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Indian streamer Eros announces merger with Hustlers maker STX Entertainment

Eros International, owner and operator of Indian entertainment streamer Eros Now, and entertainment company STX Entertainment have announced a stock-for-stock merger to create what is claimed to be the “first publicly traded, independent content and distribution company with global reach and unique positions in the United States, India and China.” STX Entertainment, founded in 2014, […]

Eros International appoints Pradeep Dwivedi as CEO of Eros International Media Limited

Indian OTT operator Eros International has announced the appointment of Pradeep Dwivedi  as the CEO of its majority-owned subsidiary, Eros International Media Limited (EIML). Dwivedi will be responsible for managing business growth and operations of the company and will also be responsible for all commercial negotiations and representations in various markets, forums, customers, vendors and […]

Eros Now signs MEA deal with Eurostar 

Indian streamer Eros Now has signed a new deal with retailer Eurostar Group.  Headquartered in Dubai, Eurostar operates in the MEA region, with an extensive reach into GCC countries. The retailer specialises in smart devices and value-added products across the region, and operates as a pay TV channel distributor in the Middle East. The deal […]

Eros signs Qatar distribution deal with Ooredoo

Indian streamer Eros Now has signed a new partnership with Ooredoo Qatar. Telco Ooredoo, based in Doha, serves over 116 million customers across the MENA region. This deal will see the Eros Now content library available to Ooredoo customers. In a statement, Eros said that the deal is of interest due to the high population […]

Eros Now launches Dolby support

Leading Indian OTT platform Eros Now has announced support for Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos. At launch, the service will stream several films in Dolby Atmos including historical romance Bajirao Mastani, romcom Manmarziyaan and action thriller Action Jackson. Original series available in Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos are promised in the near future.  Eros Now […]

ErosNow partners with Microsoft for ‘next generation’ online video platform

South Asian OTT Eros Now has announced a collaboration with Microsoft to build what it says is a “next generation online video platform” on Microsoft Azure for consumers across the globe.  As of March, Eros Now has 18.8 million paid subscribers and 154.7 million registered users. This represented a 138% increase in paid subscribers over […]

India to hit 500m OTT subs in next five years

India is set to become the second-largest OTT market in the world over the next five years. A new study from Indian OTT platform Eros Now and KPMG in India projects that the country will have more than 500 million online video subscribers by 2023. This would make it second only to China in terms […]

Eros signs distribution deal with Vodafone Qatar

Indian OTT platform holder Eros International has signed a deal with Vodafone Qatar. The partnership will see over 1.8 million Vodafone subscribers in the country have access to Eros Now, the Bollywood-oriented VOD platform.  Users will also be able to access the company’s new Eros Now Quickie short-format content.  Globally, Eros Now boasts 18.8 million […]

Eros Now becomes first Indian OTT to secure Chinese distribution

Indian production and distribution company Eros has signed a deal with Chinese telco Wasu to extend its Eros Now OTT platform into the country.  The deal will see Eros Now as the only Indian OTT player to be distributed in China.  Wasu has 125 million users via its cable TV, OTT, IPTV distribution network that […]

Eros Now partners with Vindicia in digital subscriptions pact

Indian over-the-top service Eros Now has selected Vindicia’s CashBox digital subscription platform, in a move the companies said will help drive global subscriber growth for the service. Amdocs-owned Vindicia claims that CashBox offers “extreme ease of use” for subscribers, as well as data-driven insights and improved customer acquisition. “This alliance with Vindicia will enhance the […]