Tag Archives: India

Netflix invest and settle office in India

Netflix the American OTT service is coming to Mumbai and has double its investment in India to launch more than 1000 hours of original content. The firm CEO has announced that this new office in Mumbai will be as big as the one in Tokyo. Netflix spokesman declared: India is hugely important for us in [...]

Viacom18 to build a portfolio of different services under Voot

Viacom18 is the results of the 50/50 joint venture between the American media conglomerate and Network 18, an Indian mass media company owned by Reliance Industries. The firm launches the brand Voot an OTT service which depends on advertisements for its revenue will add up news services. This new application is available on the Apple [...]

Hotstar goes above 100 million downloads on Google PlayStore

Hotstar the Indian VOD service from Star achieved the impressive feature of having the app download more than 100.000.000 times of Google Playstore. That milestone is not a standalone. The group achieved a total number download of 200.000.000 if you add Apple store and the Android app to Googles number. This feat was complete only [...]

Amazon India and Kabir Khan announce new Amazon Original series for India

Amazon announced an Indian original series based on Subhas Chandra Boses Indian National Army to be directed by Bollywood directors and producers, Kabir Khan, creator of blockbuster movies such as Ek Tha Tiger, Bajrangi Bhaijaan and Kabul Express. The Forgotten Army (working title) will mark Kabirs Khans debut in OTT digital video services. The series [...]

PTCL in Pakistan sealed deal with SVOD player iflix

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) and iflix joined hands for unlimited entertainment to the PTCL users. In an agreement between iflix and PTCL, now the PTCL SmartTV and Broadband internet users with 4Mbps and above packages will be able to enjoy unlimited entertaining programs from the iflix. With access to iflix, PTCL subscribers can watch [...]

Ortel launched 1 TB data plan with free digital TV

Ortel Communication, the Cable TV and service provider launched 1 TB data plan at a speed of 100 mbps with complimentary digital TV services. The service will be available at INR 4999(US$77.6). Ortel has upgraded its minimum broadband speed to 1 Mbps by withdrawing all its data plans below 1 Mbps speed. Existing customers will [...]

Zee Mundo entra al mercado online hispano de Estados Unidos con Sling Latino

El canal de películas de Bollywood en español Zee Mundo (Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited) anunció que ya está disponible en el servicio de TV paga OTT Sling Latino. La señal forma parte del paquete Lo Mejor de la Televisión en Español.   Zee Mundo ofrece películas en HD dobladas en español. El canal forma parte [...]

US applauds Indias SAARC satellite project

The United States has welcomed Indias plans of launching a satellite for the SAARC countries. The satellite is expected to increase information sharing within the countries. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will build and launch the satellite, which will be used for direct-to-home (DTH) TV as well as telecommunication services. The satellite will have 12 [...]

India has over 34 million inactive DTH subscribers

India has 34.9 million inactive direct-to-home service subscribers, according to latest report from Telecom Regulatory Authority of India. Tata Sky, Dish TV, Videocon d2h, Airtel Digital, Sun TV and Reliance Digital TV are the six operators that provide DTH services in the country. Together, they have about 41.15 million active subscribers. According to the TRAI [...]