Hungama launches on AppGallery as Huawei and Honor’s online streaming platform of choice for India
Huawei’s app distribution platform AppGallery has now on-boarded India-based streaming service Hungama as the streaming platform of choice for Huawei and Honor smartphones in the country. For the unaware, Hungama offers both music and video streaming services in India as part of its Hungama Music and Hungama Play apps, respectively. Thanks to the partnership, Huawei and Honor smartphone users in the country will now be able to enjoy unlimited music and video streaming by downloading the respective apps from Huawei’s AppGallery.
The partnership will give users access to Hungama Music’s vast library of over 10 million songs and music videos in over 20 Indian and international languages. Additionally, on Hungama Play, users will gain access to over 5000 movies in Hindi, English and other regional languages, over 1500 short films, original shows, over 7500 hours of kids and TV content, and over 150,000 short-format videos across various genres like music, film gossip, humor, spiritual, and more.
In a statement regarding the partnership, Charles Peng, President of Honor and Huawei India Consumer Business Group, said, “We are delighted to team up with Hungama and foray into a liaison which offers a perfect amalgamation of technology, entertainment and exceptional experience to the users of Huawei & HONOR. Huawei AppGallery has been growing at an unprecedented pace with 400 million active users present over 170 countries. We have always valued native collaborations across our business operations and look forward to strengthen our developer base to create a holistic mobile ecosystem. This association is a step forward to further strengthen our efforts to build a smarter future and provide innovative app experience to our users.”
Commenting on the partnership, Siddhartha Roy, COO of Hungama Digital Media said, “Our understanding of India’s digital landscape and its consumers has allowed us to create the most engaging music and video streaming services in the country – Hungama Music and Hungama Play. In addition to offering a diverse library, we have always paid emphasis on building a robust distribution network. We are glad to partner with Huawei and offer our apps on the Huawei App Gallery to users in over 170 countries. We are certain that Huawei & HONOR device users will appreciate our apps for their wide library and intuitive interface. Huawei’s engineering and business teams were extremely helpful and we look forward to working closely with them in the future as well to build more such experiences.”
In case you own a Huawei or Honor device, you can now head over to the AppGallery on your smartphone and download Hungama Music and Hungama Play to start streaming your favorite music and movies right away. It’s also worth noting that Huawei isn’t the first company to partner with Hungama to offer music and video streaming services on its devices. Xiaomi’s Mi Music and Mi Video services, which were launched in India back in 2018, are also powered by Hungama Music and Hungama Play, respectively.