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

Video streaming app Dekkho raises seed funding

Disha Sharma

Video streaming platform Dekkho, run by Baadl Technologies Pvt Ltd, has raised $1.2 million (Rs 8.1 crore) from seven angel investors ....

26 December, 2016

Amazon unveils Prime Video in India, aims to take on Netflix

Dearton Thomas Hector

US-based ecommerce giant Amazon Inc launched of its video streaming service Amazon Prime Video in India. It will offer Amazon ....

14 December, 2016

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

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

18 November, 2016

Paid users, not downloads, matter for OTT platforms: Balaji Telefilms' Nair

Anushree Bhattacharyya,

Over the past couple of years several companies have launched over-the-top (OTT) video platforms in India, including major international ....

23 May, 2016

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

Why Ronnie Screwvala exited Arre and what it means for the OTT segment

Anushree Bhattacharyya,

Ronnie Screwvala, one of India's best-known media entrepreneurs, has exited digital content platform Arré barely a year after ....

28 April, 2016

Netflix launches in India; basic monthly subscription at Rs 500

Anushree Bhattacharyya,

Netflix Inc, the world's largest independent video streaming company, has launched its service in India as part of a wider international ....

7 January, 2016

Netflix gears up for India launch, pricing strategy may hold the key

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Netflix Inc, the world's largest video streaming company, may soon spread its wings to India. The Hindu Business Line, which reported ....

4 January, 2016

What does Netflix's entry mean for other internet TV companies in India

Anushree Bhattacharyya,

So far Indian audiences have been able to watch only a handful of Netflix original content. That is now going to change with the ....

7 January, 2016

Mobile video apps gear up for the big fight

Anushree Bhattacharyya,

As popular over-the-top (OTT) video global brands such as Netflix, Hulu, HBO GO/Now and Amazon Prime eye India, an intense, early ....

20 November, 2015

Internet companies, stung by earnings, still look pricey


Expedia Inc can send people to destinations around the world, but it can't send investors back in time so they can avoid the stock's ....

29 July, 2013

Netflix shares slip as subscriber numbers lag investor dreams


Netflix Inc stock is set to open around 4 per cent lower after the online entertainment company reported less-than-expected quarterly ....

24 July, 2013

Netflix allows US users to connect accounts to Facebook


Video service Netflix Inc unveiled a new feature on Wednesday that allows subscribers to let their Facebook Inc friends know what ....

14 March, 2013

Key lessons from Netflix's amazing trajectory

Adam Hartung

Last week's earning's announcements gave us some big news. Looking around the tech industry, a number of companies reported about ....

5 February, 2013

Start-ups seek the smart roubles

Charles Clover

In 2002, Russian computer programmer Igor Sysoev began to work on a new program "as a hobby" in his spare time while working for ....

22 November, 2012

Amazon launches Instant Video app for Apple's iPad, pushes digital content on many gadgets

Reuters Inc  launched a video application for Apple Inc's  iPad on Wednesday, the latest effort by the world's largest retailer ....

2 August, 2012

Amazon's LoveFilm, taking on Netflix, adds Fox in Britain


LoveFilm, Amazon's European DVD and movie streaming service, has agreed to stream movies and TV shows from News Corp's ) Twentieth ....

25 June, 2012

Hulu To Spend $500M On Programming In 2012

Matthew Garrahan

Hulu, the online video site owned by Walt Disney, News Corporation and NBC Universal, plans to spend about $500m on programming ....

13 January, 2012

Netflix Launches Ops In The UK & Ireland, Takes On Amazon's Lovefilm


U.S. online video and DVD rental company Netflix launched in the UK and Ireland on Monday, taking on Amazon-owned rival Lovefilm ....

9 January, 2012

Verizon To Take On Netflix With Web Service


Verizon Communications Inc plans to launch a standalone service allowing customers to stream movies and television shows over ....

7 December, 2011