Star India makes strategic investment in media tech startup Zapr

Disha Sharma

21st Century Fox-owned broadcaster Star India Pvt Ltd has picked up a minority stake in Bangalore-based media tech company Zapr ....

7 March, 2017

Amazon bets big on Prime Video, invests over $75 mn in India so far

Binu Paul

US-based ecommerce giant Amazon Inc has invested about Rs 500 crore (around $75 million) on its video streaming service Amazon ....

8 February, 2017
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Can Amazon combat Netflix and local rivals in India's crowded video-streaming market?

Dearton Thomas Hector

Amazon.com Inc is launching its video streaming service Amazon Prime Video—which is currently available only in the US, the ....

18 November, 2016

Netflix mulls licensing deals, local content to drive growth in India

Priya Singh

Netflix Inc. may look at licensing deals and produce more local language content in India, as the world's largest independent ....

18 October, 2016

HomeShop18 records 17% transaction growth in Q2

Binu Paul

  Mukesh Ambani-controlled Network18 Media & Investments Ltd's online ventures HomeShop18 and BookMyShow registered marginal ....

17 October, 2016

How India tuned into Hotstar to watch IPL 2016

Anushree Bhattacharyya,

A 100 million people watched the Indian Premier League (IPL) this year on video over-the-top (OTT) platform Hotstar, with 61% ....

6 June, 2016
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Chatsworth, ITW invest in digital sports broadcast network Veqta

Binu Paul

Early stage venture capital firm Chatsworth Management and sports management company ITW Consulting Pvt. Ltd have made a seed ....

20 May, 2016

Star India ropes in top Hulu executive Varun Narang for Hotstar

Binu Paul

Broadcast network Star India Pvt Ltd has hired Varun Narang, a former executive with US-based online video streaming service Hulu, ....

20 July, 2015

Cricket World Cup breaks digital viewership records, sets stage for ad spending to shift to apps

Shruti Ambavat & Shrija Agrawal

With 14 million downloads and a combined audience of 87 million unique users between Starsports.com website and its Hotstar ....

17 April, 2015

Star India buying movies-related publication Screen; to make it digital-only property, boost Hotstar

Anuradha Verma & Anuradha Verma

Broadcast network Star India Pvt Ltd has entered into an agreement to acquire the Indian Express Group's Screen brand, the weekly ....

10 March, 2015