21 November 2019 | Volume 70 - Issue No: 04 Facebook Twitter YouTube YouTube

Television | TV Channels

Essel Group to sell 16.5% stake in ZEEL to repay loan obligations
Debt-ridden Essel Group  is planning to sell a 16.5 per cent stake in its flagship property  Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL) to financial investors to clear off its massive debt. After this transaction, Essel Group's overall holdings in ZEEL will be five per cent, as mentioned in a statement to the Bombay Stock Exchange.
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iWorld | OTT

ALTBalaji looks at sachet pricing model to more than double the ARPU
The ongoing streaming war across the world has seen OTT platforms investing aggressively in original content with high cash burn. But ALTBalaji, the digital venture of Ekta Kapoor-led Balaji Telefilms, is not taking the same path.
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Television | TV Channels

Why the Premier Badminton League looks promising
There was a time not so long ago when India was just a one-trick pony as far as sport is concerned. And we all know what that game is: cricket. Recently a clutch of new sports have been getting a shot in the arm: kabaddi, soccer, basketball and of course badminton.
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iWorld | OTT
Sony India rejigs top leadership at Sony LIV, SET
Sony LIV, the digital business arm of Sony Pictures Networks (SPN), the media conglomerate that manages 29 TV Channels in India, today announced big changes in its top leadership.
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iWorld | Telecom
Airtel inks content deal with CuriosityStream
Bharti Airtel today announced a content partnership with CuriosityStream, the award-winning global media company that delivers the world of factual entertainment in one mind-expanding place.
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- Uttar Pradesh: Census 2021 from May, staff to use mobile app
- Parrikar's imprint remains as 50th Iffi opens
  Source: TOI
- Opinion | Govt relents on self-regulation in OTT platforms
- Cartosat 3 launch: Registrations open online to watch PSLV C47 take-off from Sriharikota
  Source: Livemint
- Preity Zinta comes on board American sitcom Fresh Off The Boat: Feel like a newcomer, loving and absorbing it
- Yash Raj Films booked for allegedly 'pocketing' Rs 100 crore
  Source: Times Now News
- Disney streaming platform grapples with password leaks, despite success
- Telecom dept may approach Trai again for view on spectrum recommendations

Source: BS

- Railways user? This free service available to all at 574 stations; here's how to use it
- Telecom companies have to pay Rs 1.47 lakh crore as AGR dues; no waiver: Govt
  Source: Zee Biz
- Airtel Digital TV users can now upgrade to HD connection for Rs 699: Here's the offer
  Source: BGR
- Block deal: Essel Group to sell 16.5% stake in Zee
  Source: Financial Express
- Tata Sky Customers Can Get an Amazon Fire TV Stick With No Additional Cost On a New HD Connection
  Source: Telecom Talk
- Reliance Jio adds 69 lakh subscribers in September: TRAI
  Source: ANI News
  BBC to show no live golf in 2020 after losing Masters coverage
  'OK boomer!' The insult of the year is about to become a TV show

Source: The Guardian

  Vice Hires Fidelity Veteran Ramin Arani as CFO
  Verizon Is Not Selling HuffPost, Telco's Media Boss Says

Source: Variety

  PayPal to acquire shopping and rewards platform Honey for $4B
  Google limits political ad targeting and all 'demonstrably false claims'

Source: Techcrunch

  Iwata Named Head of Creative Services, Fox Entertainment
  Holly Hunter Joins Tina Fey Comedy on NBC

Source: Broadcasting Cable

  Sling TV cozies up to Google Nest
  Comcast's Effectv launches ad creative services

Source: Fierce Video

  Ziggo and KPN launch hiphop channel Revolt TV
  Pierluigi Gazzolo to lead VIMN's OTT and Studio businesses

Source: Broadband Tv News

  NAB, Content Companies See Protection Of C-Band Services As 'Critical'
  Papper To Explore TV Newsroom Social Media Trends In Upcoming Webinar

Source: Tv Technology

  Pai Proposes Dual-Use 5.9 GHz Band
  Nickelodeon Renews 'Blue's Clues & You'

Source: Multichannel

  NEP Connect supports top level women's sport

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
The biggest hollywood blockbusters will take over star movies in september
The big India festive season has started and everyone is gearing up with their plans to celebrate it in the best possible avatar. When it comes to grand celebrations and larger than life content offering, no one does it better than Star Movies – the leading Hollywood destination of India.
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Vidnet 2019: Creators' Track: Conversations with Bard of Blood's Creators
iWorld | OTT
Amazon Original series Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan now available in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu
DTH | DTH Operator
Tata Sky unboxes #BachpanKaPitara
MAM | Marketing  
Ormax's Top 5 Most Popular Characters Features Meher from Chhoti Sarrdaarni  
iWorld | OTT
ZEE5 to premiere Dream Girl on 21st November

iWorld | Social Media

Only 3 Per Cent of digital marketers in India are measuring ROI correctly: LinkedIn report
Television | TV Channels
Saam TV News receives the prestigious YouTube Gold Play Button
DTH | DTH Operator
Prasar Bharati sells DD Free Dish MPEG-2 slots to 8 channels
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