Category Archives: -Top News INDIA

Hathway to launch free OTT service

Hathway Cable and Datacom Ltd is planning to launch a free OTT and cloud service in the next three months and is currently working with top content providers. Initially, the free service will be launched in Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Kolkata. According to Rajan Gupta, Managing Director, Hathway, The customers will also have access to [...]

“Dialog TV planning to enter the OTT market in Sri Lanka”

During an exclusive interview at the NexTV Series conference held on the 18th April in Mumbai. Zihar Zuhair, Chief Manager -Content Acquisition and Channel Management at Dialog Axiata revealed that Dialog TV has currently around 850000 subscribers in Sri Lanka. He further added that Dialog TV is planning to enter the OTT market. Q.  Can [...]

Sri Lanka PEO TV introduces Music on Demand service

Sri Lanka Telecom has released a new entertainment option for their customers, the Music on demand (MOD) which give them the opportunity to click on the MOD option on the main menu and purchase their favourite music albums. This new service will rejoice all music lovers with diverse musical content from popular Sri Lankan artists [...]

Sony Liv to launch first Gujarati Web-series

After launching its first Web-Series called Yolo in India Sony Pictures Networks Indian VoD department called Sony Liv will launch the first Gujarati web Series called Kacho Papad Pako Papad. The show will have 12 weeks of airing with each episode being 6 to 8 minutes long and delivered every Friday. Starring actors such as [...]

OTT platform ALT Balaji to enter into kids segment

ALT Balaji the OTT service of Balaji Telefilms is now going to enter the children’s entertainment market with new and original shows. The App comes with parental control allowing to control the content available for the younglings. ALT Balaji will release animated shows such as Moe doe about friendship between a dinosaur and a kid, [...]

Star India closes three English speaking action channels

Star India has announced the interruption of FX, FX HD and Star Movies Action channel starting in June. FX is an English-speaking action packed channel where action movies was broadcasted, the channel was launched in 2012 and its HD variant in 2014. It was supposed to be a direct threat to Sony Pictures Network. Star [...]

YuppTV launched new platform called Mini Theater

YuppTV the OTT content provider in South Asia launches a movie platform called Mini Theater. Which will feature new movies just after their theatrical release. The offer is an exclusively dedicated to the service. YuppTV founder and CEO Uday Reddy declared: At YuppTV, we have a great opportunity of bringing best quality South Asian content [...]

Zee and Eros International signed TV deal

Eros International plc the Indian film company, has struck a deal with Zee for the forthcoming releases this year. The movies included on the deal are Sarkar 3, Munna Michael and Shubh Mangal Savdhaan. The contract gives the rights to the show Tiger Shroff and Sabbir Khans action-packed musical Munna Michael and will be released [...]

Arasu to acquire 700000 STBs for DAS implementation in Tamil Nadu

The state government-owned Tamil Nadu Arasu Cable TV Corporation (TACTV) is looking for 700000 Set-top boxes (STB) via a bidding process for DAS implementation in Tamil Nadu area. To recall, ARASU received a MSO licence from the Ministry of information and broadcast in April and has to complete the digitisation of its network within three [...]

Republic TV to be available on Hotstar and Jio TV

Republic TV sealed deal with Star Indias VOD platform hotstar as well as the Reliance Jio OTT platform Jio TV Republic TV which is a free-to-air (FTA) channel will be launched simultaneously on DTH and OTT platform. Star and Jio are also among eight founding sponsor partners of Republic TV. The others include Vivo, Renault, [...]