Video streaming services like Netflix, Hotstar suspend HD streaming on cellular networks
The digital services also decided to lower the bitrates to 480p, which will put less stress on telecom networks as India goes under 21-day lockdown and people are confined to their homes. This has caused an unprecedented surge in mobile internet consumption.
Streaming in the time of Covid-19: YouTube follows Netflix, limits quality to SD for beating bandwidth stress
YouTube changes come into effec...
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21-day lockdown: Streaming platforms suspend HD, ultra-HD services until April 14
All companies from the digital industry have decided upon temporarily defaulting HD & ultra-HD streaming to SD content bitrates no higher th...
Amazon Prime Video to cut streaming bitrates to mitigate network congestion amid higher consumption
The Cellular Operators' Association of India (COAI) has written to the government urging issuance of instructions to streaming platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and others to initiate measures that will ease pressure on network infrastructure, which is needed for "critical" functions at this juncture.
Corona hits Disney+, streaming service launch delayed in India
The official rollout of the service was slated to happen on March 29.
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.
MFs see strong outflow in Feb, but SIP stream steady
Net inflows into equity mutual funds jumped to Rs 10,795 crore in Feb, highest in the current fiscal.
Disney to release 'Frozen 2' on streaming platform 3 months early to give fans some 'joy during this challenging period'
Cinemas have closed in some countries to try to prevent the spread of the virus.
Social media stars show how to make money while you sleep
Hundreds of TikTok users have begun live-streaming themselves overnight, while they sleep. Brian Hector, 18, did it just last week. Thousands of people tuned in. Some even donated to him.
Gaana tops audio streaming charts with 30% share
Gaana was ahead of competitors including JioSaavn (24%), Wynk and Spotify (15% each), and Google Play Music (10%), in the music streaming space last month, according to the first OTT Audience Measurement Insights report.
Fox and NBCUniversal in talks to acquire streaming platforms: Report
Fox, the Murdoch-family controlled media group which owns the Fox News Channel, has said it would be willing to shell out some $500 million for Tubi, a streaming platform which airs mostly older movies and TV shows, the report said.
The new buzz: As internet reach expands, live streaming emerges as the next big thing
Live streaming — in education, gaming, commerce and sports — is emerging as the next big frontier for internet platforms in India. In China, a market with tremendous internet access, interactive broadcasting has been popular over the last five years, from e-commerce, social media, entertainment, fitness and even dating.
Prince Harry, Meghan say don't need U.S. help for security costs after Trump tweets
Trump had in a tweet said that the US won't pay for the couple's security.
NCLAT sets asides insolvency proceedings against Flipkart
A three-member bench of the NCLAT released Flipkart from the corporate insolvency resolution process and directed the IRP appointed by NCLT to handover the records and assets of the company back to its promoter immediately. Earlier, on October 24, 2019, the Bengaluru Bench of NCLT had admitted the insolvency plea filed by Cloudwalker Streaming Technologies.
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