Wednesday, 1 February, 2023
TopicOTT platforms

Topic: OTT platforms

Modi govt again extends feedback deadline for telecom bill, list of concerns grow

Industry bodies criticises 'overarching powers', 'unwanted oversight' which govt will have under 'garb of national security'. Data privacy & OTT regulations are other areas of concern.

Tripling Season 3 gives millennials a reality check on lives of parents who ‘get all the blame’

The Viral Fever’s show for Zee5 returns in a post-Covid world with its sibling-trio who have matured enough to cope with the loss of the ‘traditional’ concept of family.

Scriptwriting is drawing creative minds to OTT platforms. Here’s why

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

Glitz, glamour, ‘first-world’ problems—Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives is a guilty pleasure

Maheep, Bhavana, Seema and Neelam are back with their lives in the second season of Netflix's show. It's the desi version of Keeping Up With the Kardashians.

You thought OTT is king? Think again. Survey says 70% find ‘value for money’ in good old TV

Indian audiences prefer TV services' 'bouquet of channels', although there's room to enhance consumer welfare, says survey by think tank Broadband India Forum & NGO CUTS Internationals.

62% of Indian IELTS aspirants find it difficult to converse fluently in English, finds survey

The LeapScholar survey shows that 39% of IELTS language proficiency test aspirants use regional languages as fillers while conversing in English, 33% use Hollywood shows to improve.

5 new Telugu movies you can’t miss on OTT

All of these Telugu movies are definitely worth checking out, whether you're a fan of Indian cinema or not. You can find all of them streaming on Aha Video.

India’s media & entertainment industry to be worth Rs 4.3 lakh crore by 2026, says PwC report

PwC report predicts that India will overtake China as the 'biggest world market for print edition readership in 2025'.

‘Pirates’ robbing entertainment giants back in focus as Disney Star files FIR on leaked shows

Disney Star FIR, filed in Bengaluru last week, accuses 4 platforms — Tamilrockers, TamilMV, TamilBlasters & PikaShow — of illegally releasing its content.

OTT subscription up in India by half, biopics rule viewing taste, says MICA report

The fourth edition of the Indian OTT Platforms Report 2021 said men aged 15 to 24 watched more content than women.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...

Defence

The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.