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Bob Bakish, ViacomCBS and the streaming war

Over the last few weeks, a spate of mergers and acquisitions has taken the media and entertainment industry by storm. First WarnerMedia and Discovery, then Amazon and MGM - as the streaming war intensifies, US media giant ViacomCBS is also gearing up for a tough race, building one of the largest...

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Disney+ Hotstar to enter Thailand market on 30 June

Disney+Hostar has been a significant contributor to Walt Disney Co. (Disney)’s biggest OTT bet Disney+. Following its success in India and Indonesia, Disney+Hotstar is now rapidly expanding its footprints in the South East Asian market. Coming 30 June, the service will be operational in Thailand.

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Amazon buys Hollywood studio MGM for $8.45 billion

Content is the engine of the streaming economy. Recognising this, the streamers have been going through a dizzying series  of acquisitions and mergers.

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AT&T’s Warner Media & Discovery Inc closing in on merger?

The growing power of Netflix, Disney and Amazon and other larger media entities is forcing strange alliances on the industry. US telecom giant AT&T, which acquired Warner Media (then named Time Warner) for around $85 billion in 2018 is all set to fuse Warner Media with Discovery Inc, which...

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Disney+ paid subs hit 103.6 mn, Disney+Hotstar accounts for around $34.5 mn subs

With a higher-than-ever growth of streaming services in the last year, The Walt Disney Co.’s (Disney) direct-to-consumer venture Disney+ has also grown quickly to surpass 100 million subscribers.

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