Monday, October 21, 2019

YuppTV Join Forces with BSNL for a Triple-Play Service Partnership

The association will enhance video and broadband technology services for mobile and fixed line
New Delhi, October 21, 2019: The global leader in South-Asian OTT content, YuppTV has announced its partnership with India’s oldest communication service provider, BSNL. The two category-leaders have entered into a triple play partnership for video and broadband technology services for mobile and fixed line. 


As the largest broadband provider in the country, the fiber network by BSNL has covered every nook and corner in the country and enjoys an equally fervent mobile base. It has the potential of providing Triple play services to any corner in the country, including India’s very hinterlands.

On the other hand, YuppTV is a force to reckon in video and technology services, as a pioneer in the OTT space, YuppTV flaunts over 10 glorious years of expertise in streaming Live and VOD content to the wide-ranging audience across the globe with its innovative features. YuppTV’s in-house end-to-end technology is robust, reliable and scalable. Determined to bringing innovation in technology, YuppTV has been the first to launch various products and features such as Catch up TV, First day first show, App -in-app and video analytics, dongle, and Live broadcast.

YuppTV offers an extensive and exclusive content library with Live TV channels and catch-up, movies and exclusive originals. For YuppTV Originals, the brand has partnered with renowned names from the South Indian film fraternity and has been one of the firsts to produce the biggest hits of Web Series, down South. The brand also boasts of producing 13 Southern Original Shows, which is the highest in the industry. Riding back on tremendous success as one amongst the industry leaders, YuppTV also plans to soon announce something exciting in the content space for the Indian audience.

BSNL is counted amongst the only service provider making focused efforts and taking planned initiatives to bridge the rural-urban digital divide in the ICT sector. The coming together of the two industry-leaders will be another focused step in the same direction. With BSNL’s unrivaled pan-India reach, especially in the tier 2 & 3 markets and beyond and given YuppTV’s proven track record of superior and scalable technology along with extensive and exclusive content library, both the brands will together create an exemplary value proposition for India. As India’s Next Half Billion internet population is expected to rise from the hinterlands, the development holds further significance for consumers in India.

Commenting on the association, Mr Uday Reddy, Founder & CEO of YuppTV, said, “We are glad to join forces with an industry incumbent like BSNL. Following the association, we have an opportunity to leverage the vast network cultivated by BSNL and bring forth superior technology products and features to a burgeoning user base. AT YuppTV, we are determined to democratize access to cutting-edge entertainment solution through simple yet effective and innovative technology. We look forward to a long-term association and an affirmative response from BSNL’s extensive user base.”

Echoing a similar thought, Shri Pravin Kumar Purwar, CMD of BSNL added, “As a pioneer in the OTT space for 10 years, YuppTV has been quick to evolve with the changing times, leveraging disruptive technology for providing superior digital and video entertainment products and services such as Live streaming or catch-up TV or exclusive Originals. We are glad to associate with YuppTV to provide an impressive value proposition for consumers in India”.

Director CFA of BSNL Board, Sh. Vivek Banzal informed that technical setup has already been tested successfully to provide seamless triple play services on single fiber connection (Bharat Fiber) to its customers.

The association is also set to help BSNL enhance its portfolio of services offers and stay competitive in a fast-evolving and cut-throat market. YuppTV will not only bundle its services for BSNL broadband and mobile customers but will also assist the brand in offering broadband services to the under served areas, by providing last-mile infrastructure.

About YuppTV

YuppTV is one of the world’s largest internet-based TV and On-demand service provider for South Asian content, offering more than 250+ TV channels, 5000+ Movies and 100+ TV Shows in 14 languages. YuppTV, recently received funding from Emerald Media, a Pan-Asian platform established by leading global investment firm KKR for investing in the media and entertainment sector, wherein Emerald Media acquired a significant minority stake in the company for US$50mn. Emerald Media is led by industry veterans Rajesh Kamat and Paul Aiello, supported by an experienced team of investment and operating executives. The platform primarily focuses on providing growth capital to media, entertainment and digital media companies. YuppTV had earlier raised its Series A round of funding from Poarch Creek Indian Tribe of Alabama.

YuppTV has 25000 hours of entertainment content catalogued in its library, while nearly 2500 hours of new on-demand content is added to the YuppTV platform every day. YuppTV offers Live TV and Catch-Up TV technology. It also offers YuppFlix, a movie on demand streaming service for Expat Market and recently launched YuppTV Originals to bring forth unconventional story telling in collaboration with the top talent from the movie industry. Originals will be available in episodic format for the digital audience, exclusively on YuppTV’s platform. YuppTV is currently ranked #1 Internet Pay TV platform for Indians living abroad and the largest Internet TV platform from premium content availability in India. YuppTV is the most downloaded Indian SmartTV app and it also boasts of 13 million mobile downloads with 4.0 user rating.

Visit https://www.yupptv.com for more information.

Friday, October 18, 2019

Witness the Magnificent IIFA Awards Show on Colors TV this Sunday

One of the most prestigious awards in Indian Cinema, International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards takes place every year in celebration of talent existing in the Indian Film Industry. Most revered Artists Veteran and New are honored in this event for their contribution to the Hindi Film Industry.

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Similar to the other Academies, IIFA chooses and honors the best of Actors, Musicians, Singers, Directors, Lyricists, Storywriters, Cinematographers, Choreographers, Costume Designers, Makeup Artists, Editors, Sound Recording Specialists, Visual Effects Specialists, and everyone associated with the making of a film a success. The first IIFA Awards was organized in the year 2000 and since then 19 editions took place in various major cities of the world.

