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Free Basics will damage Internet TV businesses: Star’s Uday Shankar

Monday, February 1, 2016 | More »

Uday Shankar, CEO, Star India
Facebook Inc’s Free Basics initiative will deal a body blow to the nascent Internet television market in India just as the decision to give more power to content distributors such as cable operators over content creators almost killed the broadcasting industry, Star India CEO Uday Shankar has said...

Star India COO Sanjay Gupta

Star COO on Hotstar, monetisation and more

Rupert Murdoch and Lachlan Murdoch, executive chairmen at 21st Century Fox, believe the group’s entertainment and sports broadcast business under the Star brand will lead its growth in India. “Over the last 12 months Star expanded on its well-established leadership position in general entert...

23 October, 2015 | More »


Star India ropes in top Hulu executive Varun Narang for Hotstar

Broadcast network Star India Pvt Ltd has hired Varun Narang, a former executive with US-based online video streaming service Hulu, to head the product and technology division for its online streaming services Hotstar. Hotstar was launched on February 1, just two weeks before the 2015 World Cup to of...

20 July, 2015 | More »


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

Broadcast network Star India Pvt Ltd has entered into an agreement to acquire the Indian Express Group’s Screen brand, the weekly movie entertainment publication, for an undisclosed amount, according to a press release. As part of the deal, Star India will get exclusive ownership of the Screen...

10 March, 2015 | More »