hotstar News of 01/23/20
Disney+ To Launch In India, Southeast Asian Markets Next Year
Disney plans to bring its on-demand video streaming service to India and some Southeast Asian markets as soon as the second half of next year, two sources familiar with the company’s plans told TechCrunch. In India, the company plans to bring ...
Disney+ Has Already Attracted Over 10 Million Subscribers
Disney’s launch of its premium subscription streaming service Disney+ was not without issues – high demand resulted int content not being accessible for hours on its first day of availability. The company cited higher-than-expected demand as a ...
Google Hires Former Disney And Star Executive To Head Its India Business
Google said on Friday it has appointed Sanjay Gupta, a former top executive with Disney India and Star, as the manager and vice president of sales and operations for its India business. Gupta will be replacing Rajan Anandan, who left the company ...
What Lower Netflix Pricing Tells Us About Competing In India
At a conference in New Delhi early last year, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings was confronted with a question that his company has been asked many times over the years. Would he consider lowering the subscription cost in India? It’s a tactic that ...
Netflix Will Roll Out A Lower-Priced Subscription Plan In India
Netflix said on Wednesday that it will roll out a cheaper subscription plan in India, one of the last great growth markets for global companies, as the streaming giant scrambles to find ways to accelerate its slowing growth worldwide. The company ...
Cricket World Cup Highlights Just How Big Video Streaming Is In India
As hundreds of millions of people turn their attention to the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup tournament, many of them are using an Indian streaming service to follow the ins and outs of the game. More than 100 million users tuned in to Hotstar, an ...
India’S Largest Video Streaming Service, Owned By Disney, Breaks Safari Compatibility To Fix Security Flaw
Hotstar, India’s largest video streaming service with more than 300 million users, disabled support for Apple’s Safari web browser on Friday to mitigate a security flaw that allowed unauthorized usage of its platform, two sources familiar with ...