Hyderabad, November 10th, 2014
YuppTV Application is now available on Sharp Smart Central TV
As part of its continued endeavor to reach out to television viewers across the globe, YuppTV today announced the launch of its application that offers a world class viewing experience with extensive range of channels & unlimited Movies, on Sharp Smart Central TV. At the touch of a button, the most comprehensive South Asian content, Read full article
Hyderabad, September 22nd, 2014
YuppTV to raise Rs. 120 cr for expansion, acquisition
YuppTV, the US-based over-the-top (OTT) content player that distributes TV channels through the Internet, will raise $20 million (Rs 120 crore) in the second round funding in the next three months. The company is in talks with the private equity players and it hopes to complete the process in three months. Read full article
Hyderabad, September 5th, 2014
India Abroad Article on
Mr.Uday Reddy, CEO, YuppTV
Udaynandan Reddy had a good thing going. He had a steady well-paying job at Nortel and was looking ahead to earning a mid-career degree from the Kelloggs School of Management. Instead, the day Reddy was to begin classes in Fall 2006, he consulted the person who had interviewed him there about a plan he had, and went off to set up his own company. Read full article
Hyderabad, August 22nd, 2014
YuppTV Launches ETV Telugu for viewers in the US
TV viewers in the United States will now have further reason to rejoice - YuppTV has outdone itself once again, by bringing the most popular and prestigious Telugu Channel ETV on YuppTV.
As a favorite channel of the Telugu diaspora in the US, it had an enormous fan following when available on YuppTV earlier Read full article
Hyderabad, July 19th, 2014
YuppTV launches media player in US market
YuppTV, a Hyderabad based company and a leading over-the-top (OTT) content provider for South Asia Content, today announced the launch of its media player in the US market.
Using the compact and portable android based Wi-Fi enabled YuppTV Media Player; viewers will now be able to access more than 180 channels worldwide in over 10 languages Read full article
Hyderabad, April 5, 2014
Sashi Reddi invests Rs. 16 crores in YuppTV for a 10% stake, joins board
Sashi Reddi invests $2.5 Million (approx. Rs. 16 crores) in Hyderabad and Atlanta based internet TV provider YuppTV for a 10% stake in the company. This values YuppTV at $25 Million (approx. Rs. 160 crores). With access to 170 live Indian TV channels and a large movie library, YuppTV is now the #1 player globally for Indian content delivered over the internet. Over 5 Million visitors view YuppTV every month. Read full article
Hyderabad, December 2th, 2013
Global Takeoff to launch video services in India next year
Will raise $15-million equity to fuel subscriber acquisitions, form overseas JVs
Global Takeoff, a Hyderabad-based provider of converged digital entertainment, communication and advertising, is in the process of rolling out its over-the-top (OTT) video services in the Indian market in the third quarter of the 2014, said chairman and chief executive officer Mr. Uday Reddy.
OTT refers to delivery of video and audio over the Internet without a multiple system operator being involved in the control or distribution of the content.Read full article
November 20th, 2013
Leading South Asian content distributor YuppTV available on the newly launched PS4
YuppTV one of the twelve apps on opening day of PS4 launch
YuppTV, the leading OTT player delivering more than 150 Indian television channels, 4,500 daily videos, 600+ movies, live events, and more, announced the launch of its branded application on the PlayStation®4 (PS4®) computer entertainment system in the U.S. The PS4, which released globally on the 15th of November 2013 has been the most highly anticipated video game console on the market. YuppTV is the only South Asian app on PS4 and is one of the 12 apps which released on day 1 of the PS4. Yupp TV’s app on the PS4 allows the South Asian consumer access to a variety of Indian programming content. Read full article
Atlanta, July 04th, 2013
YuppTV Launches ‘Movie-on-Demand’ Service for South Asians
YuppTV, the world’s largest OTT platform delivering 150+ Indian TV channels, has expanded its portfolio with the launch of world’s largest OTT Movie-on-Demand service with major production houses for South Asians on its platform. This move will provide the South Asian community across the world with an opportunity to watch their favorite movies.
