No Walkover: Spotify Faces Tough Competition From Amazon, Apple Apps

Within a week of its launch in India, international music streaming platform Spotify made headlines by clocking one million users. While it is late to the party — Apple Music, Amazon Music and Google Play Music have been around, along with long-standing Indian players…

Spotify Had No Choice But To Offer An Excellent Free Service In India

It might be late to the party, but the Swedish music streaming app Spotify is trying really hard to make up for the lost time in India. The Stockholm-based company launched in the country yesterday (Feb. 27) with freebies and…

Netflix Hasn’t Increased Prices In India Probably Because It Can’t Afford To

On Jan. 15, video streaming service, Netflix, made headlines as it increased its subscription cost by 13-18% across the US and Latin America. This is the biggest increase by the company since its inception 12 years ago and will impact 58 million American subscribers,…

Streaming Movies Space Sizzles With Amazon’s Entry

Will Amazon’s newly-launched SVOD platform Prime Video spell a turf war? Over-the-top players and market analyst note that content, pricing and ease of payment will be a key strategic area for consumers to shift preferences. India’s OTT market already has…

Hungama: From Bust To India’s Largest Digital Entertainment Firm

In 2001 internet businesses around the world started falling apart. Hungama Digital, which streamed Bollywood songs on the internet, too, was struggling. Neeraj Roy and Hungama’s four other co-founders decided to start another business vertical, which would help brands engage with…