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Why is Amazon acquiring MGM for US$ 8.45Bn?

Amazon has acquired MGM for USD 8.45Bn is one of its biggest since the Whole Foods acquisition for USD 14Bn in 2017. Amazon has been building-up its content library around its Prime service, a move that makes sense in the subscription economy. So, why is Amazon interested in MGM? How will the deal help Amazon …


Consumers Are Prioritising Audio Quality Over Camera In Their Smartphone Purchase

As per a new study by CyberMedia Research (CMR), Indian Consumers are now prioritising audio quality as a key smartphone purchase driver ahead of camera and battery. In fact, across all parameters, one in every four users have stated audio quality as the most important factor while selecting their smartphone. For the first time ever, …


India might be the last frontier for Netflix in the global streaming war

Global streaming giants – Netflix India, Amazon Prime, and Disney, which owns Hotstar, among others – all have their eyes set on India’s soon-to-be US$5 billion video-on-demand (VOD) market. So, it’s not surprising when Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, on his three-day visit to India on Thursday, said Amazon will double down on its …


Netflix vs Others: The Quest for Dominating Indian Eyeballs

As a mobile-first nation, the India OTT market provides enough head room for growth. American as well as Chinese streaming players are looking to strike it big in India. While Netflix continues to invest heavily in Made-in-India for India programming, it is under pressure from the likes of Hotstar and others. So, how would the …

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Apple in deep India push with streaming service, iPhone 11 at ‘aggressive’ prices

Apple made a determined bid to push deeper into India, unveiling what analysts termed was a disruptive pricing for its upcoming video streaming services to take on the likes of Netflix, Hotstar and Amazon, and lowering the price of its latest entry model, iPhone 11, by nearly 16% compared with last year’s similar model, iPhone …


The Apple Conundrum: From ‘Moonshots’ to ‘Me-Too’?

As a company that has been globally recognized for its excellence in innovation and product engineering, Apple has had a gold run with its trailblazing iPhones, and other category defining products. Think iPad, Apple Watch or the Macs. Each successive generation of iPhones has helped Apple grow, on the back of increasing consumer appetite. The …


SK Telecom and World’s First 5G Network

Earlier this week, SK Telecom, South Korean wireless telecommunications operator, announced that it has secured the widest 5G network coverage in Korea. The company built a total of 34,000 5G base stations across South Korea. SK Telecom’s 5G roll-out will cover Seoul rolled out its 5G network in data traffic-concentrated areas, including main areas of …