India


Netflix confirms launch of mobile-only plan in India

Netflix has officially announced the launch of a mobile-only streaming plan. The cheaper offering is set to launch in India during Q3 and will initially be aimed at developing markets. It follows testing of a cheaper plan earlier this year in select countries. With this plan, customers will have the full Netflix library, but it […]

Netflix subs up almost 200% in South Korea

Subscriptions to Netflix in South Korea have risen by 192% year-over-year. According to smartphone app service market research company Wiseapp, subscriber numbers in the country have nearly tripled to reach 1.84 million. This is a significant increase when compared with June 2018’s subscriber count of 630,000. The majority (38%) of South Korean Netflix subscribers are […]

Star Sports renews Premier League rights in India

Indian broadcaster Star Sports has been awarded exclusive broadcast rights to the Premier League in the country for three seasons from 2019/20 to 2021/22. The broadcaster, which already shows the competition, has renewed its contract to air 250 Premier League matches throughout each season live across the network and beam all 380 matches live on […]

Nielsen expands measurement for YouTube app on mobile to 26 new countries

Nielsen has expanded its advertising measurement to YouTube’s mobile app. Nielsen Digital Ad Ratings for YouTube Mobile will be available in 26 new markets: Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Puerto Rico, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey and […]

ShemarooMe launches on Apple TV

ShemarooMe, the OTT service from Indian Shemaroo Entertainment, has launched an Apple TV app. The company says that an app on Apple’s streaming device platform will enable it to ‘expand its reach’ and ‘provide an enhanced viewing experience’. The Shemaroo content library comprises Bollywood, Gujarati, Punjabi, Devotional, Regional, Kids, Contemporary and Classic titles with mass […]

Vodafone takes hit in full-year results, but sees green shoots in Spain

Vodafone was hit by a perfect storm in its end of year results, leading the mobile and fixed telecom giant to cut its long-preserved dividend by 40% after it sustained a massive loss. While the company’s €7.6 billion loss was primarily due to a loss on disposal of Vodafone India (following the completion of the […]

Tata Sky taps ThinkAnalytics for content recommendation

Indian content platform Tata Sky has introduced a new feature that enables personalised content recommendation on the Tata Sky Mobile App for iOS/Android and Watch.tatasky.com. Tata Sky is using personalized content discovery and recommendations from ThiknkAnalytics to enable the feature.  Tata Sky tapped ThinkAnalytics to enable an experience where users can find content online and […]

Sony And Zee engage in brinksmanship over acquisition deal

A news report in India’s Economic Times says that Sony Corp’s bid to buy Subhash Chandra-controlled Zee Entertainment Enterprises (ZEE) has stalled because of differences over valuation. The hold-up has opened up the possibility that a rival bidder such as US cable giant Comcast or Apple may decide to enter the bidding. Sony submitted a […]

Report: Sony looks to India as it eyes Zee Entertainment stake

Sony Corporation is in the running to pick up a stake in Zee Entertainment after its owner Essel Group put it out for sale, according to CNBC TV18. Essel revealed in November that it would sell a part of its stake in Zee to a global strategic advisor. Sources told the publisher that the Sony […]

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