JioTV adds multi-camera, multi-mic feature; VR coming soon

JioTV adds multi-camera, multi-mic feature; VR coming soon

2018-03-09T17:00:09+00:00 On

Reliance Jio, the 4G operator, said users of its JioTV streaming app can now choose any of the five camera angles while watching the ongoing Nidahas trophy as part of a new ‘interactive TV’ feature. Similarly, they can also choose to listen…

Tata Sky takes on JioTV with free video streaming website for users

Tata Sky takes on JioTV with free video streaming website for users

2018-02-28T12:21:10+00:00 On

Tata Sky, the country’s largest distributor of television content, has taken decided to take on JioTV and other emerging content distributors with an online streaming website of its own. The DTH provider’s online video and TV service can be accessed at ‘watch.tatasky.com‘…

Star India’s Hotstar to share content with Airtel’s TV app

Star India’s Hotstar to share content with Airtel’s TV app

2018-02-13T15:46:51+00:00 On

Star India’s digital business, Hotstar, will make content available via Bharti Airtel’s TV app. The companies did not clarify if all content on Hotstar will be available or not. Given that it costs Rs 199 per month to access all content on…

Balaji Telefilms ties up with Reliance Jio for content distribution

Balaji Telefilms ties up with Reliance Jio for content distribution

2018-01-28T18:10:13+00:00 On

Balaji Telefilms, the television content producer header by Ekta Kapoor, said it has decided to make its digital content available on various content applications of Reliance Jio. So far, the most of the content was exclusive to Balaji Telefilm’s own app, ALTBalaji,…

Bharti Airtel invests in e-publishing platform Juggernaut

Bharti Airtel invests in e-publishing platform Juggernaut

2017-12-04T12:40:28+00:00 On

Bharti Airtel said it has acquired a strategic stake in Juggernaut Books, a popular digital epublishing platform. Telecom companies in India are busy building or buying content companies in an effort to offer their own content on their networks. “The investment is…

Google Assistant launches support for third-party apps in India

Google Assistant launches support for third-party apps in India

2017-11-16T11:25:08+00:00 On

Google has activated support for third-party apps in its Google Assistant product in India. Before this, it was not possible for third-party apps to be launched or accessed via Google Assistant in India. Google Assistant is the company’s artificial intelligence-based mobile phone…

PVR introduces ‘movie on demand’ with VKAAO app

PVR introduces ‘movie on demand’ with VKAAO app

2017-11-14T14:41:54+00:00 On

PVR, India’s largest movie chain, said viewers can now watch any movie they want — including oldies, small-time and independent flicks and documentaries — by voting for them on movie-on-demand app VKAAO from Bookmyshow. When a certain number of app users sign…

Balaji Telefilms to share digital content with Vodafone

Balaji Telefilms to share digital content with Vodafone

2017-09-21T14:19:19+00:00 On

Balaji Telefilms will make its digital content available Vodafone’s Play multimedia app, the telecom operator said. Nachiket Pantvaidya, CEO – ALTBalaji said the aim of his company was to make the content more widely available. “Our content caters to the Indian language,…

Vodafone Play adds 12 channels from Discovery including DSPORT

Vodafone Play adds 12 channels from Discovery including DSPORT

2017-08-03T15:05:04+00:00 On

Vodafone India said it tied up with Discovery Communications to offer 12 of its channels on its ‘Play’ app. These channels include Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Discovery HD World, Discovery Science, Discovery Turbo, Discovery Kids, Investigation Discovery (ID), Animal Planet HD…

Anil Ambani group relaunches Bigflix to take on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video

Anil Ambani group relaunches Bigflix to take on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video

2017-04-25T17:46:29+00:00 On

The Anil Ambani Group has relaunched Bigflix, the homegrown competitor to Netflix, with an expanded focus covering regional language content as well as an eye on audiences outside India. The service will have 2000 HD movies in nine Indian languages to start…

Airtel Digital launches first-of-its-kind Android set-top-box with advanced features

Airtel Digital launches first-of-its-kind Android set-top-box with advanced features

2017-04-12T15:08:54+00:00 On

Airtel Digital TV launched what it called India’s first hybrid set-top-box with built-in Android and a host of advanced gaming and Internet functions at a price of Rs 4999. Customers can also get one year of free subscription by paying Rs 3,000…

Vodafone customers to get Rs 250 cashback on Amazon Prime subscripton

Vodafone customers to get Rs 250 cashback on Amazon Prime subscripton

2017-03-19T15:08:38+00:00 On

Vodafone said any of its subscribers that uses its website or app to subscribe to Amazon Prime service in India will get Rs 250 cash back in the form of payment balance in their Amazon account. Technically, operators in India are forbidden…