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OTT content will lose edge if censored in India

Netflix, Amazon and Hotstar, currently, India’s top OTT video streaming platforms, recently met to explore a voluntary censorship code in India to cover online content.

Digital-only media consumers to reach 4 million mark by 2020: Report

As per a FICCI-EY report, India's increasing consumption of video content over digital media will make it the world's second-largest onlnie video audience by 2020.


'No threat' from Amazon Prime, Netflix; more players good for market: SonyLIV

Video services provider SonyLIV has said that the growing numbers of players providing digital content will boost the industry, and claimed that Amazon Prime and Netflix weren't threats.

Telcos raise app-based calling, infra issues with TRAI

Mobile service providers addressed many issues with the TRAI, including app-based calling and telecom infrastructure development, which have been denting their profits.

Original content to drive growth for Rs 3,300cr investment in OTT services: Report

A Deloitte report says that over-the-top (OTT) services will continue to receive a push, as content providers look to invest in programming based on Hindi and regional languages.

Indians consume maximum over-the-top video content online: Report

In a report filed by Akamai, that measured internet video consumption in the Asia-Pacific region, India watches the most content, followed by Thailand and the Philippines.


OTT: Calls for (almost) nothing, messages for ‘free’ on smartphones

OTT messaging apps have grown in popularity over the years, often at the cost of traditional SMS.

Airtel drops plan to charge customers for VoIP calls

The move comes after Airtel faced a severe backlash on social media for its proposed action.

WeChat rides the IM wave

Tencent's WeChat was the most downloaded non game app in India in Apple's appstore