23 May 2019 | Volume 70 - Issue No: 54 Facebook Twitter YouTube YouTube

iWorld | OTT

Hotstar's Nikhil Madhok on Disney+ content integration, originals and regional shows

Despite competing with over 30 over-the-top (OTT) platforms, Hotstar is undoubtedly ruling the burgeoning streaming market of India. Though it could boast of premium sports content, a huge array of catch-up content and movie library, the platform was falling short of original content, especially when international streamers already hit the market with shows like Sacred Games, Mirzapur.
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iWorld | OTT
ALT Balaji revenue up five-fold: Balaji Telefilms board recommends final dividend
The Ektaa Kapoor-led Balaji Telefilms Ltd (BTL) reported more than five-fold (512.4 percent increase) growth in standalone operating revenue from its OTT platform ALT Balaji (Digital segment) for the year ended 31 March 2019 (FY 2019, year under review) as compared to the previous fiscal (FY 2018, previous year).
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Regulators | I&B Ministry
Election results: MIB steps in as broadcasters mislead consumers, advertisers about coverage
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) on Wednesday directed broadcasters to adhere to its Policy Guidelines for Uplinking of Television Channels From lndia, 2011 and ensure that there is no violation of the same.
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iWorld | OTT
Netflix's Simran Sethi steps down
At a time when Netflix is scaling up its Indian operation, Indiantelevision.com has learnt that one of the top executives Simran Sethi has stepped down from her current position. Sethi, the Los Angeles-based executive joined the leading over-the-top platform back in August 2017.
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- Users revive dead cable connections in poll, WC season
  Source: TOI
- Mukesh Ambani's Jio yet to dethrone Vodafone, Bharti as India's top telco; 9 crore users to go
  Source: Financial Express
- NaMo TV Goes Off Air As Lok Sabha Elections Come To An End
  Source: BoomLive
- Alternative to cable TV: Industry eyes hybrid linear on-demand video OTT services
- Cable operators body puts an entry cost; recommends minimum net worth of Rs 20 crore for MSOs
  Source: ET Brand Equity
- It's up to government to take a call on Huawei issue: Trai
  Source: BGR
- Your TV bills could go down soon as TRAI looks to adjust broadcasting tariffs
  Source: India Today
- Airtel, Shemaroo tie up to launch 'The Horror TV' subscription service
  Source: ET Telecom
- ISRO successfully launches earth observation satellite RISAT-2B
  Source: ET
  Dish buys BSS satellites from EchoStar for $800M

Source: Fierce Video

  Ampere: local players beat Netflix in Nordics

Source: Broadband Tv News

  Rohde & Schwarz Grow U.S. Broadcast & Media Team By Three
  EditShare Announces New Investor And CEO

Source: Tv Technology

  Lauren Dolgen Exits as BuzzFeed Studios Boss After a Year
  Snap Fills Out Senior Ranks With CFO, HR Chief Appointments

Source: Variety

  Maisie Williams' talent discovery startup Daisie raises $2.5 million, hits 100K members
  Why is Facebook doing robotics research?

Source: Tech Crunch

  Pluto TV Adds The Young Turks Network
  FCC's O'Rielly 'Inclined' to Approve T-Mobile-Sprint Deal

Source: Broadcasting Cable

  Randi Schatz Named VP, Market Leader of 'B&C' and 'MCN'
  Nickelodeon Sets June Date for 'Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader' Premiere

Source: Multichannel

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
Always First. always right: Counting Day with CNN-News18 and News18 India
Television | TV Channels
'Modi: Journey Of A Common Man' Goes Live on Eros Now
Television | TV Channels
ESPNcricinfo announces its programming and content plans for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019
MAM | mam
Thomas Cook India launches no cost EMI-powered innovative 'Holiday Basket'
iWorld | OTT
Saregama Yoodlee Films' Siddharth Anand Kumar on digital content strategy, theatrical releases & more

iWorld | Broadband

Broadband internet subscriber rate picked up in March 2019

Television | TV Channels

Kids genre emerges as most benefitted in Chrome DM week 20
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