BoxTV, a video content destination platform by Times Internet*, has inked content agreements with Sony Pictures Television and Disney UTV to offer premium movie and television titles on its portal. While the deal period or the financial details of the partnership were not disclosed, Disney UTV said that it will be offering content from ABC Studios, Disney UTV Pixar, Disney UTV and Disney UTV Studios as part of the deal. Strangely though, the release also mentions that Times Internet has inked content agreements with Sony Pictures Television. Sony Pictures Television was already one of BoxTV's content partners since its launch last September, so we are not sure if Times Internet has expanded its agreement with Sony Pictures Television or just restated its previous agreement. BoxTV currently has partners like UTV Motion Pictures, Shemaroo Entertainment, Rajshri Entertainment and Everymedia Technologies for Bollywood and regional content and Sony Pictures Television, Disney UTV and Celestial Entertainment for premium Hollywood content. The company claims to have more than 1,500 movie titles on its portal including titles like Spider-Man, Pirates of the Caribbean, Men In Black, Shaw Brothers, Prince of Persia, The Sixth Sense and Resident Evil among others. New TV Section Along with this partnership, BoxTV has also finally come out of private alpha (although the company terms it as private beta) and has launched its TV section, offering full length episodes from national and international television shows. The company claims to offer more than 5,000 hours of programming on its portal from television shows like Lost, Grey’s Anatomy, Hannah Montana, Desperate Housewives and Scrubs. This…
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