IPL tender submission & result date rescheduled

IPL tender submission & result date rescheduled


MUMBAI: IPL media rights is the current topic of discussion among the sporting and media circles and potential bidders.

Star India, Sony Pictures Networks (SPN) India, Amazon Seller Services, Hotstar and Reliance Jio Digital are among a list of 20-odd companies who have bought the bid documents. BCCI meantime has rescheduled the submission and result declaration of tender frokm 28 August to 1 September 2017.

Another internet giant Yahoo too has reportedly joined the race. Others in the fray include Followon Interactive Media, Times Internet, Gulf DTH, SuperSport International, GroupM Media India, beIN IP, Econet Media Group, Sky UK, ESPN Digital Media, BTG Legal Service, BT Sport, Twitter, Facebook, Discovery, Airtel, Yahoo and DAZN Perform Group.

Speaking to Indiantelevison.com, Duff & Phelps MD Varun Gupta opined , "On the television side, the clash would be between Sony Pictures Network and Star India. And, in the digital space, there is a possibility of an intense competition among Amazon, Jio and Hotstar."

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