OTT players oppose DCCC regulation model
OTT players including Netflix, Amazon, MXPlayer, Zee, AltBalaji and Arre believe it is adequate to have companies redressing complaints on their own and there is no need to have DCCC.
Regulating OTT players complicated: Trai
Trai has realised that it is no longer a financial arbitrage issue between telcos and apps, but one ...
Always connected: Indians consume over 11GB data daily, spend 70 mins a day on OTT platforms
4G constitutes 96 per cent of the total data tra...
Entertainment industry’s future is digital-first, says Viacom Group CEO Sudhanshu Vats
The Viacom18 MD said that launch of Voot Select has been yet a milestone in the 'digital-first' direction.
Telcos to gain from more data use as callers may shift to OTT apps
“In a plan with voice tariff hiked and data price being same, calling will shift to OTT,” International Data Corporation’s India research director Navkendar Singh said, adding that voice-over-OTT apps using WiFi for connectivity could also rise, as WiFi connectivity at home and public places expands.
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.
Discovery launches curated video streaming service in India
The app is first of its kind service from Discovery globally, where ‘Discovery Plus’ will have aggregated and curated content across 40+ genres.
Marketing in the era of digital revolution
As India becomes digital-savvy, consumer dynamics have evolved more rapidly than any of us imagined.
GPX Global Systems opens data centre in Mumbai
The new data centre, GPX Mumbai2, will expand this ecosystem by utilising new technologies to enhance the proven design and electrical-mechanical architectures of Mumbai1.
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.
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.”
In a smarter India, idiot box suffers a jolt
Industry executives said consumers shifted to consuming content on their smartphones and postponed upgrade of their existing television sets in urban and semi-urban areas with the popularity of over-thetop (OTT) services like Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hotstar. In rural India, poor sentiments largely impacted demand, much like most other consumer goods.
In10 Media to launch global OTT service for documentaries
DocuBay will be available in India with a global catalogue for Indian audiences, and several titles exclusive to the country.
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.
Viu launches OTT service in South Africa
In South Africa, the app will be available in a ‘freemium’ model offering premium local, regional and original content.
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