wordpress blog stats
Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

BIGFlix Targets Rs. 10 Crore Ad Revenue, 5000 Film Catalog, 200 Rental Outlets By March09

It's a year since BIGFlix.com launched its online streaming business, and 10 months since the video rental business was soft launched. The full fledged launch of the rental business, particularly the retail stores, took place in May 2008. Still, the online business accounts for only 20 percent of revenues. so is the Video on Demand business struggling? MediaNama gleaned this from an interview with Kamal Gianchandani, COO of BIGFlix. We also spoke to him about targets, and content consumption trends, but he was rather reticent offering revenue numbers: Video on Demand Business (Vod) Revenues & Revenue Share VoD accounts for 20 percent of current revenues, mostly through downloads since advertising was launched hardly a month ago. "We've just launched advertising from VDOpia, 15 days to a month ago, so its too early to talk numbers, but we knew this is an advertising dependent business, so have had to build pageviews. We've refrained from going out and securing advertisements until now." BIGFlix has set an advertising-sales target of Rs. 10 crores by March 2009. For content downloads, they share 25-40 percent of revenue with content providers. Isn't that lower than Rajshri's - which is at around 50 percent? "In some cases we might extend it to 50 percent, in case of some titles. Each player will have a different take on this." Traffic BIGFlix claims 50 million pageviews banner impressions (see update below)/month, and 3 million unique visitors....(ED: 17 pageviews per unique visitor is rather high, isn't it?). They're targeting 100 million…

Please subscribe/login to read the full story.
Written By

MediaNama’s mission is to help build a digital ecosystem which is open, fair, global and competitive.

Views

News

Studying the 'community' supporting the late Sushant Singh Rajput (SSR) shows how Twitter was gamed through organized engagement

News

Do we have an enabling system for the National Data Governance Framework Policy (NDGFP) aiming to create a repository of non-personal data?

News

A viewpoint on why the regulation of cryptocurrencies and crypto exchnages under 2019's E-Commerce Rules puts it in a 'grey area'

News

India's IT Rules mandate a GAC to address user 'grievances' , but is re-instatement of content removed by a platform a power it should...

News

There is a need for reconceptualizing personal, non-personal data and the concept of privacy itself for regulators to effectively protect data

You May Also Like

News

Google has released a Google Travel Trends Report which states that branded budget hotel search queries grew 179% year over year (YOY) in India, in...

Advert

135 job openings in over 60 companies are listed at our free Digital and Mobile Job Board: If you’re looking for a job, or...

News

By Aroon Deep and Aditya Chunduru You’re reading it here first: Twitter has complied with government requests to censor 52 tweets that mostly criticised...

News

Rajesh Kumar* doesn’t have many enemies in life. But, Uber, for which he drives a cab everyday, is starting to look like one, he...

MediaNama is the premier source of information and analysis on Technology Policy in India. More about MediaNama, and contact information, here.

© 2008-2021 Mixed Bag Media Pvt. Ltd. Developed By PixelVJ

Subscribe to our daily newsletter
Name:*
Your email address:*
*
Please enter all required fields Click to hide
Correct invalid entries Click to hide

© 2008-2021 Mixed Bag Media Pvt. Ltd. Developed By PixelVJ