Netflix India grows FY19 revenues four-fold; expenses shoot up 700%

Shashank Didmishe

An aggressive focus on original and localised content seems to have caused a huge jump in expenses at Netflix India, the domestic ....

11 November, 2019

Hotstar revenue rises two fold to Rs 1,112 cr in FY19; losses widen

Shashank Didmishe

Novi Digital Entertainment, which owns the video streaming platform Hotstar, has posted a two-fold increase in its revenue for ....

6 November, 2019
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Tencent Holdings plugs into India’s OTT market with $110 mn bet on MX Player

Shashank Didmishe

Times Internet owned video streaming platform MX Player has raised $110 million in a growth funding round from Chinese technology ....

30 October, 2019

Paytm to launch ad platform; Netflix, Amazon Prime in trouble over content

Supriya Roy

Paytm will launch a new advertising platform Paytm Ads. India is looking into the possibility of censoring content on online streaming ....

18 October, 2019

BigBasket to supply 85% products in 3-4 hours; 10 streaming channels in legal tangle

Supriya Roy

BigBasket is streamlining operations to execute faster deliveries. Netflix, Amazon Prime and 10 others get notices from a Madhya ....

26 September, 2019

Zomato starts video streaming, to launch 18 original shows

Supriya Roy

Restaurant aggregator Zomato has joined the ranks of video streaming services Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hotstar with the launch ....

16 September, 2019
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Enterprise Tech Dispatch: Quantum computing gets a leg-up from Germany, Apple's war with Netflix

Anirban Ghoshal

While frontier technologies such as AI (artificial intelligence), cloud computing, blockchain and IoT (internet of things) are ....

11 September, 2019

Analytics is the trump card to crack India’s OTT market: Rajneel Kumar, ZEE5

Vignesh Ananthraj

Mumbai-based ZEE5 is one among nearly 40 OTT platforms vying for viewer attention in a market that’s projected to grow to ....

4 September, 2019

I&B ministry wants certification of streaming platform content; Flipkart launches Hindi interface

Team TC

The ministry of information and broadcasting is looking into certifying content streamed on online platforms. Ecommerce giant ....

4 September, 2019

Netflix tweaks UI, launches Rs199 mobile plan for Indian users

Anirban Ghoshal

Original video content provider Netflix has announced changes in the back-end of the app, including user interface (UI), streaming ....

24 July, 2019
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Sachin Bansal in talks to buy Essel MF; Netflix to offer mobile-only subscription for Indian users

Tanmay Tiwary

Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal is planning a fintech foray. Netflix is planning a mobile-only service for India. Yoga startup ....

18 July, 2019

Hotstar most popular OTT video platform in India: Counterpoint survey

Payal Ganguly

Hotstar’s focus on cricket partnerships has helped propel it to the pinnacle of India's over-the-top (OTT) video content ....

19 June, 2019

Viacom18 hires Shaadi.com exec to run streaming platform Voot

Binu Paul

Broadcaster and digital content provider Viacom18 Media Pvt. Ltd has appointed Gourav Rakshit as chief operating officer of digital ....

3 May, 2019

Intel and Netflix roll out video-compression software for open-source community

Vignesh Ananthraj

Intel Corp., the world's second-biggest semiconductor maker, has joined hands with Netflix Inc., the globe’s dominant ....

9 April, 2019

Indians to hit media spend limit of $32 by 2021: Assocham-PwC study

Anirban Ghoshal

India's per-person spend on media and entertainment will hit a limit of $32 by 2021 as nominal Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ....

1 April, 2019

Hotstar gets $153-mn cheque from Star India and Star US to take on competitors

Payal Ganguly

Video streaming platform Hotstar, which is priming for digital rights to broadcast the upcoming Indian Premier League, has raised ....

15 March, 2019

Data localisation in focus as govt unveils draft e-commerce policy

Payal Ganguly

The Indian government has issued a draft national e-commerce policy that aims to regulate cross-border data flow, fight piracy ....

25 February, 2019

IAMAI releases code of conduct for OTT players

Payal Ganguly

A day after media reports said that the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) has drafted a self-regulation code for ....

17 January, 2019

IAMAI drafts code of compliance for self-regulation by OTT players

Payal Ganguly

A code of self-regulation for online video streaming platforms drafted by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) ....

16 January, 2019

Paytm to enter crowded OTT space, forms content partnerships

Payal Ganguly

Digital payments company Paytm is entering the over the top (OTT) space with video partnerships, a report in The Economic Times ....

14 January, 2019

Online streaming companies may adopt self-censorship

Kavya Kothiyal

Global streaming players such as Netflix, Hotstar, Reliance Jio and others are likely to adopt a voluntary censorship code, said ....

28 December, 2018