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OneWeb, Jio licensed for India coverage

India’s Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has granted operational licences to OneWeb and Jio for their satellite-based broadband schemes. However, spectrum allocations has yet to be determined. Jio received its ISP licence in October, and the same permission has now been issued to OneWeb. As yet there is no news on Elon Musk’s Starlink system having […]

November 14, 2023By Chris Forrester

Jio harnesses Plume’s cloud platform

Reliance Jio Infocomm, the Indian telecom network, have announced a partnership with consumer experience pioneer Plume to provide smart home and small business services to its subscribers across India. This partnership will deliver solutions through Plume’s cloud platform to approximately 200 million premises in India. With this new partnership, Jio will deploy HomePass and WorkPass consumer services […]

October 25, 2023

JioCinema breaks digital viewership records with Bigg Boss OTT

Breaking records at every step of the way, JioCinema’s Bigg Boss OTT has emerged as India’s biggest digital entertainment property. The high-octane season hosted by Salman Khan was viewed by over 10 crore Unique Viewers and clocked close to 3000 crore minutes of Watch Time, making it the most streamed entertainment property, next only to […]

August 17, 2023

Forecast: India multiplay revenue to grow at 4.9% CAGR

Multiplay service revenue in India is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.9 per cent between 2022 and 2027 in line with the rising adoption of multiplay service bundles among households on the back of improving fixed network infrastructure in the country, according to GlobalData, the analytics company. GlobalData’s India […]

May 22, 2023

Report: SVoD consumption grows in India

A report published by Media Partners Asia (MPA), leveraging data from its consumer insights and measurement arm AMPD, provides insights on the growing online video industry in India over the calendar year 2022 and Q1 2023. The report, titled India Online Video Report: Analysis of Consumption, Content & Investment Trends, measured real consumption on Android […]

May 17, 2023

India: WildEarth launches on Jio

WildEarth has landed in India through online streaming app Jio TV. WildEarth’s mission is to make viewers feel present in nature by delivering a live and interactive channel where viewers can embark on remote safaris across Africa for 12 hours a day, 365 days a year which will now be available on the JioTV app. […]

April 5, 2023

Report: Jio/SES will strengthen India broadband

The formation of Jio Space Technology – a joint venture between India-based digital service provider Jio Platforms Limited (JPL) and Luxembourg-based satellite connectivity solutions provider SES – to deliver affordable broadband services leveraging satellite technology will go a long way in strengthening the overall broadband services market in India, says GlobalData, a data and analytics […]

February 16, 2022

Jio, SES India broadband JV

Jio Platforms (JPL) and SES have formed a multi-year Joint Venture to supply high-performance satellite-based broadband services across India. Jio will be the anchor customer for the new JV, which will extend Jio’s network reach and resiliency by leveraging SES’s satellites in both geostationary and medium earth orbits, including O3b mPOWER fleet. JPL and SES […]

February 14, 2022By Chris Forrester

The Q amps-up comedy quotient

Following the success of BakLol and recognizing the audiences’ burgeoning need for light hearted content, The Q, one of India’s fastest growing Hindi general entertainment channels  further strengthens its content slate with a stellar line up of new age sketch comedies. The channel aims to take the laughter quotient a notch higher with content that […]

July 28, 2021

Viacom18 brings La Liga to India

Viacom18 Media, the Indian media conglomerate, has announced a deal with La Liga to bring the Spanish Football League exclusively to the Indian sub-continent for the next 3 years. Enabled and supported by Rise Worldwide, La Liga will air exclusively on MTV in India, along with select national and regional network channels and live-streamed on […]

July 5, 2021