According to sources, Reliance viacom 18 had a deal with warner bros on thursday To make available all its HBO content on Jio cinema. It was streaming on disney hotstart as if now.
It would be proved a great push to jiocinema. This deal is done to make jio cinema to make it competitive so it can stand out and can compete with its rival which are netflix,amazon prime and other international ott platforms.
The financial figure of the deal is not disclosed. According to sources- HBO Original, Max Original and Warner Bros. Television series are set to premiere on JioCinema on the same day as the U.S.
HBO content is such as Succession, Game of Thrones, Lord of the Rings and the Harry Potter series.
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JIO cinema has been so popular in India by streaming the IPL cricket season live without subscription cost. Jio cinema has already built a strong base of users. This launch of thousands of series and movies will make it one of the best OTT platform in India.
Now the warner can’t offer HBO original content to other indian rivals of jio cinema which are amazon prime and netflix.
According to sources, “Several of HBO’s top rated shows, including Succession, which had aired in India on the Disney Hotstar platform until March 31 as part of a deal between the two companies that ended on the date. Now it will be streaming on JIO cinema”