Google Planning To Bring YouTube To TV Screens In India Via DTH Providers

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People in India will soon be able to access YouTube on their television sets thanks to Google. With an aim to boost YouTube usage in India, Google is in talks with a few DTH providers to bring the service to TV screens, as per a recent report by the Economic Times. “When we talk to direct-to-home providers or television makers or device makers, it’s so that you can watch YouTube on every...
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BigFlix Registers 1 Million Users

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BigFlix.com, a movie-streaming service owned and operated by ADAG, has added another feather to its cap. It now has a 1 million registered users. In the past year, BigFlix has aggressively tried to increase its user base by implementing various tactics. In September last year they added Malayalam films to their catalogue of regional films. Then, they went on to revamp their user-interface so that...
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Bigflix Launches Windows Phone App; Gives 3 Months Subscription Free For Specific Nokia Lumia Devices

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Bigflix has announced the launch of its Windows Phone app. The Bigflix app will be integrated with Lumia 520, 620 and the 720. In addition to this, the company has also announced that those who buy these phones now will get 3 months of Bigflix subscription free.The app is tailored for Windows Phone 8 devices but also works on Windows Phone 7.5. This development now brings Nokia’s line of Windows...
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Google Kickstarts YouTube Rental Service in India

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Soon after Google introduced Google Play Movies in India, it has introduced YouTube video rentals and purchases for Indian consumers. Similar to Google Play Movies, the service is a based on pay to view model.Is it any different from Google Play Movies? It is almost similar to Google Play Movies with a few tweaks. First of all it does not require Android hardware to rent these movies which will...
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BigFlix Ties Up With Disney; Gets 140 Movie Titles Onto Its Platform

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Indian streaming platform, Bigflix has tied up with Disney to bring 350 140 Disney titles onto the service. So now movies like Pirates of the Caribbean, TRON: Legacy, Chronicles of Narnia, Prince of Persia, King Arthur etc. will be available for Indian users starting at Rs. 99.Bigflix is also running a twitter contest where it is asking tweeple to guess the names of the 35 movies and use the hashtag...
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Spuul’s iOS App Now Allows You To Enable Premium Subscriptions

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Spuul, the online movie streaming service has announced that they have now introduced premium in-app subscriptions in the iOS app. The subscription costs $4.99 (roughly Rs. 268) per month and allows you unlimited access to Spuul’s database of Bollywood and regional movies. The $4.99 subscription was previously only available via their desktop web interface. Now, you can subscribe via the iOS app...
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Bigflix Gets Telugu Blockbusters On Its Streaming Platform; We Talk With Its CEO

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Telugu Cinema provides a no holds barred variety of action movies with some of the biggest superstars like Mahesh Babu, Chiranjeevi, Nagarjuna, NTR to name a few. There is a growing market for Telugu movies as I know a couple of non- Telugu speaking people who are addicted to them. It might be because the magnanimity of their actors and the action packed plots. Well, Bigflix aims to make life easier...
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Bigflix’s App Becomes Top Grossing App In iTunes India Charts

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We have just got news from Bigflix that it has become the top grossing entertainment app in the iTunes India store, specially for the iPad. BigFlix, the movie streaming service owned by Reliance Entertainment has big plans to popularize movie streaming in India where it is still at somewhat of a nascent stage. The company recently launched Tom Hank’s Electric City on the service. They also have plans...
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Bigflix To Launch Its Services In The US, UK & Canada This Quarter

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Anil Ambani owned Reliance Entertainment Digital which runs the brand Bigflix, a movie-on-demand service, is all set to launch its services this quarter in UK, US and Canada. According to reports, for a fee of $4.99, a subscriber will be able to watch unlimited movies.When asked about the number of subscribers they are targeting in these markets, Manish Agarwal, CEO Reliance Entertainment Digital...
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BigFlicks launches BigFlix Plus. Is It India’s Answer To NetFlix?

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There is a dearth of services offering on-demand online movies and videos in India. Services like Hulu and NetFlix only work in the US. Music discovery and listening services like Spotify are also limited to certain countries. It is about time that someone in our country introduced the same. In what might be called a start, Reliance Entertainment Digital launched their on-demand online video rental...
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