iWorld

Mullen Lintas wins creative mandate of Viacom 18's VOOT

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/internet-images/2016/03/22/VOOT-LOGO.jpg?itok=nfrgs6hU

MUMBAI  As it gears up for the consumer launch of its advertising led VOD platform VOOT, Viacom18 has appointed Mullen Lintas, the advertising agency of the Mullen Lowe Lintas Group as its creative partner.

The agency’s mandate would be to provide strategic recommendations pertaining to marketing and promotion of the brand and also provide ideas that go beyond conventional advertising.

Commenting on the appointment, Viacom18 Digital Ventures COO Gaurav Gandhi said, “As we set out to launch a new brand in this space, we needed a creative partner who could not only help in building a distinct positioning for VOOT, but also bring-to-life key facets of our product and content proposition in the campaigns. Our choice for Mullen Lintas is not only because of the fantastic credentials of the agency, but also the very deep consumer insights and creative edge that the team brings with it.”

Expressing his views on the immense scope that the brand presents,  Mullen Lintas chairman and CCO Amer Jaleel said, “We are delighted to partner Viacom 18 for their high-decibel launch of VOOT. Time and place are no longer the deciding factors for accessing entertainment. This is the future of entertainment and we have no doubt that VOOT will play a big role in shaping this category. We are committed towards creating magic for the brand VOOT."

On winning the new mandate,  Mullen Lintas  CEO Virat Tandon said, “Technology is changing the way people are consuming content. Video on demand is the next big leap after the remote control. It’s a super exciting space and an opportunity to create the next big entertainment brand in this new tech world. Also exciting is the opportunity to work with some remarkable bunch of people at Viacom 18."

VOOT is a digital video entertainment platform launching with over 17,000 hours of content (across languages and genres) including the biggest TV shows, Kids content and films. This will be supplemented by fresh and original web series, Digital films and other original content created only for VOOT.

Content on VOOT will be classified based on genres such as reality, comedy, drama, kids and other segments and has been formatted based on a year’s research on what people watch on digital video platforms.

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/07/19/rpime.jpg?itok=2k5xLX6P
Prime Members in India enjoyed the biggest Prime Day yet; record number of members shopped deals and streamed movies and music

More customers in India joined the Prime membership program in the week leading up to Prime Day than in any other week before, with more than 35% of new members living in tier 2-3 towns.

iWorld e-commerce
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/07/19/broad.jpg?itok=uL-vHx52
Broadband internet subs growth higher in May-18 than previous month

India witnessed 2.91 percent growth in broadband internet customers in the month of May 2018 (May-18, month under review) according Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) data for the month ended 31 May 2018. Hence, 122.10 lakh (122.10 million, 1.221 crore) broadband subscribers were added...

iWorld Broadband
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/07/18/udaysodhi-8_0.jpg?itok=ad11d_IO
15-20% of total WC viewership for SonyLiv was female

FIFA World Cup (WC) 2018 has surpassed the expectation of Sony Pictures Networks India's digital arm, SonyLiv, by miles in terms of viewership numbers and brand associations.

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/07/18/gulshan.jpg?itok=fVGXaqTq
Former Times Internet CRO Gulshan Verma joins Hotstar

After almost three years in the company, former Times Internet chief revenue officer Gulshan Verma has joined Hotstar.

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/07/18/spull.jpg?itok=T6UMGZUM
Spuul Now Available at Ola’s Connected Car Platform, Ola Play

Spuul, the popular global video-on-demand (VOD) platform today announced a partnership with India’s leading and one of the world’s largest ride-sharing companies, Ola and its connected car platform for ridesharing, Ola Play.

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/07/18/bimal_0.jpg?itok=NP7W1i6K
Viu appoints Bimal Unnikrishnan as india content head

Viu, leading OTT service by PCCW and Vuclip, has appointed Bimal Unnikrishnan as Vice President Content for India to focus on the service’s original content portfolio. Bimal will report to Vishal Maheshwari, Country Head for Viu India.

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/07/18/full.jpg?itok=37q4sRPF
SonyLIV Goes Regional with 'Full Tight'- Launches its second Marathi Web-Series

With 180.3 million* active online video viewers and almost 4 million* registered subscribers, the OTT companies today are making huge investments in language content to spur growth from regional markets.

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/07/18/Netflix.jpg?itok=z5Uv8ggu
In Q2 earnings call, Netflix's added focus on India

Though Netflix did not deliver an outstanding performance for Q2 2018, its focus on India has surely risen. In the follow-up conference call, India was mentioned 20 times, which is higher than the last nine quarters combined.

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/07/17/yahoo5.jpg?itok=PuVRfxlp
Yahoo to shut messenger app after 20 years

Yahoo Messenger, the messaging app, is finally shutting down for good.The app, which was acquired by Verizon in 2017, is shutting down on 17 July. The company didn't give any explanation for shutting its messenger. Yahoo Messenger users will now be directed to invite-based Yahoo Squirrel service...

iWorld Social Media

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories