Airtel takes aim at Youtube with ‘Wynk Tube’

Bharti Airtel has introduced a competitor to Youtube, which accounts for more than half of India’s mobile internet consumption, with the launch of Wynk Tube — a Youtube like app that will focus more on music and music videos. Unlike Youtube, which does not let its free users switch to an audio only mode, Wynk […]

India’s T-Series becomes most-viewed Youtube channel

Thanks to the explosion of data connectivity unleashed by Reliance Jio and other operators, an Indian company has emerged as by far the most popular channel on Youtube by number of views. According to Youtube tracking service Social Blade, Indian record label T-Series today has hit monthly views of close to 2 bln (200 cr) […]

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

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‘ and currently has around 250 live television channels, compared to over 550 on […]

Amazon India to launch Prime video streaming service

Amazon, one of India’s top two online retailers, sent out a teaser today with a promise that Amazon Prime Video is coming soon to India. Prime video is a service like Netflix that streams TV shows, films and other content. The service was launched in the United States ten years ago. At present, Amazon Video […]

Youtuber blows whistle on paid gadget news and reviews in India

Youtuber Gaurav Chaudhary, who goes by the name of Technical Guruji, has set off a minor storm in the gadget reviewer circles by¬†accusing many of his peers of passing on paid reviews for the real thing. Chaudhary dons the mantle of the whistleblower and warns his fellow reviewers and Youtubers not to cheat their audience […]

Youtube Gaming now lets Indian gamers stream their play live

Google has launched the YouTube Gaming mobile app on Android and iOS in India. YouTube Gaming is an app that seeks to keep gamers connected to the games, players, and culture with videos, live streams, and the¬†community. Globally, video games are quite a spectator sport unlike in India where they are mostly a living room […]

AAP Swaraj Samvad Live Streaming: Admiral Ramdas says I’m distressed

The rebel faction of Aam Aadmi Party is broadcasting its ‘Swaraj Samvad’ (independence dialogue) on Youtube from 10:30 am today. The program involves speeches by volunteers in the first half, followed by division of the attendees into groups and the holding of group discussions to air their opinion on the way forward for the movement. […]

Youtube censors movie cleared by India’s Censor Board

All India Bakchod (AIB) fans may be raving against remarks by Censor Board member on the content of their ‘roast’, but Google’s Youtube has just showed that it can play a bigger censor. According to ‘Kerala Freethinkers Forum’, Youtube has blocked a movie that they uploaded for “violation of Youtube guidelines”. According to The Hindu, […]