BoxTV inks deals with Sony Pictures Television and Disney UTV

25 Feb,2013

By A Correspondent


BoxTV has announced content agreement with Sony Pictures Television and Disney UTV to offer premium titles on its video streaming service. Launched by Times Internet, BoxTV is a premium video service that offers movies, TV shows, short films, documentaries and much more, which users can watch on a regular web browser or through the device of their choice.


To this end, BoxTV has also partnered with UTV Motion Pictures, Shemaroo Entertainment Rajshri Entertainment and Everymedia Technologies for Bollywood and Regional content in addition to their agreements with major International studios; Sony Pictures Television, Disney UTV and Celestial Entertainment for premium Hollywood content.


Angel Orengo, Executive Vice President, Distribution, Asia Pacific from Sony pictures Television said, “We are happy to offer some of our premium titles on BoxTV’s on demand service. The Indian digital media industry has grown rapidly in the last few years and we support their efforts to launch this service and another exciting medium for content consumption in this evolving digital landscape.”


We are excited to offer some of our best content from ABC Studios, Disney UTV Pixar, Disney UTV and Disney UTV Studios to the consumer at one destination. We believe that Box TV will be a great platform for us to showcase our wide breadth of entertaining and world class content,” said Amrita Pandey, Executive Director – Syndication, International Distribution & Disney UTV Media Distribution, Studios, Disney UTV. Satyan Gajwani, CEO of Times Internet Ltd, said, “We are very excited about the agreements we have forged with premium International studios. BoxTV is a one-stop source for all video entertainment and we strive to consistently deliver greater value to our customers by bringing the best anytime, anywhere entertainment on multiple platforms. With these partnerships, we provide our users access to a vast content library of popular choices to watch.”


The service will be available across iPhone, iPad, Android phones and tablets; Kindle Fire, EvoTV, Woxi Pod and Roku. Apps for Windows 8, J2ME and Blackberry platforms are currently in the pipeline.


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