Streaming Service News
Netflix and no chill: How the giant's loss of subscribers has shaken up the streaming industry
Netflix’s performance could also cause rivals to reconsider their own international expansion plans, potentially making more targeted efforts overseas.
Emmy Awards 2021: Streaming outperforms cable TV with wins for Netflix, Apple
From 2013 to 2020, Netflix earned a whopping 30 nominations in best drama, comedy, and limited series, but had never pulled off a win in those categories, often losing out to HBO, the perennial Emmys heavyweight.
Gina Carano reveals she learnt about getting fired from The Mandalorian via social media
Lucasfilm confirmed last week Gina Carano was not employed by the company, and they had “no plans for her to be in the future.”
MUBI India's Svetlana Naudiyal on how the curated service is making its mark amid sea of streaming platforms
MUBI India's director of content Svetlana Naudiyal on bringing world cinema to Indian audiences, providing a platform to smaller Indian films, and why the streaming service operates in collaboration with movie theatres.
Paatal Lok's Jaideep Ahlawat, Neeraj Kabi lead a breed of streaming stars who finally got their due on digital platforms
Jaideep Ahlawat and Neeraj Kabi join a long list of actors, including Shefali Shah, Sobhita Dhulipala, Gulshan Devaiah, and Rasika Dugal, who have aided their careers with their digital presence.
Coronavirus outbreak may not erode movie superstardom in India, but change the definition as we know it today
With theatres shut for months, and audience warming up even more to streaming platforms, Bollywood superstars may have to straddle both worlds in a post-coronavirus universe.
Coronavirus Outbreak: With shows moved up in the calendar, OTT platforms are milking the most of lockdown
The lockdown in place because of the coronavirus outbreak has given a fillip to the OTT industry across the globe.
Disney Plus debuts with content from Marvel, Pixar, Star Wars and more
Disney Plus’s $7 a month price is about half of the $13 Netflix charges for its most popular plan.
YouTube videos featuring kids among most popular content, child advocates concerned
Child advocates want the company to take more aggressive steps to make YouTube safer for kids.
NBCUniversal to launch an ad-free video streaming service in early 2020
Also, WarnerMedia and Walt Disney plan to launch streaming media services by the end of the year.
Disney to launch new streaming service in 2019; will focus on Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars originals
In the works for the Disney service are a live-action Star Wars series, new episodes of Clone Wars, a live-action version of Lady and the Tramp and others.
Netflix to remove its desktop-only online review section by August
Netflix has in the past tweaked its features depending on the feedback it received from viewers.
ESPN likely to lay off 100 employees ahead of the launch of their new streaming service ESPN Plus
The layoffs of producers and executives among others are said to be a result of parent company Disney's missed revenues which is driven mostly by ESPN.
Netflix to improve streaming experience in flights by improving bandwidth efficiency by 2018
Netflix will use this technology for mobile devices so that the users can have access to it, while on plane. Doing so, the passengers can have access to Netflix, via better in-flight WiFi.
Disney to launch a streaming service for its brands and live sports
The Magic Kingdom is launching its own streaming service for its central Disney and Pixar brands and another for live sports.
Post the release of quarterly earnings, streaming networks may crackdown on password-sharing
Up to now, Netflix and other streaming networks have accepted some password-sharing, but they may face pressure from investors to change.
How Patari brought undiscovered Pakistani music to the fore with its Tabeer project
Patari Tabeer is a project that picked six voices from across Pakistan and added hip-hop into the mix
PlayStation Vue: Sony's streaming service comes to Android TV; PC and Mac web support to follow
Sony's streaming service - the Playstation Vue - has launched on Android TV. It will be available on dedicated streaming boxes as well as smart TVs that have Android TV support built in. Web support for PC and Mac will be coming soon said Sony.
Amazon is preparing to launch streaming music service: Report
Amazon.com is preparing to launch a standalone music streaming subscription service, placing it squarely in competition with rival offerings from Apple and Spotify
Alibaba to launch Netflix-like video streaming service in two months
Alibaba will launch an online video streaming service in China in about two months, hoping to emulate the U.S.'s Netflix and HBO, the firm's head of digital entertainment said on Sunday.