Here’s what users viewed in Week 4 of disruption on OTT apps

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Video streaming saw a growth of 12% in Week 4 of disruption caused by the coronavirus. In Metro premium users saw a growth of 23%. Video streaming had a share of 14% in the time spent on various activities on the smartphone. Smartphone users roughly spent 3 hours 59 mins on VOD according BARC Nielsen. Here’s what smartphone users viewed in Week 4 of COVID disruption on the OTT apps.

Top Content : OVERALL

Nielsen has ranked the content based on the order of gross consumption. 12 out of 15 spots were claimed by Disney+Hotstar with Netflix, Voot, and Prime Video taking the other three spots.

Money Heist on Netflix was the most grossed OTT content. Aaj Tak on Disney+Hotstar followed it at 2nd position. Mahabharat stood at 3rd position followed by ABP News and ABP Ananda at the 4th and 5th positions respectively.

Money Heist (Netflix)Aaj Tak (Disney+ Hotstar)Mahabharat (Disney+ Hotstar)ABP News (Disney+ Hotstar)ABP Ananda (Disney+ Hotstar)
Bigg Boss (Voot)Devon ke Dev.. Mahadev (Disney+ Hotstar)Panchayat (Prime Video)Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai (Disney+ Hotstar)Mission Mangal (Disney+ Hotstar)
Chichhore (Disney+ Hotstar)Savdhaan India – F.I.R (Disney+ Hotstar)Angrei Medium (Disney+ Hotstar)How I Met Your Mother (Disney+ Hotstar)Housefull 4 (Disney+ Hotstar)

Top Movies

Disney+Hotstar content once again bagged the most spots in this ranking as well. Prime Video bagged last two spots while Disney+ Hotstar bagged the rest 8 spots.

Mission Mangal bagged the first spot followed by Chichhore and Angrezi Medium.

Mission Mangal (Disney+ Hotstar)Chichhore (Disney+ Hotstar)Angrezi Medium (Disney+ Hotstar)Housefull 4 (Disney+ Hotstar)Arjun(Disney+ Hotstar)
The Lion King (Disney+ Hotstar)Aladdin (Disney+ Hotstar)Frozen II (Disney+ Hotstar)Good Newzz (Prime Video)Shikara (Prime Video)

Top Original Series

Disney+ Hotstar weakened in these rankings with Netflix competing with it. Netflix bagged 5 of the ranks with Disney+ Hotstar bagging 3 spots. Prime Video and Voot took the other 2 spots.

Money Heist was the top watched original series followed by Stranger Things. Out of Love and Special Ops from Disney+ Hotstar stood at 3rd and 4th positions respectively.

Money Heist (Netflix)Stranger Things (Netflix)Out of Love (Disney+ Hotstar)Special Ops (Disney+ Hotstar)Little Things (Netflix)
Sex Education (Netflix)Asur (Voot)Hostages (Disney+ Hotstar)Narcos (Netflix)Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan (Prime Video)

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Basil keeps an eye on the latest happenings in the Telecom sector. You can find him streaming the Premier League, which he started watching in 2013, in his free time.

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