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Lockdown: Big boys missed the OTT party; Netflix, Amazon Prime gained

Fresh content helps smaller players like Netflix, Prime record sharpest gains

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Vanita Kohli-Khandekar New Delhi
YouTube stood firm. Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, the two smallest players, saw the biggest gains in unique visitors even as Hotstar, Zee5, and Voot saw them dropping. 

And news consumption online continued to go through the roof. Four of the top 10 mobile news brands in the world — Times Internet, Network18, India Today Group, and Dailyhunt — are Indian. If one looked at the top 25 worldwide, the list includes Zee Digital, The Indian Express Group, and HT Media. 

Those were the two most significant nuggets from comScore’s latest numbers (as of April) for ‘Covid-19 and its Impact

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First Published: Jun 20 2020 | 2:21 AM IST

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