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YuppTV launches its own media player in the US market

MUMBAI: YuppTV, the world’s leading over-the-top (OTT) content provider for South Asian content, has launched its very own media player in the US market christened YuppTV Media Player.

Using the compact, portable, Android-based and Wi-Fi-enabled YuppTV Media Player, viewers will now be able to access more than 180 channels worldwide in 10+ languages. This is made available as Live TV, Catch-up TV, TV Shows, and unlimited movies, in 1080p high definition (HD) quality to subscribers, turning normal TVs into smart TVs.

Once set up, the YuppTV Media Player will enable users to access their favourite content at the touch of a button.

Apart from Indian content, the channel catalogue also includes leading Pakistani channels and will soon launch Bangladeshi channels. In future, YuppTV will continue to add premium content to the portfolio on regular basis for international markets.

Through the customised YuppTV store, subscribers can access unlimited entertainment through the apps available. They can also push content to TV sets from mobile devices and tablets. What’s on a phone or tablet, for example, can now be on TV with the YuppTV Media Player.

YuppTV CEO Uday Reddy said, “We have been in the Internet space for more than six years and hence clearly understand our customer expectations, whose viewership is more than 5hrs/day. We strongly believe that healthy competition leads to innovation, and the YuppTV Media Player is the result of such thought process.

“The YuppTV Media Player enables us to acquire live TV and on-demand content from any part of the world and deliver world-class streaming experience to customers across the globe. In addition to converting simple TV into smart TV, the YuppTV Media Player offers seamless user experience. We will continue to add premium content in the coming months and be the one-stop shop for entertainment to expats worldwide.”

The Android-based player comes with its own browser and email client. Through the YuppTV Media Center, users can also access content on USB drives on the big screen. All that is needed is to connect a USB to the YuppTV Media Player.