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15 February 2020 Volume 70 Issue No:75
Television | TV Channels  
Sun Tv subscription revenue up; declares 150% interim dividend  
Kalanathi Maran's regional telecaster and FM radio broadcaster Sun Tv Network (Sun TV) reported that subscription revenues was up 18 percent y-o-y at Rs 411.85 crore for the quarter ended 31 December 2019 (Q3 2020, period or quarter under review) as compared to the corresponding year ago quarter (Q3 2019).  
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Television | TV Channels  
Will make brands' IPL 2020 splurge into judicious investment: Velocity MR's Jasal Shah  
Summer and IPL are now synonymous in India. Even after a decade since its launch, the mega sporting event continues to attract eyeballs as well as brands. Last year, a new age consumer insights provider Velocity MR published IPL Brands Insights Book 2019 unravelling the mystery of marketing decision makings during the league.  
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iWorld | Gaming  
Of gaming and opportunities, a look into the Indian esports ecosystem  
Esports is a fairly new buzzword in the country. While esports tournaments have been a part of the country's gaming ecosystem for quite some time, in the past couple of years, the popularity has surged high enough to attract international attention and now many are scrambling to get a slice of it.  
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Television | TV Channels  
BARC week 5: Colors, Star Plus, Sony SAB remain top three Hindi GEC in urban market  
Colors continued to lead the list of top ten Hindi GECs in the urban market and in pay platform for more than four consecutive weeks. In urban market Viacom18's other Hindi GEC Colors Rishtey entered the list replacing Big Magic at tenth position. On pay platform Zee TV slipped to fourth position from third in the week 04 of BARC India ratings.  
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Press Releases
» #ZeeBusinessNumber1: Channel creates history, becomes most-watched on Budget 2020 day
» PhonePe launches "Karte Ja. Badhte Ja." with Aamir Khan and Alia Bhatt
» Shalimar Paints has launched its new latest campaign 'ColourALife'
» Filmfare Awards to simulcast on Facebook globally
More News From Indian Television
TRAI directs broadcasters, DPOs to publish updated NTO 2.0 prices
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has asked broadcasters and distribution platform operators (DPOs) to take necessary steps to ensure a smooth rollout of the amended new tariff order from 1 March. ........ Read More...
All news channels, except biz news, see viewership slump in BARC week 5
Despite the biggest financial event in the country – Budget 2020, the viewership of news channels of across genre, except business news channels, slowed down in week 5 (1-7 February) as compared to week 4, according to the data released by Broadcasting Audience Research Council India.......... Read More...
DSport to broadcast Pakistan Super League from 20 February
DSPORT, a premium sports channel from the house of Discovery India, will broadcast the fifth season of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) LIVE for cricket fans in India. PSL, in its fifth edition, is scheduled to be played from February 20 March 22, 2020.......... Read More...
More Indian Stories From Elsewhere
»   Cisco, telecom carriers team up to tap enterprise market
»   NEC partners with Mavenir to tap Japan's 5G enterprise market
    Source: ET Telecom
»   ALTBalaji had 1.5 million active direct subscribers as of December 2019
    Source: Medianama
»   Jio tops 4G download speed chart, Vodafone leads in upload: Trai data
    Source: ET
»   Dish TV India slides after posting Q3 net loss
    Source: BS
»   Manpreet Singh becomes first Indian to win FIH Men's Player of the Year award
    Source: TOI
»   Tata Sky to launch three new channels today in India
    Source: BGR
»   New streaming launches power Roku's holiday sales, forecast
    Source: Reuters
»   Financial pull of UEFA knockouts
    Source: Livemint
»   Iconic Akashvani tune to secret station and banned songs - India's tryst with radio waves
    Source: The Print
»   TARIFF ORDER: TRAI sends reminder on Mar 1 deadline to cable/DTH operators, channels
    Source: Ultra News
»   5 Amazon Fire TV Sticks alternatives you can buy right now
    Source: Hindustan Times
More International Stories From Elsewhere
»   Newspapers fear new social media rules will lead to wider censorship
»   Punchdrunk and Sky announce world's first immersive TV drama
    Source: The Guardian
»   Spotify Is Paying Up to $196 Million in Cash to Acquire Bill Simmons' The Ringer
»   How Studiocanal Plans to Steer a Steady Course in the Face of Streaming Challenges
    Source: Variety
»   Tinder tests new social features, including prompts and a 'Share to Matches' option
»   Walmart shuts down its experimental personal shopping service, Jet black
    Source: Tech Crunch
»   Roku Posts 4Q Loss as Streaming Revenue Jumps
»   Welch Retiring As President, GM Of WTVD in March
    Source: Broadcasting Cable
»   WarnerMedia shifts content spending away from cable, toward streaming
»   Altice USA buys another cable company to expand its footprint
    Source: Fierce Video
»   Canal Digital and Discovery agree on distribution
»   Oliver Dowden becomes new culture secretary
    Source: Broadband Tv News
»   AT&T TV Launch Expected by Q2 2020
»   Entravision Signs Agreement With Nielsen for Local TV Ratings
    Source: Tv Technology
»   Sean Spicer Joins Newsmax TV Lineup
»   ACA's Shema Exiting
    Source: Multichannel
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