IndiaCast associates with YuppTV in Canada

with Aapka COLORS, subscribers can now watch MTV India, Rishtey and Rishtey Cineplex,on YuppTV in Canada ~

New Delhi, 31st January 2017: Leading global OTT leader specializing in South Asian content, YuppTV has partnered with Indiacast, a joint venture between Viacom18’s and TV18 to air its array of channels including Aapka COLORS, MTV India, Rishtey and Rishtey Cineplex on its platform in Canada. This partnership gives YuppTV users uninhibited access to varied Indian content including the on-going season of Big Boss which is vastly popular amongst viewers.

IndiaCast associates with YuppTV in Canada

Commenting on the association, Uday Reddy, Founder and CEO of YuppTV said, “We have witnessed a steady increase in demand for South Asian content, especially Indian entertainment channels, from the global expat community, especially Canada. We are happy to associate with IndiaCast, which hosts some of the leading entertainment shows of today. We are confident that our users in Canada will enjoy watching our latest addition of channels.”

Sharing his thoughts on the association, Anuj Gandhi, Group CEO – IndiaCast said, “IndiaCast has always endeavored to present quality and differentiated entertainment options to the Indian diaspora across the globe bringing them one step closer to Indian culture and content. We are now extending this option to the digital viewers through YuppTV. In this connected world, our partnership with YuppTV gives  the customers the convenience to watch their favorite shows anytime, anywhere.”

Adding further, Sameer Goswami, SVP & Business Head - Americas for IndiaCast said, “Digital and emerging platforms have huge potential, especially because it allows us to reach newer audiences including the millennials and the digital natives. YuppTV is a global leader in the digital landscape and with the launch of Aapka COLORS, MTV India, Rishtey and Rishtey Cineplex in Canada on their platform, we are expanding our global partnership with them to the Americas. This is our first such initiative in North America and we are looking forward to extending this partnership to other countries as well.”

In succession to its association with Indiacast, YuppTV is now offering over 250 Indian channels to its global audience, in over 14 languages, including Hindi, Bengali, Punjabi, Marathi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Bhojpuri, Oriya, Nepali, Sinhalese, Urdu and Bangla. Content viewers can access the updated video content by YuppTV at their own convenience on six different screens, including Smart TVs, Internet STBs, Smart Blu-ray players, PDCs, Smart phones and Tablets.

About YuppTV
Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, YuppTV is the one of the world’s leading over-the- top (OTT) content player for South Asian Content, live TV, video on demand, and on-demand Movie Solutions. YuppTV a pioneer in OTT space delivers more than 250 television channels in 14 languages, 4500 videos (daily), movies, and a lot more. Content is offered to viewers through a single subscription-based service in the form of Live TV, Catch-up TV and Movies that can be viewed on any of the six screens for video content consumption - Smart TVs, Internet STBs, Smart Blu-ray players, PCs, Smart Phones and Tablets.

YuppTV services, currently has one of the industry’s highest content user engagement rate. Not surprising that millions of satisfied customers across the globe select YuppTV for their choice of entertainment.

About ‘Viacom18’:
Viacom18 Media Pvt. Ltd. is one of India's fastest growing entertainment networks and a house of iconic brands that offers multi-platform, multi-generational and multicultural brand experiences. A joint venture of Viacom Inc. and the Network18 Group, Viacom18 defines entertainment in India by touching people on air, online, on ground, in shop and through its cinema.

About IndiaCast:
‘IndiaCast’ is India’s first multi-platform ‘Content Asset Monetization’ entity, jointly owned by TV18 and Viacom18. The company’s mandate includes Domestic Distribution, Placement Services, International Channel Distribution and Advertising Sales, New Media (digital) distribution and Content Syndication for all the group company (TV18, Viacom18, A+E Networks | TV18 and ETV network) channels and content. For Domestic Distribution, IndiaCast manages subscription and placement services for TV18, Viacom18, A+E Networks | TV18 and ETV channel. IndiaCast aggregates and distributes over 55 channels spanning genres including General Entertainment (Hindi and Regional), Kids, News (Hindi, English, Business and Regional), Music (Hindi and International), Infotainment, Movies (Hindi and English) etc. Internationally, IndiaCast has a portfolio of over 10 channels (including Colors, MTV India International, Rishtey, News18 India, 5 Colors regional Services and ETV Telugu) that are viewed in over 80 countries as linear services. With a rich content library of over 30000 hours across genres, IndiaCast also syndicates content in over 135 countries in 30+ languages (including Hebrew, Russian, Serbian, Bosnian, Albanian, Macedonian, Croatian, Azeri, Kazakh, Swahili, Vietnamese, Romanian, Bulgarian, Kurdish and English among others). IndiaCast also delivers a wide range of content to various new media platforms including content from over 20 channels from the group across News, Music, Youth and Lifestyle, General Entertainment and Infotainment genre in multiple languages. Apart from Television shows and series, IndiaCast also offers Indian feature films (both Bollywood and Regional) on digital platforms in India and overseas markets. For more information on IndiaCast, log on to