Barely four weeks post announcing its global soft launch across 190+ countries, ZEE5, the digital entertainment platform from Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. (ZEEL), today announced a strategic partnership with NetRange, the leading provider of global Smart TV and OTT ecosystems. The ZEE5 app will be available on all NetRange’s Smart TV platforms across its 100+ global network from 9th November 2018, providing yet another platform for users to access ZEE5’s vast content bouquet.
ZEE5 offers the largest width and depth of multi-genre content including news and entertainment across 12 languages - English, Tamil, Hindi, Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Bengali, Oriya, Bhojpuri, Gujarati and Punjabi. ZEE5 comes packed with 100,000 hours of On Demand content, including Movies and TV Shows, Music, and Health and Lifestyle videos along with a slew of originals, across 12 languages. It also has an extensive Live TV offering with 60+ popular Live TV channels. All this and more is delivered on a platform that uses robust technology to deliver a superlative user experience through features like content and display language personalization (across 12 and 11 languages respectively), voice search, download to watch offline option, HD Quality video, adaptive bit rate streaming etc.
Speaking on the partnership, Archana Anand, Chief Business Officer – ZEE5 Global said, “Our partnership with NetRange is a natural progression in our vision of bringing the best of Indian language content to audiences globally on any device of their choice. NetRange is one of the pioneers of Smart TV and OTT ecosystems, and we are delighted to partner with them to make ZEE5 available to their users around the world.”
Jan Wendt, CEO of NetRange, added “As a global content company Zee has always been at the forefront of bringing the best of Indian entertainment content to audiences around the world and it is a great moment to have Zee5 on NetRange connected TV world wide”
The ZEE5 App can be downloaded from Google Play Store as well as the iOS App Store and can be accessed by visiting www.ZEE5.com. Other platforms in the pipeline includes Amazon fire TV stick, Apple TV, connected TV apps etc.
ZEE5 is the brand new digital entertainment destination launched by Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL), a global Media and Entertainment powerhouse. With content across 12 languages like English, Hindi, Bengali, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Oriya, Bhojpuri, Gujarati & Punjabi, ZEE5 is home to 100,000 hours of On Demand Content and 60+ live TV channels. The platform brings together the best of Originals, Movies and TV Shows, Music, Cineplays, Live TV and Health and Lifestyle content all in one single destination. ZEE5 offers ground breaking features like 11 navigational languages, content download option, seamless video playback and Voice Search.
Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. (ZEEL) is a worldwide media brand offering entertainment content to diverse audiences. With a presence in over 173 countries and a reach of more than 1.3 billion people around the globe, ZEEL is among the largest global content companies across genres, languages, and platforms.
With its new brand ideology and purpose - “Extraordinary Together”, ZEEL aspires to provide a unified brand experience and to delight consumers across the world by creating extraordinary entertainment and experiences that inspire to transcend the ordinary and become extraordinary.
ZEEL is present across broadcasting, movies, music, digital, live entertainment and theatre businesses, both within India and overseas. ZEEL has more than 260,000 hours of television content and houses the world’s largest Hindi film library with rights to more than 4,800 movie titles across various languages. ZEEL has also produced several movies for theatrical release and is the fastest growing music label in India. It has a presence in the digital space with ZEE5 and has also ventured into live events.
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As one of the pioneers of Smart TV, NetRange is the leading global provider of white labeled, and OTT ecosystems including OS.CAR, the new connected car infotainment platform. NetRange is operating an integrated, full-service solution which includes UI design, payment, billing and customer management, content aggregation, backend services including global CDN, second level support and app development for more than 100 global CE, TV, STB, retailer and operator brands, such as Vodafone, Grundig, Arcelik, TCL, Skyworth, Sharp, Loewe, Changhong, Ikea, MSH, Thomson or HD+.
Its fully featured content portfolio includes local and global premium VoDs, linear TV channels via IP, cloud games, live sports, music and lifestyle apps. On its white-labeled Smart TV app store, NetRange makes media content available for TV users in over 100 countries around the world. In 2016 NetRange has launched OS.CAR, the new connected car infotainment platform. Recently, NetRange has released VISNOS, the new client based Smart TV OS. With VISNOS, NetRange enables a full Smart TV experience on low end / low CPU powered DTV/ATVs without the integration of a browser and significantly reduces bom costs.
For more information, please visit www.netrange.com