Archer Entertainment Media Communications, experts in different areas of digital content has launched an IPTV platform, indiatvlive.com, in the US in order to distribute Indian content. The content will include news, sports and entertainment in all Indian languages.
The site promises full-time broadcasting, in every Indian language to 40 million Indians living outside India and 1.2 billion subscribers in India. The sites www.indiatvlive.com and indiaradiolive.com will go live by August 15 2006. This day happens to mark the 59th anniversary of India’s independence.
www.indiatvlive.com plans to stream Indian TV, radio and internet content to subscribers over IPTV. It will enable all Indian media via Internet Protocol to deliver television and radio channels real time, live and direct from India in high definition quality on wired, Wi-Fi and cellular devices worldwide.
“Teaming up with Abhesh, Archer was able to put together a state-of-the-art digital technology platform to broadcast the top channels from India. We will deliver channels real time and live from one of the fastest growing and dynamic countries in the world but also guarantee terrific consumer experience in terms of quality. This is the first time that the world will watch news and events as they unfold in India on any device connected by high speed Internet. This is just the beginning of what Archer and www.indiatvlive.com intend to deliver,”Archer Entertainment COO Munish Gupta said.
Archer Entertainment provided funding for the launch and marketing of indiatvlive.com. Archer Entertainment CEO Michael Selsman said, “We remain committed to growing and diversifying the (IndiaTVLive.com) platform.”