13 September 2018 | Volume 70 - Issue No: 48   Facebook Twitter YouTube YouTube
Television | TV Channels
SonyLIV's amplified focus on English content portfolio

Sony Network India's (SPNI) OTT platform Sony Liv recently extended its English content portfolio in the premium offering. It also has plans to add originals in regional languages. On the back of SPNI's FIFA World Cup 2018 broadcasting right in India, SonyLIV attracted thousands of football fans across the country.
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Regulators | MIB
MIB orders CVR Health to go off air for code violation
A health channel named CVR Health had telecast a show named 'healthy nights' in 2016 that was considered unsuitable for the television audience for which it was asked to go off air for three days with effect from 8-11 September 2018.
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Television | TV Channels
NDTV's Prannoy & Radhika Roy get SEBI notice for insider trading
Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has issued a show cause notice to Dr Prannoy Roy and his wife Radhika, both promoters of New Delhi Television Ltd (NDTV) for alleged insider trading.
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- FX's 'Sons of Anarchy' spin-off 'Mayans MC' is the most-watched new cable TV show so far in 2018
  Source: Business Insider
- CBS Undercuts Sinclair in the Local-TV Giant's Battle With Hulu
- Verizon Planning Launch of 5G Internet and TV Service in October
  Source: Bloomberg Quint
- Middle Eastern, North African actors ignored, stereotyped by TV, says study
  Source: New IndianExpress
- Will move SC against I&B Ministry advisory to replace 'Dalit' word, says Union Minister Ramdas Athawale
  Source: Financial Express
- Under SC Scanner, UIDAI Says Ready to Address Concerns on Social Media Wing
  Source: News18
- Airtel, Jio say fined by Trai for slipping on quality norms
- BSNL to get 4G spectrum next month: Official
  Source: ET
- HetNet and small cells are important for telcos in digitally driven economy, say industry experts
  Source: BS
- Reliance Jio to use Hughes satellite to provide 4G services in rural areas
  Source: Livemint
- Africa is not ready for super fast 5G network: MTN's CEO
  Source: ETTelecom
- BBC coverage of Cliff Richard raid was over the top, says Tony Hall
- 'Repugnant, racist': News Corp cartoon on Serena Williams condemned

Source: The Guardian

- Verizon to Launch 5G Home Broadband in Los Angeles, Three Other Cities This October
- Elisabeth Murdoch's Vertical Networks Names Jesús Chavez CEO

Source: Variety

- Walmart is now selling bitcoins for $1
- Comma.ai's George Hotz ousts George Hotz as CEO

Source: Techcrunch

- Fox's Abernethy Named Broadcaster of the Year
- Hearst TV Launches Show for Facebook Watch

Source: Broadcasting Cable

- How the Moonves exit could impact CBS' video strategy
- CenturyLink builds AWS into its fiber-based broadcast service

Source: Fierce Video

- ESPN Serves Up Weekly Cable Primetime Ratings Win
- T-Mobile Signs $3.5B Deal with Ericsson for 5G Gear

Source: Multichannel

- Sky attacks Amazon and Google with 'free' TV stick
- 3SS to showcase Android TV solutions at IBC 2018

Source: Broadband Tv News

- Turner partners with Meta on metadata platform
- Sky invests in content supply chain management company SDVI

Source: Tvb Europe

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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Jasdeep Pannu talks about ESPN India's digital play
Television | TV Channels
Star Sports launches campaign for the sixth season of VIVO Pro Kabaddi
MAM | Media | Advertising
Vivek Bhargava is Grand Jury Chair for 2018 DMA ASIA ECHO
Television | TV Channels
Four most watched channels on Indian television

MAM | Marketing

Australian Open, Infosys announce 3-year technology partnership
Television | TV Channels
Viacom18 solidifies regional presence with Colors Kannada Cinema
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