Users can subscribe to a monthly package starting $4.99 or watch their favorite movies as pay-per-view on multiple Internet enabled devices. YuppTV has also launched a special section of ‘Premiere Movies,’ where users will get new movies to watch as pay-per-view. These movies could be new movies launched on the very same day or movies that are up to 15 days old. Read full article
Atlanta, July 04th, 2013
Samsung launches their latest entertainment App, YuppTV in UAE
Samsung Gulf Electronics Co. Ltd., a global specialist in the consumer electronics industry, announced the launch of their latest entertainment App, YuppTV. The announcement comes in line with Samsung's latest partnership with YuppTV.com which will enable Samsung Smart TV viewers to access over 60 high-definition Indian channels.
Commenting on the launch of the latest App, Justin Shaw, General Manager of AV division, Samsung Gulf Electronics said: "We are incredibly excited about the launch of our YuppTV app to our Smart TV users in the UAE as it provides a gateway to accessing top Indian entertainment channels. Read full article
LAS VEGAS, April 11th, 2011
Global Takeoff Powers First Instantaneous Video Distribution and Monetization Service for TVs, PCs, Smartphones & Internet Tablets
Global Takeoff Inc., a leading global provider of converged digital entertainment and advertising solutions, today announced YCast.TV, an over-the-top (OTT) service that delivers live TV and video-on-demand to TVs, PCs, smartphones and internet tablets within minutes of setup. For the first time, broadcasters and content owners have a seamless solution for monetizing video content, which eliminates long time delays traditionally associated with video content distribution.
In 2010 over 700,000 subscribers abandoned cable services and six out of eight cable operators suffered their worst quarterly subscriber losses ever, according to a SNL Kagan report. Thus, broadcasters and content owners are scrambling to expand their reach by leveraging OTT internet technologies. Read full article
WATCH LIVE INDIAN TV PROGRAMMES WITH SAMSUNG SMART TV
Samsung Announces YuppTV as an App Partner for its Smart TV Range
Samsung Electronics Co. UK Ltd, the UK's number one TV brand with the most awarded TV range1, today announced YuppTV, a world leading portal for Indian TV that has become a household entertainment requirement for the NRI community, as the latest partner for its Smart TV App store, Samsung Apps. The YuppTV App on Samsumg Smart TV offers Indians who live anywhere in the world - live TV and on-demand video programmes from their home state.
The new YuppTV App will give Smart TV users access to more than 60 live and on-demand Indian TV programmes instantly displayed on their TV, the biggest and brightest screen in the home, as well as on connected devices - thanks to Samsung's Smart Hub.
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Global Takeoff unveils YCast.TV OTT service
At the 2011 NAB Show ,Global Takeoff announced YCast.TV, an over-the-top (OTT) service that delivers live TV and VOD to TVs, PCs, smartphones and Internet tablets within minutes of setup.
YCast.TV provides broadcasters and content owners with a seamless solution for monetizing video content, which eliminates long delays traditionally associated with video content distribution.
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Hyderabad, October 14th, 2014
YuppTV App now available on Amazon Fire TV
Reaching out to global viewers with its viewing experience and taking its ever-increasing array of channels to a greater segment of global audiences, YuppTV has launched its application on Amazon Fire TV. Read full article
Hyderabad, September 17th, 2014
YuppTV launches Asia’s most popular and premium ‘Sun TV Network’ channels for the appreciating audiences of UK and Europe
As part of its constant endeavor to lead the market and offer top-notch content to viewers across the world, YuppTV today announced the launch of a host of popular channels of the prestigious Sun TV Network on YuppTV to millions of eager TV viewers in the UK and Europe Region.
