Update: An interesting question from Kushan Mitra: if one can access YouTube's live streaming on a laptop using a data card, why would they subscribe to the same content via Apalya's paid subscription service in India? Not really ready for convergence, are we? (more on subscription vs advertising models below) Earlier: We knew they were in talks, and now it's official: Apalya Technologies is the latest to get a piece of the pie, acquiring the global mobile live streaming rights for three years. With July Systems, DCI Mobile and vRock also having received mobile rights, many of our readers have inquired about exactly how some of the rights are split. This is what we've ascertained: -- Apalya Technologies: Global mobile live streaming rights for 3 years -- vRock: Official SMS, MMS and IVR partner. We've heard rumors of an SMS competition…
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