Eros International announced today the introduction of ‘Watch Offline’ services across all iOS platforms through an app which customers can access from any device. This service is for its premium customers without any additional charges. The company had recently announced the offline viewing service on Android devices and now wanted to try it for the iOS platform to expand its reach.
Commenting on the feature update, Rishika Lulla Singh, CEO, Eros Digital said, “We recently announced the introduction of the offline feature for Android users and have now made the service available to iOS subscribers as well. This provides us with greater reach to an even wider base of global entertainment consumers. With the offline viewing feature, Eros Now will be able to provide uninterrupted and easy entertainment to our consumers.”
Eros now has 2 models for subscription. One is the freemium model and the other one is premium model. In the freemium model the company provides its users with the very basic services those are free of cost. For further better services the subscribers have to opt for premium model of subscription. As part of the Premium subscription service, subscribers can now download movies from ErosNow to their iOS or Android devices for immediate viewing offline for as little as Rs 99 per month in . The users are provided with a choice of quality of formats to accelerate and maintain the storage of downloads.
Rishika added, “ Eros has tied up with Google Chromecast and hence, you can view all of Eros’ content on your TV. The Chromecast lets you sync your mobile to the TV.”
‘Watch Offline’ features include:
* Unlimited playback of the titles downloaded to the device
* Download quality options are High, Medium or Low Bandwidth
* Storage management provided
* Browse Eros Now or use other services on the device while downloading
* My Downloads in Eros Now application displays titles available for offline playback
* No internet connection required to watch titles in My Downloads
* Only download on Wi-Fi option available in My Downloads
* Manage downloads stored on device
Additional in-app features include regular updates of the latest Hindi, Tamil and other Indian language titles; the ability to customize content by creating personal watch lists; video progression, allowing users to continue watching content from where they previously left off and multi-language subtitles.