Campaign India Team
Feb 25, 2011

Alva Brothers Entertainment forays into digital space

Shruti Gupta moves in from NDTV Convergence to head the division

Alva Brothers Entertainment forays into digital space

Alva Brothers Entertainment (ABE) has announced its foray into the new media domain with its new digital division, which includes web, interactive and mobile services. The division will develop digital properties for the group, as well as syndicate premium content to key partners. Shruti Gupta moves in from NDTV Convergence to head the division.

Speaking about the initiative, Nikhil Alva, chief executive officer, Alva Brothers Entertainment Pvt. Ltd said, "The division between the traditional and digital mediums is rapidly diminishing. We want our audience to be able to access our content across devices, as best suited to their needs and preferences. We firmly believe in the triple-screen play, and are fully geared up to create quality offerings across mediums. With the ever-increasing number of mobile and internet users, we are very positive about the opportunities that the market possesses. We are also bullish on the prospects that 3G has opened up, especially for producers of premium video content."

Outlining the plans for the new division, Shruti Gupta, business head-digital, ABE added, “We are creating specialized video content that offers a rich viewing experience on mobile and computer screens. We believe that with the boom in high-end devices, better bandwidths, and competitive tariff situations, the digital consumer is looking for more than repurposed television content. Our focus is on products that are relevant, informative and entertaining. We will extend these products to local languages and localized content, to add a wider appeal.”

Gupta has over ten years of experience with leading media houses, with the most recent being at NDTV Convergence Limited, where she was heading the content vertical for mobile value added services. 

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