ZEE5 Global, won the prestigious ‘Content Delivery Platform of the Year’ Award at the 17th edition of the Digital Studio Awards in Dubai on Tuesday. The Content Delivery Platform of the Year is awarded to the platform that can offer the most impressive, seamless and advanced content to the market.
The Digital Studio Awards are a showcase of industry excellence for the TV, film and broadcast production sectors in the Middle East. The Awards were presented at a gala ceremony held at W Dubai – The Palm on 30 March 2021. The Awards offer recognition across 19 categories including Excellence In Post Production, Executive Team Of The Year, Strategic Partnership Of The Year, etc.
The global streaming platform has earlier in October 2020 also won the “Digital Content and Streaming Service of the Year” Award at the Telecoms World Middle East Awards for the second consecutive year.
Archana Anand, Chief Business Officer, ZEE5 Global, said, “We’re absolutely thrilled to win this award for Content Delivery Platform of the Year. Despite it being a challenging year, we have launched some of our best content yet this year across categories and are constantly looking to innovate and improve the user experience to enable our viewers to access all this content seamlessly across the largest range of devices.
“The Middle East has been one of our strongest growth markets across the globe in 2020, and we are very happy to receive this recognition here today as a token of the love of our audiences here,“ Anand said.
Catering to not only South Asians but also mainstream audiences across countries, ZEE5 is today, with over 130,000 hours of on demand content and 60+ live TV channels, the largest single point destination for South Asian content globally.
From expanding its global reach through strategic partnerships across key global markets, to establishing itself as a premium advertising destination, the platform has achieved massive success at rapid speed ever since its launch in Oct, 2018.
ZEE5 has also made waves in terms of content this year, with award-winning movies like MeeRaqsam and Chintu Ka Birthday, its first Pakistani Original Churails, and its first Bangladeshi Original Mainkar Chipay, both runaway successes.
The platform has also grown from offering 12 content languages at launch to now offering content across 18 languages filling a growing demand among South Asian audiences for specific language content.
The ZEE5 App can be downloaded from Google Play Store or the iOS App Store. ZEE5 is also available on www.ZEE5.com. The app is also available on Samsung Smart TV, Apple TV, Android TV and Amazon Fire TV.