Pearl Media Group and Bigflix in film distribution deal
Louise Duffy | 12-12-2012
Pearl Media Group (PMG) has signed an agreement for offering Indian movies, including the latest Bollywood releases, via the Bigflix app on JadooPLUS.
Under the terms of the deal, Bigflix will offer a selection of content on PMG’s premium OTT entertainment service outside the US and India.
JadooPLUS consists of live TV and on-demand content, targeting South Asian expatriates worldwide via connected devices such as smart TVs, PCs and Macs, tablets, set-top boxes, gaming consoles and mobile devices.
Sumit Ahuja, Co-Founder & VP of Content Acquisition and Distribution at PMG, said: “Partnering with Bigflix is an exciting opportunity for us as it builds on our current on-demand library, offering our JadooPLUS customers an even more diverse selection of Bollywood and regional films."
Sandeep Mehra, Head of International Distribution at Bigflix, added: “We’re excited about partnering with PMG, bringing our content to the largest international base of South Asian viewers on JadooPLUS. Bigflix was launched with an aim to offer Indian movies to a global audience. While Bigflix already has a presence in India and the USA, our tie-up with PMG will enable us to offer the same quality full length movies to JadooPLUS subscribers in other parts of the world."