Akul Tripathi is the CEO of DOCUBAY, the Mumbai-based documentary subscription streamer launched in 2H’19.
Akul emphasizes the scale of the huge Indian video market, with its population of 1.4 billion, including 130+/- million English-speakers.
He describes how the low cost of Internet connectivity has driven the fast adoption of digital services, reaching 570 million and growing at an annual rate of 13%.
Akul then moves on to DOCUBAY:
- His mission
- Programming focus
- The scale of Docubay’s inventory and pipeline of new programs
- The rights situation
- And his two consumer subscription fee options.
Podcast: Listen to Docubay CEO Akul Tripathi
- Listen to my podcasts covering CuriosityStream with Clint Stinchcomb and Steve Burns, and True Royalty with Gregor Angus.
- Along with Akul’s information about Docubay, these podcasts add useful insights into the strategy and programming economics of documentary streaming.