NexGTv, a subscription-based video streaming platform has launched a mobile app named ‘NexGTv Kids’, which offers video content for children between the age group of 2 to 10. It is currently available for Android and iOS users across 140 countries. The app currently provides Live TV listing of channels such as Cartoon Network, Pogo, and Big Magic. It also aggregates free animated movies, drama/thriller movies, and serials across multiple titles/genres. In addition to the entertainment content, kids will also have access to educational videos including art & craft tutorials, Science experiment videos, and nursery rhymes. 'NexGTv Kids' has a simple user interface; it prompts a home page listing categories of video content on launch. It also has three different tabs cataloguing LiveTV listings, Movies, and short videos. A spokesperson from the company told us that the app does not have any kind of parental control as content being added will be carefully reviewed and submitted to remove objectionable material. YouTube Kids: The YouTube Kids app was launched in February last year, but was not made available in India; but we expect the app to hit the country soon. An interesting feature in the app is the ability of parental control—parents can report objectionable content popping up in the app. At the time of launch, the YouTube Kids app aggregated TV series like Sesame Street, Thomas & Friends and content from DreamWorks among others. NexGTv global expansion: Last month, NexGTv expanded its video streaming platform globally across 140 countries. It…
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