LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eros International Plc (NYSE: EROS) (“Eros”), a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry, announced today that it has partnered with RailTel Corporation of India Ltd (“RailTel”), one of the largest telecom infrastructure service providers in the country and a government of India public sector company under the Ministry of Railways, to provide ErosNow broadband streaming services to railway passengers. The Wi-Fi service was successfully implemented at the New Delhi and Bangalore stations recently providing high speed Internet to passengers, with plans to provide the service to 75 major railway stations in India as well as inside passenger trains in the future.
The broadband streaming service will enable passengers at railway stations across India to download and view ErosNow content on their phones. RailTel has launched a high speed Wi-Fi network at key railway stations and passengers will be informed about this exclusive service on arrival at stations.
Commenting on the partnership with RailTel, Rishika Lulla Singh, CEO, and ErosNow said, “We are pleased to partner with RailTel in the Indian government’s endeavour to provide Wi-Fi facilities to the broad population which has increasingly become a necessity. The partnership will further amplify the reach of ErosNow in providing the best in entertainment to a wider range of consumers.”
About Eros Now
ErosNow is the company’s on-demand entertainment portal accessible anytime, anywhere on nearly any Internet-connected screen. The ErosNow platform currently offers users thousands of new and catalogue movies from Eros as well as other major Bollywood studios, a large selection of premium television content syndicated from major TV studios as well as thousands of music videos and audio tracks. Members have several options to consume content including through monthly subscriptions, download to rent and download to own – all without advertisements. For further information please visit: www.erosnow.com
About Eros International Plc
Eros International Plc (NYSE: EROS) is a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry that acquires, co-produces and distributes Indian films across all available formats such as cinema, television and digital new media. Eros International Plc became the first Indian media company to list on the New York Stock Exchange. Eros International has experience of over three decades in establishing a global platform for Indian cinema. The Company has an extensive and growing movie library comprising of over 2,300 films, which include Hindi, Tamil, and other regional language films for home entertainment distribution. For further information please visit: www.erosplc.com