27 May 2019 | Volume 70 - Issue No: 57 Facebook Twitter YouTube YouTube
DTH | DTH Operator
Dish TV's Jawahar Goel on TRAI tariff order and DD Free Dish
The rollout of TRAI's new tariff order made its presence felt in the fourth quarter of the financial year 2019. While the Q4 revenues of leading DTH operator Dish TV were impacted due to transition to the new regulatory framework, CMD Jawahar Goel said he believes the regulator may undertake the exercise of price rationalization that could result in higher uptake of TV channels.
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Television | TV Channels
Discovery's David Zaslav 2018's highest paid media CEO
Guess who the highest paid media executive in the US is? According to The New York Times 2018 CEO compensation survey, the crown goes to Discovery president & CEO David Zaslav who took home a package of $129 million (Rs 888 crore).
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DTH | DTH Operator
Dish TV operating profit up 55% on reported numbers
The largest private DTH services provider in the country Dish TV India Ltd's (Dish TV) operating profit for the year ended 31 March 2019 (FY 2019, year or period under review) jumped 55.3 percent as compared to the numbers it had reported for the previous fiscal FY 2018. Revenue from operations grew 33.1 percent during the period as compared to the previous year.
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Television | TV Channels
ICC World Cup 2019: Private DTH, cable platforms to not blank out DD Sports channel on matchdays
It is now time for the rough and tumble of Indian elections to take a backseat. The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 is here. Public broadcaster Prasar Bharati-run DD Sports will introduce dual streams for the first time during the tournament, CEO Shashi Shekhar Vempati said.
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Regulators | MIB
MIB to meet stakeholders for uplinking, downlinking policy change
The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) stated that it will hold a meeting with stakeholders on 6 June at 3 pm, to discuss the policy guidelines for uplinking and downlinking of TV channels from India that was last revised in 2011.
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- COAI suggests slashing levies, reviewing reserve prices ahead of 5G rollout
- NOTA: Marginal hike in Delhi's satellite constituencies
  Source: BS
- How Vodafone Idea, Jio, Airtel & BSNL executing world's largest blockchain use case to curb pesky calls, SMS
  Source: ET Telecom
- Trai spectrum prices high due to inconsistency in principles: Study
  Source: TOI
- Stocks in the news: NBFCs, Adani Group scrips, ZEEL, IndiGo, BHEL, and GMR Infra
  Source: ET
- Tata Sky Slashes Prices of SD and HD Boxes, And Now You Can Also Buy Them From a Store
  Source: News18
- Indian Delegation highlights I&B Ministry role in mass media at SCO Forum
  Source: Devdiscourse
- Your TV bills could go down soon as TRAI looks to adjust broadcasting tariffs
  Source: India Today
- Facebook claims to have removed 3.39 billion fake accounts during October-March
  Source: Indian Express
  Is BBC news broken? And if so, how do we fix it?
  The lack of coverage of the Ballymurphy inquest is a scandal

Source: The Guardian

  T-Mobile Passes Netflix Price Hike Through to Subscribers
  Snap in Talks to License Music to Let Snapchat Users Embed Songs in Posts

Source: Variety

  Uber's first employee Ryan Graves resigns from board
  Week-in-Review: Trump's order takes a hatchet to Huawei's heart

Source: Tech Crunch

  Comcast-TiVo patent fight faces another ITC investigation
  Nearly 25% of consumers feel they have too many online TV subscriptions, study says

Source: Fierce Video

  FCC's Carr: 5G Buildout Key to His T-Mobile-Sprint Support
  Quarter of OTT Users Say They Have Too Many Subscription Services

Source: Multichannel

  DTH subscriber falls to spread from North America to Europe and Far East
  5G: a pointer to terrestrial TV's future

Source: Broadband TV News

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
Geek out! Plunge into the virtual world of 'Ready Player One' with HBO & HBO HD this May!
Television | TV Channels
This ICC World Cup, follow the Men in Blue on Star Sports' special show 'Follow the Blues'
iWorld | OTT
ZEE5 announces world digital premiere of the accidental prime minister
MAM | Media And Advertising
Main Bhi Chowkidaar campaign behind landslide victory : Buzzoka's report
Television | TV Channels
Discovery's David Zaslav 2018's highest paid media CEO

DTH | DTH Operator

Dish TV operating profit up 55% on reported numbers

Regulators | MIB

MIB to meet stakeholders for uplinking, downlinking policy change
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