Advanced Television


ZEE merging with Sony

Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) is set to acquire a majority share in Zee Entertainment, India’s giant – but financially strapped – broadcasting business. According to India’s Economic Times, the combined entity will own 75 TV channels, two video streaming operations (ZEE5 with a global audience and Sony’s LIV), a pair of film studios (Zee […]

September 22, 2021By Chris Forrester

CSG enhances ZEE5’s entertainment experiences

Customer engagement solutions specialist CSG has reinforced its relationship with Indian OTT streaming service platform ZEE5. Using CSG’s customer data platform, ZEE5 integrates its customer data with a single, unified platform that takes a data-driven approach to create what CSG describes as exceptional customer experiences. Easier and faster access to customer data worldwide generates comprehensive […]

September 14, 2021By Colin Mann

ThinkAnalytics powers Tata Sky Binge aggregation

Indian content distribution platform Tata Sky is delivering OTT aggregation with the introduction of Tata Sky Binge. Content discovery and viewer analytics solution provider ThinkAnalytics’ Think360 cloud-based personalised content discovery and viewer engagement platform is now live on Tata Sky’s Binge Fire TV Stick service and Binge mobile app. Binge subscribers now benefit from personalised […]

July 29, 2021

ZEE5 Global announces web series Ladies & Gentlemen

ZEE5 Global, the world’s largest platform for South Asian content today announced the launch of its Mega Bangladeshi Original web series, Ladies & Gentlemen. This is the platform’s second web-series and sixth Bangladeshi Original. The cast of the series Tasnia Farin, Partha Barua, Hasan Masood, Iresh Zaker, Mukit Zakaria, Pavel Areen, Maria Nur, and from […]

June 15, 2021

ZEE5 launches in US on June 22

ZEE5, the SVoD platform for South Asian content, has announced it will launch in the US on June 22nd. ZEE5 has enjoyed success in the key South Asian markets within weeks of its local launches, and is fast expanding its presence in Europe and the UK. The platform is currently under beta testing in the […]

June 11, 2021By Chris Forrester

ZEE5 Global announces Zindagi Original Dhoop Ki Deewar

ZEE5 Global, the video streaming platform for South Asian content, has announced its third Pakistani production and Zindagi Original titled Dhoop Ki Deewar. Love transcends all barriers and Zindagi is proud to have always showcased this through its shows. Reminding us of this unmatched power of love, Dhoop Ki Deewar will stress on the belief […]

June 9, 2021

Zee content free in UK and Europe

Anyone looking to catch up on their favourite TV shows on any of the Zee channels, be it Zee TV or Zee Cinema, Zee Telugu, Zee Tamil, Zee Punjabi, Zee Marathi or Zee Bangla, ZEE5 is where you can find all episodes. Watch both the previous and the latest episodes and much more absolutely free […]

June 4, 2021

AVIA: India sees huge headroom for TV & digital growth

At the Asia Video Industry Association’s (AVIA) recent Future of Video India conference, industry leaders remained upbeat on the potential for growth despite a painful 2020 which had seen a 25 per cent drop in TV advertising revenue. The conference opened with an overview of the Future of Video in India with Mihir Shah, VP, […]

May 5, 2021

ZEE5 Global reveals new content lineup

ZEE5 Global, the OTT platform for South Asian content, has announced a fresh new line-up of content to keep cool in the sizzling heat of April. Viewers can choose from a variety of ZEE5 Originals, television shows, and non-fiction shows to enjoy their summer at home. Leading the April line-up is the much-awaited ZEE5 Original […]

April 8, 2021

Forecast: India SVoD market at $1.9bn by 2025

India’s online video industry generated an estimated $1.4 billion (€1.1bn) in revenue in 2020 with advertising contributing 64 per cent and subscription 36 per cent, according to a report by Media Partners Asia (MPA). While there are close to 60 platforms operating in the market, the top five platforms – YouTube, Disney+ Hotstar, Netflix, Amazon […]

January 12, 2021