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.”
I&B Ministry meets OTT stakeholders to discuss regulation
"..norms, self-regulation or any other system of regulations on Online Curated Cont...
Tencent leads $110 million funding round in MX Player
The funding by Tencent will further intensify the competition in the domestic over the ...
Danish Khan to head SPN’s OTT service SonyLIV
The new role is in addition to Khan’s existing responsibility of Sony Entertainment Television and Studio NEXT.
Android box, OTT Dish TV's strategy to stay afloat
The DTH operator claimed it categorises 30-35 per cent of its 23 million customers as premium as they pay in excess of Rs 400 per month.
It’s a 98% match: How technology can disrupt the food industry
Ingredients, along with taste and lifestyle requirements today, form the core parameter, basis which consumers now make purchase decisions. It would be right to say that “Ingredients are the content of food”.
TRAI to take more time on OTT norms; lawful interception, security issue now in focus
A senior Trai official said that the regulator wants to take a "practical approach" to the OTT issue.
Eros Now ties up with Microsoft to develop OTT technology
Eros Now is collaborating with Microsoft to use its cloud platform Azure to build new features including in app video search in 10 Indian languages
Will over-the-top streaming services hit multiplexes?
While some see OTT as a substitute, it is equally true that OTT is also driving people to the multiplexes.
Matrubharti raised Rs 3.24 crore in Angel fund round
Matrubharti will deploy the fund to add content in three South Indian languages, besides building stronger Technology and Data Intelligence on its Platform.
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.
Eros Now partners AirAsia’s in-flight WiFi service provider
The deal will provide flyers access to Eros Now’s content on their own devices, while on board WiFi-enabled AirAsia flights.
India to overtake the US on time spent on digital videos
A recent eMarketer forecast says India is likely to overtake the US in terms of time spent on digital videos in 2020. Currently (in 2019), the market research company says, adult Indians spend a little over two hours daily watching digital videos, which will go up to 2 hours 21 minutes next year
Exfinity leads $5 million round in 3rdFlix
The company aims to launch in international markets, including the US, Africa, UAE and Southeast Asia, in the next 18 months.
Airtel launches converged digital entertainment platform ahead of Jio's home broadband launch
Airtel launched a converged digital entertainment platform, christened Airtel Xstream.
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