Chernin and KKR back Asian OTT service

Emerald Media, a pan-Asian media investment vehicle backed by private-equity outfit KKR and Peter Chernin, is taking a minority stake in South Asian content-focused OTT TV service YuppTV for US$50 million. YuppTV, based in Atlanta in the US, provides live TV, catch-up TV and movies on-demand in 14 languages across the globe with a mix […]

Netflix rival launches in India

Internet television YuppTV has launched a streaming service in India, a move that comes ahead of Netflix’s reported launch in the giant Asian territory next year. The YuppTV service went live this month, offering more than 200 channels in 12 languages, and significantly for India, a seven-day catch-up tool. It is the second major on-demand […]