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

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 | More »

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US-based ecommerce giant Amazon Inc has invested about Rs 500 crore (around $75 million) on its video streaming service Amazon Prime Video in India so far. Launched in December last year, the company has committed about one-fourth of its Rs 2,000 crore India budget to partner with local production h...


Video streaming app Dekkho raises seed funding

Video streaming platform Dekkho, run by Baadl Technologies Pvt Ltd, has raised $1.2 million (Rs 8.1 crore) from seven angel investors in its seed round of investment. The startup did not reveal the names of these investors. The company was founded by former Booz Allen Hamilton consultants Tanay Desa...

26 December, 2016 | More »


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

Amazon.com Inc is launching its video streaming service Amazon Prime Video—which is currently available only in the US, the UK, Germany, Austria and Japan—in India, as part of a global rollout to expand the service 200 countries. The development was first reported by The Wall Street Journal. “...

18 November, 2016 | More »


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

Netflix Inc. may look at licensing deals and produce more local language content in India, as the world’s largest independent video streaming company looks to strengthen its presence in an increasingly crowded market. The US-based company entered India in January and competes with nearly a dozen o...

18 October, 2016 | More »


Chatsworth, ITW invest in digital sports broadcast network Veqta

Early stage venture capital firm Chatsworth Management and sports management company ITW Consulting Pvt. Ltd have made a seed round of funding worth $500,000 (Rs 3.4 crore) in sports-focused digital broadcast network Veqta, it said in a statement. The firm had earlier received initial-stage backing...

20 May, 2016 | More »


Netflix launches in India; basic monthly subscription at Rs 500

Netflix Inc, the world’s largest independent video streaming company, has launched its service in India as part of a wider international expansion. It has positioned itself as a premium player with its subscription fees much higher than its local peers. Although the move is not expected to immedia...

7 January, 2016 | More »


Movie streaming startup Spuul tweaks strategy; claims 1M users

Mobile-first video steaming platform Spuul has shifted its revenue model by reducing advertisements on its site and focusing more on subscriptions, Spuul India CEO Rajiv Vaidya told Techcircle.in. Vaidya, who took over as the head of the India business in March last year and directly takes care of...

9 October, 2015 | More »


Spuul names Rajiv Vaidya as India CEO, promotes Prakash Ramchandani as global content head

Singapore-based Spuul Pte Ltd, which offers an ad-supported premium subscription-based online video streaming service for Indian cinema and TV shows, has appointed Rajiv Vaidya as its CEO for India operations. As part of his new role, he will be focusing on brand and ad sales. He is replacing Prakas...

10 March, 2014 | More »


We are a mobile-based play in video streaming whereas peers focus on the web: Subin Subaiah, global CEO of Spuul

Spuul, an ad-supported and premium subscription-based online video streaming service, made inroads into India in April last year. With the target audience being Indians around the world, the video streaming firm is betting on its local content play. Headquartered in Singapore, Spuul was started in 2...

18 December, 2013 | More »


Spuul introduces cheaper ad-supported subscription plan, enables carrier billing with Boku

Movie streaming site Spuul has launched a cheaper ad-supported subscription plan. The new plan, called Premium Lite, costs Rs 120 a month, which is less than half of the existing premium subscription plan that costs Rs 300 a month (but is ad-free). The company has also tied up with mobile payments c...

29 November, 2013 | More »

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