Bangalore May 30 2015: Popular, Asia-centred video-on-demand service, HOOQ, will kick off in India from June for Rs 199 Rupees a month.
A start-up joint venture between Singtel, Sony Pictures Television and Warner Bros., Hooq offers unlimited online streaming access and an offline viewing option to top Hollywood and Indian movie and television content, via any device including computers, smartphones, tablets and Android set-top boxes.
Customers can look forward to more than 5,000 Hollywood movies and television series and TV shows. This includes titles from Sony, Warner Bros., Disney India, Dreamworks, and Miramax such as Harry Potter, Spider-Man, Iron Man, Pulp Fiction, and TV series such as Nikita, The Shield and Friends.
In addition HOOQ offers customers an extensive range of over 10,000 Indian film and TV favourites. To deliver this, HOOQ has partnered with the country’s top studios, including YRF, Disney India, Rajshri, Reliance, Shemaroo, Sri Balaji, AP International, Whacked Out Media and over 50 other studios. Customers can watch local high-grossing films such as Chennai Express , Vishwaroopam, as well as classic films including Ek Duje Ke Liya and Andaz Apna Apna.
‘We are very excited to bring to Indian consumers the ultimate ad-free video-on-demand service at an amazingly low price. HOOQ will offer India the largest and best catalogue of Hollywood and Indian content of any service available today,’ said HOOQ Chief Executive Officer, Peter Bithos.