BoxTV.com, a premium video service, from Times Internet has announced that it will feature shows and documentaries from National Geographic Channel (NGC), the world’s leading producer of scientific and educational content.
As a part of the offering, BoxTV will feature premium / high rated NGC content for audiences in the Indian sub-continent, covering popular shows and documentaries such as Air Crash Investigation, Banged Up Abroad, Taboo, Megacities, Caught In The Act, A Traveller’s Guide to The Planets, etc. The content will be available for free ad-supported viewing, adding on to BoxTV’s large library of more than 17,000 hours of content across Hollywood, Bollywood, Regional movies and television. The content will be available across the web and BoxTV’s mobile and device apps from August 2013.
“The National Geographic Channel content adds a new dimension to our content library. This is top-quality edutainment content that people have loved watching over the years. We have had many, many of our users write in to us asking for this library. Making it available on-demand allows users to watch it any number of times at their convenience – which was a constant request that users asked for” says Pandurang Nayak, Business Head, BoxTV.
“The NGC content is very engaging, of high-interest that appeals to a knowledgeable audience. We believe BoxTV is a great platform on which this content will be showcased and allow our viewers and fans to indulge in their favourite series and shows from the channel. BoxTV has a great viewing experience across devices, which makes it a good platform for high-quality content such as ours” said Debarpita Banerjee, VP Marketing, NGC Network & Fox International Channels, India.