022/01/27/img_27012022_164856_800_x_800_pixel.jpg?itok=bdWUEZP4
Times Now Navbharat to air docu-series ‘Kahani Navbharat Ki’

Mumbai: Times Now Navbharat has announced a documentary series "Kahani Navbharat Ki," which chronicles the stories of India’s 75 years. The series will air from 30 January every Sunday at 8 p.m on Times Now Navbharat SD and HD channels.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2022/01/27/img_27012022_164137_800_x_800_pixel.jpg?itok=NiuKE5a2
T-Series, Hungama join hands to foray into NFTs

Mumbai: Music and film studio T-Series has announced its foray into Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) in association with Hefty Entertainment - a division of digital media entertainment company Hungama. According to a statement, the association brings together the latter’s 90 million+ monthly active users...

Television TV Channels Music and Youth
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2022/01/27/img_27012022_121756_800_x_800_pixel.jpg?itok=VBvi01zg
Sony Sports acquires exclusive broadcast rights for 2022 Asian Games

Mumbai: Sony Pictures Networks India (SPNI) has acquired exclusive media rights for the 2022 Asian Games from November 2021 to September 2023. The media network will broadcast the 19th edition of the Asian Games on its sports channels across India and the subcontinent including Pakistan, Sri Lanka...

Television TV Channels Sports
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2022/01/27/img_27012022_115741_800_x_800_pixel_0.png?itok=TVxm_ED7
Chad Matthews named president of ABC-owned television stations

Mumbai: WABC New York's executive Chad Matthews is named as the president of ABC-owned TV stations, effective immediately. He succeeds Wendy McMahon, who left the company last year to become co-president of CBS News and Stations. Matthews steps into the role from his position as president and...

Television TV Channels People

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories

* indicates required