15 March 2019 | Volume 70 - Issue No: 97 Facebook Twitter YouTube YouTube

Specials | Event Coverage

Monetisation is the biggest challenge for regional industry

The growth of the regional sector in the media industry was discussed on the third day of FICCI Frames 2019. Experts from the television sector discussed on the topic 'Regional: is it the giant waiting to be awakened?' It had panellists Viacom18 head regional entertainment Ravish Kumar, Reliance Broadcast Network Thwink Big country head Sunil Kumaran.
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Television | TV Channels

TRAI tariff order shakes up pay and FTA channel uptake
Six weeks into the new tariff order (NTO) and the television landscape is changing, says Chrome data analytics and media report. It says that 96.5 per cent of the consumers in India are aware of the NTO, with 83.6 per cent coming to know about it via television.
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Special | Event Courage

Ad industry not kept pace with consumer and digital changes
The last decade has been disruptive for media, advertising and marketing with the evolution of digital. However, Sam Balsara, the veteran in advertising industry, feels that media buying has not been able to keep pace with that change. He also said that the currency that really should be looked at from marketing point of view is cost per unit of brand outcome rather than CPRP or CPT.
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Regulators | High Court

Delhi High Court orders release of all seized Tata Sky STBs
The Delhi High Court directed the centre on Monday to release all the Tata Sky set-top boxes, barring five pieces, which were seized by the government for not displaying the maximum retail price. A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice AJ Bhambani, in an interim order, directed the Ministry of Consumer Affairs to release the over six lakh STBs it had seized in January but allowed it to keep five of those for continuing with its probe.
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- Jio to speed up 5G rollouts to widen technology gap with Airtel, Voda Idea
- Share market update: Media shares mixed; Den Networks jumps 3%
  Source: ET
- Qatar's beIN threatenss suit over AFC soccer rights
- Bezeq's TV unit to switch to internet from satellite services
  Source: Reuters
- Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sony wins broadcast rights in India, subcontinent
- Doordarshan adopts guidelines for gender sensitive programming
  Source: Livemint
- NATO takes Huawei security concerns seriously: Stoltenberg
- India can host Special Olympics, says SO Bharat's National Sports Director
  Source: BS
- CBS adding 2 AAF games to network schedulee
  Source: ESPN
- DirecTV to Hike Prices After Owner AT&T Promised Cheaper Bills
  Source: Bloomberg Quint
- International donors pledge $7 billion aid for Syria in 2019: European Union
  Source: Times Now News
- BSNL to take Rs 5,000 cr soft loan to stay afloat
  Source: DNA India
- LCO Subscribers Start Moving to DTH Platforms After Witnessing Subpar Implementation of Trai Mandate
  Source: Telecom Talk
- Formula-E Championship: World's gateway to E-mobility through sports
  Source: TOI
  BBC's well-received history of Ireland
  We can't afford to let local news fade away

Source: The Guardian

  Amazon's Alexa Wins Award at iHeartRadio Music Awards
  Sony/ATV Chief Slams Streaming Services' 'Incredibly Disappointing' Copyright Appeal

Source: Variety

  Facebook loses CPO Chris Cox and WhatsApp VP Chris Daniels
  Lee Fixel is leaving Tiger Global

Source: Tech crunch

  Fox's Shep Smith Receives Zeidenberg Award
  Senators: FCC Should Diversify Broadband Mapping Data Sources

Source: Broadcasting Cable

  Editor's Corner - AT&T's new full DirecTV satellite streaming packages raise a lot of questions
  Comcast's X1 video platform now available to business subscribers

Source: Fierce Video

  Rakuten TV launches 8K and adds 30 new territories
  Israel's Yes to drop satellite for OTT

Source: Broadband Tv News

  C-SPAN Offers Highlights From 40 Years Of Broadcasting
  AWS Launches Media Services Compatibility Program

Source: Tv Technology

  Rutledge Sees 2018 Pay Rise 5%
  Tubi, AVOD's Most Eligible M&A Target, Acquires 'The Bachelor'

Source: Multi Channel

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
iWorld | OTT
TVF's Tripling Season 2 with Drivezy gears up for launch
Television | TV Channels
Content makes social media influencers popular
Specials | Event Coverage
Mr. Sunil Gavaskar launches the So Sorry Gully Cricket app by India Today
Television | TV Channels
Republic Network becomes the largest news network with 184 million reach
Television | TV Channels
Sony Pictures Networks India and Olympic Channel to broadcast Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
Television | TV Channels
General Election Special: News18 India's Bhaiyaji Kahin to travel across the Country
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