20 Nov 2017
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Strong 6.9 magnitude earthquake hits Tibet near India-China border
Navy Says Genitalia Air Display 'Absolutely Unacceptable'
Moody's Withdraws RCom's Corporate Family Rating On 'Default'
Sushil Kumar strolls to national gold with three walkovers
Madras High Court confirms two-year jail term of Natarajan in 1994 car import case

Netflix partners Adel Karam for its first local production in Middle East

Internet entertainment service Netflix is producing its first local production in the Middle East with Lebanese comedian and actor Adel Karam.

Twitter launches in-stream video ads in India with three advertisers on-board

Twitter has partnered with TV and online media platforms to launch In-Stream Video Ads to marketers in India. The social media platform has roped in Amazon, Maruti, and Motorola as first brand partners for In-Stream Video Ads launch in India. These brands will showcase their Diwali campaigns and new product launches.

Hooq awards creative, digital duties to FoxyMoron, Motivator

VoD service Hooq has appointed FoxyMoron and Motivator (GroupM company) as its creative and digital agencies respectively.

Netflix hikes subscription fees in US, UK

Internet TV network Netflix has raised its subscription prices in the US and the UK for the first time in two years. The standard plan will go from $9.99 to $10.99 per month and the premium plan will jump from $11.99 to $13.99 per month in the US.

Netflix orders 10-episodes of family drama ‘Raising Dion’

Internet entertainment service Netflix has ordered a 10-episode season of the one-hour sci-fi, family drama, ‘Raising Dion’, based on a short film about an African-American single mother, who discovers her young son has multiple, constantly changing abilities.

Culture Machine launches leaderboard for publishers across India

Digital media company Culture Machine has established a leaderboard for publishers across multiple categories in India with the help of its patent pending tech IP ‘Intelligence Machine’.

ALTBalaji launches regional stand-up comedy on its platform

Balaji Telefilms-owned OTT platform ALTBalaji has launched regional stand-up comedy in Marathi, Punjabi, Gujarati and more Hindi videos on its digital platform.

The OTT growth potential in India

One area that is growing is live streaming over digital platforms. Regional language content is also growing. Monetisation models are evolving to a mix of ad and subscription based revenues.

ALTBalaji appoints Lodestar UM as its media agency

ALTBalaji has awarded its media mandate to Lodestar UM, part of the IPG Mediabrands Network. This mandate includes media investment and strategic partnership including print, television, online, out of home (OOH) and radio.

Amazon Prime Video adds ‘Fearless’ to its original drama series

Amazon has added ‘Fearless’ to its lineup of original dramatic series. All the six episodes will premiere exclusively on Prime Video in the US on 27 October.