22 January 2018 | Volume 70 - Issue No: 51   Facebook Twitter YouTube YouTube
Regulators | I&B Ministry
MIB, DoS nudge TV channel to use Indian satellites
In what could be interpreted as unease of doing business instead of ease of it, the Indian government is nudging TV channels to deal with Indian entities if they employ the services of foreign satellites. And, till that happens, permissions are being withheld or delayed.
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Television | TV Channels
MTV Beats profitable, says Ferzad Palia
When digital media made it easy for people to listen to songs anywhere anytime, it sounded like the death knell for music channels on TV. Years later, however, they continue to survive.
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Specials | Years Enders
2017 for infotainment and lifestyle channels
The infotainment and lifestyle genres can't compete with GECs when it comes to ratings but that doesn't dampen the spirits of channel heads. New shows are constantly launched to engage the tight community of viewers that channels in the category command.
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DTH | DTH Operator
Airtel to transfer 25% stake in DTH arm to Nettle
According to a BSE filing, Bharti Airtel will transfer its 25 per cent stake in DTH arm Bharti Telemedia to wholly owned subsidiary Nettle Infrastructure Investments. The transaction has been approved by the Bharti Airtel board. The date of sale of the transaction is subject to regulatory approvals. The company will receive cash as consideration for the sale.
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- Open-minded on spectrum sale timing, will await Trai report: DoT
- In brokers' guise, fraudsters trap investors with SMS tips
- GSAT-11 could be last Indian satellite to be launched by a foreign rocket
  Source: : ET
- Trump's first year in office has been a can't-miss drama, replete with twists
  Source: The Hindu
- Q3 performance: What gives Reliance Jio an edge over defensive Airtel
  Source: BS
- TRAI directs RCom to refund unspent money of mobile customers
  Source: : BGR
- Woman Claims Her Aadhaar Linked To Nine Mobile Connections, UIDAI Says Go File A Complaint With TRAI
  Source: : Outlook India
- Good News! On Lufthansa flights, soon enjoy this big benefit, never get bored while flying again; all details here
  Source: : Financial Express
- Cambodia PM berates media at correspondents' dinner
  Source: Reuters
- Star bets on Hotstar to take Indian content global
  Source: Zee Biz
- The juggernaut of new generations of telecom–5G
  Source: : Livemint
- 'Back off', controversial professor urges critics of Channel 4's Cathy Newman
- Forget product placement: now advertisers can buy storylines

Source: The Guardian

- Facebook Recruits Eurosport Chief Peter Hutton to Lead Global Sports-Rights Deals
- NBCUniversal Content Studio Plucks Peacock TV Talent for Branded Video

Source: Variety

- Apple's enterprise evolution
- Why inclusion in the Google Arts & Culture selfie feature matters

Source: Techcrunch

- SAG Awards: 'Shameless' Star Macy Wins Best Actor in a Comedy
  Source: Broadcasting Cable
- Altice says 50 Cent 'threatened' employee in Instagram post
- Canada's Rogers and Bell accused of pushing services onto unsuspecting customers
  Source: Fierce Cable
- CNN's Zucker a Candidate For ESPN Job: Reports
- Former Samsung, Apple Exec Joins BAMTech Media

Source: Multichannel

- Polish police shut down pirate IPTV network, arrest three
- Sony to launch free-to-air Crime Channel

Source: Broadband Tv News

Movies | Movies on mutiple platforms
Oddball Motion Pictures gets Rs 250 cr for film production
Oddball Motion Pictures, founded by filmmaker Nitin Upadhyaya, announced its association with Chanda Group where the latter will be funding a seed capital of up to Rs 250 crore for the feature films and original digital video content that will be exclusively developed and produced by Oddball.
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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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Piyush Pandey believes doing great stuff on digital is crucial
Specials | Years Enders
Guest column: Digital outlook for 2018
Specials | Years Enders
Content segmentation defines English entertainment, movies in 2017
Specials | Years Enders
DTH's year of consolidation
Specials | Years Enders
2017 a year of rebranding and extending time slots for Hindi GECs
Specials | Years Enders
The year of hiccups for marketers
Specials | Years Enders
2017: The year OTTs went regional in India
Specials | Years Enders
Making the news: A look at what news broadcasters did in 2017
Specials | Years Enders
Guest Column: The comeback of full-service agencies in India
iWorld | OTT
Intertrust and Jjadooz announce partnership to deliver virtual reality experiences to indian cinemas
Television | TV Channels
Comedy Central sets pace for ultimate celebration with over 100 hours of non-stop FRIENDS ultra marathon for its 6th birthday
MAM | Marketing
SVG Columbus debuts with big wins at IAMAI's 8th India Digital Awards
Television | TV Channels
U Sports launches India's first ever Multi-Platform Multi-Game E-Sports Championship - U Cypher with MTV
Television | TV Channels
CNN-News18 launches 'If I Were FM Challenge'
iWorld | Telecom
RIL's Rs 2.35 lakh crore investments in Jio start to payoff
iWorld | OTT
Turner International announces SVOD service FilmStruck
Regulators | TRAI
TRAI clears path for broadband, voice services aboard planes
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