Jul 14, 2021 09:42 PM IST
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.
- May 30, 2021 08:32 AM IST
After 'Vincenzo' and 'Mare of Easttown', 'Law School' and 'Loki' will drop episodes weekly.
- May 27, 2021 05:11 PM IST
The move would bring the broadcasters and OTT (over-the-top) platforms, which have seen a substantial jump in their viewership base after the pandemic, under one roof.
- May 20, 2021 06:11 PM IST
The show fails to expand on the promising trailer, and the cliched characters, crawling pace and non-stop background music make matters worse.
- May 13, 2021 05:31 PM IST
Pratik Gandhi on 'Scam 92', reinventing himself as Vitthal Teedi and upcoming projects like a Web series with Tigmanshu Dhulia and 'Woh Ladki Hai Kahan' opposite Taapsee Pannu.
- Apr 20, 2021 10:06 PM IST
Last year, multiplexes in India had reopened in October for public screening after nearly seven months with certain riders as to run with half of sitting capacity.
- Apr 15, 2021 12:18 PM IST
Distress and drama on the oceans: OTT platforms are screening these films and documentaries inspired by misadventures at sea.
- Mar 12, 2021 04:56 PM IST
The new rules for social media firms and OTT platforms have created a furore over whether they cut into freedom of expression, or whether these firms faced zero regulation before, and are now only going to be treated normally. Moneycontrol asked experts for their views.
- Mar 05, 2021 02:30 PM IST
The court, while putting an interim stay on the arrest of Aparna Purohit, also issued a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government on her anticipatory bail plea.
- Mar 04, 2021 09:56 PM IST
Dispelling rumours, the minister clarified that in the self-regulating body, no member will be appointed by the government.
- Feb 28, 2021 02:56 PM IST
The new norms to regulate content on OTT platforms likely to intensify consolidation in this space.
- Feb 25, 2021 08:22 PM IST
Narendra Modi government has issued new rules for social media platforms, digital media publishers, OTT platforms and digital news. Watch the video to find out how the government plans to curb abuse, misuse of social media platforms, stop fake news and regulate OTT content & digital news platforms.
- Feb 25, 2021 04:58 PM IST
It is likely that top social media companies will have to comply with additional requirements under the law. India has 53 crore WhatsApp users, 44.8 crore YouTube users, 41 crore Facebook users, 21 crore Instagram users and 1.75 crore Twitter users.
- Feb 02, 2021 08:07 PM IST
Subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) platforms need lot of originals to drive subscriptions, drive buzz, said Divya Dixit, Senior Vice-President, Marketing, Analytics and Direct Revenue for India and international markets, ALTBalaji.
- Jan 31, 2021 07:19 PM IST
The Ministry of Information and broadcasting will be issuing guidelines for OTT platforms in view of the rising number of complaints coming in against the content being streamed on them.
- Jan 21, 2021 06:37 PM IST
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
- Jan 11, 2021 06:02 PM IST
Streaming services are estimated to have spent more than Rs 5,100 crore in India last year.
- Dec 31, 2020 06:05 PM IST
Ullu, Kooku, DesiFlix, Hot Shots, Primeflix, Gup Chup, Flizmov and a host of such platforms have millions of Indians absorbed throughout the day and night with their high erotic content, much of it shot in Meerut. Wife in a Metro, Kavita Bhabhi, Call Centre and Mona Home Delivery are among the shows that have Indians glued to their screens.
- Dec 23, 2020 10:30 PM IST
The Cabinet also approved the appointment of a "transaction advisor" and a "legal advisor" to advise on the transfer of assets and employees and oversee all aspects of the operationalisation of the merger.
- Dec 16, 2020 09:28 PM IST
In 2020, the the number of paid OTT subscriptions (also known as SVoD) increased to about 100-125 million, up by nearly 55-60 per cent from 49 million subscriptions in 2018, said a CII-BCG report.
- Nov 22, 2020 09:09 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh home minister Narottam Mishra has sought police action against Netflix's series A Suitable Boy, based on Vikram Seth's eponymous novel
- Nov 12, 2020 12:05 PM IST
Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and other OTT platforms, along with online news portals, are set to be under government regulation. What dos this mean for such platforms? Let’s find out in this edition of 3-Point Analysis.
- Sep 15, 2020 08:19 PM IST
In this edition of Big Story, we find out the impact of TRAI's decision on OTT platforms and for telcos.
- Jul 09, 2020 10:08 PM IST
Last month, director Shoojit Sircar drew a lot of flak from exhibitors for his decision to release his film ‘Gulabo Sitabo’ directly on Amazon Prime. Sircar, along with a growing brigade of directors, are giving the theatrical window a miss to release films directly on OTT as cinema halls stay shut during the pandemic.
- Jun 24, 2020 06:08 PM IST
Since the lockdown came into effect, people are bingeing on streaming platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hotstar