Broadcaster Star India has launched its ‘star value pack’ in eight languages to comply with the new tariff regime beginning December 29 in which consumers get to select and pay only for the channels they want to watch.
A sachet revolution is under way in the Indian entertainment market.
Television’s biggest rivals, the OTT platforms, are now pipping the idiot box when it comes to movie releases. As Indian subscribers are increasingly watching content on-the-go, movies are skipping the satellite route to go straight onto mobiles through OTT apps, which aim to hook global audience through digital premières.
Indian video-entertainment app, Roposo – TV By The People, has secured $10 million in its latest round of funding led by existing investors Tiger Global Management and Bertelsmann India Investments (BII). Including this round, Roposo has raised a total of $31 million to date.
When 62-year old Arumugam, a handlebar mustache-sporting man from Theni district appeared on camera for the first time, little would have he and his son Gopinath knwimagined that they would appear in the The New Yorker magazine, lest as a internet sensation.
The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting is looking to send the new DTH policy for Cabinet approval by this year-end. The Ministry has been working on finalising the new policy for the DTH sector for some time now which will introduce new licensing regime for players.
Music streaming platform Saavn, now a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), on Tuesday launched JioSaavn, which according to the company is South Asia’s largest streaming, entertainment and artist platform.
Saavn Media Pvt Ltd, a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Ltd (“RIL”), today launched JioSaavn, one of the largest streaming, entertainment and artist platforms. JioSaavn represents the official integration of JioMusic and Saavn. The new integrated JioSaavn app will be available across all app stores.
Shares of Sun TV Network Ltd fell as much as 4.36 per cent to Rs 589.4, their lowest in a fortnight. HSBC Global Research has cut Sun TV’s price target to Rs 703 from Rs 855; it has maintained “hold” rating.
The latest report on over-the-top entertainment platforms revealed a shift of users from scheduled viewing on television to an internet-based on-demand entertainment.