November 13th, 2020 4:15 PM 12 COMMENTS

Disney+ Hotstar and Disney+ Together Adds 16 Million Subscribers in Q3, 2020

Two of the leading over-the-top (OTT) platforms globally, Disney+ and Disney+ Hotstar added about 16 million new subscribers in the quarter ended September 2020. While both the platforms are slightly different, they are owned by the same company, Disney. The quarterly earnings report of Disney’s streaming services came out on Thursday. The numbers were revealed by Christine McCarthy, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Senior Executive Vice President of Disney. As... Read More

May 7th, 2020 4:57 PM 0 COMMENTS

Disney+ Reaches 54 Million Subscribers, Adds 21 Million Subscribers in 2 months

The new card of  Walt Disney Company, Disney+ has reached 54 million subscribers worldwide. Since the COVID-19 pandemic has forced people to stay at homes, people are relying on various video streaming platforms for their entertainment purposes. Disney+ has witnessed tremendous growth, and the newly launched platform of Walt Disney Company has added 21 million subscribers in a span of 2 months. Disney Chief financial officer Christine M McCarthy stated... Read More

April 9th, 2020 11:07 AM 0 COMMENTS

Disney+ Reaches 50 Million Subscribers, Hotstar Accounts for 8 Million Subscribers

The Walt Disney Company on Wednesday announced that its Disney+ service has now over 50 million subscribers with the company reaching the landmark within five months after its US launch. Further, the company said that the Hotstar service through which Disney+ services were made available in India accounts for around eight million of the 50 million paid subscribers.  The Disney+ service is operated by the Direct-to-Consumer & International (DTCI) subsidiary... Read More

April 3rd, 2020 5:21 PM 0 COMMENTS

Xiaomi Unveils PatchWall 3.0 for Mi TVs And Disney+ Hotstar Content

Xiaomi India announced on Friday that the Disney+ Hotstar app is now available to stream on its PatchWall, Xiaomi’s Android based custom software built for its TVs. The company said on Twitter that “the long-awaited entertainment package is here” as it unveiled Disney+ content and PatchWall 3.0. Star India launched the Disney+ content onto its Hotstar app on Friday. The Disney+ Hotstar app now features over 250 animated and superhero... Read More

April 1st, 2020 2:33 PM 0 COMMENTS

Hotstar Welcomes Disney+ Content on April 3; New Plans Revealed

Star India announced on Tuesday that it is upgrading its Hotstar to Disney+ Hotstar on April 3, enabling users to watch over 250 superhero and animated films along with existing Hotstar content. The company said that the users would enjoy an enhanced user experience as the upgraded platform would bring together “magic of Disney’s storytelling and the scale and technological expertise of Hotstar, giving users an unparalleled video streaming experience.”... Read More

February 19th, 2020 12:02 PM 0 COMMENTS

Tata Sky Offering 30 Days of Free Trial Service to New Binge Users

Tata Sky Binge is one of the unique offerings from the DTH operator till date. Even after the launch Tata Sky Binge+ Android TV Set-Top Box, Tata Sky Binge seems to be a worthy option at Rs 249 per month. For the unaware, Tata Sky Binge is a service from the country's leading DTH operator under which it is offering free Amazon Fire TV Stick Tata Sky Edition to the... Read More

April 18th, 2019 11:26 AM 9 COMMENTS

Hotstar Increases Monthly Subscription Price to Rs 299

The war between video on demand services in India is intensifying with every passing day. Earlier this month, Netflix introduced mobile-only weekly plans to the subscribers and we also saw Sony LIV slashing its monthly premium subscription price to Rs 99. Hotstar, which is one of the popular OTT services in India has increased its monthly subscription price from Rs 199 to Rs 299. The reason behind the price hike... Read More

January 3rd, 2019 4:30 PM 1 COMMENTS

Hotstar Mobile App Gets Updated With Premium Content Download Feature and Support for 18:9 Videos

With New Year, Hotstar gets new features with the latest update. Hotstar app on both iOS and Android has been updated with the ability to download premium videos. The update also brings support for streaming videos with 18:9 aspect ratio. This is the first update that Hotstar brings to its platform after it enabled users to download content from its app. The update is rolling out to both iOS and... Read More

September 17th, 2018 12:46 PM 0 COMMENTS

Flipkart to Acquire Stake in Hotstar for Tackling Amazon Prime Video and Netflix in India

Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart is exploring options to acquire a stake in Hotstar, the leading video streaming service of Star India. With this move, Flipkart aims to take on Amazon Prime Video and Netflix which are going great guns in recent times. According to a new Livemint report, Flipkart wants to bet big on video content and as a first step, the company is looking to buy a stake in... Read More

April 5th, 2018 2:30 PM 5 COMMENTS

Hotstar Will Charge you Rs 299 for Streaming IPL Matches: Here’s How to Watch them for Free

Remember the Hotstar Sports Pack which was introduced a couple of days ago? Well, there's a good news if you're an Airtel subscriber as the Sports subscription pack worth Rs 299 will not be required to watch the live streaming on Airtel TV application. It's a known thing that Hotstar's new Sports-only pack costs Rs 299 for a year, and with the pack, users can watch all the sports, and... Read More

April 3rd, 2018 8:23 PM 13 COMMENTS

Hotstar Annual Subscription Price Down to Rs 999, Introduces Yearly Sports-Only Pack at Rs 299

The Indian Premier League 2018 is just a few days away, and the country's leading online streaming portal Hotstar silently introduced a new sports-only yearly subscription pack of Rs 299 for all the cricket enthusiasts out there. The new Sports-only subscription plan is already live for users to purchase for Rs 299, which is about Rs 25 per month. Under this plan, Hotstar will be offering all the live IPL... Read More

March 23rd, 2018 7:05 PM 4 COMMENTS

Hotstar Makes its Way to the Xiaomi Mi LED TV

Back at the launch event of its flagship Xiaomi Mi LED TV 4, the company stated that it's working hard to add more content services on board. And today, Xiaomi announced that India's leading online streaming platform, Hotstar is making its way to the Mi LED TV. Xiaomi made this announcement via a blog post on Mi Community. Users with any of the Mi TV can find the Hotstar app... Read More

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