11 February 2019 | Volume 70 - Issue No: 70 Facebook Twitter YouTube YouTube

Television | TV Channels

Prasar Bharati's Shashi Shekhar Vempati on DD India revamp, OTT plan, TRAI tariff regime

Shashi Shekhar Vempati is the first private sector executive to have a place on the Prasar Bharati hot seat. He is also one of the youngest CEOs at the organisation and in 2017 propelled it towards becoming a corporate 21st century public broadcaster.
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iWorld | OTT

Voot's target is the entire 250-300 million video viewer base: Akash Banerji
When digital platforms emerged, long-form content got a boost. But given today's limited attention span of people, short form content is also in vogue. Spotting the need, media conglomerate Viacom18's digital arm Voot has forayed into original short films segment.
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Regulators | Trai
TRAI says 6.5 cable, 2.5 DTH crore homes under new tariff regime
Telecom Regulatory Authority Of India (TRAI) has stated that nine crore of the 17 crore television homes in India have migrated to the new tariff regime. TRAI chief RS Sharma, who has been monitoring the transition closely, said the nine crore figure included 6.5 crore cable TV homes and 2.5 crore DTH homes.
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Television | TV Channels
Sun Life new entrant in Telugu space in BARC data week 5
In the Bengali market, Sony Aath emerged as the new player in the market standing at fifth position in BARC data week 5. Bhojpuri Dhamaka Dishum and Dabangg swapped their third and fourth positions respectively in the Bhojpuri market. Colors Super emerged as the new player in the market with fifth position in the Kannada space.
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- Arun Prabha to be linked to Airtel, Dish TV services: Official
  Source: BS
- TRAI's New Guidelines For Cable & DTH Now Suggest Network Capacity Fee Not Mandatory For Multiple Connections
- 'Not Donald Trump, Not Saudi Arabia', But Who Leaked Jeff Bezos' 'Dirty Pictures' to Tabloid?
  Source: News18
- Vodafone Idea plans Rs 20,000 cr network investment over next 15 months
  Source: ETTelecom
- Pay channel hide-and-seek in Calcutta cable TV chaos
  Source: Telegraph India
- Exclusive: Apollo nears $3 billion deal to buy Cox TV stations - sources
  Source: Reuters
- Nine crore TV homes migrate to new tariff regime: Trai chief
  Source: TOI
- Ranveer, Zoya visit India Pavilion at Berlin Film Festival 2019
  Source: New Indian Express
- Nithya Menen joins Abhishek Bachchan for Breathe Season 2
  Source: Indian Express
  Will Chinese firm's stake in Reddit normalise censorship?
  We rush to condemn fakers such as Dan Mallory but the world has made impostors of us all

Source: The Guardian

  Facebook Goes Global in Courting Creators, Including YouTubers

Source: Variety

  Users complain of account hacks, but OkCupid denies a data breach
  Netflix reportedly paid $10M for campaign documentary featuring Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Source: Tech Crunch

  Epix launches its own streaming service named Epix Now

Source: CNET

  Bob Costas, unplugged: From NBC and broadcast icon to dropped from the Super Bowl

Source: ESPN

  Greece Makes A Statement with Its New Satellite Launch

Source: News Ghana

  Broadcasting and Cable TV Market by Production, Import, Export and Consumption Forecast and Regional Analysis by 2023

Source: RIS Report

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
MNX announces 'King of Hollywood'
MNX, Hollywood's wild child, launches its biggest property 'King of Hollywood', starting December 17, 2018, Monday to Friday @9pm. MNX, the channel that resonates with the youth through its stylish, edgy, fast-paced, new-age, premium content has crafted the property, 'King of Hollywood' with an aim to find the biggest Hollywood movie buff of all time.
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VBS 2018: E-gaming's impact in next wave of OTT consumption
Television | TV Channels
Romedy Now launches #LoveIsInTheStories with penguin random house india
Television | TV Channels
CNBC Awaaz leads the way as the undisputed leader on Budget Day
Television | TV Channels
CNBC-TV18 emerges as india's no. 1 english news channel
Television | TV Channels
Roadies Real Heroes is all set for the adventurous journey with a host of eminent sponsors for the new season
MAM | Media and advertising
Marks & Spencer and Grey launch "Rethink" campaign in India
MAM | Media and advertising
Marico awards media mandate to Madison Media
MAM | Podcasts
[Podcast] Media Minds: Dentsu Aegis Network's Ashish Bhasin talks about everything digital
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