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
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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

Amazon to ramp up regional video content in battle with Netflix in India

Reuters

Amazon.com Inc’s video service will look to add more regional content in India, two company executives said, as it competes ....

12 March, 2018

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
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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

Amazon.com 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
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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

Reuters

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

Reuters

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

Reuters

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