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Dhingana co-founder Swapnil Shinde on paid subscription in online music streaming, Flyte shutdown & more

Thursday, August 8, 2013 | More »

Social music streaming service Dhingana, which was founded in 2007 by twin brothers, Snehal and Swapnil Shinde, recently touched the 5 million download mark. While 60 percent of this user base comes from India, the other major markets include the US, the UK, Canada and Australia, in that order. The ...


Flipkart shutting Flyte has more to do with its strategy than flaws in industry, say peers

E-commerce major Flipkart entered the digital music business with its store Flyte with a bang. It was said to be a big move forward for selling digital content in India. So when the firm decided to shut it down a little over a year after started selling legal music online, the big question is: does ...

7 June, 2013 | More »

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Flipkart’s app Flyte crosses 50K e-book downloads within a month

Little over a month since Flipkart.com added e-books as a category to its digital media store Flyte, the e-com major claims that it has crossed 50,000 e-book downloads from 25,000 customers. The company had launched the category with a selection of more than one lakh e-books in late November last ye...

4 January, 2013 | More »


Apple’s iTunes Store in India offering music & movies; will it pose a challenge to homegrown players?

Apple Inc. has finally opened the gates of its iTunes Store for Indian users and also expanded its reach in another 55 countries, featuring a selection of local and international music from all major labels and also offering thousands of independent labels. In addition, the company has also made ava...

4 December, 2012 | More »


Excl: Infibeam.com launches digital wallet; A precursor of things to come

Ahmedabad-based e-commerce firm Infibeam.com has launched a ‘Wallet’ for its site. The wallet was launched yesterday and it basically works like a prepaid account that allows users to shop on the site without having to use a card or net banking for making payments every time. For doing so, users...

18 October, 2012 | More »


Why Flipkart has not activated MP3 purchase on iOS app; A 6-month report card on Flyte

It has been around six months since what is arguably the first serious attempt to sell digital music legally in India. And even as some of the numbers may suggest otherwise, the country’s largest e-commerce firm Flipkart.com does seem to have struck a stable note with its MP3 download platform bra...

14 August, 2012 | More »

Flipkart launches iOS & Android apps for its digital music store Flyte; A review

Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart Online Services Pvt Ltd has launched a Flyte app for the iOS and Android platforms. And for those who are wondering what Flyte is- it is the company’s online digital music store that it claims has over a million tracks from more than 1.5 lakh albums across 55 langu...

1 August, 2012 | More »


How do desi Spotifys stack up against each other & biz models behind free music streaming

Listening to music without paying for it is nothing new (remember the gadget called radio receiver). But this time around, a bunch of Indian firms are trying to replicate the success of Spotifys and Pandoras of the world with desi music. Techcircle.in looks at the top players and what differentiate...

27 July, 2012 | More »

Music streaming platform NH7 launches music store on Flipkart’s Flyte

NH7.in, an online music streaming platform, has launched its music store on Flyte, Flipkart’s online digital music store. But when we say ‘store’, we don’t actually mean that a separate site/microsite has been launched by duo. Instead, NH7 has made available its database of albums and indivi...

12 July, 2012 | More »


How Much Revenue Flipkart Is Generating From MP3 Downloads & What Next Under Flyte

It has been a little less than a month since Flipkart launched its online digital music store Flyte. However, it is already getting good traction with around 8,000 downloads (including both single tracks and albums) daily, Sameer Nigam, VP – Digital at Flipkart informed us. If you would recall, Ni...

21 March, 2012 | More »

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