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Disney’s Hotstar loses 8.4 million subscribers as Ambani’s JioCinema ascends

By News Curator

Disney, the global entertainment conglomerate operating a variety of streaming platforms, suffered a 2% contraction in its total subscriber base for the quarter ending March this year. The decline is largely attributed to one specific streaming service: Hotstar. The Disney+ Hotstar platform, catering to viewers in India and Southeast Asia, lost 4.6 million subscribers during…

James Murdoch’s fund slashes investment in Reliance-backed Viacom18

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James Murdoch’s venture fund Bodhi Tree slashed its planned investment into Viacom18 to $528 million, down 70% from the committed $1.78 billion, the two said late Thursday as the global weakening economy hammers investors’ appetite. Viacom18, a joint venture between Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance and Paramount Global, did not say why Bodhi Tree slashed its pledged…

Ambani bats for cricket glory as Disney scales back in India

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Mukesh Ambani’s Jio, the South Asian telecom powerhouse, has long sought to entice its customer base with a plethora of services aimed at boosting subscriber retention. Despite amassing over 425 million customers and claiming the mantle of India’s top network provider—due in large part to its aggressively competitive data pricing—Jio’s array of additional services has…

Reliance launches JioBook, its maiden Android-powered laptop

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Jio Platforms has quietly launched its first laptop, entering into a new product category as the Indian telecom giant aggressively expands its offerings. The laptop, called JioBook, runs JioOS, a custom Android-based OS that has been “optimized for superior performance” and local languages support. The laptop, manufactured in India, is selling at 15,799 Indian rupees, […]

Reliance launches JioBook, its maiden Android-powered laptop by Manish Singh originally published on TechCrunch