South Asian Channels OnPrime TV


 OnPrime TV is an app-based OTT streaming service that offers popular foreign language film, television and news channels – all in one place….reports Asian Lite News

OnPrime TV launches first into the UK, Italy and Germany, with plans of rolling out to other European countries later this year. At launch, the OTT streaming service includes Sky South Asian, Sky Arabic and Sky Russian and News channel packs. These channel packs offer viewers access to high-quality foreign language content via Apple TV, with expansion to Android, Amazon Fire and additional Apple consumer devices coming later in 2017.

With some of the most popular foreign language entertainment, movies and news channels, live and over the internet (OTT), OnPrime TV is set to be the go-to streaming choice for expatriates living within Europe.

The Sky South Asian and Star Packs contain favourite channels like B4U movies, Zee Cinema, Zee TV, Sony MAX and Star Plus, which contains premium Bollywood entertainment including shows such as Chandra Nandhi, Ishqbaaaz and Kumkum Bhagya.

OnPrime TV also provides some of the most sought after Arabic and Russian content.  The Sky Russian Pack offers a range of premium entertainment, film and music channels such as TNT, 1+1 International, Planeta HD, Moolt and TV1000 Russian Kino. The Sky Arabic Pack contains the best of Rotana channels and LBC. The-free-to-view News Pack provides international news from Sky News, Sky News Arabia and France 24.

All packs offer a free trial of the service, and then range in price from £8.99 to £17.99 a month with no long-term contract required. OnPrime TV can currently be accessed by downloading the app via the app store on Apple TV4, or searching for OnPrime TV on Apple TV3.  For more information, visit the website:

Depending on your region OnPrime TV currently offers the following packs:

  • Sky South Asian pack: Sony Entertainment TV Asia, Sony Max, Zee TV, Zee Cinema, Zee Punjabi, B4U Movies
  • Star pack: Star Gold, Star Plus, Star Life OK
  • Sky Russian pack: 1+1 International, CTC International, Domashniy, Peretz, TV1000 Russian Kino, Bestseller, Moolt, Planeta HD, TNT, Channel One Russia, Carousel, Vremya, Dom Kino, Muzika Pervogo
  • Sky Arabic pack: Rotana Aflam, Rotana Cinema, LBC, Rotana Clip, Rotana Mousica, Rotana Classic, Rotana Khalijia
  • News pack: Sky News, Sky News Arabia, France 24 in French, Arabic and English.

Parul Goel, Dy. CEO and CFO of Zee TV UK said: “OnPrime TV will help in reaching the South Asian community especially in Germany and Italy, where, currently the content is extensively watched through pirated means and this is an excellent legal alternative to the same. This is in line with our philosophy ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ which stands for ‘The World is my Family’ and we aim to launch more channels catering to other ethnic diasporas on OnPrime TV and help bring the world closer.”

Shalin Patel, Vice President Head of Business – Europe (Sony Pictures Networks) commented: “We are looking forward to the launch of the Sony MAX and SET Asia channels on OnPrimeTV. We believe that our partnership with this service will give even more of the South Asian community in Europe an opportunity to enjoy the best of what Sony Pictures Networks has to offer.”

Murat Kablakhov, CEO of TNT said, “TNT is excited to bring high quality Russian entertainment to the OnPrime TV platform. We are pleased to partner with Sky and OnPrime TV to reach and meet the increasing needs of Russian audiences throughout Europe via a variety of devices.”

Emma Jones, Viasat World Vice President Commercial Affairs commented “We are delighted to be part of  the OnPrime TV offering and are eager to bring the best Russian movies  to new audiences across multiple territories and devices. TV1000 Russian Kino is our most popular channel both in Russia and abroad and we are excited to welcome our new viewers in Germany, Italy and the UK.”