23 Sep 2017
Live Post
Hathway’s cable TV and broadband capex to be Rs 270 cr in FY18
Cut in interconnect charge may boost RIL's EPS by 8%
Package soon to boost economy; no cuts in fuel rates: Arun Jaitley
Global child bride racket busted in Hyderabad, 20 arrested
Tracked so far: Rs 75 crore in Dera bank accounts
Violence in Tripura: Journalist hacked to death, sec 144 imposed

YuppTV now available on Roku platform in the US and Canada

MUMBAI: YuppTV, the leading OTT player in South Asian content, has made its comeback on the Roku platform in the US and Canada, introducing its extensively updated video content, packaged in a superior and advanced user interface.

In 2010, YuppTV was the first Live TV channel on the Roku platform, which includes the Roku Streaming Stick, Roku Streaming players and Roku TV, providing Indian expat community, easy access to South Asian entertainment content.

Post 2012, the channel continued to provide the content to other markets, except the US and Canada.

Roku users in the US and Canada will now be able to access YuppTV’s 200+ Live TV channels, Catch-up TV and YuppFlix, the largest Bollywood and South Asian regional language movie catalogue, with more than 5,000 titles. Further enhancing the content offering, the app will also offer online movie premieres mostly within three weeks of the release in YuppTV’s pay per view movies.

Uday ReddyYuppTV founder & CEO Uday Reddy said, “We are thrilled to launch our updated YuppTV app on the Roku platform in the US and Canada. Incepted with the vision of providing the most authentic and entertaining Indian national and regional content to the Indian expat and diaspora community across the globe, we are affirmative that the users will enjoy and appreciate our content offering.”

“It is inspiring the way YuppTV has evolved its service offering over the years and we’re excited to be able to once again offer Roku consumers in the US and Canada an amazing selection of premium South Asian content,” said Roku director of content acquisition Ziba Kaboli-Gerbrands.

In succession to the launch, YuppTV has also added new languages in its offering, now allowing more Roku users to enjoy video content in Sinhala, Urdu, Nepali and Bangla.

YuppTV will also offer nine popular channels from Argentina like TYC Sports, El Trece, America Sports available for Argentine expats living in the US and Canada.

Furthermore, the next update of the channel will also feature YuppTV Bazaar, the online marketplace for video content, and Yupp News, which curates the top news from around the world in short video snippets.