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App Development

About Client

The client runs an electronic program guide and TV search technology company that works with the behemoths TV operators and networks across Asia. Besides, the company built the solutions for a myriad of connected devices for TV service providers and broadcast networks to enable the people easily access the TV channel related info.

Business Challenges

The client is having an online presence with which the users can easily navigate, choose or search TV content; allow users to set the TV channel preferences; link the users’ preferences with digital TV platforms; enhance the average revenue per users through cross-selling, upgrades or upsell. With the web presence, the client is not able to hold the traction of mobile users and then realized that an increasing number of TV viewers prefer to watch TV channels or do the transaction with mobile. So, he wanted to develop the mobile app that works across major iOS and Android platforms.


The Android and iOS app were built that offer detailed information about TV channels and programs and allow easy tracking programs and schedules. There is a constant interaction between the web services, database services, and the mobile app during the runtime, and on every refresh, the app fetches all the required and relevant information within NO time.


  • The Best of TV, TV listings, Now Playing Programs and Menu are displayed
  • Best of TV displays the best Bollywood movies, Hollywood movies, Sports, Kids or Trending Programs according to the user selection
  • Movies on TV display the movies on all the channels in a grid-view, where a single tap show the movies’ detailed information and schedule
  • The advanced search option and various categories narrow the search
  • Various categories like- English Movies, Hindi Movies, Kids, Entertainment and DTH/Cable operator are displayed
  • Allow users to set the preferences of the program or movie they want to view
  • The users can set the favorite channel or program in the favorite list
  • Enable users to set the reminder for a movie or program they like to watch
  • Users can get the reminder either as an email or SMS, or both
  • The list of upcoming programs or the programs which are due to go live on TV and its schedule is showcased
  • Users can create the account where the profile information can be accessed and viewed
  • Users can customize the TV channel guide by selecting Channel Type, Date and Time of the Day


  • Easy access to various channels’ programs
  • Never let the users miss the programs with reminders setting
  • Handy way to notify the users about upcoming programs
  • Enhance the users’ experience by displaying the movie or program as per the users’ preference
  • Improvement in the ROI by taking the hold of mobile users as well