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Times Internet’s BoxTV goes live; Indian subscription price starts at Rs 199 per month

We had earlier written about Times Internet
launching BoxTV.com. Now the company has announced the launch of the product
however, access to the site still remains on ‘invite only’ mode. BoxTV.com. BoxTV.com
follows a ‘freemium model’, which means that a part of the content will be
available on an ad-supported free-to-user basis, and the rest will be available
on a monthly subscription basis.

We had earlier written about Times Internet
launching BoxTV.com. Now the company has announced the launch of the product
however, access to the site still remains on ‘invite only’ mode. BoxTV.com. BoxTV.com
follows a ‘freemium model’, which means that a part of the content will be
available on an ad-supported free-to-user basis, and the rest will be available
on a monthly subscription basis.

The company has launched the product in US,
UK and India. Indian subscription price starts at Rs 199 per month, while users
in US and UK would need to shell out $4.99 and £4.99 per month, respectively.

The content can be accessed by consumers on
web browsers, or via internet connected devices, such as media players,
smartphones, TVs and tablets. Times Internet has tied up with content producers
such as Sony Pictures, UTV, Shemaroo, Rajshri and claims to have around 3,500
movies, 500 short films and 2,000 TV shows on the portal as of now. BoxTV also
plans to feature content in Indian regional languages.

According to the company, the service
launched an alpha preview of the product in August, and since then, has
supposedly accrued more than 50,000 invite requests. BoxTV is accessible via
Android and iOS devices through its app, as well as some popular TV-connected
platforms, such as Roku.

Satyan Gajwani, CEO of Times Internet Ltd, said,
“BoxTV is a product with a user-centric design approach, backed by a large
content bank with anytime-anywhere access for subscribers. We are very excited
about the launch and the roadmap for the next few months as we add more users
and content.”

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