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FilmOn partners ZEEL to launch Indian content channel Zee Bollyworld TV
MUMBAI: FilmOn.com, a leading provider of free internet TV, has partnered with Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) to launch an Indian content HD channel, Zee Bollyworld TV.
The content on Zee Bollyworld TV will be broadcast in Hindi along with English subtitles. It will be available free everywhere.
The agreement with ZEEL will help FilmOn.com to further consolidate its position as the biggest online television distributor in the world. FilmOn.com attracts 65 million monthly unique users around the globe.
“We are delighted to have reached this unique agreement with India’s most exciting broadcaster, Zee Entertainment, to share their fantastic content with our audiences on a worldwide basis for the first time,” said FilmOn Networks founder and CEO Alki David.
“Zee Bollyworld TV on FilmOn.com will showcase some of the very best programming that India has to offer, including great Bollywood movies, chat shows and top drama. Our new custom-made channel will be available free straight to desktop, tablet or mobile.”
Commenting on the partnership, ZEEL global head syndication Sunita Uchil said, “With new modes of content consumption emerging in today’s digital age, our partnership with FilmOn.com will help us reach out to a wider range of audiences. We are confident that the new channel will be of huge interest to Indian communities within the USA and the UK and also to anyone who wishes to enjoy the rich diversity of content from India.”
Founded by Greek billionaire and media entrepreneur Alki David, FilmOn is the world’s number one free TV service and number one live TV app with 40 million downloads.
FilmOn offers over 600 live TV channels including original programming, 600 video and audio podcasts from premium brands as well as over 90,000 video on demand titles at FilmOn.com and other destination sites online, including BattleCam.com.
The service is available globally via computers, smartphones, tablets as well as the FilmOn App for iOS 7, Android, Windows 8 and IP-enabled set-top boxes and devices.