Tag Archives: HotStar

Hotstar launches original chat show ‘M Bole Toh’

Hotstar, the over-the-top app from Star India, is launching an original chat show on the platform called M Bole Toh. The show, which will be hosted by RJ Malishka, is among the handful of original content on the app.  Hotstar had earlier showcased new series- One Tip One Hand and Juicy Half Volley, to expand [...]

OTT video services cannibalising DTH revenues: Videocon d2h says

Videocon d2h says that over-the-top apps such as Hotstar and SonyLiv are eating into DTH service providers revenue. Hotstar was launched earlier this year and recorded as many as 25 million views in India during the  India-Pakistan match that was held on 15 February, 2015. Direct-to-Home service providers as well as cable operators say that [...]

Star India supports OTT service providers

Star India, which recently launched its over-the-top app- Hotstar, has extended its support for other OTT players. The broadcaster says that the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India should not try to create an artificial distortion by creating a regulatory framework for OTT service providers. According to Star India, there is no evidence that OTT services [...]

Star India uses Accenture Video Solution platform for Hotsar

Star India joined forces with Accenture for developing its OTT service, Hotstar. The technology services company, Accenture, helped the broadcaster to develop, launch and deliver over-the-air programming via Hotstar. The OTT service hotstar service was built on the Accenture Video Solution (AVS) software platform and was introduced on January 7 through Star Indias wholly owned [...]

A sneak peek of Hotstar experience in its beta version

Star India introduced an over-the-top service, Hotstar last month and scrapped its other streaming service, Star Player. Hotstar application is available for free on the website (hotstar.com) and through iOS and Android applications. The company banks on advertisements for monetisation. Star India anticipates 20 to 25% of revenue contribution from the service to its overall [...]

Star India launches OTT service

Star India has announced the launch of its over-the-top (OTT) video service, HotStar. The service streams TV shows, films and sports coverage to multiple online devices. Currently, the company is running the soft launch and it is providing over 20,000 hours of content across India. The company has merged its online content distribution platform, Star [...]