Shortform streamer Shorts TV strikes deal with Airtel to enter India

Shortform video service ShortsTV has struck a deal with telco Airtel that will see it expand its reach in India. The ShortsTV on-demand service will now become available to 340 million subscribers in the country, with shows available to watch on mobiles or TVs through Airtel’s Xstream offering. The streamer will allow subscribers to watch […]

Amazon launches ultra low-cost mobile-only Prime Video plan in India

Amazon has launched a Prime Video-only mobile offer in India. The low-cost bundle is being launched in partnership with Indian telco Airtel and will offer a mobile-only, single-user, SD package for INR89 ($1.22) per month. The already cheap tier will also include 6GB of mobile data per month via Airtel, with the first month for […]

Ericsson boosts Nuvu with Fox film deal

Ericsson has struck a deal with Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution to license feature films for its subscription video-on-demand service Nuvu. The exclusive, multi-year output deal includes 20th Century Fox-produced titles and global film franchises and covers sub-Saharan Africa and multiple languages. Titles include The Maze Runner, The Devil Wears Prada, Dawn of the Planet […]