How Facebook gave Netflix, others 'special access' to user data

Reuters

Facebook Inc let some companies, including Netflix and Airbnb, access users’ lists of friends after it cut off ....

6 December, 2018

Indian OTT market to grow 10 times to $5 bn by 2023: BCG

Payal Ganguly

India's over-the-top (OTT) content market is projected to expand at a faster pace than global growth in the next few years ....

21 November, 2018
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Live-streaming app LiveMe banks on Indian content studios to drive monetisation

Payal Ganguly

Chinese live-streaming app LiveMe is betting on its content studios in India to generate more local videos and help it make money ....

14 November, 2018

Netflix plans to make 17 more original productions in Asia

Reuters

Netflix Inc. plans to make 17 more original productions in Asia as it seeks to boost international subscriber numbers, Chief Content ....

8 November, 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

Short videos in local languages are making a splash on Indian content platforms

Payal Ganguly

After a stint at social networking giant Facebook, Abhishek Inumella and his college friends teamed up to launch Samosa Labs in ....

25 October, 2018
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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

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

With GigaFiber, can Reliance Jio conquer the entire broadband, TV ecosystem?

Anirban Ghoshal

Earlier this month, Mukesh Ambani took the stage at Reliance Industries’ annual general meeting to announce the impending ....

24 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

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

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