The leading subscription video-on-demand service focused on emerging markets, iflix, launched in Bangladesh, yesterday. Consumers can now enjoy unlimited access to iflix’s vast library of thousands of first-run exclusive shows, award-winning TV series, movies, popular local and regional content, and children’s programmes and much more.
Comsumers have to sign up for a one-month free trial on their website, www.iflix.com, or download the app from Google Play or the Apple App Store.
With over 220 studio and distributor partnerships worldwide, iflix offers subscribers the most extensive library of iconic, critically acclaimed TV series and fan-favourite films both internationally and locally available in the region, including current hit Hollywood titles The Flash, Arrow, Mr. Robot, Vampire Diaries and Big Bang Theory, and highly acclaimed Bollywood hits Piku, Barfi! and ABCD.
The Company also announced an exclusive partnership with Robi Axiata Limited, giving Robi and Airtel customers three months unlimited access, sponsored by Robi (worth BDT 900) to iflix’s library with no credit card required or any other obligations. During this period, Robi customers will also be able to enjoy new exclusive data offers for streaming and downloading shows on iflix.
Each iflix subscription includes access to iflix on up to 5 devices including phones, tablets, laptops, desktops, TVs and other connected devices; as well as the ability to watch shows simultaneously on two different devices at the same time.
Monthly retail subscriptions for one month of unlimited access to iflix in Bangladesh will be priced at Tk300. Annual subscriptions will receive a two-month discount off the monthly rate and are priced at Tk 3,000 per year.
Many of iflix’s most popular movies and TV shows will be offered with Bengali subtitles.
iflix Head of Asia, Jonas Engwall said: “This launch marks a tremendous milestone for iflix. We are thrilled to make our service available in Bangladesh and partner with Robi. With the largest library of top international, regional and local TV shows and movies available - all unscheduled and on demand, to enjoy on any device, iflix now offers consumers across Bangladesh and Robi subscribers alike entertainment entirely on their terms!”
iflix Bangladesh Country Manager, Imrul Karim said: “Bangladeshis love local stories and shows. In line with our passion for local customers, iflix will feature an exciting slate of local content. We are committed to growing and supporting the Bengali film and television industry, and providing the local creative community a world class platform to showcase their work.”
With iflix’s Download and Watch Offline feature, users can download content on their devices for offline viewing. iflix’s new Channels offer users a unique way to discover content from the world’s most popular and exciting entertainment studios and brands.
Users can also add TV shows, movies and Channels to their personalized iflix homepage, as well as follow playlists curated by users with similar interests.