ABP News to buzz in 2021 with diverse year-ender shows

NEW DELHI: Aiming to dial up the excitement for 2021 after a tumultuous year, ABP News has curated a special programming line-up on new year's eve. After its recent rebranding, the channel is taking another step forward to keep viewers engaged with a host of interesting programmes marking the end of 2020. 

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2020: The tipping point for the Indian OTT ecosystem

KOLKATA: The Covid2019 pandemic has walloped many industry verticals this year but digital-first categories including over-the-top (OTT) or streaming video services have actually been given a leg up. A host of new users, paid subscribers have tuned in to consume online platforms, due to stay-at-home directives, limited social activities, enforced theatre shutdowns, fewer entertainment options. With multifold growth across metrics, the sector has witnessed growth that would have normally taken four to five years.

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“Saal Khatam Hua hai, Khatra Nahi”, says MTV with its new brand film

MUMBAI: January, February, Lockdown, December –sums up 2020 for all of us! Not only did the pandemic grip the world and a ‘masked’ reality took over us, it ushered in the phenomena of a ‘new normal’ that is here to stay in the near future. As this overwhelming year bids adieu to us in a few days, we must remember that there’s no way safety can be compromised in 2021! In its new brand film, MTV gears up for the much-awaited new year but with a message, “Saal Khatam Hua Hai, Khatra Nahi, Continue Staying Safe!”.

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Throwback2020: DD’s importance stood out this year

NEW DELHI: 2020 was a challenging year for public broadcasting. But it was also the year when public broadcasting made its presence felt and reminded people of the reason it exists. That the mission was fulfilled at the peak of the pandemic, when everything was paralyzed, but Doordarshan and All India Radio (AIR) continued their services uninterruptedly.

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2020 and the debate of TV vs digital video

MUMBAI: It’s been two decades since I have been listening, participating and speaking about the great inflection point in digital in India. Every five years with some growth in consumer usage of the internet, adoption of platforms and growing online shopping, the claim used to only add fuel. Further to tons of VC money going into start-ups, every third person used to say “Digital Inflection Point” has truly arrived in India.

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Throwback2020: The great show that Indian e-commerce industry put up

NEW DELHI: It was more than a decade-and-half long journey for the e-commerce industry in India to grow from a ticket booking platform to an  offeror of everything - from a needle to a car - online. The initial hurdles of  low internet accessibility, pricey data charges, and lack of trust were vaporised  by Reliance Jio in 2014, giving a major boost to the industry.

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#Throwback2020: New channels on the airwaves

MUMBAI: Consumers’ viewing habits are changing, and it’s landed a clear impact on the overall broadcast sector. Despite the challenges posed by the Covid2019 pandemic and other setbacks, broadcasters are seeing virtue in launching new channels. Even during the lockdown, people turned to television to keep themselves engaged and entertained, with BARC reporting a 43 per cent increase in India's TV viewership during this period, compared to the pre-Covid2019 figures.

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Guest column: Brandsville beckons 'genuine' empathy

GURUGRAM: The article is inspired by the great recent occurrences in Brandsville and published in the interest of all creative thinktanks in our fraternity.

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