25 April 2018 | Volume 70 - Issue No: 28   Facebook Twitter YouTube YouTube
DTH | DTH Operator
Airtel Digital TV numbers up
Indian telecom player Bharti Airtel Ltd (Airtel) reported 9.5 per cent and 10.7 per cent growth in operating revenue for its Airtel Digital TV Services (Airtel DTH) for the year and quarter ended 31 March 2018 (FY 2017-18; Q4 2017-18), respectively, as compared with the corresponding year ago periods.
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Television | TV Channels
BARC to measure OOH TV viewership
Advertisers are soon going to get a boost through outdoor TV measurement ratings. The Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) is going beyond traditional TV viewing metrics and has launched an out of home (OOH) TV viewership measurement service.
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Television | TV Channels
Travelxp trains focus on production
Travelxp has made its first big international landing. Come 30 April, it will launch in the UK through the popular Freeview platform. This will be driven by Travelxp Europe MD Sumant Bahl who also leads Travelxp UK from its Greater London office.
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Television | TV Channels
Film business boosts TV18 revenue
Indian news, entertainment and film company TV18 Broadcast Ltd (TV18) reported triple the revenue from its film business for the year ended 31 March 2018 (FY 2017-18, the year under review) as compared with the previous fiscal.
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DTH | DTH Operator
Tata Sky brings Netflix content for customers
Streaming giant Netflix and DTH operator Tata sky have entered into a strategic partnership for easy access to a world of content through future Tata Sky platforms. "We are delighted to partner with Tata Sky to bring great content under the same roof.
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iWorld | OTT
Online video growth zooms across Asia with internet TV consumption: MPA
In a landscape still dominated by TV, the Asia Pacific online video industry seems to be on a path to double its share of video industry revenue ex-China from 9 per cent in 2017 to 20 per cent by 2023, according to analysis released today by Media Partners Asia (MPA).
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- Telecom tribunal stays Trai's order on predatory pricing
- I&B ministry starts process to terminate former NFDC chief's contract
  Source: ET
- ISRO recalls mega GSAT-11 from Kourou for re-tests
- 9 reasons why we're streaming and not idiot-boxing
  Source: The Hindu
- Netflix and Tata Sky have signed a strategic partnership
  Source: Medianama
- Law seeks to regulate DTH platform services
  Source: Asian Age
- Telephone subscribers grew 0.41% in February: TRAI
  Source: BS
- Satellite stations on CR see big jump in sale of tickets
  Source: TOI
- Airtel beats estimates, posts Rs 83 crore net profit
  Source: FE
- Sinclair to sell TV stations as part of Tribune acquisition
  Source: Reuters
- Daily Express editor calls its front pages 'downright offensive'
- Slipping discs: music streaming revenues of $6.6bn surpass CD sales

Source: The Guardian

- Facebook Puts Former FCC Chairman Kevin Martin in Charge of Public Policy
- Netflix Stock Slips After Streamer Announces $1.9 Billion Junk-Bond Offering

Source: Variety

- Hidden Amazon page drops hints about a 'Fire TV Cube'
- Kogan: 'I don't think Facebook has a developer policy that is valid'

Source: Tech Crunch

- Hulu Gets Sponsors for Season 2 of 'Handmaid's Tale'
- Yahoo! Paying $35M to Settle SEC's Data Breach Allegations

Source: Broadcasting Cable

- Vote to decide who the most impactful person in pay TV is right now
- TiVo locks up technology licensing deal with Australia's Telstra

Source: Fierce Cable

- Goei, Tapper to be Honored by Museum of Moving Image

Source: Multichannel

- YouTube reveals it took down 8 million videos in 3 months

Source: Broadband TV News

Movies | Movies on mutiple platforms
Biopics & sports-based films help popularise sporting culture in India
"Sattar minute, sattar minute hai tumhare paas ... shayad tumhari zindagi ke sabse khaas sattar minute ... (Seventy minutes, seventy minutes is what you have ... may be the most important seventy minutes of your life..)".
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Movies | Hollywood
Special screening of Maharaja Duleep Hollywood biopic at Cannes
Even though no Indian feature film has been selected for the 70th Festival de Cannes this year, an award-winning historic film biopic on the poignant life story of the last King of Punjab - Maharajah Duleep Singh.
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'Distribution has always been the challenge for broadcasters'
Television | TV Channels
This May, Go Limitless as Zee Studio brings the biggest Hollywood blockbusters to your screens!
Television | TV Channels
News18.com Brings Ashish Naik OnBoard As The National Sales Head
Television | TV Channels
Film business boosts TV18 revenue
DTH | DTH Operator
Tata Sky brings Netflix content for customers
Television | TV Channels
Kalanithi Maran, Sun TV: the evolution
Satellites | Satellite Launches
ISRO's Gsat-11 sent back from space centre ahead of May-end launch
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