Qyou Media launches ‘The Q India’ service on SonyLIV

MUMBAI: Qyou Media has partnered with Sony Pictures Networks India’s (SPNI) video streaming platform SonyLIV to bring The Q India’s 24/7 linear stream of digital-first content to Indian homes. SonyLIV customers can now enjoy expertly curated digital-first premium content from ‘The Q India’, featuring the most talented and popular influencers in the region.

SonyLIV represents one of the fastest growing OTT services in the country with reported 7X consumption growth in the last year. For Q India, this marks another distribution win in the region and demonstrates the growing appetite for premium digital-first content.

SPNI Business Head – Digital Uday Sodhi said, “Young India forms a critical part of our audience and it’s imperative that our programming offering in line with their consumption habits and programming preferences. Being a leading VOD platform in India, we understand our viewers’ needs and provide them with a wide array of content across sports, general entertainment, live TV channels, premium English shows, web originals and much more. We are incredibly excited to associate with ‘The Q India’ to bring the most disruptive online video trends to our programming line-up.”

The Q India GM and co-founder Sunder Aaron said, “Seeking out exciting premium digital content is second nature to Young India, but for a long time there has been a gap in the market for youth orientated service that can be easily accessed alongside other programmings, such as live sports. We launched The Q India to address this need, and in just a couple of years, we are already available across broadcast TV and mobile reaching over 300 million viewers. We are thrilled that SonyLIVrecognizes ‘The Q India’ as an important partner who can help them deliver an OTT service that remains relevant to Young Indians by providing them with the very best digital content from the region’s most talented influencers.”