Children’s subscription-based video on demand (SVoD) service ‘Kids Room’ will debut this summer. The platform will be launched by DHX Media and will be an ad-free service featuring kid-friendly shows drawn exclusively from DHX Media’s leading library of kids and family content.
To expand its reach, the video streaming platform Airtel TV has started a web version on the Xstream website. AirtelXstream.in, as per company, will provide content that is available on Airtel TV app along with live TV streaming of some channels.
Riding high on the IPL 2019, the Paytm owned digital gaming platform Gamepind’s ‘Gamepind Fantasy Sports’ game has registered 30 million subscribers in a short span of time. The platform offers over 100 high quality casual and real money games to the users.
The leading video on demand (VoD) SonyLIV is aiming big to keep its subscribers engaged. The platform is planning to increase live TV channel count to 120+ soon. It has already added 50+ live TV channels in the last three months across genres.
The global music-streaming platform Spotify’s CFO Barry McCarthy said that in keeping pace with the growth from a revenue perspective, markets like India just simply don’t have as developed an ad market as we have in the US.
Education and healthcare are two top most sectors in the country. To tap the vast markets in these sectors, Bharti Airtel will diversify its content portfolio on its digital platforms.
As per a latest report, criminal deception and frauds have increased 43%last year with platforms like Facebook and WhatsApp contributing the most.
According to the Future Market Insights’ report ‘Video Streaming Market’, the global video streaming market is on the path to grow from $138.99 billion in 2018 to $591.11 billion by 2028.
In March 2019, the leading music streaming app by Times Internet and Tencent, Gaana has crossed 100 million monthly active users (MAU), as per a recent Deloitte report.
To compete in the highly expanding OTT market, the PCCW Media Group-owned platform Viu has launched eight Original titles in 2019. It has also a target to release over 80 titles of scripted and non-scripted series this year.
To reach regional viewers, the video streaming platform Hooq will start offering its English-language content for Indian audiences in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu by the end of 2019.
According to a Reuter’s report, the social media giant Facebook supports 111 languages but can monitor only 41, thus leaving chances of fake news and hate content to surface and resurface.
The leading over the top (OTT) platform Eros Now has partnered with TCL Electronics. The partnership will enable Eros Now to offer its content library on the TCL content platform.
China’s company and owner of video app TikTok is facing $500,000 a day loss since it was banned in India recently. There are 250 jobs which are now at risk.
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