The landmark judgement also applies to digital platforms like YouTube and iTunes.
It would operate through Amazon Fire TV Stick -Tata Sky Edition, through which Tata Sky users can view contents from apps like Hotstar, Sun NXT, Eros NOW, and Hungama Play.
Currently, the Act covers only radio, and TV broadcast firms are allowed to take permission from the owners and negotiate a price bilaterally or through IPAB under Section 31D of the Act.
It is becoming harder than ever to bond over your favourite shows.
Hulu made TV episodes from networks such as ABC, NBC and Fox available online after they aired on TV.
The high court had rejected the petition by NGO, Justice For Rights Foundation after the Ministry of I&B had informed it that online platforms are not required to obtain any licence from it.
The 72-year-old filmmaker has been in news of late due to his reported campaign against streaming service Netflix, whose film "Roma" emerged as one of the big winners at the 91st Academy Awards.
This white paper sets out a programme of action to tackle content or activity that harms individual users, particularly children.
The Christchurch attacks -- carried out by a self-avowed white supremacist who opened fire on worshippers at two mosques -- claimed 50 lives.
Apple has invested over $1 billion into making new content and the streaming service is set to compete with the giants including Amazon, Netflix and Hulu.
Facebook earlier faced flak for the live streaming of suicides on its platform from different parts of the world, including India.
Streaming services or OTT platforms are bringing in a variety of curated content, targeting a large section of users.
From records, cassettes, CDs and radio to streaming songs online, the way people consume music has changed drastically over the years.
The docu-series, produced by Conde Nast Entertainment, will follow the Mumbai Indians on the road through the course of the 2018 IPL season.
Amazon Prime has not signed the pact which makes the platforms vow to not show content that disrespects the national emblem or flag, promotes terrorism or outrages religious sentiments.