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News Roundup: Vuclip, Sify, Games2Win, Bigflix

Vuclip, a mobile video and media company, has announced that its Vuclip Video app, exclusively available on the Nokia Asha handsets and other Nokia Series 40 devices, has crossed 1 million downloads globally in November 2012. The app was launched in August 2011 and is available for download on the NokiaStore for Nokia Asha and other Series 40 devices. The company claims that in recent months, the app has been witnessing an increase in downloads from countries such as Indonesia and Saudi Arabia. However, India led the country tally with an average of over 60% of downloads since its launch.

The Vuclip Video app serves global content from categories such as Bollywood, Hollywood and International movies, music, news, sports, celebrities, women, health and career.

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Sify Technologies, the NASDAQ listed Indian Internet and IT firm, has announced that its portal, Sify.com, garnered 5 million unique visitors in October 2012, according to the data reported by ComScore. The average daily visitors grew by 16.06% and the percentage of dedicated visitors increased to 70%. The company claims that Sify.com is now witnessing a 61% YoY growth. It should be noted that the company had recently reported in its quarterly report that Sify.com is grew by 34% year-on-year (YoY) by September 30, 2012, citing comScore metrics.

Recently, Sify had launched a Social reader for Facebook and introduced new channels to its portal including Sify Skills and Sify Gold & Silver Line.

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 Games2Win.com, an online gaming platform, has reported that its mobile apps have crossed 25 million downloads. Currently, Game2win has about 44 apps on the Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android platform. Of the 25 million downloads, iTunes comprised 17.3 million, whereas Android comprised 7.99 million.

The company claims that it will trans-morph their best online games into mobile games in coming months. Here’s a quick breakdown of the game downloads:

Users can download Games2win’s iOS games from here and Android games from here.

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Pearl Media Group Ltd (PMG) has partnered with Bigflix to offer movies targeted at the South Asian diaspora outside of USA through the Bigflix app on the recently launched platform, JadooPLUS. With the partnership PMG will be able to provide on-demand videos from Bigflix’s catalog. In June 2012, we had reported that BigFlix is going to target the Indian diaspora in US, UK and Canada, with Indian content. Although at that time it was said that the service will be charged at $4.99 per month. Currently, it’s not clear whether content will be packed in the premium package or whether users will have to pay an extra free for the content. We have contacted BigFlix and will update the post once we receive a response.

Under the terms of the deal, BIGFLIX will offer a selection of content on PMG’s premium OTT entertainment service outside of United States and India.

JadooPLUS provides live tv and on-demand content offerings, targeting South Asian expatriates worldwide via connected devices such as Smart TVs, PCs and Macs, tablets, set-top boxes, gaming consoles, and mobile devices.

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