Taking its mission of enabling worldwide accessibility to Indian and International TV channels on the internet, YuppTV will now offer the best of the network’s offerings in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada, for viewership in UK and across Europe. Tamil Channels of the Network, include Sun TV, K TV, Sun Music and Adithya TV. Telugu Channels, as part of the package will comprise of Gemini TV, Gemini Comedy and Gemini Movies. Malayalam Channels, which will be available across are Surya TV and Kiran TV. The Kannada channel, which can be viewed, is Udaya TV.Read full article
Hyderabad, August 26th, 2014
YuppTV launches ‘Manorama News’ and entertainment based ‘Mazhavil Manorama’ for International viewers!!!
In its endeavor to make live TV reach viewers across the globe, YuppTV today touched greater heights by launching the most watched Malayalam Channels of Manorama News and Mazhavil Manorama for viewers worldwide as paid channels with the exception of Singapore.
Audiences worldwide especially from Kerala will now be able to enjoy Manorama's unbeatable news coverage as well as wide choice of entertainment programs on Mazhavil Manorama. This included reality shows, tele serials and dramas, movies, music and more, giving the Malayali community all over world an enduring connection with their beloved homeland.Read full article
Hyderabad, July 29th, 2014
YuppTV forays into global market: launches ARY channels
Focusing on providing International content to subscribers and expanding its network in markets around the world, YuppTV today announced the launch of Pakistan’s leading ARY television channels to subscribers. Channels ARY Digital, ARY News, ARY Musik and ARY QTV will now be available in homes, worldwide subject to territorial rights.
Credited with pioneering and setting standards in television programming in Pakistan, the ARY Network offers viewers a host of choices that meet the entertainment and information based needs of South Asians across the world.Read full article
Atlanta, July 5th 2014
Outstanding award for Merit in Media Category at NATA
Uday Reddy, Founder and CEO, YuppTV, being awarded for Outstanding award for excellence in Media Category at the North American Telugu Convention (NATA) 2014 in Atlanta
Mr, Uday Reddy was honored for Outstanding Merit by the Telugu diaspora in the US, and was felicitated amidst the distinguished gathering at NATA 2014. The Award was presented by Mr. Mohan Mallan. Speaking on the occasion it was observed that Sri Uday Reddy, who possesses a brilliant career record, had worked with major global Telecom Companies in more than 50 nations and had set them on the path to progress and profits. He later founded YuppTV which has a become part of the lives of the NRI Telugu people, bringing to them more than 180 TV channels, and has made its mark, leaving indelible impression on the hearts and minds of the Telugu people in the United States. His work is to be admired and worthy of praise and felicitation. The NATA take pride and pleasure in bestowing the Award in Media Category to Sri Uday Reddy.Read full article
May 27th, 2014
YuppTV brings magic of Star Plus and Life OK to Australia
Taking forward its plan to provide viewers in Australia a host of options when it comes to exciting television based action, YuppTV today announced the launch of premium Hindi Entertainment channels Star Plus and Life OK in the country. Viewers across Australia will now be able to watch their favorite Indian TV soaps and serials on the two channels. The two Hindi channels are now available to Australian customers on YuppTV. Earlier, Star Plus and Life OK were made available to YuppTV Customers in the United States. Both channels telecast among the most watched and highly rated Hindi shows on Indian television.Read full article
Hyderabad, April 17, 2014
YUPPTV appoints Subroto BhattacharyaVice President, Customer Acquisition
YuppTV today announced the appointment of Subroto Bhattacharya asVice President, Customer Acquisition effective 16thApril, 2014. As part of his new portfolio, Subroto will be responsible for managing the Customer acquisition for the company’s business across geographies.
