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8 August 2020 Volume 70 Issue No:28

iWorld | OTT

OTT platforms proposing ombudsman model to the govt: Arre's Ajay Chacko  
To regulate or not to regulate online content, that's the question. If yes then what should be the way forward? There has been no industry consensus on it yet. While in the earlier part of this year, Hotstar, Jio, SonyLiv and Eros.  
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Television | TV Channels

TV Today numbers subdued but profitable for first quarter in Covid2019 period  
Most corporates, and more so broadcasters, have reported red bottom-lines for the first full COVID2019 quarter and the first quarter of fiscal 2020-21 (quarter ended 30 June 2020, Q1 2021, quarter or period under review).  
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Regulators | Trai

NTO 2.0 hearing postponed, TRAI assures no action till next hearing  
The uncertainty regarding the implementation of NTO 2.0 prevails, as the broadcasters' petition against The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India's (TRAI) move to make them comply with the order by 10 August, went unheard for the second day on Friday due to paucity of time.  
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Television | TV Channels

ENIL income from outside India grows as other numbers plummet in first quarter  
Indian private FM player Entertainment Network (India) Ltd (ENIL), which runs the Mirchi brand radio network in India, reported 71.7 percent fall in consolidated Total Income from Operations (TIO) for the quarter ended 30 June 2020.  
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Press Releases
» Colors' Naagin 5 will premiere on 9 August
» KFC's super 7 days are here!
» Korean action-comedy 'Exit' to premier on &PrivéHD
» Equitas Small Finance Bank Limited is now the official retail banking partner of Chennai Super Kings
More News From Indian Television
Bombay high court permits persons above 65 years to work on film, TV sets
The Bombay high court has quashed Maharashtra government's order for age limit on set. After constant appeal from the Indian Motion Pictures Producers Association (IMPPA) and Cine And TV Artistes' Association (CINTAA).................................................................... Read More...
eBay signs MoU with Uttar Pradesh govt for 'One District One Product' program
eBay today signed an MoU with the government of Uttar Pradesh for its 'One District One Product' program. The MoU will enable MSMEs in Uttar Pradesh to leverage eBay's cross border platform and sell internationally across 190 countries. ................................................................... Read More...
Netflix goes more local, launches Hindi UI
Netflix, the world's leading streaming entertainment service, today launched its user interface in Hindi. This enables Netflix members who prefer Hindi to easily discover, access and enjoy their favourite Indian and international films and series........................................................ Read More...
More Indian Stories From Elsewhere
»   Payment issue: Nokia threatens to terminate employees working on BSNL account
»   Czech telecoms regulator launches 5G frequencies auction
    Source: ETTelecom
»   Broadcasters fail to get a hearing on TRAI tariff order today
»   TV Today reports better than expected performance
    Source: Ultra News
»   U.S. judge agrees to end decades-old movie theater rules
»   R&B star Lizzo to produce TV programming for Amazon's streaming service
    Source: Reuters
»   Trai Channel Selector Mobile App: Optimise Your Monthly DTH Subscription Bill
»   5G Deployments Cross 13,000 Sites Worldwide, India Continues to Miss Out on 5G
    Source: Telecom Talk
»   Share market update: Media stocks mixed; TV18 Broadcast climbs 2%
    Source: ET
»   PM Modi to launch submarine cable connectivity for Andaman & Nicobar on Aug 10
    Source: HT
»   SC seeks Centre's reply on PIL for setting up body to regulate news broadcasters
    Source: New Indian Express
»   Hinduja group media arm claims turnaround, plans services in new countries
    Source: BS
»   National Film Development Corporation's online patriotic film festival kicks off August 7
    Source: DNA India
»   DoT to launch COVID-related policies; says no intention to bring Licence Raj
    Source: Business Today
»   T-SAT through DTH: Vinod to take up matter with Centre

Source: Telangana Today

More International Stories From Elsewhere
»   Evening Standard to cut one-third of staff as Covid-19 hits advertising
»   Prince Harry hits out at social media for creating 'crisis of hate'
    Source: The Guardian
»   Donald Trump Issues Executive Orders Against WeChat and TikTok
»   Dish Cites 'Positive Impact' of COVID in Slowing Q2 Pay-TV Cancellations, Discloses Layoffs
»   Wendell Brooks has resigned as president of Intel Capital
»   Civic tech platform Mobilize launches a census hub for the 2020 count's critical final stretch
    Source: Techcrunch
»   Cable One Invests in Two Fixed Wireless Providers
»   Hulu Renews 'Love, Victor' and 'Taste the Nation'
    Source: Next Tv
»   NBCUniversal reshuffles entertainment leadership
»   ViacomCBS plots a rebranded CBS All Access with global focus
    Source: Fierce Video
»   CommScope Broadband Networks Biz Stays Steady in Q2, But Pandemic Hits Other Sectors
»   Keke Palmer to Host VMAs Aug. 30
    Source: Multichannel
»   Tivusat to make DVB-S2 switch
»   Czech TV enhances HbbTV service
    Source: Broadband Tv News
»   NABLF Accepting 2021 Broadcast Leadership Training Applications
»   FCC Sets C-Band Auction Procedures
    Source: Tv Technology
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