Hungama Music ties up with K Digital Media
Digital entertainment company Hungama’s music streaming app has tied-up with digital music distribution company K Digital Media to add 9.5 million tracks from hip-hop and RnB music genres to its music library, reports Tech2. Under the tie up, Hungama Music will acquire streaming rights from over 300,000 artists including Grammy Award nominees and artists like Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Two Steps From Hell, Ingrid Michaelson, Rebecca Black, Starbomb, TryHardNinja, Walk Of The Earth, Wizkid, Adrian Von Ziegler, Yo Gotti, etc. In May, Hungama claimed to have crossed 50 million monthly active users (MAUs) worldwide across its service. It claimed that its user base has expanded by more than 200% in the last 12 months and that 250 million users accessed its service over the last year.
nexGTv launches mobile app for streaming movies and music tracks
Video streaming company nexGTv has launched an Android app for streaming movies and music from different genres/categories available in its repository. It had previously partnered with TV channels such as B4U, Zoom, Maa TV, 9X Jalwa, Tashan, B4U Music, M Tunes and 9XM Music to acquire movie streaming rights and claims to have an online library of nearly 2500 movies. In addition, the app will feature music content from popular songs, latest hits and regional music and provide access to other live music channels. The app has a minimised player window, reminders, TV guides and Social Connect. Earlier it launched an app for Live TV streaming, and a mobile app that aggregates kids shows, and movies.
YuppTV partners with Silly Monks and Arré to acquire streaming rights
Online streaming company YuppTV has partnered with production firm Silly Monks to acquire digital streaming rights of the latter’s Hindi, Telugu, Tamil & Malayalam content. Following the partnership, users of YuppTV Bazaar, an online category of curated user generated content will be able to stream videos produced by Silly Monks, which includes content like movie trailers, music videos, interviews and events in Tollywood, Mollywoood and Kollywood film industry.
Subsequently, the YuppTV has also tied up with video production firm Arré to acquire streaming rights of web-series, original videos, reality shows and other documentaries produced by the latter. Content from Arré will be available for online streaming on YuppTV Bazaar
YuppTV will provide access to premium services at Rs 5 per day
YuppTV is providing access to its video streaming platform for R s5 a day. The subscription pack will provide access to stream premium HD movies, TV shows and Live TV content for the entire day, while allowing streaming capability on multiple devices. Interestingly, last month, YuppTV’s competitor Zee Entertainment cut down subscription fee to access streaming service Ditto TV to just Rs 20 per month, from around Rs 150 per month.