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Hotstar launches in the UK with an expanded privacy policy

Hotstar has launched in the United Kingdom, with pricing at £11.99/month (Rs 1,225), BizAsia reports. The service's UK offerings include the various cricket tournaments that Star has rights to, plus Star TV shows that are broadcast on its channels in India. The UK launch also comes at the one year anniversary of Hotstar shutting down globally except India and North America. The UK subscription charges are its costliest yearly subscription in the world, while the UK is its third foreign country of expansion after the US and Canada. This pricing is interesting. In India, Hotstar's pricing is comparatively aggressive (read: cheap). In the UK and US, its pricing is comparable to what Netflix charges in those markets, while in India it's less than a third of that. A one-month subscription in India costs Rs 199, a sixth of the UK pricing, with HBO and Fox…

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