22 August 2019 | Volume 70 - Issue No: 30 Facebook Twitter YouTube YouTube
Regulators | TRAI
TRAI data shows wireless data revenue, subscribers, ARPU shot up in 2018
Wireless data usage in the country is spiking up. According to a report by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), the total revenue that telecom operators collected through data usage last year was Rs 54,671.44 crore. In 2017, the revenue was Rs 38,882 crore.
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Television | TV Channels

CBI books NDTV promoters for FDI violations: report
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has booked promoters of news channel NDTV, Prannoy Roy, Radhika Roy, former CEO and director Vikram Chandra and some Income Tax officials on charges of conspiracy, cheating and corruption. They are being accused of allegedly violating FDI rules between 2004 and 2010.
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iWorld | OTT
Netflix sees 83% rise in price-related search after India-specific plan
SEMrush, the online visibility management and content marketing SaaS Platform, recently conducted data analysis on three most trending media services in India - Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Tata Sky. The case study revealed amazingly interesting facts regarding the growth of traffic from different devices and an increase in the search volume.
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- Netflix's new rivals Apple TV, HBO Max, Disney heat up the streaming war
- Broadcasters wary of Trai decision on review pricing
  Source: Live Mint
- Consumption on Netflix, Hotstar, other OTT platforms higher than cable TV
- WhatsApp traceability: Supreme Court refuses to stay Madras HC proceedings
  Source: Financial Express
- Debris created by India's anti-satellite test still in space: NASA

Source: Indian Express

- Mobile Number Portability increased 3.8% in June 2019: TRAI
  Source: Medianama
- DTH players to face profit issues due to TRAI guidelines
  Source: Telecomlead
- I&B Ministry to offer incentives to companies taking projects to Jammu and Kashmir

Source: Mid-Day

- Despite ban, Zakir Naik's Peace TV continues to reach millions
  Source: India Today
- Apple Targets Apple TV+ Launch in November, Weighs $9.99 Price After Free Trial
  Source: Bloomberg Quint
- Disney streaming service to launch in Canada, Netherlands in November
  Source: Reuters
- Tata Sky now offers 197 FTA channels and services with initial NCF of Rs 153
  Source: BGR
  Sky NZ fined for broadcasting clips of Christchurch massacre live stream
  'We all have to be laughing by 5.30am': how Radio 1's Greg James saved Breakfast

Source: The Guardian

  YouTube Reportedly to Stop Targeting Ads in Videos for Children
  Former Oculus Head of Mobile VR Max Cohen Leaves Facebook

Source: Variety

  DoorDash acquires autonomous driving startup Scotty Labs
  NASA confirms mission to Jupiter's moon Europa to explore its icy oceans

Source: Techcrunch


Bakish Could Get $31.5M Pay as CEO of ViacomCBS


Telemundo Names Production Fellows


Source: Broadcasting Cable

  Disney+ poised to launch absent Amazon Fire support
  Apple TV likely to debut at $9.99 a month in November

Source: Fierce Video

  First international rollouts announced for Disney+
  Net neutrality: ISPs are throttling Netflix traffic

Source: Broadband Tv News

  Ianniello, Bakish Reap Big Paydays in Viacom-CBS Merger
  HBO Max Grabs Soderbergh Film Starring Streep

Source: Multichannel

  Next Gen News Tech Takes Center Stage in Chicago
  LPTV Coalition Celebrates Opening of Repack Expense Window

Source: TV Technology

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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Tele-Wise Tamil 2019: Fireside Chat with Siju Prabhakaran
Television | TV Channels
These were India's top 5 News & Information sites on General Election Results Day

MAM | Marketing

86% of users quit shopping apps after 4 weeks: new research from CleverTap

Television | TV Channels

Nickelodeon celebrates SpongeBob SquarePants' 20th birthday

MAM | Marketing

IBC 2019: Synamedia unveils new solutions and services to combat piracy
Regulators | TRAI
TRAI tweaking new tariff order could trigger turmoil in broadcasting sector
iWorld | OTT
Digital segment projected to reach Rs 386 billion by FY22: KPMG
Regulators | TRAI
TRAI tariff order impacted uptake of niche channels: KPMG
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