Suriname's Telesur inks OTT deal for Bollywood and more

DetailsGabriel Miramar-Garcia | 03 March 2015

Telesur, a telco in the South American nation of Suriname, has signed an over-the-top (OTT) content deal with YuppTV.

Yupp TV, which specialises in South Asian content, will provide a full turnkey technology solution to Telesur that will aggregate existing local, Dutch and foreign content from various ethnicities and also bring premier Bollywood content to the mix.

"With this partnership with YuppTV, the company will be able to deliver TV entertainment to larger audiences in Suriname anytime, anywhere over multiple devices like Samsung TVs, android and iOS devices, and supported set-top boxes," said Dirk Currie, CEO at Telesur.

Telesur's Internet TV service will give subscribers the ability to watch channels live as well as offering a ten-day catch-up service on multiple devices with a single subscription.

Uday Reddy, CEO YuppTV, added: "We are thrilled to take YuppTV to Suriname through this unique partnership with Telesur and look forward to offering a host of pioneering and innovative OTT services to Telesur and the people of this historic sovereign state. The partnership is an exciting development for us at YuppTV and we thank Telesur, Suriname for placing their faith in us."