June 15th, 2022 11:38 PM 5 COMMENTS

Viacom18 Bags Three Big Wins Related to IPL

Viacom18 has bagged three big wins related to the Indian Premier League (IPL). The entity is a joint venture between Network18, owned by RIL (Reliance Industries Limited – 51% stake) and Paramount Global (49% stake). Viacom18 was the highest bidder for digitally streaming IPL matches in the Indian subcontinent for seasons from 2023 to 2027. In addition to this, Viacom18 has won Indian digital rights for a special package of... Read More

June 15th, 2022 2:43 PM 0 COMMENTS

Jio, Airtel, Vi Customers Might Shy Away from Disney+ Hotstar Plans Now

Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel, and Vodafone Idea (Vi) all brought multiple Disney+ Hotstar prepaid plans for the users in early 2022. This was because of the demand that the IPL (Indian Premier League) creates for the platform. None of the other platforms has been focused this much by the telcos. But now, Disney+ Hotstar won’t be streaming IPL anymore. The company didn’t win the bid for the cricket league’s streaming... Read More

June 8th, 2022 4:21 PM 0 COMMENTS

Netflix, Disney+ Hotstar, and Other OTT Players Will Love Indian Market After This

The rise of the over-the-top (OTT) industry and platforms in India is inevitable. It is only a matter of when it will happen. In the last five years, many new OTT platforms have emerged in the Indian market. But for the OTT to prosper, Smart TVs have to play a big role. Smart TVs allow users to consumer OTT content directly from several platforms. Thus, OTT companies would want more... Read More

June 8th, 2022 10:34 AM 6 COMMENTS

YouTube Premium Membership Available for Free in India

YouTube is arguably the biggest video streaming platform in the world. Google-owned video platform had introduced a ‘Premium’ model of subscription for the users with which they would be able to access exclusive premium content and avoid ads disturbing their video watching experience. If you are an Indian, you can get the YouTube Premium Membership for free right now. There’s a catch, though. As the phrase goes, there’s no such... Read More

May 26th, 2022 6:04 PM 0 COMMENTS

5G Rollout and Data Center Capacity Expansion to Boost OTT Growth in India

5G, the next-generation network technology, might become a commercial reality for India by August 15, 2022. The spectrum auction planning is already underway, and the telcos have also geared up by upgrading their networks to meet future demands. In addition to this, many new data centers have been added across the nation, and many more are going to be added in the next five years. Investments in the data center... Read More

May 22nd, 2022 12:03 PM 0 COMMENTS

OTT Growth in India Depends a Lot on Broadband Connectivity

There’s one thing for sure, without last-mile connectivity, the growth of OTT (over-the-top) in India will be fairly limited. Right now, India has a long way to go with developing sufficient infrastructure to provide connectivity in every nook and corner. The government is driving the BharatNet project to enable broadband connectivity in rural panchayats of India at a fast pace, but it will still take some time before the internet... Read More

May 21st, 2022 9:14 AM 3 COMMENTS

JioFiber: Every Broadband Plan the ISP Offers

India’s leading internet service provider (ISP) Jio offers a ton of broadband plans under JioFiber. The efficient services and reliable connectivity offered by JioFiber make it one of the preferable options to choose from. The company has plans for everyone, from cheap plans for budget users to high-end plans that can support corporate structures. In this article, we are going to take a look at all the broadband plans available... Read More

May 20th, 2022 1:31 PM 4 COMMENTS

Disney+ Hotstar Three Months Subscription Available for Rs 151 Only

Disney+ Hotstar, one of the most popular over-the-top (OTT) platforms globally, is now available for Rs 151 only. For this price, users will get the subscription to the OTT platform for three months. This means users are essentially paying Rs 50.33 per month for the subscription. But the thing is, this is not a direct subscription. You can’t buy it directly from the OTT platform’s website. If you want it,... Read More

May 19th, 2022 5:49 PM 0 COMMENTS

TelecomTalk OTT Poll for May 2022: Disney+ Hotstar Sees Highest Demand

Disney+ Hotstar has been growing very fast in India. According to a TelecomTalk Poll result, Disney+ Hotstar was the most popular and in-demand OTT (over-the-top) platform in the country. In the second rank stood Amazon Prime Video, an Amazon-owned OTT platform that has been in the country for a very long-time now. In the third position was the streaming giant Netflix. Despite being in the market for such a long-time... Read More

May 18th, 2022 7:01 AM 0 COMMENTS

Jio, Airtel and Vi: The Most High-End Long-Term Disney+ Hotstar Prepaid Plans

All three private telecom operators in the country have been bundling Disney+ Hotstar OTT subscriptions with a number of prepaid plans for a while now and have been adding more to their portfolio. Disney+ Hotstar is one of the leading OTT platforms and has witnessed a huge surge in demand in the last few years. These prepaid plans come with different benefits and different validities. In this article, we are... Read More

May 11th, 2022 1:47 PM 2 COMMENTS

Netflix Could Launch New Ad-Based Plan with Fees for Password Sharing

Netflix, a globally famous over-the-top (OTT) platform might shake up things a little after a poor performance in the last few quarters. The company is reportedly soon going to change its business model by introducing new plans with support for advertisements. Further, the company is also expected to go ahead with its plans of charging money from users to share passwords with others. The New York Times got hold of... Read More

May 7th, 2022 10:13 PM 2 COMMENTS

Airtel Black – Two New Plans Introduced with Xstream Fiber, DTH and OTT Subscriptions

The telecom giant Airtel has introduced two new plans for the users of its Airtel Black services. The two newly launched plans have been priced at Rs 699 and Rs 1,599 and include access to Airtel Xstream Fiber, Landline and Airtel Digital TV services. The plans also include free subscriptions to some of the popular OTT platforms. Let’s take a look at the two latest plans launched by the company... Read More

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