iWorld
×

VOOT plans to launch separate app for kids

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/internet-images/2016/03/30/Untitled-1.jpg?itok=0S64_qLQ

MUMBAI: Viacom 18's latest offering, its OTT arm VOOT, is banking heavily on the network's rich kids content. Not only that, it plans to go beyond the network's flagship shows like Motu Patlu and Shiva, and acquire kids content from an array of producers, small and large.

The OTT player has already acquired digital rights to internationally acclaimed properties like Pokémon and Chhota Bheem for the platform that went live yesterday.

"The idea is to bring together the top character shows under one digital platform to make the most of this booming market for kids content online with the aim being a market leader in the domain," said Viacom 18 Digital Ventures COO Gaurav Gandhi.

When quizzed about the possibility of VOOT launching a separate app for kids, Gandhi shared that they are considering it 'within a year's' time. Currently the OTT platform has a separate section for kids’ content within the same app.

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/07/24/3.jpg?itok=pr3dhLo7
ShemarooMe Celebrates the Golden Era of Bollywood at a star-studded evening

Shemaroo Entertainment Limited, India’s leading content powerhouse, offers high quality content and services to customers in more than 30 countries and has been associated with Bollywood and its legacy for more than 5 decades now.

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/07/23/zee5.jpg?itok=4WP50Cj5
ZEE5 MAU touches 76.4 mn in Q1 of FY 20

MUMBAI: Media conglomerate Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd’s (ZEEL) digital arm ZEE5 continues its growth in user base reaching 76.4 million monthly active users (MAU). ZEEL in its first quarter financial result of FY 20 revealed the MAU of the streaming platform as of June 2019 while it had 61.5...

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/07/23/hungama.jpg?itok=HPB1m3zY
Hungama Play expands its library with blockbuster TV shows from BBC Studios

MUMBAI: Hungama Play, a premium video on demand platform owned by Hungama Digital Media, has premiered a slate of critically acclaimed TV shows from BBC Studios. Available as a result of a long-standing partnership with BBC Studios, these shows include BAFTA winner – Happy Valley, cult comedy – Yes...

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/07/23/altbalaji.jpg?itok=u0AnP9Ij
ALTBalaji partners with Eko, India Financial Services

MUMBAI: India’s leading homegrown OTT platform, ALTBalaji announces a consumer benefitting  alliance with Indian fintech company, Eko India Financial Services Pvt. Ltd.  The association will allow the digital platform to use the Eko Store through which any merchant will be able to sell ALTBalaji...

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/07/23/reliance-jio.jpg?itok=vz5Iovby
Reliance GigaFiber may launch on 12 August

Reliance Jio is likely to announce the launch of its massive fibre network operations at its annual general meet on 12 August, according to a report by The Hindu. Jio GigaFiber will offer home broadband, entertainment and IoT solutions.

iWorld Broadband
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/07/23/tv2.jpg?itok=CLkgDtRR
Paying OTT subs to reach 30-35 mn by 2021, only 2x growth in ad revenue

Digital media is set to overtake filmed entertainment in India this year in terms of revenue. While TV will retain its pole position as the largest segment, digital will also overtake print by 2021 to reach $5.1 billion, according to a report from FICCI and EY report on ‘How a billion screens can...

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/07/22/monster.jpg?itok=wFJ55p93
Insight TV, 4K UHD producer and channel provider, partners with monster energy for india, The Fast Life

MUMBAI: Insight TV, the world’s leading broadcaster and producer of native 4K UHD adventure sports and lifestyle content, has joined forces with energy drink company Monster Energy to co-produce Jndia, The Fast Life, a documentary film featuring the incredible story of female drag-car racer Jndia...

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/07/22/netflix.jpg?itok=BkYE2HDH
Welcome to the continent // Netflix drops teaser trailer of the witcher at san diego international comic-con

MUMBAI: Fans in Hall H were treated to the first look at the highly anticipated new series The Witcher  at San Diego Comic Con 2019 on Friday, July 19 when star Henry Cavill previewed the teaser trailer for the room. Yvette Nicole Brown (“Community,” “Mom”) moderated the panel discussion with...

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/07/22/voot.jpg?itok=zsJLyxHA
VOOT Kids licenses children’s content from Oxford University Press

MUMBAI: Viacom18 Media Pvt. Ltd’s digital arm Viacom18 Digital Ventures has gone live with India’s most inclusive kids’ entertainment and fun learning OTT application: VOOT Kids.  Catering to the digitally native kids’ ecosystem, VOOT Kids is all set to redefine entertainment and pedagogy through a...

iWorld Over The Top Services

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories