IAMAI releases code of conduct for OTT players

Payal Ganguly

A day after media reports said that the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) has drafted a self-regulation code for ....

17 January, 2019

Myntra CEO Ananth Narayanan steps down, Amar Nagaram takes over

Binu Paul

Ananth Narayanan has quit as the chief executive of Flipkart-owned fashion e-tailers Myntra and Jabong, ending months of speculation. Narayanan ....

14 January, 2019
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Paytm to enter crowded OTT space, forms content partnerships

Payal Ganguly

Digital payments company Paytm is entering the over the top (OTT) space with video partnerships, a report in The Economic Times ....

14 January, 2019

Online streaming companies may adopt self-censorship

Kavya Kothiyal

Global streaming players such as Netflix, Hotstar, Reliance Jio and others are likely to adopt a voluntary censorship code, said ....

28 December, 2018

Netflix India posts net profit in first year of producing local content

Kavya Kothiyal

The Indian unit of Netflix, the world’s largest online video streaming company, has turned in a net profit in the first ....

30 October, 2018

After building Hotstar, Ajit Mohan will now have to rebuild Facebook in India

Anirban Ghoshal & Anand J

Sometime last year, Hotstar chief executive Ajit Mohan took to Facebook to write about a new feature of his video-streaming service. ....

26 September, 2018
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Facebook appoints Hotstar CEO Ajit Mohan as India MD

Anirban Ghoshal

Social networking giant Facebook said on Monday that it has appointed Ajit Mohan, currently chief executive officer of local video ....

24 September, 2018

Flipkart in talks to pick up a stake in Hotstar: Report

Kavya Kothiyal

Homegrown e-commerce giant Flipkart has held discussions with video streaming service Hotstar to buy a stake in the Star India ....

17 September, 2018

Why Hotstar thinks its revenue model can keep video streaming rivals at bay

Reuters

Indian video streaming service Hotstar sees its blended revenue model that relies on both subscription fees and ad sales as a ....

17 August, 2018

What's behind Hotstar and Flipkart's new ad platform

Anand J

Homegrown e-commerce giant Flipkart and video streaming service Hotstar have joined hands to launch a new advertising platform ....

20 July, 2018
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Exclusive: Video platform The Viral Fever raises $6 mn in fresh funding

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

The Viral Fever (TVF), an over-the-top (OTT) platform which creates original video content, has raised an additional $6 million ....

20 July, 2018

Netflix says it's 'way behind' Hotstar in India, will upgrade local avatar

Anand J

Streaming giant Netflix said that in India it was far behind video-sharing site YouTube and Star's video-streaming platform, ....

17 July, 2018

Can MX Player help Times Internet stream its way past Hotstar, Netflix?

Dearton Thomas Hector

In June 2008, as the world was on the cusp of the worst financial crisis in eight decades, media conglomerate Bennett, Coleman ....

11 July, 2018

Times Internet buys MX Player for $147 mn to build video streaming platform

Dearton Thomas Hector

Times Internet Ltd (TIL), the digital business arm of media conglomerate Times Group, is planning a foray into video streaming ....

28 June, 2018

Amazon India introduces monthly subscription for Prime membership service

Binu Paul

E-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc. has rolled out a monthly subscription plan for its paid membership service ‘Amazon Prime’ ....

22 June, 2018

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

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 ....

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