|By Business Wire||
|December 1, 2016 09:55 AM EST|
Eros Now, the cutting-edge over-the-top (OTT) Bollywood entertainment platform owned by Eros International Plc (NYSE: EROS), announced today that it is now available on the LycaTV platform. LycaTV is the world’s largest over-the-top (OTT) ethnic entertainment provider.
The launch of Eros Now will provide LycaTV customers with access to the world’s largest collection of premium Indian entertainment with hundreds of titles in several languages. This development further enhances LycaTV’s offering to customers, particularly across its Indian consumer base. The service will be included in Tamil, Sinhala and African packages and will be available for a small additional fee in others.
Rishika Lulla Singh, CEO, Eros Digital, says, “We are delighted to announce the expansion of Eros Now’s into additional media platforms through our association with a leading ethnic content provider like Lyca TV. With this association, we continue to amplify our presence across top streaming services by showcasing a compelling array of Bollywood and regional language content and reinforcing our reach to our subscribers.”
Lyca Group Deputy Chairman Prem Sivasamy said, “We are delighted to be launching Eros Now across the LycaTV platform, bringing our extensive customer base enhanced access to a wide range of popular channels and TV shows. This development further demonstrates Lyca Group’s continued commitment to providing our customers with access to their communities back home.”
LycaTV, part of the Lyca Group, delivers a broad range of international TV shows across multiple devices. The platform caters to a wide range of major ethnic communities, streaming over 450 channels – more than any competitor – in over 25 languages. LycaTV can be viewed via television, desktop, mobile or tablet.
Eros Now offers a wide array of entertainment from music to movies and television content across languages. Eros’ vast movie library consists of Bollywood blockbusters including its latest super hits like Housefull 3, Dishoom, Happy Bhaag Jayegi, Bajirao Mastani and Bajrangi Bhaijaan.
About Lyca Group
Lyca Group is a British multinational corporation delivering the world’s largest range of services and products to ethnic and expatriate communities across telecommunications, financial services, travel, healthcare and entertainment.
Lycamobile, Lyca Group’s flagship company, was founded by entrepreneur Allirajah Subaskaran in 2006. Having evolved significantly over the last ten years, Lyca Group services share the same aim of connecting international communities across the globe, offering the highest quality services at the most competitive prices.
LycaTV the world’s largest over-the-top (OTT) ethnic entertainment provider and delivers a broad range of international TV shows across a range of devices. LycaTV is a part of Lyca Media, Lyca Group’s entertainment business which also includes Lyca Radio, one of the largest Asian radio networks within Greater London. It currently runs three radio stations, including Lycaradio 1458, Lyca Dilse Radio 1035 and Time 107.5.
About Eros Now
Eros Now is Eros International Plc’s leading on-demand Bollywood entertainment network accessible anytime, anywhere, on most Internet-connected screen including mobile, web, and TV. Eros Now offers its 55 million registered users worldwide the promise of endless entertainment hosting one of the largest libraries of movies, as well as premium television shows, music videos and audio tracks, unmatched in quantity and quality. Product features, such as video in HD, subtitles in English and Arabic, movie downloads, and high quality original drama series differentiate the Eros Now entertainment offering. To see, watch now: www.erosnow.com
About Eros International Plc
Eros International Plc (NYSE: EROS) is a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry 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. The company also owns the rapidly growing OTT platform Eros Now. For further information please visit: www.erosplc.com
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