TORONTO, ON AND MUMBAI, INDIA, Nov. 5 /CNW/ - Jigsee Inc. and Hungama Digital Media Entertainment Pvt. today announced that the two companies have entered into a multi-year content distribution agreement which will for the first time allow Indian mobile subscribers to download or stream full length music videos on many popular GPRS and 3G handsets via the Jigsee Video-On-Demand (VOD) Platform.
Jigsee's VOD Platform is a mobile rich-media delivery solution designed to address the technology challenges which face Mobile Service Providers in emerging markets. Through Jigsee VOD, Hungama will be able to make it's collection of music video content available on the devices which many Indian subscribers have and use every day.
"This partnership represents a major win in the Indian market, one of the largest and fastest growing mobile markets in the world," said Ray Newal, President & CEO, Jigsee. "Hungama is a leading mobile player in India and holds the distribution rights to a vast selection of Bollywood music content. As such, this partnership is a significant step towards Jigsee's mission of enabling subscribers in emerging markets to view the content they care about, when and where they want.
"We've reviewed many solutions to deliver rich media to mobile subscribers." said Neeraj Roy, President & CEO, Hungama. "Jigsee's solution will allow us to deliver audio and video content without interruption on the most popular handsets in India, using the network infrastructure which exists today. It will be a significant service offering that we believe will be strongly accepted by consumers."
Hungama Digital Media Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. is the largest aggregator, developer, publisher and distributor of Bollywood and South-Asian entertainment content in the world. With partnerships with over 305 content creators, Hungama has licensed worldwide exclusive digital rights to over half a million music and video titles. We provide content to consumers in 37 countries, with more that 145 partners across the world. Hungama has successfully managed more than 2000 mobile and digital campaigns for as many as 300 brands globally. The business has built its expertise in the following areas- Mobile Content, Mobile Marketing and Mobile Media. Through its own universal Short Code 54646, Hungama Mobile is accessible to over 400 million subscribers within ALL the networks.
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Jigsee is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. Jigsee is the leading provider of enterprise VOD solutions for Mobile Service Providers in emerging markets. Leveraging it's proprietary rich media transport, Jigsee is one of the only companies capable of delivering long-form and live video content to common phones over the existing wireless infrastructure in markets such as India. Jigsee is currently deploying solutions with some of the world's largest mobile content companies.
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For further information: For further information: Hungama Digital Media Entertainment Pvt., F-1, 1st Floor, Laxmi Woollen Mills Estate, Shakti Mills Lane, Off Dr. E. Moses Road, Mahalaxmi, Mumbai - 400 011, Ishita Mookherjee, PR Manager, Ph: +91 22 24903344, Fax: +91 22 24903355, email@example.com, www.hungama.com; Jigsee Inc., 1166 Bay Street, Suite 2105, Toronto, ON, M5S 2X8, Gordon Jekubik, Chief Operating Officer, Ph: +1 416 561 5065, Fax: +1 416 233 5836, gordon.Jekubik@jigsee.com, www.jigsee.com