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PressPlay TV To Offer Free Video on Demand Service On Trains Running On Northwestern Routes

PressPlay TV, India’s first ‘Online + Offline’ video streaming application, has tied up with Northwestern Railways to offer free VoD service Delhi-Bikaner and Delhi – Udaipur bound Delhi Bikaner Intercity (22471 up & 22472 down) and Chetak Express (12981 up & 12982 down) respectively. The company is also in talks with Northwestern Railways to offer this service on 30 more trains in the next quarter. The service is absolutely free. For the first time the rail passengers in India will be able to stream the videos of their choice directly from the PressPlay Hotspots installed in AC coaches of the train, onto their smartphones or tablets, as stated by the company in its presss release.

PressPlay -Screenshot 8The PressPlay TV app automatically downloads when phone is connected to the Wi-Fi & users can start streaming movies & videos at super-fast speeds for free without using their mobile data. If a passenger has downloaded a movie by using the app, the movie is stored in the app permanently and users can continue watching the downloaded movies at leisure, post the train journey. The app works over 3G/4G network also giving users the best of the internet’s latest trending videos in more than 30+ channels like Bollywood, comedy, sports, News, music & more, adds the statement.

PressPlay hotspots have already been installed in Delhi Bikaner and Delhi Udaipur bound trains offering travelers access to the very best in video entertainment anytime, anywhere and on any device free of cost.

“We at PressPlay TV are honored and overjoyed, this is watershed moment for us to partner with one of the oldest, largest and one of the most important institutions in India – the Indian Railways. I am personally thankful to the Northwestern Railways for taking this bold and innovative step by giving us an opportunity to serve the nation. We stand by our promise to offer an enhanced and enriching experience to the Indian train travellers. I am sure that this will be a start of a new and enduring relationship. And PressPlay, in its own small way, will continue to contribute to the Make in India and Digital India initiatives,” says George Abraham, Co-founder & COO, PressPlay TV


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