YuppTV, an over-the-top (OTT) content provider for South Asian OTT has partnered with BSNL to provide video and broadband technology services for mobile and fixed line users of the state-run telecom service provider.
YuppTV is an Internet-based TV and on-demand service provider which offers an extensive and exclusive content library with Live TV channels and catch-up, movies and exclusive originals in 12 languages across South Asia. The partnership will allow YuppTv to deliver content on 2.5G, 3G and 4G networks of BSNL to its mobile broadband and even fixed line users.
According to a statement by YuppTV, BSNL’s pan-india reach especially in tier 2 & 3 markets with a large mobile base has the potential of providing Triple play services to any corner in the country. This association will also help BSNL enhance its portfolio of services offers and stay competitive in a fast-evolving and cut-throat market.
Commenting on the association, Mr. Uday Reddy, Founder & CEO of YuppTV, said, “We are glad to join forces with an industry incumbent like BSNL. Following the association, we have an opportunity to leverage the vast network cultivated by BSNL and bring forth superior technology products and features to a burgeoning user base. At YuppTV, we are determined to democratize access to cutting-edge entertainment solution through simple yet effective and innovative technology. We look forward to a long-term association and an affirmative response from BSNL’s extensive user base.”
Echoing a similar thought, Shri Pravin Kumar Purwar,CMD of BSNL, added, “As a pioneer in the OTT space for 10 years, YuppTV has been quick to evolve with the changing times, leveraging disruptive technology for providing superior digital and video entertainment products and services such as Live streaming or catch-up TV or exclusive Originals. We are glad to associate with YuppTV to provide an impressive value proposition for consumers in India.”
Director CFA of BSNL Board, Sh. Vivek Banzal informed that technical setup has already been tested successfully to provide seamless triple play services on single fiber connection (Bharat Fiber) to its customers.
In addition to that, YuppTV along with providing its services for BSNL broadband and mobile customers, will also assist the brand in offering broadband services to the underserved areas, by providing last-mile infrastructure.