Sony LIV

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Sony LIV
Sony LIV2017.jpg
Type of site
Video on demand
Available in Hindi, English
Headquarters India
Area served India, United States, United Kingdom, Nepal, Canada and Singapore.
Owner Sony Pictures Networks
Key people Uday Sodhi
Industry Streaming
Services On-demand video streaming
Slogan(s) We Liv To Entertain
Website www.sonyliv.com
Alexa rank Increase 7,746 (October 2016)[1]
Launched 22 January 2013; 4 years ago (2013-01-22)
Current status Active

Sony LIV is an Indian general entertainment Video on demand service that is owned by Sony Pictures Networks India Pvt. Ltd. based in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.[2]

Old Sony LIV logo

Overview[edit]

The service was launched on January 23, 2013

Sony LIV is a part of the network of Television channels owned by Sony Pictures Networks India Pvt. in India along with the other channels being Sony TV, Sony SAB, Sony MIX, Sony MAX, Sony MAX 2, Sony SIX, SET PIX, AXN, Sony Yay and Animax.It also showcase its original web series like lovebytes,Married Women Diaries, etc.

Programming[edit]

Content[edit]

Sony Liv's Library consists of 18 years of content from the Sony Entertainment Network Channels in India Sony TV, SAB TV, Sony MIX, SET Max, Sony MAX 2, SET PIX, AXN and Animax.

Along with a wide selection of English, Hindi & regional movies.

Regularly Updated[edit]

Genres[edit]

Sony LIV features programming in the following key genres: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror, and Action

Availability[edit]

Sony LIV is available in worldwide and three languages, including select programming in Hindi, English and Tamil.

Content Partners[edit]

Sony Pictures Networks India as a part of making additional content available to consumers signed a deal with Times Internet’s BoxTV to make its video content available on BoxTV’s website. The service will be available to BoxTV users worldwide & DD Free DTH.

Viewership[edit]

Sony LIV has reached about 25 million views on monthly basis from its website, app and YouTube channel.[3]

Platforms[edit]

Hardware supported[edit]

List of Sony LIV-ready devices:

Software support[edit]

Supported Web Browsers by Platform:

Windows 8.1 through web browser. Other software options:

Key Features[edit]

  • Mood Wheel - Content Suggestions based on Mood
  • MY Q - Personalized Playlist
  • LIV Gurus - Liv's Frequent Flyer Program for Video.

LIV Sports[edit]

On June 1, 2014 Sony Pictures Networks India launched LIV Sports, a digital sports entertainment property. The destination will be a one-point access to the mix of sports and entertainment across devices.

LIV Sports is the official mobile and Internet broadcaster for the 2014 FIFA World Cup starting June 12. LIV Sports will show both live and video-on-demand match content with statistics and analysis.

It also broadcasts La Liga, Serie A, Ligue 1 UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE, UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE, A-League, I-League,Sky Bet EFL in football.

It broadcasts International Cricket matches played by Pakistan , Sri Lanka , South Africa , West Indies and Zimbabwe , MOTO GP, WWE RAW , Smackdown and other WWE Pay-Per-Views ,UFC and NBA

NBA

After Sony's acquisition of Ten Sports Network all Ten Sports live programs also began to broadcast in Sony Liv

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