MUMBAI: Reliance Big TV, have signed a strategic agreement to introduce DTH Gaming services in India. As per this agreement, Indiagames will offer gaming services on Reliance Big TV’s DTH platform in India.
As part of its agreement with Reliance Big TV, Indiagames will leverage its partnership with US-based Oberon Media, to provide specialized games for Reliance Big TV’s DTH platform. The games offered on RBTV’s DTH platform will be amongst the most popular game series currently available for PC, Web and other media platforms.
Reliance Big TV chief executive officer Sanjay Behl said, “Our strategic tie-up with Indiagames is an extension of our business relationship with the UTV Group. iGames also signifies our focus to further enhance and monetize our VAS capabilities towards a profitable growth in the DTH business.”
Indiagames chief operating officer Samir Bangara said, “This initiative, and the DTH partnership with Oberon Media, marks our foray to the third screen of gaming making us the first Indian triple play games company with a strong presence across– mobile, PC and now DTH. With unparalleled content and cutting edge technology from Oberon, optimized for a rich user experience, we are truly taking the gaming experience on TV to a whole new level.”
Reliance Big TV will offer the DTH Gaming service as part of its Interactive Services. Branded as iGames, Reliance BIG TV and Indiagames will offer eight different games that will be refreshed every month cutting across multiple genres. The games include leading titles from I-play, Oberon’s publishing division: Galapago, Solitaire (with 4 different versions including Classic, FreeCell, Pyramid and Towers), MOODiES, Space MOODiES, Air Hockey, and Darts, as well as premium 3rd party licenses.Indiagames is also planning to introduce local content including its top selling T20 cricket games and Bollywood games like Chance Pe Dance, Kaminey and Jodhaa Akbar amongst others.