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  • These B-town stars are ready to make their digital debut this year Jul 14, 2021 09:42 PM IST

    These B-town stars are ready to make their digital debut this year

    While the novel coronavirus outbreak delayed film releases, halted shooting and pushed the future of cinema towards uncertainty, the OTT platforms took the lead. The films which were lined up to release on big screen opted for digital release.

  • IPL 2021: Once again tepid viewership on Disney Hotstar due to COVID curbs Apr 11, 2021 12:27 PM IST

    IPL 2021: Once again tepid viewership on Disney Hotstar due to COVID curbs

    There is a drop in viewership on Disney+Hotstar as once again TV has become the primary screen to watch IPL.

  • IPL 2021: Disney+Hotstar signs 10 sponsors, gets Dream11 as the co-presenting sponsor Mar 10, 2021 05:34 PM IST

    IPL 2021: Disney+Hotstar signs 10 sponsors, gets Dream11 as the co-presenting sponsor

    Last year, Disney+Hotstar had got as many as 13 sponsors, up from 10 sponsors that the platform had on boarded for the 12th season of IPL.

  • OTT industry, govt will partner to make audience experience better: Prakash Javadekar Mar 04, 2021 09:56 PM IST

    OTT industry, govt will partner to make audience experience better: Prakash Javadekar

    Dispelling rumours, the minister clarified that in the self-regulating body, no member will be appointed by the government.

  • OTT Self-Regulation Code | A balancing act between artistic expression and consumer protection Jan 21, 2021 06:37 PM IST

    OTT Self-Regulation Code | A balancing act between artistic expression and consumer protection

    OTT platforms are at a nascent stage in India, and the conjoined efforts of the government and content providers will adequately balance creative freedom with regulation

  • IPL 2020 drives up Disney+ subscriber base, nearly 30% paid users from Hotstar Dec 11, 2020 09:34 PM IST

    IPL 2020 drives up Disney+ subscriber base, nearly 30% paid users from Hotstar

    Out of the 86.8 million subscribers that Disney+ has, as many as 24 million paid users are contributed by Disney+Hotstar.

  • Hotstar makes up 30% of Disney+ subscribers, to be template for South Asian market Dec 11, 2020 09:40 AM IST

    Hotstar makes up 30% of Disney+ subscribers, to be template for South Asian market

    Disney+ will make Hotstar their template for other South Asian markets that are also driven by local content and mobile consumption, with Indonesia being the first market

  • India emerges as world's fastest-growing OTT market: PwC report Oct 22, 2020 04:09 PM IST

    India emerges as world's fastest-growing OTT market: PwC report

    Since the COVID-19 pandemic led to a shut down of movie theatres and cinemas globally, OTT platforms have seen obvious gains from this.

  • Flipkart's 93% dream discount on Disney+ Hotstar's Premium membership was nothing more than a dream Sep 18, 2020 06:17 PM IST

    Flipkart's 93% dream discount on Disney+ Hotstar's Premium membership was nothing more than a dream

    Flipkart has clarified that it was an unexpected error and has since taken down the listing from the platform

  • IPL 2020: Can Disney+ Hotstar's bold subscription bet offset any advertising revenue dip? Sep 11, 2020 06:17 PM IST

    IPL 2020: Can Disney+ Hotstar's bold subscription bet offset any advertising revenue dip?

    Sandeep Goyal, Chairman, Mogae Media, feels Hotstar won't be the primary screen for a lot of viewers due to the COVID-19 pandemic and it may turn out to be a dampener for the streaming platform

  • Dil Bechara Movie Review: Sushant Singh Rajput is a shooting star Jul 24, 2020 10:17 PM IST

    Dil Bechara Movie Review: Sushant Singh Rajput is a shooting star

    Dil Bechara Movie Review: For someone who could perform as he did in Sonchiraiya, Dil Bechara must have been a breeze for Sushant Singh Rajput.

