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11 August 2020 Volume 70 Issue No:30

Television | Production House

Balaji Telefilms elaborates how pandemic hit  
The complete shutdown of more than three months has had a sizeable impact on television and movie content creators. Although there has been a notable surge in TV viewing, leading broadcasters are also staring at huge losses as brands have limited their ad spends.  
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iWorld | OTT

"We are expanding our genres & focussing on chiselled storytelling": Juggernaut Productions' Samar Khan  
Director and producer Samar Khan, who is known for his critically acclaimed war drama film Shaurya, is now weaving stories for digital platforms. Khan has now donned the hat of a creative producer for Avrodh on SonyLiv.  
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Regulators | I&B Ministry

I&B ministry grants registration to 15 new MSOs in July  
The ministry of information and broadcasting (MIB) has granted registration to 15 new multi-system operators (MSOs) in the month of July. As per data released by the MIB, the total number of registered MSOs now stands at 1679 as on 3 August 2020.  
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Television | TV Channels

BCCI invites third party interest for IPL title sponsorship rights  
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has invited third parties to express their interest (EOI) in acquiring the title sponsorship rights for the Indian Premier League 2020 (IPL) to be held in the United Arab Emirates from 19 September 2020 to 10 November 2020.  
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iWorld | OTT

Times Internet adds Durga Raghunath and Rohit Saran to leadership team  
Times Internet has embarked on an ambitious plan to cater to users across the world. To strengthen this next chapter of user-centric transformation, the company has roped in Durga Raghunath and Rohit Saran to lead its largest base of users into the next generation of engagement and reader revenue.  
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Press Releases
» CNN-News18 launches 'News18 Debrief' with Shreya Dhoundial
» International stars from 13 Reasons Why, 365 Days, Too Hot to Handle make their India Television chat show debut with zoOm's Access Allowed
» Colors' Naagin 5 will premiere on 9 August
» KFC's super 7 days are here!
More News From Indian Television
Tata Sky celebrates 14th anniversary, creates a nostalgic digital campaign
8 August marked the fourteenth anniversary of Tata Sky, a brand that has grown into a successful and innovation-led organization with a deep-rooted commitment to customer satisfaction through hard work................................................................... Read More...
HONOR collaborates with ZEE5 to reach Indian consumers for its latest smartphones
The leading OTT platform ZEE5 continues to be a brand favourite, when it comes to reaching out to a diverse set of audiences across the country in the most targeted and effective manner. ................................................................... Read More...
Free patriotic films for cinema lovers, courtesy NFDC
This one is for film lovers of India's independent cinema. The National Film Development Corp (NFDC) has decided to showcase some films from its wide catalogue free between 7 and 21 August 2020 as a celebration of India's independence day........................................................ Read More...
More Indian Stories From Elsewhere
»   Share market update: Media shares advance; DB Corp jumps 5%
»   The Indian tycoon Zuckerberg backed threatens to topple him on global rich list
    Source: ET
»   Indus towers close to signing fibre deal with Jio, Tata Sky, Tata Tele
»   Committed to digitally connect uncovered villages: Ravi Shankar Prasad
    Source: ETTelecom
»   Sport will benefit from people taking up running during lockdown: Sebastian Coe
»   29% Tripura school students don't have mobile phones and cable TV , a survey says
    Source: HT
»   BSNL higher ups urged to pivot on available options and resources for 4G rollout
    Source: TOI
»   Govt must form plan to recover AGR dues from bankrupt telcos, says SC
    Source: Livemint
»   5G trials: Telecom operators with non-Chinese vendors to get DoT approval
    Source: Financial Express
»   ICICI Direct: TV Today Network Reports Weak Quarter; Viewership Share Remains Robust
    Source: Bloomberg Quint
»   TRAI to give decision on priority plans within 2 weeks of telcos
    Source: Gadgets Now
»   EC responds to THE WEEK over questions raised on hiring of social media firms 'close' to BJP
    Source: The Week
»   India's Largest Reverse Migration And Work From Home Is Powered By Technology
    Source: India Times
»   Draymond Green gets $50,000 tampering fine for saying Devin Booker should leave Suns
    Source: ESPN
More International Stories From Elsewhere
»   Microsoft's TikTok deal: bargain of the decade or a $50bn blunder?
»   From YouTube to Netflix: bedroom creators land series
    Source: The Guardian
»   Music Artists' Group Accuses Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos of 'Willful Blindness' on Twitch Song Royalties
»   Uptick in Heritage Title Views on Streamers Prompted by Pandemic May Help Restorations, Locarno Panel Finds
»   Trump administration announces major midband spectrum auction for 5G
»   DoubleVerify says ad fraudsters are using public domain content to create fake TV apps
    Source: Techcrunch
»   Circle City Sues AT&T Over 'Zero' Carriage Offer
»   Telemundo Names Figueroa GM at WTMO Orlando
    Source: Next Tv
»   AMC Networks accuses AT&T of abusing MVPD market power
»   Industry Voices - Hawley: Opening doors to video piracy and the 'theft of you'
    Source: Fierce Video
»   Liberty Broadband, GCI Liberty to Merge
»   U.S., EU, Working on New Privacy Shield
    Source: Multichannel
»   Telekom Romania holds steady
»   New Brazilian DTH platform on Eutelsat 65 West A
    Source: Broadband Tv News
»   Mediaproxy Provides Playout Help to Crown Media Family Networks
»   NAB Calls Out FCC Errors in Regulatory Fee Process
    Source: Tv Technology
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