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iStream shuts down; Founder laments investor apathy

Saturday, June 1, 2013 | More »

It’s official. The Indian online video aggregator iStream.com has shut down. The portal, which grew to 6 million uniques and 12 million video views a month, has pulled the curtain on the business. The company, which had raised $5 million from SAIF Partners in November 2011, could not raise fur...


What plagues iStream? Lack of funds, monetisation challenge, say investors & industry experts

Is video content aggregator iStream on the verge of shutting shop? What has gone wrong with the company that has already grown to 6 million unique users per month, translating to more than 12 million video views a month? Techcircle.in posed the question to a few industry experts, most of whom said t...

24 May, 2013 | More »


Video-streaming service iStream finds it tough to raise more funds; is it shutting down?

Video content aggregator iStream could be on the verge of winding up its operations. The company is finding it difficult to raise a new round of funding as the “market conditions have been tough.” The development was first reported by MediaNama. When contacted by Techcircle.in, iStream co-founde...

16 May, 2013 | More »


Excl: Video content aggregator iStream to introduce pay-per-use monetisation by Dec, scripting online news studio

Online video content platform iStream is planning to introduce a pay-per-use model for video streaming in India by the end of this year. The Bangalore-based company, which raised $5 million from private equity firm SAIF Partners in November 2011, is also setting up its own news studio for live strea...

4 September, 2012 | More »

Online video service iStream.com ties up with Ten Cricket to live stream Pak vs Australia series

Bangalore-based online video service iStream.com has tied up with Ten Cricket to live stream the Pakistan -Australia One Day International (ODI) series and the T20 series in the UAE. Viewers can log on to and watch the matches live. iStream will also facilitate live chat among fans via in-built soci...

29 August, 2012 | More »

ZengaTV bags rights for mobile streaming of India-Sri Lanka cricket series

Mobile video streaming company Zenga TV has bagged the exclusive rights for mobile video streaming of the upcoming Indi Sri Lanka series. Zenga TV has got rights from Indian sports rights management agency Sporty Solutionz, which procured it from TEN sports. The series is slated to begin on July 21 ...

19 July, 2012 | More »

iStream Launches India’s First Video App For Windows 8

Online video service provider iStream has announced the launch of its video app for Windows 8, a free app which enables users to get access to videos across news, TV and movies in English, Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu. The company claims that it is India’s first and only video app to be fe...

6 March, 2012 | More »

SAIF Partners Invests $5M In Online Video Site iStream.com

Private equity firm SAIF Partners has invested $5 million in A2 Media Pvt Ltd whose flagship product is the online video site iStream.com. The four-year-old company has recently launched its own platform for streaming content across multiple genres like news, TV shows and movies. iStream was founded...

17 November, 2011 | More »