19 February 2019 | Volume 70 - Issue No: 77 Facebook Twitter YouTube YouTube

iWorld | OTT

ZEE5 targets 20x-30x increase in subscription numbers in next one year

To mark its first anniversary, ZEEL's OTT platform ZEE5 recently announced plans to produce 72 new Originals on the platform by March 2020. Despite being part of a media and entertainment conglomerate, the super streamer continues to garner all the spotlight largely thanks to the effective progress it has made since launch.
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Television | Production House

Peninsula Pictures eyes new genres for digital foray
Peninsula Pictures, the production house known for its shows like Vishkanya, Dev Anand, Shree Krishna, Mayavi Maling and Aladdin has decided to foray into the digital world, with the intent of providing quality content. One of the key reasons for entering digital is also to retain show IPs.
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Television | TV Channels
Megha Tata is Discovery's pick for south Asia managing director
This morning, we broke the news that Business Television India (BTVI) COO Megha Tata had put in her papers. Her last day at the business news channel would be 15 March 2019. We had an inkling that she would hop on to Discovery India as its India (more specifically south Asia) boss.
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Television | TV Channels
TV18 complains to TRAI about Republic Bharat being placed outside its genre
TV18 Broadcast has written a letter to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) against the recently launched Hindi news channel Republic Bharat. The complaint is regarding the channel being placed outside the Hindi news genre to drive up viewership.
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- TRAI's New Rules For Cable And DTH: Dishtv, Sun Direct and Tata Sky Try to Reduce NCF Burden on Subscribers
  Source: News18
- Internet data firms stirring up Aadhaar privacy debate, suspects Trai chief
  Source: ET
- I tried Hulu's $40 per month live TV streaming service, and it came so close to replacing my $100 monthly cable subscription
  Source: Business Insider
- BE Exclusive: Monthly TV bills to come down soon, says RS Sharma
  Source: ETBrand Equity
- Saudi crown prince arrives today, New Delhi, Riyadh to set up Strategic Partnership Council
  Source: Indian Express
- Isro's Astrosat has circled Earth 18,000 times in three years
  Source: TOI
- RSS affiliate wants ban on Chinese telecom, e-commerce platforms to protest against China's pro-Pak stance
  Source: Business Today
- Government should provide financial support for major 5G trials in India: Telecom group
  Source: ETTelecom
  Facebook needs regulation to combat fake news, say MPs
  BBC apologises for hot mic swearing during Labour split broadcast

Source: The Guardian

  USA Today Launches Oscars AR Experience to Highlight Work of Costume Designers (EXCLUSIVE)
  Amazon Prime India Greenlights 'Bandits' Music Series

Source: Variety

  SoftBank and Mubadala grow closer
  HiHello raises $2.5 million to finally fix contact management

Source: Tech Crunch

  Panasonic integrates HD+ directly into TV sets
  Ziggo to evaluate carriage payments to channels

Source: Broadband Tv News

  Vodafone trials 5G for download speeds four times quicker than 4G
  UK, US sign post-Brexit mutual recognition agreements

Source: Tvb Europe

  ICASA officially opens its new premises in Centurion

Source: Screen Africa

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
MAM | Marketing
Sabbas Joseph, co-founder and director of Wizcraft International joins the global advisory board of the prestigious IMWF - international mice & wedding forum
MAM | Marketing
Improving corporate reputation through enhanced reporting
iWorld | OTT
Monday gets happier with 'Pyaar ke Papad'
iWorld | OTT
TVF launches MX original series 'ImMature'
MAM | Marketing
Lifebuoy partners Kumbh Mela 2019 to drive healthy habit of handwashing
Television | TV Channels
Most watched English news channels in 2018
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