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India helps Spotify reach 320mn monthly active users

New York, Oct 29 (IANS) Swedish audio streaming giant Spotify on Thursday announced that India helped the company grow its monthly active users (MAUs) to 320 million, a 29 per cent increase (year-on-year). The company said it now has 144...

Xbox head Phil Spencer hints at xCloud streaming sticks for TV

San Francisco, Oct 24 (IANS) Microsoft's head of gaming and Xbox, Phil Spencer, has said the company is planning TV streaming sticks for its xCloud gaming service. In an interview with Stratechery, Spencer discussed the potential for additional tiers of...

Online video usership up 40% in India’s smaller towns: Report

Mumbai (IANS) Number of online video users in smaller towns grew 40 per cent last year against 25 per cent growth in urban India over the last one year, a new report said on Thursday. Total online video users count...

Netflix testing ‘Mobile+’ low cost subscription plan in India

Leading content streaming service Netflix is testing a new Mobile+ plan in India that will offer subscribers an option to stream HD content for Rs 349 per month. New Mobile+ plan would allow subscribers to stream on only one device...

At 11GB data per user a month, 90% Indians binge on streaming

New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) As data consumption touches over 11GB per user a month in India owing to the lockdown times, 90 per cent people are spending more time on content streaming, e-learning, infotainment and social media, a...

Binge-watch in the time of social distancing

New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Movie theatre chains are closed. Small screen is full of re-runs. So what do you watch to pass time while staying indoors amid all the coronavirus chaos? Well, theres enough time right now for...

Netflix cuts streaming quality in Europe as Internet usage soars

London, March 20 (IANS) As European Union (EU) stares at Internet breakdown owing to more people who are currently home and are streaming various online services for both entertainment and work, Netflix has decided to cut streaming bits rate...

Hotstar crosses 400mn downloads, 2X growth in installs in 2019

Mumbai, Dec 11 (IANS) Streaming platform Hotstar said on Tuesday that it has registered two times growth in installs this year compared to 2018, leading to over 400 million downloads so far. While the platform's reach during this year's Indian Premier...

Netflix to invest Rs 3000 crore in India to produce exclusive content

New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Netflix is all set to invest Rs 3,000 crore on producing exclusive content in India in the immediate future, Reed Hastings, CEO and founder of the streaming giant announced here on Friday. "We will invest Rs...

BSNL enters into partnership with YuppTV for streaming service

New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) and over-the-top (OTT) content platform YuppTV on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding to offer bundled video content to broadband subscribers of the telecom operator to take on rivals...

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Traffic congestion in Mumbai, Bengaluru nosedives in 2nd Covid wave

New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The traffic congestion index for major cities in some of the hardest-hit states -...