Videocon d2h has inked a partnership with online video-on-demand service Sony LIV for its HD Smart Connect Set Top Box. With this partnership, content from the SonyLIV app will be available to Videocon d2h’s HD Smart Connect Set Top Box customers across different genres including sports, shows, music, TV shows, among others. SonyLIV can be accessed through all Web Apps button on Videocon d2h’s HD Smart Connect Set Top Box.
According to the company, HD Smart Set-top Box converts any existing TV into a Smart TV besides showing 650 Channels & services in High Definition and Standard Definition. Videocon d2h claims to have more than 650 Channels & services in High Definition (HD) and Standard Definition (SD), including a host of regional channels. It offers a range of smart services including Smart English and Smart Games. Its other active services include d2h Hollywood HD, d2h music, d2h spice, d2h cinema in both Standard Definition and HD.
Earlier in March 2017, Videocon partnered with Netflix integrating the Netflix app on their direct-to-home services. Netflix app will be installed on the set-top box and the remote will have a dedicated button to launch the app.
In a similar move in March 2017, Amazon Prime Video partnered with telecom operator Vodafone to offer its content to Vodafone customers at a discounted subscription price of Rs 249.
Other developments with Sony LIV
- In January 2017, online video on demand Sony LIV and film studio Sony Pictures Entertainment partnered with digital content network, One Digital Entertainment for the studio’s latest hollywood film, Passengers starring Chris Pratt & Jennifer Lawrence.
- In November 2017, the service launched LIV Kids with kids entertainment content.