Lionsgate Play, a South Asia-based streaming platform of global premium subscription service STARZ, has formed a strategic partnership with digital telecommunication company Telkomsel, the two companies announced today. The news comes on the heels of the January announcement of Lionsgate’s launch in Indonesia,
Under the terms of the agreement, Telkomsel subscribers will be able to access blockbuster Lionsgate franchises such as “The Hunger Games,” “The Twilight Saga,” and “Now You See Me,” popular Lionsgate and STARZ television series like “Mad Men”, “Power” and “The Spanish Princess.”
“We are delighted to partner with Telkomsel, a leading digital telecommunications company in Indonesia with tremendous reach and distribution expertise to expand Lionsgate Play’s offering of compelling, exceptionally curated premium content and a great user experience to all of our shared customers. Our partnership is another affirmation of the enormous role that telcos are playing in shaping the digital age of content,” said Rohit Jain, Managing Director of South Asia and Networks – Emerging Markets Asia.
The premium bundle will be packaged with data quota from Telkomsel.
“We are very excited about this collaboration. As a leading digital telco company in Indonesia, Telkomsel is committed to consistently provide customer-centric digital lifestyle services and becoming the home of entertainment for the Indonesian people that will open up more access to world-class digital entertainment,” added Nirwan Lesmana, Vice President Digital Lifestyle Telkomsel.
“Blockbusters movies from Lionsgate Play would further accommodate the needs and demands of our customers and increase our customers’ experience in enjoying #sinemaspektakuler content through MAXstream platform, with the support of best digital connectivity that further will enrich Telkomsel’s digital lifestyle ecosystem.”
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