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

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
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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

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
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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
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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

Flashback 2018: Partnerships, regional content boost growth in India's OTT space

Payal Ganguly

As data prices and device costs for smartphones have fallen, India has emerged as a key market for over-the-top (OTT) content, ....

27 December, 2018

How Facebook gave Netflix, others 'special access' to user data

Reuters

Facebook Inc let some companies, including Netflix and Airbnb, access users’ lists of friends after it cut off ....

6 December, 2018

Indian OTT market to grow 10 times to $5 bn by 2023: BCG

Payal Ganguly

India's over-the-top (OTT) content market is projected to expand at a faster pace than global growth in the next few years ....

21 November, 2018

Live-streaming app LiveMe banks on Indian content studios to drive monetisation

Payal Ganguly

Chinese live-streaming app LiveMe is betting on its content studios in India to generate more local videos and help it make money ....

14 November, 2018

Netflix plans to make 17 more original productions in Asia

Reuters

Netflix Inc. plans to make 17 more original productions in Asia as it seeks to boost international subscriber numbers, Chief Content ....

8 November, 2018