Friday, May 29, 2015

#HOOQ video-on-demand now in India

HOOQ video-on-demand has started its services in India. Singapore-based startup HOOQ will let its users to stream and download movies and TV shows at a price of Rs 199 per month. With its HOOQ app for mobiles and PCs viewers can enjoy more than 5,000 Hollywood movies and television series and TV shows in India now;  these includes titles from Sony, Warner Bros., Disney India, Dreamworks, and Miramax such as Harry Potter, Spider-Man, Iron Man, Pulp Fiction, and TV series such as Nikita, The Shield and Friends.
‘We are very excited to bring to Indian consumers the ultimate ad-free video-on-demand service at an amazingly low price.  HOOQ will offer India the largest and best catalogue of Hollywood and Indian content of any service available today,’ said HOOQ Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Peter Bithos.

‘Our ambition is to always bring the best experience with no compromises.  We’ve built our service knowing the constraints and infrastructure issues faced by customers every day.  We have designed our service specifically for the challenges of India and other countries like it.  HOOQ offers features to ensure you enjoy an uninterrupted viewing experience; including a custom setting for your quality preference, a bandwidth indicator to assess your internet connectivity and adaptive streaming to maximise available bandwidth,’ he added.
HOOQ will be accessible to all customers in India for subscription through its website. The HOOQ app will be available for Android and iOS soon.
'HOOQ is trying to reduce the time gap between global release of new movies and streaming of TV shows from abroad' said Allison Chew from HOOQ Singapore office at the HOOQ launch event in Bangalore.