A month after 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, 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 TVs world wide”
The ZEE5 App can be downloaded from Google Play Store as well as the iOS App Store. ZEE5 can also be accessed by visiting www.ZEE5.com. Other platforms in the pipeline includes Amazon fire TV stick, Apple TV, connected TV apps etc.