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

Flipkart launches original content to strengthen its video services

Supriya Roy

Ecommerce major Flipkart has launched Flipkart Video Originals, an original video content offering produced by popular names from ....

15 October, 2019
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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

India’s OTT video consumption rides mobile wave

Payal Ganguly

Content consumption is moving to smaller screens as the Over-The-Top (OTT) digital video market grows in India.  The content ....

6 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
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Dish TV launches streaming device d2h Magic

Team TC

Noida-based DTH service provider Dish TV India has rolled out content streaming solution d2h Magic to allow customers to access ....

20 August, 2019

Interactive video platform Toch raises pre-Series-A round

Payal Ganguly

Vogueme Technologies Pvt Ltd, which operates the interactive video platform Toch, has raised an undisclosed amount in pre-Series-A ....

8 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

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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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

Jio, Paytm support lawful interception of messages on OTT platforms

Payal Ganguly

Telecom company Reliance Jio and Alibaba-backed digital wallet firm Paytm are in favour of lawful interception of messages sent ....

10 January, 2019

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

Can music streaming apps hit the right notes in India with specialised content?

Payal Ganguly & Shweta Sharma

Swedish music streaming app Spotify will soon launch in India as it closes negotiations with leading music labels, according to ....

29 November, 2018

Dailyhunt banks on Bharat to fuel the content platform’s immersive video ambitions

Payal Ganguly

News and content aggregator Dailyhunt is planning on upending the entertainment industry with high-quality bite-sized video content ....

27 November, 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

Telecom regulator mulls framework for WhatsApp, other OTT services

Payal Ganguly

The country’s telecom regulator has issued a consultation paper to explore a regulatory framework for over-the-top (OTT) ....

13 November, 2018

With GigaFiber, can Reliance Jio conquer the entire broadband, TV ecosystem?

Anirban Ghoshal

Earlier this month, Mukesh Ambani took the stage at Reliance Industries’ annual general meeting to announce the impending ....

24 July, 2018

Exclusive: Video platform The Viral Fever raises $6 mn in fresh funding

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

The Viral Fever (TVF), an over-the-top (OTT) platform which creates original video content, has raised an additional $6 million ....

20 July, 2018