Zee and Jio sign fresh content distribution deal after two month fallout


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Zee Leisure Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL) and Reliance Jio have signed a recent deal, two months after a fallout between the 2 over pricing agreements. Zee’s content material, consisting of content material from 37 stay TV channels, will likely be out there on all Jio apps instantly.
The brand new deal additionally features a partnership with ZEEL, whereby the corporate’s video-on-demand app Zee5 will likely be out there for obtain, in keeping with a press assertion.
Jio at the moment claims to have 227 million subscribers.
Earlier in August, a multi-year contract between ZEEL and Jio fell by after the 2 failed to succeed in a pricing settlement, reported Exchange4Media. All of Zee’s content material from 35 channels together with the on-demand content material was faraway from Jio Television and Jio Cinema Apps.
Zee-Airtel content material and distribution deal
Simply days after Zee’s take care of Jio fell aside, the corporate signed a Three-month settlement with Bharti Airtel. As part of the deal, ZEEL and Airtel would work on creating unique video content material for Airtel’s video-on-demand app Airtel TV and ZEEL’s streaming service ZEE5. Moreover, Airtel’s cell and broadband clients would get unique entry to ZEEL’s premium content material resembling TV exhibits, unique sequence, and flicks.
The collaboration with Airtel was seen as a telecom alternative companion for Zee, regardless of Zee claiming that its partnership with Airtel was impartial from every other operator’s. Zee MD Punit Goenka, MD, ZEE had instructed ET that the corporate would ‘love to supply its content material on Jio’, supplied they get a good worth.
Earlier this month, Zee5 launched in over 190 new international locations. Usually, a Zee5 subscription prices $2–10/month outdoors India, relying in the marketplace. The launch make out there for streaming all of Zee5’s commissioned content material for its TV channels, in addition to Zee5 originals.
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