  • In pics | Lockdown has been a blessing in disguise for OTT platforms in India Jun 24, 2020 06:08 PM IST

    In pics | Lockdown has been a blessing in disguise for OTT platforms in India

    Since the lockdown came into effect, people are bingeing on streaming platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hotstar

  • Reliance Jio offers free Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription to prepaid subscribers: Here are the details Jun 07, 2020 02:42 PM IST

    Reliance Jio offers free Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription to prepaid subscribers: Here are the details

    Reliance Jio is offering one-year Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription to prepaid users who recharge with offer-specific plans.

  • Short video streaming service Quibi comes to India; here's what is on offer Apr 06, 2020 07:08 PM IST

    Short video streaming service Quibi comes to India; here's what is on offer

    The service has over 50 shows available at launch and is working on another 175 originals that would be released within a year.

  • Disney+ Hotstar launched in India: Here's how it compares with Netflix and Amazon Prime Video Apr 03, 2020 11:01 AM IST

    Disney+ Hotstar launched in India: Here's how it compares with Netflix and Amazon Prime Video

    Here's a comparison between Disney Plus Hotstar, Netflix and Amazon Prime Video.

  • Disney+ Hotstar to launch on April 3 in India. Here’s what is new Mar 31, 2020 07:25 PM IST

    Disney+ Hotstar to launch on April 3 in India. Here’s what is new

    Disney+ Hotstar Premium annual subscription will cost Rs 1,499

  • Watch | Here's how OTTs are gearing up to meet viewer demands Mar 25, 2020 04:20 PM IST

    Watch | Here's how OTTs are gearing up to meet viewer demands

    Some shows, which were scheduled to be showcased a month later, may now see an earlier release.

  • Hotstar rolls back Disney+ in India within a day Mar 12, 2020 07:14 PM IST

    Hotstar rolls back Disney+ in India within a day

    The OTT platform has claimed it was just testing a beta version in India and subscribers will have to wait till March 29 to enjoy Disney+ content

  • Netflix rolls out Rs 5 per month trial plan for new users in India Feb 24, 2020 07:17 PM IST

    Netflix rolls out Rs 5 per month trial plan for new users in India

    It is worth noting that the Rs 5 subscription plan for the first month was previously available for free.

  • Disney Plus launching in India on March 29 through Hotstar Feb 05, 2020 01:14 PM IST

    Disney Plus launching in India on March 29 through Hotstar

    Hotstar membership fees will increase with the arrival of Disney+.

  • The Screen Test | Apple TV+ pricing is a killer, but it needs to figure out localisation fast Sep 13, 2019 04:47 PM IST

    The Screen Test | Apple TV+ pricing is a killer, but it needs to figure out localisation fast

    The iPhone maker’s Rs 99 subscription plan for Apple TV+ could be a competition killer only if it can feed Indian consumers with local language content

  • Marvel fans in for a treat as Disney Plus announces more content; Viswasam becomes top Twitter tag in H1 2019 Aug 24, 2019 02:05 PM IST

    Marvel fans in for a treat as Disney Plus announces more content; Viswasam becomes top Twitter tag in H1 2019

    While Disney Plus may not come to India, but its content will through Hotstar.

  • Pocket Aces Pvt. strikes a global deal with Netflix, scores funding: Report Jul 30, 2019 04:02 PM IST

    Pocket Aces Pvt. strikes a global deal with Netflix, scores funding: Report

    Pocket Aces has produced popular Netflix series Little Things

  • The Screen Test | Will Netflix’s mobile-only gamble pay off in India? Jul 25, 2019 12:45 PM IST

    The Screen Test | Will Netflix’s mobile-only gamble pay off in India?

    The entertainment firm is going for the kill. But building loyalty is not easy, especially in a market as vast as India

  • Hotstar leads entertainment app installations, Jio in live TV: Study Jul 18, 2019 09:45 PM IST

    Hotstar leads entertainment app installations, Jio in live TV: Study

    The study found that Hotstar has the highest penetration of 49 per cent on smartphone devices in entertainment OTT app category, followed by Times Internet's MX Player with 42 per cent share.

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