Sri Lanka Telecom partners with Hungama Digital, to launch OTT platform
Dated: April 25, 2016
Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) and its local partner Evoke International (Pvt) Limited has partnered with Hungama Digital Media Entertainment (Pvt) Limited. This partnership will provide SLT broadband customers with high quality video streaming, music downloads and gaming facilities, bringing a cinema experience like never before right into the home in Sri Lanka.
This is the first time in Sri Lanka where a service for video streaming and gaming has been launched in such a magnitude. This landmark agreement will mean that customers in Sri Lanka will now be able to access a vast collection of new Hollywood, Bollywood, Tamil, Theligu and Sinhala movies, songs as well as video games at attractive prices, all from the comfort of their homes. The value for the services accessed can be paid along with the customer’s telephone bill at the end of the month. Hungama Digital Media has also signed a contract with Evoke International (Pvt) Limited Sri Lanka for content delivery. This will ensure that customers are provided access to a large database of the latest releases in songs as well as just premiered foreign and local movies with the highest quality ever experienced for video streaming and music downloading. Through promoting this kind of entertainment content locally, all citizens of the country are offered the opportunity to enjoy a better online entertainment experience after completing the project.
Commenting on this latest partnership, Mr. Dileepa Wijesundera, Group CEO of SLT said, “Our customers are already experiencing world class personalized television entertainment through our PEO TV service. Through this important partnership with Hungama, we wish to add more value to our customers and provide them with high quality, world class entertainment content at their fingertips. We are certain that this will totally redefine their entertainment experience.”
Mr. Siddharth Roy, CEO of Hungama Digital Media Entertainment Pvt. Ltd, the Largest Indian Digital Content Distributor and Aggregator said, “We are thrilled about this partnership with SLT the front runner of telecommunications and Evoke the market leader of the local content Distribution in Digital platforms. We are expecting to launch new entertainment products in Sri Lanka in the near future.”
SLT broadband customers will be able to register for Hungama services by visiting www.sltfilmhall.lk. Upon registration, customers can download and view unlimited movie streaming, music streaming as well as gaming for a monthly subscription fee.