MUMBAI: It was meant to be a test of whether investors have confidence in the media – and more specifically in India’s relatively nascent cable TV sector.
Entrepreneur Raj Kundra joined hands with actor Akshay Kumar to launch Best Deal TV, a 24 hours shopping channel.
The company, which is airing these HD channels for free now, is looking at charging its 15,000 customers either towards the end of March or in the beginning of the next fiscal (2015-16).
The documentary, which was aired by the BBC in the UK, features conversations with Mukesh Singh and fellow convicts who raped and tortured a 23-year-old woman on a moving bus in December 2012.
At present, a value of approximately Rs 60,000 crores has been committed by bidders against the value (at reserve price) of around Rs 49,000 crores of provisionally won spectrum.
China continues to lead the chart among mobile shoppers with 70.1 per cent of the respondents polled having used the device to make online purchases.