Videocon d2h

Asian prodcos: OTT’s golden moment

Golden Karavan’s Apoorva Bakshi and Jeff Sagansky talk to Kaltrina Bylykbashi about why India needs a new production company that aims to serve emerging OTT players in the territory. The emergence on India’s newest OTT production company, Golden Karavan, comes with the steep rise in take-up of streaming services in the territory and the understanding […]

Netflix gains distribution on Indian set-tops

Indian DTH pay TV operator Videocon d2h has struck a deal with Netflix to provide access to the streaming video service direct from its internet-connected set-top boxes. The news is a boon for Netflix, which has been competing head on with Amazon in India since the latter launched its service globally at the end of […]

Sagansky, Sloan launching $500m Double Eagle

Entertainment industry veterans Jeff Sagansky and Harry Sloan are launching Double Eagle, a US$500 million business that will seek to invest in international TV, OTT content and disruptive digital platforms. The pair have already launched two previous investment funds in Global Eagle and Silver Eagle. The former acquired Row 44 and Advanced Inflight Alliance and […]

Sagansky, Sloan launch $303m Indian venture

Hollywood veterans Jeff Sagansky and Harry Sloan are launching the first US-listed Indian pay TV company after entering into a new venture. The pair’s investment company, Silver Eagle Acquisition Corp., has partnered with Indian pay TV provider Videocon d2h to create the firm. Silver Eagle last year raised US$325 million to invest in international media […]