Category Archives: Interview INDIA

Dialog TV planning to enter the OTT market in Sri Lanka

During an exclusive interview at the NexTV Series conference held on the 18th April in Mumbai. Zihar Zuhair, Chief Manager -Content Acquisition and Channel Management at Dialog Axiata revealed that Dialog TV has currently around 850000 subscribers in Sri Lanka. He further added that Dialog TV is planning to enter the OTT market. Q.  Can [...]

Vishal Maheshwari- Vuclip: By the end of Q1 2017, we will release 8 new digital premium shows under Viu Originals.

According to Vishal Maheshwari, Country Head at Vuclip, Indian consumers are not even off their starting blocks in their “On Demand Video journey, basing this statement as a function of the 3 Cs: Cost, Content and Convenience of user experience. This is a journey of many years and will take a decade to go mainstream. [...]

Varun Mathur- VEQTA: Sports OTT platform VEQTA targets rapid adoption by paying subscribers

According to Varun Mathur, Co-founder and Director of VEQTA, the time for OTT is just right, it is the perfect timing for OTT in India. There is a lot of demand in the Indian audiences, especially from younger audience for high quality international sports content. Mathur states that VEQTA is targeting rapid adoption by paying [...]

Sidharth Iyer- Redchillies.vfx: I find it difficult to see how SVOD driven services will survive the harsh conditions in India

According to Sidharth Iyer, Lead Digital Strategist at redchillies.vfx, the OTT industry is still at a very nascent stage in India. The only way for emerging OTT platforms to make headway is to bring about a differentiated content offering and a richer user experience to attract viewers. Also, he states that pricing acts as the [...]

Zenga TV crossed over 40 million users

In an exclusive interview with NexTV News India, Shabir Momin, MD and CTO at ZengaTV.com revealed that Zenga TV have crossed over 40 million users and that 50-60% of the users come from India and Indian subcontinent. He further added that OneAxcess platform will revolutionize digital video industry. Q. Can you give us a broad [...]

YuppTV planning to launch its service in the Middle East

In an interview with NexTV News India, Uday Reddy, CEO of YuppTV revealed that the company is planning to launch its service in the Middle East regions to better serve the Indian diaspora. Commenting on the arrival of Netflix in India, Uday Reddy said that the US streaming service does not represent a threat to [...]

Siti Cable Network focusing on its broadband business for the financial year

In an exclusive interview with NexTV News India during the NexTV Series Mumbai organized by Dataxis, Vinay Chandhok- COO- Sales and Operations at Siti Cable Network revealed that Siti Cable Network is focusing on it broadband business activities in this financial year. Chandhok is also of opinion that the digitalization process in Phase IV represent [...]

Star to launch its OTT service internationally

Sanjeet Saha, Vice President, International Business of Star TV revealed in an exclusive interview with NexTV News India during the NexTV Series Mumbai that Star TV is planning to launch its OTT service internationally. Saha further disclosed that the OTT offer for international subscribers will be a paid model and will compose of exclusive content. [...]

Mark Rooney: “Inview have the know how to monetize STB in low ARPU countries”

In an interview with NexTV News India during the NexTV Series Mumbai organized by Dataxis, Mark Rooney, Vice President- Business Development and Solutions at Inview Technology Limited talks about the various activities of Inview. Rooney declared that Inview have the know how to monetize STB in low ARPU countries. Q.Can you give us a broad [...]