First Media adds movies on demand in new Catchplay deal

Indonesia’s First Media is adding VOD platform Catchplay to its platform.

First Media said this week that the deal was “in line with the astounding video streaming consumption growth in Indonesia, which has risen from 6.9 million users in 2016 and expected to double its growth to 12.1 million in 2019, and tripling to 22.2 million in 2022”. (Source: Statista, Sept 2017).

The service, bundled for free into First Media’s top tier packages, is available via the X1 Smart Box for TV sets and on apps for mobile.

Monthly subscriptions for lower tier subscribers begin at Rp31,800/US$2.30.

Single title rentals are available for between Rp15,000/US$1.10 and Rp22,000/US$1.60.

Exclusive titles include “Paddington 2”, “Wonder”, “Jigsaw”, “Only the Brave” and “5 Cowok Jagoan”.