Wednesday, January 13, 2016

YuppTV launches International News Channel DW in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal & Bhutan

Hyderabad, January 11, 2015: YuppTV, a world leader in providing converged OTT (over the top) live TV and video on-demand solutions, launches Germany’s premier international news channel Deutsche Welle (DW) in English for viewers in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bhutan.

DW has been a trusted source of reliable, unbiased news and information for more than 60 years. Viewers of YuppTV will now be able to enjoy news, features and award-winning documentaries covering topics from breaking news to science, politics, arts, culture and sports.

YuppTV continuously enriches and enhances the viewers experience with 5000 hours of new on-demand content being added to YuppTV platform everyday with 24x7, customer-centric support. The company’s vision is to make it seamless for broadcasters to deliver news, information and entertainment in as many countries as possible across the world. With this endeavor, YuppTV has been able to accomplish its goal of being one of the world’s fastest growing OTT content players.

Commenting on this launch, Mr. Uday Reddy, CEO of YuppTV, said “The launch of DW channel adds incredible value to the customer viewing experience.  Our viewers in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bhutan will now have access to reliable international news from a channel that is trusted for its veracity and unbiased coverage. It’s a welcome addition to YuppTV catalogue and the association aligns with the German broadcaster’s growth plan in South Asia.”

According to a spokesperson from DW “We have already seen a major shift in the television industry over the past couple of years towards increased viewer engagement and attention. While attention spans switch to the second screen, it will also be important to create a seamless viewer experience that goes from television to mobile to PC and back again. Therefore we are very happy with this new cooperation as it strengthens our course of future development in Asia.”

About YuppTV

YuppTV is one of the world’s largest internet based TV service provider, offering 200+ Indian TV channels in 12 languages. YuppTV offers Live TV and Catch-Up TV technology, whereby viewers can watch TV content from past 7 days and never miss their favourite Shows. In addition viewers can also watch 5000+ movies and 100+ TV shows at the click of a button. YuppTV is currently ranked #1 Internet Pay TV platform for Indians living abroad and also the largest Internet TV platform from premium content availability in India and reach to Internet enabled devices.

YuppTV service is accessible anytime anywhere through Internet in devices like Smart TVs, Smart Phones, Tablets and PC without the need of traditional set ups like antennas and set-top boxes.

YuppTV was founded in 2006 with a vision to make Indian Television channels accessible to Indian expats living worldwide.  Today, millions of people are using YuppTV services to watch TV in more than 50 counties across the five continents.  YuppTV recently won prestigious ‘Top 100 companies in the world’ award by Red Herring based on innovation, disruption and technology for year 2015. On Oct, 2015, YuppTV launched its services in India for the first time with many innovative features such as Catch-up TV  and Movie on demand etc. which are missing in traditional Cable or DTH TV platforms. YuppTV ensures both accessibility and affordability in India with packages as low as Rs. 5 per day.

About DW

Deutsche Welle (DW) is Germany's international broadcaster and a trusted source for reliable, unbiased news and information. DW delivers the latest insights and analysis of the issues that are moving the world with regional television lineups and radio and online content available in 30 different languages. With news, features and documentaries covering everything from business, science and politics to arts, culture and sports, we bring people closer to what matters most.

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