Star India reports Rs 1,216-cr loss in FY19
The company followed a ‘conservative accounting principle’ and booked expenses of Rs 4,000 crore on the Indian Premier League (IPL) during the fiscal under review. Star India suffered losses despite a 35% increase in revenues during the year.
ISL opening day viewership doubles on Star Sports, Hotstar
The opening match played in Kochi on October 20th, between arch rivals Kerala Blas...
Ministry of I&B to meet again with industry to debate online video content regulation
Sources familiar with the matter said the industry beli...
Netflix revenue soars 700% on desi content, marketing
The Indian unit of Netflix Inc grew more than 700% during 2018-19, helped by expanding local content.
Hotstar rejigs team ahead of Disney+ launch
Disney+ is the streaming service that the Los Angeles-based media giant is set to launch in the United States and Canada in November.
Stream engine: What goes on behind delivering content on OTT platforms
Behind the smooth content delivery on OTT platforms lies a superfast and smart technological production, starring encryption, cloud, compression, CDN & decoding. As Ali Hussein, CEO of Eros Now, puts it: “Amid content and marketing, tech is the underdog that ensures a sublime consumer experience.”
Netflix says India's mobile-only plan successful, will test it in other markets
Netflix's mobile-only subscription plan for India has been performing better than expected, asserted company's Chief Product Officer. Though, there are over a dozen other players in streaming biz, Netflix has managed to expand its subscriber base.
For the love of good content: Amazon & Hotstar now rely on adaptations of Israeli shows
Adapting foreign shows by infusing local flavours is a key part of the strategy for originals.
India-first 55-inch OnePlus TV with 4K QLED display, sleek remote unveiled at Rs 69,900 onwards
OnePlus TV Q1 Pro, with soundbar, is priced at Rs 99,900.
Both citizens and tech companies will be served better with an element of regulation: Ajit Mohan MD, Facebook
Facebook and its family of apps are an ally for India in the trajectory of economic growth and social development, said the official.
Myleeta Aga to join Netflix as head of content for Southeast Asia, Australia
Aga comes with over 25 years of experience across TV, radio and digital media.
Amazon Prime Video to offer 1 original content per month
Amazon Prime Video, which currently covers 4,000 cities and towns, is targeting the 'many Indias' for its faster growth.
Hotstar leads entertainment app installations, Jio in live TV: Study
The study found that Hotstar has the highest penetration of 49 per cent on smartphone devices in entertainment OTT app category.
Amazon opens its homepage to display ads
WATCH OUT: Firm is in a race with Google and Facebook for ad spends this festive season.
Indian apps including Hotstar, MXPlayer are the most downloaded applications globally
Data for January-March showed Hotstar, MXPlayer, JioTV, ZEE5 and Sony-Liv were among the top 10 downloaded entertainment applications worldwide.
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