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Eros Now partners with netgem.tv, expanding the global reach of the leading South Asian OTT Player

04/03/19

~Eros Now has partnered with netgem.tv, the fast-growing TV service offered in the UK to adapt a smart way to lifestyle and further boost consumer entertainment experience globally~

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 (OTT) South Asian entertainment platform has partnered with netgem.tv, the fast-growing TV service offered in the UK which is delivering a customer TV experience with a global presence. netgem.tv simplify the access to entertainment using an immersive User Interface allowing enhanced content discovery, whether it is from a remote control, a simple app on phone, or through voice control for the Connected Home.

The OTT platform is on a spree of expanding its global reach to deliver quality content and with this partnership, Eros Now will be further spreading its presence in countries such as France, Ireland, Australia, Switzerland, Gibraltar and many more, where netgem.tv is providing its services. Eros Now is the only South Asian OTT platform available on netgem.tv for all Bollywood lovers residing abroad.

Commenting on the partnership, Rishika Lulla Singh, CEO – Eros Digital said, “Eros Now and netgem.tv share a similar focus and aim at providing user friendly experience to consumers. Hence, it is a win-win partnership with netgem.tv as through this partnership Eros Now looks at expanding its global presence and further enhance consumer experience. Our aim remains to deliver quality content and user delight to our global audience and this partnership strengthens our core promise”.

Sylvain Thevenot, Managing Director of netgem.tv said, “This partnership is great news for netgem.tv and Eros Now.

“Both brands share a common goal of providing  the best content with a flawless consumer experience.

“At netgem.tv, we are excited to be taking our transformative proposition of personalised, on-demand and online entertainment to a wider audience.

“With the fantastic Eros Now content, associated with our experience that can be enjoyed anywhere, any time, we are confident that this is another step ahead to offer the most comprehensive TV proposition in the UK and other markets.”

Eros Now currently holds 128 million registered users and with similar partnerships, aims at growing their user base on a global scale.

About Eros International Plc

Eros International Plc (NYSE: EROS) a Global Indian Entertainment company that acquires, co-produces and distributes Indian films across all available formats such as cinema, television and digital new media. Eros International Plc became the first Indian media company to list on the New York Stock Exchange. Eros International has experience of over three decades in establishing a global platform for Indian cinema. The Company has an extensive and growing movie library comprising of over 3,000 films, which include Hindi, Tamil, and other regional language films for home entertainment distribution. The Company also owns the rapidly growing OTT platform Eros Now. For further information, please visit: www.erosplc.com.

About Eros Now

Eros Now is Eros International Plc’s On-Demand South Asian Entertainment Video Service accessible worldwide to viewers across internet enabled devices including mobile, web and TV. With 12,000+ Movie titles, Music Videos, Television Programming and others Eros Now caters to 128 million registered users and 13.0 million paying subscribers worldwide with the promise of endless entertainment Product features, such as video in HD, multi-language subtitles, movie downloads, and high-quality original drama series differentiate the Eros Now entertainment offering. To see, watch now: www.erosnow.com

About netgem.tv

netgem.tv is the result of 20 years of experience pioneering connected home entertainment, with viewers at the heart of innovation. It started with: the first connected TV box with ITV Digital in 2000, then BT iPlayer in 2002, the first connected PVR box with Fetch-TV in 2008, and more recently innovating with the advanced multiscreen EE TV since 2014. In 2018, netgem.tv expanded its Product portfolio with further innovations both in terms of Smart Devices (first all-in-one Soundbar & TV box with ‘SoundBox’) and Content: Freeview live TV, catch-up shows as well as the best from Premium On-Demand with first to market launching Freeview Play, Amazon Prime Video and Youtube combined on a TV box. netgem.tv is launching the personalised TV experience via a sophisticated mobile App – supporting recommendations, live and recording viewing, and cast the most popular On-Demand content. Netgem is listed on NYSE Euronext Paris Compartment C (ISIN: FR0004154060, Reuters: ETGM.PA, Bloomberg: NTG:FP). To discover our products, visit www.netgem.tv.

 

For Further Information, please contact:

Khushboo Parekh

Eros Now

+91 98334 59223

 

Neha Pathan

Avian WE

+91 96199 94716

 

For Further Information relating to netgem.tv, please contact:

Amelia-Eve Warden

[email protected]

 

Aaron Sharp

[email protected]

Press release written by netgem.tv

 

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Written by DTG Team

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