17 July 2019 | Volume 70 - Issue No: 100 Facebook Twitter YouTube YouTube
Regulators | High Court
DD Free Dish cannot use word 'Dish', says Delhi HC granting injunction to Dish TV
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday granted an injunction to direct-to-home (DTH) operator Dish TV (plaintiff) against Prasar Bharati (defendant), preventing the public broadcaster from using the word 'Dish' for its free-to-air DTH platform DD Free Dish. The defendant was handed three months' time to inform its subscribers of the new name, so as to not cause any confusion.
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iWorld | OTT
Hotstar dominates OTT reach statistics
Star India-led Hotstar is the chart leader of the Indian OTT market. According to a report by Install metrics, Hotstar has the highest market share of 45.88 per cent as of March 2019. According to another report by Data Intelligence & Management Platform KalaGato, Hotstar leads the reach market followed by newest entrant Times Internet-led MX Player with 41.4 per cent reach market share.
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Television | TV Channels
Election ads, growth in subscriber revenue propel TV18 growth in Q1 FY20
Election advertising and a strong growth in subscription revenue post the implementation of the new tariff order (NTO) has propelled the revenue growth of TV18 in Q1 FY20. The company has witnessed around 10 per cent Y-o-Y revenue growth in the first quarter of FY20.
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Television | TV Channels
Subscription drives Network18; TV18 revenues, EBITDA up
Network18 Media & Investments (Network18, N18) reported 10.8 pe rcent increase in consolidated operating revenue 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). TV18 Broadcast (TV18), a publically listed subsidiary of N18, is a major contributor to Network18's numbers.
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- Broadband readiness index to attract investments: Sanjay Dhotre
- DIGISOL Systems appoints Devendra Kametkar as CEO
  Source: ETTelecom
- Channel 2 chairman threatens legal action against Sports Flashes; Raheja refutes allegations
- NEB Sports to sponsor Bengaluru ultra-running events
  Source: Inside Sport
- Star Sports Launches Star Sports 1 Marathi Ahead of Pro Kabaddi League
  Source: Adage India
- Airtel Digital TV HD Set-Top Connection Can Now Be Availed for Rs 1,490
  Source: Telecom Talk
- Kapil Sibal, Wife Deny Charges of Withholding Salaries as Tiranga TV Goes Off Air
  Source: The Wire
- Former SC Justice AK Sikri Appointed As International Judge Of Singapore International Commercial Court
  Source: Swarajyamag
  Source: Digit
  Pearson shifts to Netflix-style subscription model for textbooks
  Were Trump's racist tweets racist? Some news outlets won't say

Source: The Guardian

  LiveXLive Names AOL and MTV Vet Dermot McCormack President
  Patreon Raises $60 Million in New Funding

Source: Variety

  Facebook reportedly hasn't contacted the regulator it says will oversee Libra's privacy and data security
  Jeffrey Katzenberg's Quibi partners with NBC News for a daily news show aimed at millennials

Source: Techcrunch

  Long-time Disney Exec Marinelli Leaving Company
  CBS Warns of AT&T Blackout On July 19

Source: Broadcasting Cable

  CBS, Viacom set early August deadline for remerger agreement
  Video piracy will cost OTT and pay TV providers $12.5B in lost revenue by 2024

Source: Fierce Video

  Court: Deutsche Telekom must change zero-rating service
  Vodafone scores Spanish own goal for Orange

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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Speakers at Indiantelevision.com's Media HR Summit 2019 Vikas Vats
MAM | Marketing
adidas by Stella McCartney debuts performance apparel prototypes in continued push to create a more sustainable future for sport

MAM | Marketing

One Digital Entertainment and Event Capital announce "Social Nation", India's first ever festival celebrating the democracy and power of Digital content creators and the community

Television | TV Channels

Sony Pictures Networks India inaugurates the 24th Community Water Centre in Maharashtra
Television | TV Channels
Star India extends partner health insurance cover, parental leave benefits to LGBT+ employees
iWorld | OTT
ZEE5 appoints Yogesh Manwani as head, news & stories
Television | TV Channels
DSPORT to broadcast live the round two draw for asian qualifiers to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022
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