16 July 2019 | Volume 70 - Issue No: 99 Facebook Twitter YouTube YouTube
Television | TV Channels
Doordarshan's future roadmap hinges on new tech, content development & monetisation
Public broadcaster Prasar Bharati is waking up from its slumber. With technology redesigning the media industry, the pubcaster has to quickly adapt to upgradations like ultra-high definition (UHD) along with focusing on over-the-top reach and tapping the huge digital base.
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Cable TV | LCO
Cable TV subscription drives Hathway revenue growth in Q1 FY 2020
Hathway Cable and Datacom Ltd (Hathway) reported 38 percent growth in subscription revenue from its cable TV business (CATV) for the quarter ended 30 June 2019 (Q1 2020, quarter or period under review) as compared to the corresponding year ago quarter (y-o-y) Q1 2019.
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iWorld | OTT
Amazon Prime Video, ZEE5 in talks for partnership
Two strong players in the Indian over-the-top (OTT) ecosystem i.e, Amazon Prime Video and ZEE5 are in talks for a partnership. According to a report in the Economic times, the platforms are currently negotiating for a platform deal.
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Television | TV Channels
Tiranga TV fires more than 200 employees, confiscates equipment
Kapil Sibal-led Tiranga TV has allegedly fired more than 200 employees and has confiscated their equipment as tweeted by senior journalist Barkha Dutt. Earlier, some employees had made similar allegations against the channel and had conducted in Delhi on 3 July.
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- DCC may not back Trai penalty on telcos, may go for nominal sum
- Huawei to invest $3.1 bln in Italy, add 1,000 jobs in 3 years- country CEO
  Source: ETTelecom
- Jio partners with GSMA for digital literacy among women
  Source: ET
- Afghan radio station shuts down after threats by suspected Taliban
  Source: TOI
- Amazon Prime Day Sale: A New Tata Sky HD Connection Becomes Even More Affordable
  Source: News18
- Explained: Behind Chandrayaan-2's GSLV Mk-III rocket that developed a glitch today
  Source: Indian Express
- BSNL gives unlimited free calls with latest prepaid plan: Price and validity are surprising
  Source: India Today
- GTPL Hathway shares rise 73% in 3 days on better-than expected Q1 results
  Source: CNBCTV18
- Adidas Creators Premier League back for Mumbai's corporate
  Source: Inside Sport
- I&B Ministry Targets Trai Recommendations on Cable Monopoly Due to Multi Dimensional Implications
  Source: Telecom Talk
  4.5 million Britons watch Cricket World Cup final on Channel 4
  Theresa May refuses to defend journalists' right to publish leaks

Source: The Guardian

  Dish's AirTV Releases New Android TV Streaming Stick
  BMI Promotes David Levin to Senior VP of Digital Licensing

Source: Variety

  Dish's AirTV launches an $80 streaming stick for accessing Sling TV, Netflix & broadcast channels
  On Prime Day, Amazon workers and immigrants' rights organizations are protesting

Source: Techcrunch

  Klarman Named EVP of Marketing at Fox News
  Boomer Esiason Headed for NY State Broadcasters Hall of Fame

Source: Broadcasting Cable

  Ooyala sells Flex media platform business to Dalet
  Amino buys online video firm 24i Media for $24M

Source: Fierce Video

  Jeroen Bergman to head Film1
  Canal+ Group buys Rok

Source: Broadband Tv News

  'Fungies!' Get Greenlight From Cartoon Network

Source: Multichannel

  Mediaset content lands on TIMvision

Source: Tvb Europe

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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Speakers at Indiantelevision.com's Media HR Summit 2019 Vikas Vats
Television | TV Channels
MTV's latest brand film has an epic response. Watch out!

Television | TV Channels

Zee Bollywood to showcase the 101% Shuddh Romantic Blockbuster Raja Hindustani on Saturday, 20th July at 9 PM

iWorld | e-commerce

Jio furthers its commitment to reduce gender gap in digital adoption
iWorld | OTT
Hotstar clocks 25.3 mn concurrent viewers to set new global record
Television | TV Channels
Tez Celebrated the Mega Success of Its Show 'Gaata Rahe Mera Dil'
Regulators | Trai
No complaints of DTH companies defying new tariff order received by TRAI: MIB
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