Hotstar, Fox’s Indian Streaming Service, Moves Into Original Content With Big-Name Talent

The expansion into original content comes as the race heats up for online viewers in the world’s second-most-populous country. Driven by cheap data charges, streaming is becoming an important platform in India, with aggressive competition between Hotstar, Netflix, Amazon, Eros Now, Sony Liv and Viacom 18’s Voot. Hotstar is the market leader, with about 150 million active monthly users. – Naman Ramachandran, Variety » http://bit.ly/2FqY7th