The 20th edition of IIFA Awards took place on September 2019 in Sardar Vallabhai Patel Indoor Stadium, Mumbai. Ayushmann Khurrana and Aparshakti Khurrana hosted the show and it was one of the most glamorous events that took place recently. The event was star-studded with the presence of iconic Bollywood actors and actresses like Ayushmann Khurrana, Ranveer Singh, Salman Khan, Vicky Kaushal, Katrina Kaif, Madhuri Dixit, Sara Ali Khan, Radhika Apte, Alia Bhatt, Aditi Rao Hydari, Radhika Apte, Ameesha Patel, Urvashi Rautela, etc., Singers Naha Kakkar, Arijit Singh, Harshdeep Kaur, etc.

Some of the talented individuals that have won the awards for their excellence in various fields are Alia Bhatt, Ranveer Singh, Vicky Kaushal, Amaal Malik, Guru Randhawa, Yo Yo Honey Singh, Hemanth Rao, Pooja Ladha Surti, Arijit Singh, Harshdeep Kaur, Vibha Saraf, Amitabh Bhattacharya, Kunal Sharma, Filmgate Films AB, etc.

IIFA was always known for its glitz and glamorous performances from the actors. Some of the actors who performed in IIFA 2019 are Ranveer Singh, Vicky Kaushal, Salman Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Katrina Kaif, Sara Ali Khan, Radhika Apte, Neha Kakkar, Jonita Gandhi, etc. Witness all these Amazing Dance and Singing performances and more from the top talent of Bollywood this weekend.

IIFA Awards Show is going to air on Colors Television on 20th October 2019 at 6 PM IST. Watch it on Colors TV Live through YuppTV from all the available regions. YuppTV archives the video in its Catchup for up to a week after the airing making it easier for the users to watch it again or for the first time after the airing date.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Watch all the Festival Special Super Hit Films like Kabir Singh, Maharshi, Oh Baby, Kolaigaran, etc., on YuppTV Catchup


Many Blockbusters have been aired past weekend and on the occasion of Dussehra on all the major languages’ Channels. Festivals are a time of celebration and what best way there is to celebrate than to watch a good movie with your entire family? Recognizing this every Indian channel will be flooding the festive seasons with movies and special programs every year.


While we have informed our users about every blockbuster that was aired on these days, if you have missed any of the movies, they will still be available on YuppTV’s Catchup section, a feature that archives the movies for up to a week and is loved by our veteran users. Here is the list of movies from all the languages that were aired last weekend. Check them out and if you have missed any, watch them on our Catchup.

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Hindi


Kabir Singh

Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani’s Blockbuster hit film was aired on Sony Max on 5th October. The movie directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga was a remake of Telugu Film Arjun Reddy directed by the same director. Kabir Singh was a blockbuster hit and Shahid and Kiara’s performances were lauded by the audience pan India. The movie is still available on Catch up and you can watch it by clicking here Kabir Singh.


Kalank

Not so much of a hit but Kalank is known for its Glamor and Grandeur. The film is a Romantic Drama starring Madhuri Dixit, Sonakshi Sinha, Sanjay Dutt, Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, and Aditya Roy Kapoor. It is directed by Abhishek Varman. This film was aired on 2nd October and is still available on YuppTV Catchup.


Tamil


Kolaigaran

Starring Vijay Anthony, Arjun Sarja, and Ashima Narwal in the lead roles, Kolaigaran is a Blockbuster Crime Drama that was aired on Star Vijay. The film was released recently in June of 2019 and has gained critical acclaim. This film can be watched on our Catchup section by clicking here Kolaigaran.


Raatchasi

Another Blockbuster film that was released in 2019 starring Jyothika in the lead role, Raatchasi is a Drama directed by Sy Gowthamraj. The film opened up to positive reviews and was rated highly. Raatchasi is a must watch and it is still available here Raatchasi.


Sindhubaadh

Starring the most versatile actor of the Tamil industry Vijay Sethupathi and Anjali, Sindhubaadh is a Thriller Drama directed by S U Arun Kumar. Built on a great plotline and mixed with Vijay Sethupathi’s histrionics, Sindhubaadh is a must-watch Tamil film that was aired on Zee Tamil on 8th of October. You can watch the film here.


Telugu


Maharshi

Starring Mahesh Babu and Pooja Hegde, Maharshi is a blockbuster Telugu film directed by Vamsi Paidipally. The film was a recent release (May 2019) and was a blockbuster. This film was aired on Gemini TV on 6th October.


Oh Baby

Starring Samantha and Naga Shaurya in the lead roles, Oh Baby is a fantasy comedy released in July 2019. The film was a super hit with Samantha earning massive appreciation for her acting abilities. It was a remake of a Korean film “Miss Granny”. "Oh Baby" was aired on Star Maa on 6th October 2019 and is still available on YuppTV Catchup.


Malayalam

Thanneer Mathan Dinangal

Starring Vineeth Sreenivasan, Mathew Thomas, and Anaswara Rajan, Thanneer MathanDinangal is a coming of age comedy film directed by Girish AD. Earning Critical Acclaims upon its release, the film is one of the best comedy dramas released in July 2019. If you have missed it at the time of airing watch it on YuppTV Catchup.