Subroto Bhattacharya brings with him over two decades of valuable industry experience having worked in the industry’s leading organizations as an executiveresponsible for building television and entertainment companies into top revenue performers in media, broadcasting sales and marketing in India, the United States, the United Kingdom, Russia, Canada, Caribbean and Latin America. Read full article
December 6, 2013
YuppTV launches live broadcasting service worldwide
YuppTV today announced the launch of a new revolutionary Live Broadcasting service worldwide aiming to deliver high quality video streaming services to all devices that can be connected to the internet. This enables viewers to not miss out on any event happening anytime and anywhere across the world and can be broadcast to any internet enabled device. The product launch was announced today at ITC Kakatiya hotel, Hyderabad. Read full article
Positioning "My Village" on the world map, an article by Saakshi
Mr. Uday Reddy, a visionary Philanthropist, has laid foundation for the modern village vision 2020, in an effort to reduce the social and economic disparity between rural and urban sectors through the introduction of technological infrastructure into the rural sector.
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Atlanta, July 19, 2013
Leading South Asian Content Distributor YuppTV Now Available on PlayStation®3
YuppTV, the leading OTT player delivering more than 150 Indian television channels, 4,500 daily videos, 500+ movies, live events, and more, announced the launch of its branded application on the PlayStation®3 (PS3®) computer entertainment system in the U.S.
Mr. Uday Reddy of YuppTV, said, “We are extremely pleased to make YuppTV available to PlayStation 3 owners in the U.S. Our on-demand service offers the largest movie portfolio with major production houses. YuppTV on PlayStation 3 will further our momentum in the U.S. market and will help us solidify our position as the number one destination for Indian programming.” Read full article
February 22, 2012
8 new, free applications for the platform Viera Connect
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Polish users gained the platform Viera Connect now access up to 8 new free programs specifically designed for this service. New applications available to the holders of the VIERA TV Connect TV Market for owners of Panasonic VIERA product line in 2010, 2011 and 2012, with Internet access. Introduced today, applications are: TVN player, You Tube on TV, RED KARAOKE, Swissinfo, Viaway, YuppTV, Snagfilms and ROVI guide.
Among the latest applications available on the platform was a Viera Connect application SnagFilms. It allows free on-demand access to hundreds of films from independent production base SnagFilms.Kinomaniacy can choose from a vast array of films - documents and dramas, comedies and thrillers, award-winning blockbusters or obscure, niche production. Access to all films is free. Read full article
March 20, 2013
YuppTV launches its first small, sleek and Smart TV dongle for South Asians in USA
YuppTV, one of the world's largest Internet TV providers, today announced the launch of its first "YuppTV Dongle" in USA for South Asians away from home.
The YuppTV dongle is a revolutionary device especially for the expatriate Indians who want access to home grown content. It is a small, 1080p, Wi-Fi streaming player which enables Indian expats to watch their favorite Indian TV Channels live, video on demand, TV shows with back to back episodes, Bollywood movies and a wide range of regional movies. Read full article
April 1, 2011
YuppTV Hosts Online Premier of Bollywood Movie F.A.L.T.U
Global Takeoff and Zee Communications Partner to Host First Global Online Premier of Hindi Movie F.A.L.T.U.
Global Takeoff Inc., a leading global provider of converged digital entertainment and advertising solutions, today announced that in partnership with Zee Communications, it will release the premier of the movie F.A.L.T.U online to a worldwide audience through YuppTV.
F.A.L.T.U starring Jackky Bhagnani and Puja Gupta will hit the theatres on the April fool's day. YuppTV will premiere the movie online on the same day and make it available for viewing on TVs, personal computers, smartphones and other internet enabled devices starting at 4pm GMT for $2.89 with 24-hour subscription validity. Read full article
March 21, 2011
YuppTV Delivers First Turnkey OTT Live TV and VOD Service for 4 Screens
Global Takeoff Inc., a leading global provider of converged digital entertainment and advertising solutions, today announced the YuppTV platform-as-a-service (PaaS) solution for content owners, broadcasters, telecom and mobile operators. YuppTV is a converged over-the-top (OTT) service that delivers live TV and video-on-demand over four screens – TVs, PCs, smartphones and internet tablets. For the first time, video content providers and operators have access to a turnkey, internet-based solution for distributing and monetizing live TV and on-demand video services - anywhere in the world.Read full article