Vuclip Adds 150,000 New Premium Videos in Q2 from Over 160 Content Partners Worldwide
August 28, 2014 - New Delhi, Delhi, India
To see a timeline of events mapped to spikes in particular content consumption for the last quarter please see this infographic. Top news stories, sports events and entertainment milestones are key drivers. Broad trends and notable content additions to the Vuclip library are also noted below.
Most Popular Genres
At a macro view, full-length movies are gaining in popularity on mobile, while music and sports are also favorites. From a regional perspective, Vuclip found that horror movies and TV shows are gaining momentum and popularity in India, although they haven’t quite yet hit the leaderboard below. The Middle East is engaged with lively TV shows primed for Ramadan. And in Southeast Asia, music is a big favorite. Please see the chart below for specific rankings. Note that “entertainment” is a broad category that can include gossip, photo-shoots, events and more:
|India ||Middle East ||Southeast Asia |
Most Common Search Terms
While the most popular genres give broad insight into the formats of content that are most engaging for various regions, it’s the most common search terms that really provide a snapshot in time of what was on the minds of viewers. The most common searches for the quarter showthat timely top news stories and important sports events are mixed in with beloved celebrities:
|India ||Middle East ||Southeast Asia |
Notable Premium Content Additions
To its growing list of premium content providers, Vuclip added 11 more this quarter including ESPN Circinfo, Balaji Telefilms, Rajshri, Music Nepal, TV5 Philippines, Channel 3 Thailand, Universal Records Philippines, Polyeast Records Philippines and ABS CBN's Star Records.
Notable premium content added in Q2 in India includes: Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania, City Lights, Tamil Fever, Dawat - E - Ishq, Mardaani, Ragini MMS 2, Once Upon a Time in Mumbai, Shootout at Lokhandwala, Shootout At Wadala, Hum AapkeHaiKaun, Main PyaarKiya, Padosan,MeeShivajirajeBhosaleBoltoy, Mumbai Pune Mumbai, ShikshanachyaAaichaGho and theTheAnupamKher Show.
Notable premium content added in Q2 in the Middle East and Southeast Asia includes: "BabaengHampaslupa" starring Alice Dixson, "Kidlat" starring Derek Ramsay, PBA Games, music videos from Universal Records such as Jed Madela, Christian Baustista, 'Mr. Pure Energy' Gary Valenciano, GLOC-9, SpongeCola, Asia's Queen of Pop Regine Velasquez. Also Polyeast Records, home to Philippines' RNB Princess Kyla, singer and one of the judges of "The Voice Philppines" Bamboo, MartinNievera, Karylle, ZiaQuizon. And ABS CBN's Star REcords, home of Filipino Teen Prince Daniel Padilla, the ever-talented YengConstantino, LaniMisalucha and many more.
“At the core of our philosophy is to delight consumers in emerging markets with premium content they want, when they want it and where they want it,delivered through anintuitive and pleasing experience. Our content partners spend a tremendous amount of time, money and effortsto produce compelling content and are highly appreciative of our industry-defining effortsto get consumers to pay for and watch premium content,” said ArunPrakash, COO for Vuclip. “Seeing the rapid growth in our library of top quality content and list of strategic partners brings us great pride and motivation to continue to push ourselves even more in this journey.”
Vuclip is theleading premium mobile video on demand service for emerging markets with more than 3 million subscribers per quarter across six different countries. Through strategic partnerships with more than 160 top studios around the world, Vuclip brings to subscribers blockbuster Hollywood and regional movies, TV shows and music videos in 20 in different languages. Vuclip’s Dynamic Adaptive TranscodingTM provides an amazing unbuffered viewing experience to consumers across all mobile devices and on any network. Vuclip is headquarted in Milpitas, California with a presence in Dubai, Beijing, Kuala Lumpur, Mumbai, Delhi, Jakarta and Bangkok.
Source: Business Wire India