Vuclip Launches VOD Service Viu in Indonesia
Dated: May 27, 2016
Vuclip, a PCCW Media company, and the leading premium video-on-demand service provider for emerging markets, launches Viu in Indonesia. Viu is an over-the-top (OTT) video-on-demand (VOD) service that has already achieved major success in Malaysia, India, Hong Kong and Singapore. To amplify its efforts to deliver the best of Asian entertainment throughout Indonesia, Vuclip has entered into strategic partnerships with IndiHome Fiber, Telkomsel and Samsung. These partnerships enable Viu subscribers to experience highly engaging and entertaining content that’s delivered at the fastest speeds, through the most reliable networks, on a variety of devices, at the most competitive rates available. Vuclip has also brought on Dr Ilham Akbar Habibie as an advisor to its team.
“The strategic partnership that we established with Vuclip for Viu is to enrich the library of digital content delivered to our subscribers. The presence of Viu supported by Telkomsel’s fast 4G LTE Internet service will give our subscribers the best mobile digital lifestyle, especially in enjoying the latest Asian entertainment,” said Ririn Widaryani, Vice President Prepaid & Broadband Marketing at Telkomsel.
“We are very excited to bring Viu to Indonesians. Today marks a very important milestone in our journey and would like to extend sincere appreciation and thanks to all our employees and partners who helped make this happen. However, this is just the start and we look forward to entertaining millions of Indonesians through our fresh and exciting best of Asian content and high quality service. We are confident that the audience here will welcome Viu just as those in Malaysia, Singapore and other markets have,” said Nickhil Jakatdar, Founder and CEO, Vuclip said during the launch.
Currently, Vuclip claims to have Asian content in 34 languages across 270 content providers globally. The company is headquartered in California, and has offices in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Dubai, Beijing, Jakarta;, and Mumbai, Delhi and Pune in India.