A Comprehensive Comparison Of Yearly Subscription OTT Plans

Almost everyone's life has grown more and more reliant on video streaming. Popular OTT subscriptions are becoming a mainstay for all of us, thanks to mostly cheap mobile internet and broadband connections at home. The most prominent OTT subscriptions now provide access to both older and original material, including several greatest movies and TV programs of all time.


In addition to India-specific films and programs, the most popular OTT services, such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Disney + Hotstar, now provide a variety of foreign programming that was previously unavailable for viewing. While some concentrate on original programs and films, others have a huge audience due to live sports coverage, such as the current Tokyo 2021 Olympics, the 2021 Formula One season, the latest cricket match, and more.

With that in mind, we're going to take a look at some of the most popular yearly subscription OTT plans on the market, including Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hotstar, and Sony Liv, to see what each platform offers to their consumers.

Netflix

With its spectacular launch of original Indian content like the adaption of Vikram Chandra's Sacred Games, Netflix is definitely among the most prominent OTT subscriptions in the nation. Since then, it has produced programs such as Delhi Crime, Jamtara, and the more current anthology Ray.

There have also been a handful of Bollywood premieres, including AK versus AK, Class of '83, and Bulbbul. It has also shown a number of famous foreign programs, including BBC One's A Suitable Boy, Bravo's Dirty John, You, Riverdale, Lucifer, Penny Dreadful, and others. The platform is also known for its stellar originals that are highly commendable.

That being said, currently, you cannot avail Netflix's yearly subscription in India as the platform only offers monthly plans. We’ve provided all the monthly plans offered by Netflix in the table below:

Plan Name Price Resolution Compatible Devices
Mobile ₹199 480 P Phone, Tablet
Basic ₹499 480 P Phone, Tablet, Computer, TV
Standard ₹649 1080 P Phone, Tablet, Computer, TV
Premium ₹799 4K + HDR Phone, Tablet, Computer, TV

Amazon Prime Video

Amazon Prime Video is the only major OTT subscription that includes more than just video streaming with your membership fee. You receive Amazon Prime shopping on the main Amazon e-commerce app, as well as Prime Music and Prime Reading for e-books, with each tier.

Original programs like Paatal Lok and Mirzapur, light-hearted dramas like Panchayat, and Bollywood blockbusters like Shakuntala Devi are also available on Prime Video. You may also watch internationally renowned series like The Expanse, Fleabag, Killing Eve, The Good Wife, Grand Tour, and, more recently, Clarkson's Farm.

In the table below, we’ve provided all the relevant information related to Amazon Prime Video’s yearly subscription in India.

Plan Name Price Resolution Compatible Devices
Yearly Plan ₹999 1920x1080p Phone, Tablet, Computer, TV

Disney+ Hotstar

Due to its sports license of cricket events, notably the famous Indian Premier League, Disney+ Hotstar gained popularity in India. One of the most popular OTT subscriptions on the market, it now features original content such as Grahan, Aarya, and Criminal Justice, among other programs.

It boasts successful reality programs like Masterchef Australia, as well as worldwide hits like Patrick Melrose, Little Fires Everywhere, and the recently ended Game of Thrones. The platform also offers the complete Disney lineup to Indian viewers, as well as live sports coverage of the current Formula One season and the forthcoming Premier League season 2021/22.

In the table below, we’ve listed all the relevant information related to Disney+Hotstar yearly subscription plans.

Plan Name Price Resolution Compatible Devices
Mobile ₹499 HD Phone, Tablet
Super ₹899 HD Phone, Tablet, Computer, TV
Premium ₹1499 4K Phone, Tablet, Computer, TV

SonyLIV

SonyLIV has pushed its way into the top lists of popular OTT subscriptions despite widespread criticism for an unsteady app that does not work well on any platform, thanks to its live sports coverage, which includes UEFA tournaments, the German Bundesliga, the Italian Serie A in football, worldwide cricket visibility, and the ongoing Tokyo Olympics 2020.

Aside from sports, Sony Liv received widespread praise for its documentary, titled ‘Scam 1992,' about stockbroker Harshad Mehta. Since then, it has shown a number of critically praised originals, including sci-fi program JL50, light-hearted comedy Gullak, and others. It also has Bollywood films like Piku and Bahubali, and also the famous reality program Indian Idol.

In the table below, we’ve listed all the relevant information related to SonyLIV’s yearly subscription plans.

Plan Name Price Resolution Compatible Devices
Yearly Subscription ₹999 HD Phone, Tablet, Computer, TV

Voot

Voot, which is owned by Viacom18, has just been updated with a plethora of new programs and original programming. Asur has already been a big hit and has been trending since. Voot provides access to all Viacom18 material, including popular programs such as Big Boss, as well as shows, movies, and original programming.

In the table below, we’ve listed all the relevant information related to Voot’s yearly subscription plans.

Plan Name Price Resolution Compatible Devices
Yearly Subscription ₹399 HD Phone, Tablet, Computer, TV

ZEE5

ZEE5 entered the tournament in 2018, not long after over-the-top platforms became prominent. At the time of its release, the materials were accessible in 12 different languages. ZEE5 was released in the nation on February 14th, 2018, and it was also compatible with Android users since the mobile application was also made accessible to them.

It now has millions of users, and the number is growing at an undetermined rate. Zee Entertainment Enterprises owns this streaming platform. In the table below, we’ve listed all the relevant information related to ZEE5’s yearly subscription plans.

Plan Name Price Resolution Compatible Devices
Yearly Subscription ₹499 HD Phone, Tablet, Computer, TV

ALTBalaji

ALTBalaji arrived in this field on April 16, 2017. It is accessible for mobile and tablet users, and it also works well in browsers and on smart TVs. Balaji Telefilms Limited owns this portal, which was founded by Ekta Kapoor.

This OTT platform has a large number of paying customers that love viewing original material. ALTBalaji offers it everything, whether it's romance tales or thriller programs. Broken But Beautiful, Puncch Beat, Dev DD, Ek Thi Daayan, Shootout At Wadala, and many other famous series and films are accessible to viewers on this site.

In the table below, we’ve listed all the relevant information related to ALTBalaji’s yearly subscription plans.

Plan Name Price Resolution Compatible Devices
12-Monthly Subscription ₹300 HD Phone, Tablet, Computer, TV

Eros Now

Eros Now, an Indian OTT platform, was founded in 2012. Eros International, headquartered in Mumbai, owns and controls the platform. It provides access to an infinite number of movies, TV programs, Eros Originals, and music. As of today, the site has 18.8 million paying members and 155 million active users. The subscription deals are enticing, and because we're all trapped at home right now, it's a nice option.

In the table below, we’ve listed all the relevant information related to Eros Now’s yearly subscription plans.

Plan Name Price Resolution Compatible Devices
12-Monthly Subscription ₹399 HD Phone, Tablet, Computer, TV

Sun NXT

The video-on-demand platform was launched in 2017 as a component of the Sun TV Network (one of India's biggest regional broadcasters). It has 4,000 movies, 40+ live TV stations, and catch-up material in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada. Sun NXT has approximately 25 million users worldwide and is available in the United States, Canada, Europe, Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand, as well as the Middle East.

In the table below, we’ve listed all the relevant information related to Sun NXT’s yearly subscription plans.

Plan Name Price Resolution Compatible Devices
12-Monthly Subscription ₹490 HD Phone, Tablet, Computer, TV

Conclusion

Now that you know the price and offerings of all OTT yearly plans, you’ll be able to make an informed decision about which platform to invest in. To know more about the top OTT platforms in India, keep reading Selectra.

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