Hooq has ditched its introductory pricing of Rs. 89 for three months, it introduced on Wednesday, and is now shifting to Rs. 89 per 30 days with a 30-day trial interval. The streaming service – collectively owned by Sony Photos, Warner Bros., and Singapore’s Singtel – can also be making a push for a similar day launch of US tv programming.
That features the likes of The Large Bang Idea, Gotham, Supergirl, Lucifer, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, The Flash and Arrow, all of that are distributed by Warner Bros. Tv. Hooq says new episodes of those exhibits shall be accessible inside 12 hours of their US premiere on its service.
That is akin to opponents: Netflix takes just a few hours (Star Trek: Discovery) up to a couple days (Rick and Morty) relying on the deal, whereas Hotstar will get most HBO exhibits minutes after and others corresponding to Twin Peaks take as much as a day.
At Rs. 89 per 30 days, Hooq is without doubt one of the least expensive video-on-demand choices in India. There is a value to pay for that, although, by way of its catalogue dimension. As per JustWatch.com, a search engine that retains monitor of streaming companies, Hooq solely has a complete of 78 TV exhibits.
Most of its content material is within the motion pictures part, with over 1,800 titles. These embody movies owned and distributed by Sony and Warner Bros., corresponding to Marvel Lady, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Child Driver, Suicide Squad, Unbelievable Beasts and The place to Discover Them, and Batman v Superman: Daybreak of Justice amongst others.
There is a large catch to Hooq’s film catalogue, sadly. Not all of it’s accessible with its subscription providing, with newer titles corresponding to Marvel Lady and Spider-Man solely accessible to hire. That is just like how you’ll have the ability to view them on Google Play Films or iTunes, besides Hooq’s possession by studios permits it to decrease charges: Rs. 59 per title.
Hooq presently operates solely in Asia-Pacific, together with India, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand.