Five exciting Mass OTT Platforms to keep you hooked!

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Five exciting Mass OTT Platforms

Indian content consumption patterns cannot be summarised via a single demographic and this diversity of languages and entertainment preferences is now reflected in the number of pre-existing and emerging OTT platforms.

The OTT industry is flourishing and is today taking into consideration, not just language preferences but also a growing demand for varied, immersive experiences.

Here is our pick of a few mass and value-for-money platforms that are constantly innovating to keep their audiences hooked.

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MX Player: MX Player, hitherto known as a video player, was launched in 2019, as an OTT platform with original programming and also has licensed content from many studios including Sonar Entertainment, Screen Media Films, Goldmine, Hungama, Shemaroo, Paramount Pictures, Sony Entertainment, Sun TV Network and more. Initially launched only in India, MX Player became available in international markets, including the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal in March 2020. With over 150,000 hours of content in multiple languages, it is a treasure trove of films, TV and web shows, as well as music videos and a lot more.  MX Player is available for 299/- for a quarter and 499/- for the annual plan.


iTAP: iTAP is the new kid on the block yet a unique India-born cutting-edge, interactive entertainment-led OTT and Gaming platform focused on young India. Presently more than half a million iTAP users are consuming over 18,000 hours of content, short-form videos, mobisodes, and fun interactive games on the platform. Its offerings have especially won over consumers between 13 to 25 years of users from tier 2 and tier 3 markets in India. What keeps the users engaged is the unique selling point of iTAP where the user can win coins by answering simple quiz questions or by playing fun games or watching their video content. These virtual tokens, awarded into an individual’s iTAP wallet can be traded for cash, premium content, shopping, and discount vouchers. With an easy and affordable subscription model, iTAP is available only at Rs.99/year (i.e. 27 paisa/day) it can be downloaded from the Play Store (Android) and IOS (iPhone) or accessed directly on the web; soon launching on Jio network as well.


ALTT: Balaji Telefilms forayed into the B2C entertainment category with the launch of  ALTT in 2017. This Indian multi-device subscription-based video-on-demand platform is one of the most affordable OTT platforms in the country. It provides a diverse selection of original episodes, movies, and web series across various genres such as drama, comedy, romance, and horror, and also provides exclusive stories that are unique and original. The content delivers premium, high-quality shows featuring famous personalities, acclaimed writers, and award-winning filmmakers. It has produced more than 100 episodes in various languages like Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, and counting. The user-friendly design, simple interface, and reasonable membership levels guarantee a seamless user experience. ALTT is available on both Android and iOS devices and can be accessed via a website or mobile app for a subscription price of 300/- per annum or 100/- for 2 months.


VOOT: Voot offers over 40,000 hours of content that includes multi-genre shows, originals, films, web series, and reality TV and also provides access to Colours (Hindi), MTV, Viacom18 Motion Pictures, Colours Kannada, Colours Marathi, Colours Bangla, Colours Super and Colours Gujarati. Its massive popularity owes itself to its user-friendly interface and the variety of its original and licensed content in a variety of languages, including Kannada, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Odia, Telugu, and Tamil. Owned by Viacom18 and launched in March 2016, this is an advertising-led video-on-demand platform and is available as an app for iOS, KaiOS (JioPhone), and Android users, and as a website for desktop consumption. Voot is available via multiple plans, the most visible being 599/- per year.


ShemarooMe: A one-stop shop for authentic Indian content is ShemarooMe. Everyone in your family will find something to enjoy with access to over 6600 titles in a variety of genres and languages, including regional content (Gujarati, Punjabi, Marathi, etc.), Bollywood (Classic & Premiere), Devotional content, and other genres like Kids. It is currently available on Android phones, iPhones, the Web, Amazon Firestick TV, Apple TV, Android TV, Samsung TV, MI TV, LG Smart TV, Cloudwalker, and Roku TV. The service follows a freemium business model. Some of the content will be available for users to stream for free, and the rest shall require a subscription to be accessed at 999/- per year

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