Handpicked bouquet of World Cinema & Shows brought to India with Tata Sky World Screen
Bangalore, March 28, 2018: Tata Sky, India’s leading integrated content distribution platform across DTH and OTT, has launched its newest offering, a carefully handpicked bouquet of international entertainment content.
ArunUnni, Chief Content Officer – Tata Sky, said, “With the launch of Tata Sky World Screen, we are offering cinema and television aficionados over 650curated hours of great stories, not just from Hollywood, but from around theworld, ad-free. Our analysis indicates that consumption patterns are evolving,and there is an audience looking for exciting and diverse content,unconstrained by language. Our handpicked list includes some of the mostpopular and critically acclaimed movies and TV shows across the world, a lot ofwhich has never been seen on TV before in India.”
As yetanother pioneering initiative by Tata Sky, this would be the first time a DTHplatform will provide an ad-free service where subscribers can view selectseries and movies from across the world, running 24 x 7, where most of theshows have never been available in India on television. The content will beavailable to subscribers on their TV sets through the STB, Tata Sky Mob App andthe web app of Tata Sky. (watch.tatasky.com)
Without theneed of an additional internet connection, Tata Sky World Screen will beavailable for all subscribers at just Rs. 75 a month, making it an affordableproposition amongst the category of unique content viewers. This content will be available not onlyon the large screen but also on devices of the consumers choosing, be it mobileor laptop.
Tata SkyWorld Screen – The content:
Tata SkyWorld Screen will feature prime content from across geographies and multiplelanguages (Arabic, Russian, Spanish, Belgium, Israel, Cuba, German, French,Italian, Portuguese, Hindi, Swahili, Japanese, Chinese and Korean.) Contentwhich is not in English will have subtitles and some will also be dubbed inEnglish.
TheMovies willfeature some of the top Hollywood stars and include familiar franchises, alongwith handpicked international language movies including films renowned fortheir narrative and cinematic skills telling stories ranging from drama to pureslam-bam, high-octane action replete with brilliant choreography andstunts.
The Dramaseries willinclude an exquisite mix of critically acclaimed British, Hebrew, Spanish,Italian and Canadian crime, thriller and noir shows -- along with severalInternational series.
So, WorldScreen will give TATA Sky subscribers access to a rich trove of films and TVseries from around the world across a wide breadth of genres, marrying choicewith flexibility for them to watch any time of the day on multiple screens –whether on Television, laptop or the mobile device, in a hyper-personal manner.
Amongst theTV Series Box Sets Premieres will be the acclaimed thriller Wallander, HappyValley, Code 37, Team Chocolate, Prisoners of War and Babylon Berlin. Therewill also be two movie premieres a month from world cinema. Operation Chromiteand Desierto.
Arun Unni said, “Now subscriberscan catch entertaining content from around the world, as great stories have nolanguage barrier.”