23 January 2018 | Volume 70 - Issue No: 52   Facebook Twitter YouTube YouTube
iWorld | OTT
Hooq to maintain its Hollywood focus in India
Content differentiates the platform and hook the consumers. To become a differentiator, VoD platform Hooq differentiated its offering by not diluting its energy into various verticals. . In an interaction with Indiantelevision.com, Hooq MD India Salil Kapoor said, “We have the best of Hollywood and locals in all the markets, whereas in India, we are focusing only on Hollywood.”.
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Television | TV Channels
Discovery bags nine sponsors for Battle Ops
Battle Ops, Discovery Communications India's (DCIN) integrated television and digital offering, has received a resounding response from the advertiser community. The show, which will premiere on Discovery Channel and Veer on 26th January, has already sold out with nine sponsors on board.
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Television | TV Channels
BARC panel tampering: first arrests made
The Cyber Crime Police in Bengaluru, acting on a complaint filed by the Broadcast Research Council of India (BARC), has arrested five people allegedly for trying to tamper with the television viewership data generated and reported by BARC every week.
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Television | TV Channels
578 players to go under the hammer for IPL auction
The much-anticipated VIVO IPL 2018 player auction list is out with 578 players up for grabs. This big pool of cricketers, which comprises 360 Indians, will go under the hammer in Bengaluru on 27 and 28 January, 2018.
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- Weather Channel co-founder dies; doubted climate science
- Call drops issue telco-specific, can't be generalised: COAI
- Jimmy Armfield, former England captain and broadcaster, dies at 82
  Source: : Indian Express
- Reliance Jio: From cashless payments based on sound waves to home automation, the company has big plans for India
  Source: BGR
- Shares of Airtel, RIL, Wipro, ONGC, HPCL, Adani Ports, DCM Shriram, Axis Bank, Asian Paints, DHFL, JP Associates, HDFC Life in focus today
  Source: Financial Express
- TRAI's IFC recommendations to benefit travellers, lead to more revenue: BIF
  Source: : ETTelecom
- Airlines may charge 30% of fare for Wi-Fi
  Source: : TOI
- All India Radio's Republic Day tableau to feature PM's 'Mann ki Baat'
  Source: : ET
- BBC and Applause Entertainment partners to make Indian adaptation of BBC shows
  Source: Medianama
- Chief Election Commissioner Om Prakash Rawat to take charge today
  Source: Times Now News
- Former ISRO Chairman AS Kiran Kumar Wins 'Special Achievement Award' at Geospatial World Forum 2018
  Source: : News18
- Just one in four Britons trust news on social media, finds survey
- Noodlerella who? Welcome to our children's YouTube bubble

Source: The Guardian

- Rupert Murdoch: Facebook Should Pay Publishers Just as Cable Operators Pay for TV
- Netflix Execs Say They're Not Afraid of Disney's Streaming Service

Source: Variety

- Android 8.1 can now display Wi-Fi speeds before connecting
- YouTube TV and Hulu Live TV now have hundreds of thousands of subscribers, says report

Source: Techcrunch

- Season Two of 'Timeless' Starts on NBC March 11
- Lotame Extends Smart TV Relationship With Inscape
  Source: Broadcasting Cable
- Comcast downgraded to neutral as analyst fears 'narrowing runway' for broadband growth
- Pay TV lost 845K linear subs in Q4, analyst says
  Source: Fierce Cable
- AT&T Taps AirTies for Whole-Home WiFi

Source: Multichannel

- Eutelsat CEO Rodolphe Belmer to join Netflix

Source: Broadband Tv News

- New ABC O&O President: Local Brands 'Intent On Serving' Audiences On All Platforms

Source: Tv Technology

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
2017 for infotainment and lifestyle channels
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
Television | Production House
Splash and assemblage entertainment begin production on norm of the north sequel
iWorld | OTT
Amazon Prime Music ties up with Saregama
Television | TV Channels
Vijendra Singh, Indian Boxing Champion associates with Pokerbaazi
Television | TV Channels
COLORS INFINITY serves an intoxicating concoction of bollywood Besties, Gossip, Games
iWorld | OTT
Leaving a Job is never easy, Hotstar gives you the best ways to #QuitInStyle
Television | TV Channels
Discovery bags nine sponsors for Battle Ops
Television | TV Channels
BARC panel tampering: first arrests made
Television | TV Channels
Cautious investments serve MTV Beats well
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