BIGFlix.com- Movie Downloads completes one year of operations
Posted on: September 2, 2008
the company targets a 100 million page views and 5000 titles by March 09 for its movie downloads division
www.broadband.bigflix.com the movie downloads division of BIGFlix.com, a part of Reliance Big Entertainment Ltd and India’s largest online and offline movie rental service, announced today the successful completion of its first year of operations with 50 million page views and a whopping 3 million unique visitors per month.* The company targets a 100 million page views by March 09.
The launch of BIGFlix.com marked the genesis of a new era in home entertainment by offering a wide gamut of free streaming and download to own option on its broadband division- Movie Downloads. BIGFlix.com targets to include latest movies and other content and increase its catalogue to 5000 titles by March 09. Therefore, BIGFlix.com within a year of its launch has become a household name for weekly recreation.
Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Kamal Gianchandani, COO BIGFlix.com said, “BIGFlix.com prescribes an array of choice for every palate and has evolved as an entertainment hub for all age groups providing cutting-edge, world class entertainment, just a click away. The Indian DVD download market is on the threshold of a vast expansion and BIGFlix.com aspires to optimally capture the untapped domain by providing flexible and customer-oriented plans and options from time to time.” He also announced, “BIGFlix.com has a bullish target of Rs. 10 crore for its ad sales by March 09 for its movie downloads division.”
Also, commenting on this occasion, Mr. Murtuza Kagalwala, Business Head, Video on Demand, BIGFlix.com, said, “We currently have access to 1200 movies, 100 Television shows and other popular Indian content in the Movie Downloads division. With Internet and broadband users growing poised to grow at a fast pace we are confident that we will achieve more 100 million page views by March 09. We are constantly adding content catering to the audiences in both the international market and the domestic market to achieve a significant market share in this space to provide entertainment content anytime anywhere.
BIGFlix.com plans to exclusively premier newly released movies on its website by March 09. Apart from showcasing premieres of latest movies BIGFlix.com will also have microsites for movies by leading film production houses across all movie industries in the country etc. The microsites will have trailers, promotions, song stills, special stills of the movie and the star cast.
* Visitors accessing content on the website for more than an hour on an average
www.broadband.bigflix.com, the movie downloads division of BIGFlix.com offers access to around 1300 titles on its video-on-demand division, BIGFlix offers the biggest range of premium quality Indian entertainment spanning across 13 languages in India. The portal offers the biggest, widest library of films; music and Indian entertainment content ranging that will be available through its broadband services at attractive prices by providing premium quality entertainment at par with international standard benchmarks. The website has tie-ups with other premium channels viz, Star TV, Zoom, Special TV series, NDTV, NDTV Imagine, Raj TV and Care World TV TO showcase their programs for free viewing.
With the aim to reach out to Indians of all age groups the world over, as the one entertainment hub to provide cutting-edge, world class digital content from the world of movies, TV serials and music, www.bigflix.com will provide a legitimate access to biggest range of Indian entertainment spanning across languages and genres available for download to own, streaming at affordable price points and subscription offer as well. BIGFlix broadband has garnered over 2 million visitors per month where 90% of the audiences are NRIs and delivers over 50 million views per month.
BIGFlix has innovative, convenient and cost-effective entertainment making Indian cinema, television and music accessible to more than 25 million strong overseas Non Resident Indian (NRI), South Asian population and Indian cinema lovers the world over. The company offers the download to rent and subscription services in its portfolio of operations as well.
www.rental.bigflix.com, Movie Rentals division of BIGFlix.com, currently has 105 stores in 10 cities and has access to 16000 titles in 13 languages. The company plans to have 200 stores in minimum 10 cities by March 09. BIGFlix.com currently has its presence in Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune, Ahmedabad, Indore and Chandigarh.
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