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The acquisition will add South Asia's leading sports network to SPN's existing portfolio of channels. The acquisition of TEN Sports Network will strengthen SPN's offering for viewers of cricket, football and fight sports, complementing our existing portfolio of international and domestic sporting properties.
It also aptly demonstrates SPN's commitment to providing a broad range of sporting entertainment to fans across India and the sub-continent. While we have grown our sports business over the last 10 years through acquisition of content at competitive prices, our focus now is on transforming ourselves into an all-round media and content company, comprising of five verticals, viz.
While I have always been proud of our sports business, I strongly believe that Sony will add more value to it by taking it to even greater heights.
I wish them all the success. Sony Pictures Networks India is in its 21st year in India.
About Sony Pictures Television Networks Sony Pictures Television Networks operates branded entertainment channels reaching over one billion households around the world. Based in Culver City, Budapest, London, Madrid, Miami, Milan, Moscow, Mumbai, Munich, Singapore and Tokyo, Sony's linear and digital networks offer high-quality film and television content from Sony Pictures and third parties, as well as original content commissioned globally and locally.
It is amongst the largest producers and aggregators of Hindi programming in the world, with an extensive library housing over , hours of television content. With rights to more than 3, movie titles from foremost studios and of iconic film stars, ZEE houses the world's largest Hindi film library.
Through its strong presence worldwide, ZEE entertains over 1 billion viewers across countries.