Mumbai: Eros Now, a premier South Asian OTT entertainment platform with more than 177 million registered users owned by Eros International Plc (NYSE:EROS), today announced a collaboration with YouTube Music in India. As part of the collaboration, a special Eros Now subscription package priced at 99 Indian Rupees (INR) for 90 days will be made available to all new subscribers of YouTube Music premium and Google Play Music in India. At the end of the three month introductory offer, the customer will be charged separately as per prevailing plans for Eros Now and INR 99 per month for YouTube Music Premium.
With a plethora of options to choose from, Eros Now’s content library of 12,000+ movies, TV shows, short-format content – Eros Now Quickie, users will also get access to YouTube Music’s catalogue including tracks in English, Hindi and nine other Indian languages. This collaboration is certain to be a delight for both Bollywood buffs and music aficionados.This collaboration promises to further enhance consumer engagement by offering the best of entertainment content and access to an extensive music library with user-friendly interface.
Commenting on this collaboration, Rishika Lulla Singh, Chairman and CEO- Eros Digital said, “Eros Now’s collaboration with YouTube Music is inimitable and we are thrilled to have collaborated with YouTube as this will provide consumers a massive music library in conjunction with our premium film and other programming. Amongst several initiatives we deeply invested in growing the base of paid digital subscriptions in India and this strategic alliance with YouTube and Google is another example to ensure we are able to move the needle for the growth of this business in India, whilst providing for a super value to our consumers.”
According to the Counterpoint 2019 India OTT Video Content Market Consumer Survey, Eros Now has the largest share (59%) of users in the 25-39 age bracket in Tier II/III cities, highest among all major OTT platforms with a total of 68% of its consumers watching content on the platform daily. According to the FICCI KPMG Report released in September 2019, Movies and Music contribute to greater than 50% of the OTT content consumption on both matrix of unique viewers and time spent.