Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited, also known as MTNL, on Tuesday announced its partnership with Hungama to provide its broadband consumers in Mumbai and Delhi with on-demand digital entertainment content provider. Hungama already has a number of tie-ups with Indian telecom service providers such as BSNL, ACT Fibernet, Hathway, Videocon and Tata Photon. In addition, the OTT content provider works with Sri Lanka Telecom in Sri Lanka.
“Our partnership with Hungama reiterates our commitment to offer value to our customers from time to time. With this association with Hungama we bring to them the best of entertainment that can be consumed seamlessly at high broadband speeds," P.K. Purwar, CMD, MTNL, said.
The service is available to MTNL broadband users at mtnl.hungama.com and as part of this service users can access the latest music, movies, videos and games while availing various entertainment packages.
“The association with MTNL is a crucial step in strengthening our distribution across platforms. With this, we now share our services with two of the country’s leading telecom and broadband majors - MTNL and BSNL and are confident of consolidating our presence across other broadband services as well," Siddhartha Roy, CEO - Hungama.com said.
Roy said that the company looks forward to sharing the Hungama experience with over 1 million MTNL subscribers and offering them premium entertainment at their convenience. Hungama’s diverse library of over 3.5 million content pieces includes some of the biggest Bollywood, Hollywood and Regional films. The company recently got $25-million (Rs170 crore) funding from the likes of Xiaomi, Intel Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners and Rakesh Jhunjhunwala.
Xiaomi recently announced a special offer for Mi Max users. Under the offer, Xiaomi’s new users will get 3 months of Hungama movies for free and one year of Hungama Music.