16 May 2019 | Volume 70 - Issue No: 48 Facebook Twitter YouTube YouTube

Retgulators | Trai

Delhi High Court stays TRAI directive to DTH companies on LDPs, seeks response

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday stayed Telecom Regulatory Authority of India's directive to direct-to-home (DTH) companies on restoring old plans of long duration pack (LDP) subscribers and abstaining from moving them to the new tariff order.
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DTH | DTH Operator
DD Free Dish: 15 channels go live on FTA DTH platform's MPEG4 slots
Fifteen channels that were successful in gaining an MPEG4 slot on Doordarshan's free-to-air (FTA) DTH platform Free Dish were made available to subscribers on Wednesday. "DD Free Dish DTH opens a new chapter with channels going on MPEG4 slots," said Prasar Bharati (PB) CEO Shashi Shekhar Vempati.
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iWorld | OTT
Disney takes full control of Hulu in deal with Comcast
Even as Disney is consolidating its presence in the direct-to-consumer business, the media giant finally has finally taken full ownership of OTT platform Hulu. Comcast, the major stakeholder of Hulu, has entered into a deal with Disney under which the latter will assume full operational control of the streaming platform effective immediately.
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Television | TV Channels
B4U Network rolls out movie channel B4U Bhojpuri
B4U Network, a Bollywood music and movie channel is all set to launch its first regional offering in the Bhojpuri regional space, B4U Bhojpuri, which will be a movie channel. The new channel is targeted at audiences in UP, Bihar and Jharkhand land aunches with a bank of most popular exclusive Bhojpuri movies.
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- TV9's minority shareholders move NCLT
- State-run telecom company BSNL to deploy 5G Corridor
- Donald Trump expected to sign order restricting foreign telecom cos
  Source: ET
- Essel Group shares trade weak; Zee Ent, Zee Media, Dish TV down 10%
  Source: BS
- The power players behind the new WarnerMedia took center stage at the media company's first big pitch to advertisers
  Source: Business Insider
- The Big Bang Theory beats Game of Thrones in ratings race of departing shows
  Source: India Today
- Former Isro chief recalls role played by Vikram Sarabhai in India's space voyage
  Source: TOI
- UK's ITV axes 'Jeremy Kyle Show' after death of participant
  Source: Reuters
- Retired Vonn honored with Spanish sports award
  Source: ESPN
- Poland sports minister Witold Banka's name proposed for WADA president post
  Source: Scroll
- 'Wynk'ing At The Copyright Act
  Source: Bloomberg Quint
- Suspended telecom official seeks justice from Union Minister Sinha
  Source: ETTelecom
  ITV axes Jeremy Kyle Show after death of participant
  Pressure and thrills: what it's like to sit in the press box at a football match

Source: The Guardian

  Hulu Insiders Upbeat After Disney Takes the Reins
  Blac Chyna to Star in Docu-Series for Zeus Streaming Network

Source: Variety

  Twitch Prime adds its first non-gaming 'loot' with access to anime streaming service Crunchyroll
  Amazon Fire TV tops 34 million users, potentially widening its lead over Roku

Source: Tech Crunch

  Matsui Working on C-Band Compromise Bill
  FCC's Pai Plugs Broadcast Rule Forbearance Authority

Source: Broadcasting Cable

  Sling TV, PlayStation Vue and Philo execs talk future of the bundle
  Redbox taps You.i TV to rebuild VOD streaming app on Roku

Source: Fierce Video

  Netflix, telcos and the big conversion
  Content strategy: a CEE telco perspective

Source: Broadband Tv News

  Rep. Walden 'On Edge' Over Geolocation Data Sharing

Source: Multichannel

  'Climate change' mentioned 95 per cent less than 'tea' on TV

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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VBS 2018: E-gaming's impact in next wave of OTT consumption
MAM | Marketing
Harley-Davidson india announces winners for #FindYourFreedom internship
MAM | Marketing
This World Family Day, Club Mahindra Aims to Bring Families Closer
Television | TV Channels
Mazhavil Manorama premiers its first award show on a star-studded night
iWorld | Social Media
Facebook India partners with leading creative agencies to boost short-form video creativity

iWorld | Social Media

Google targets higher revenue with ads on app homepage

iWorld | OTT

IN10 Media launches Juggernaut Productions to create shows for OTT platforms
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