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21 February 2020 Volume 70 Issue No:80
iWorld | OTT  
ALTBalaji management confident of breakeven by April-June 2020  
Ekta Kapoor's over-the-top platform has managed to solve the OTT revenue question. The ALTBalaji management always spoke of profitability and breaking even rather than cash-burn and tons of investment and it seems that aspiration will soon be achieved.  
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DTH | DTH Operator  
Dish TV - Bharti Airtel deal called off over valuation differences: report  
The deal between direct-to-home (DTH) operator Dish TV's promoter Essel Group and Bharti Airtel has been called off due to differences over valuation, according to a report in Business Standard. Now, the promoters of Dish TV have begun talks with a global financial investor which does not have operations in India, for half of their stakes.  
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Televisoin | TV Channels  
BARC week 6: Sony SAB slips down to fourth position on pay platform  
Sony SAB slipped to fourth position in week six of BARC India ratings. Last week, the channel was seen at third position. This week Zee TV held the third position moving up from fourth position. Colors continued to lead in urban market and pay platform.  
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Televisoin | TV Channels  
ViacomCBS reports $6.871 bn revenue in Q4  
ViacomCBS today reported financial results for the quarter and full year ended 31 December. The company's full year revenue increased 2 per cent, driven by growth in advertising, affiliate and content licensing. Significantly, it reported the first quarterly earnings as a combined company.  
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Press Releases
» #JusticeForNirbhaya - A ZEE News Initiative
» Sony MAX to air world television premiere of 'Marjaavaan' on 29 February
» Fruzzanté Undergoes Rebranding Initiativeas a Part of its Expansion Strategy
» Sony YAY!'s Honey and Bunny bring pet-parents closer to their pets this "Love Your Pet Day"
More News From Indian Television
GTPL Hathway believes NTO 2.0 won't affect price stability
At the very beginning of 2020, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) issued fresh amendments to the New Tariff Order (NTO) within less than one year of its implementation. Rattled by the sudden change, the stakeholders in the industry seem to be displeased............ Read More...
Experimentation, innovation, risky moves enable Colors to top the charts: Viacom18's Nina Elavia Jaipuria
What's the secret sauce that has been adding flavour to Hindi GEC Colors lately? For the past few weeks Viacom18's Hindi GEC Colors has been seen in the leading position in the urban market and pay platform of BARC India's weekly ratings............ Read More...
Hungama Play expands distribution, announces partnership with Skyworth
Hungama Play, a video on demand platform owned by Hungama Digital Media, announced an expansion of its distribution network by partnering with Skyworth, a Chinese consumer electronics brand........... Read More...
More Indian Stories From Elsewhere
»   Airtel-Dish TV deal falling through may create stress for both: Experts
»   Stocks to Watch: Vodafone Idea, Asian Paints, Bharti Airtel, Axis Bank, GAIL
    Source: Live Mint
»   How 5G technology is critical to India's digital dream
»   Trai proposes to withdraw 50 paise charge on SMS beyond daily limit of 100
    Source: ET
»   Stocks to watch: Dairy stocks, Airtel, Dish TV, Sterlite Tech, Axis Bank
»   Virus limits next Tokyo Olympic test event to Japanese-only
    Source: BS
»   Unloved by Donald Trump, National Public Radio carries on
    Source: Indian Express
»   Reliance Industries Ltd announces merger of media, distribution units into Network18
    Source: CNBCTV18
»   Hathway Cable, TV18 Broadcast jump 20% as RIL consolidates media business
    Source: Business Today
»   ISRO's Aditya-L1 Solar Probe Will Be The First Indian Mission To The Sun
    Source: Mashable
»   Dish TV is now offering 'Lifetime Warranty' on new set-top-box
    Source: BGR
More International Stories From Elsewhere
»   Met police refers itself to watchdog over Caroline Flack contact
»   Coming soon: £150m Hollywood-style film studios to Reading
    Source: The Guardian
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»   TikTok Stars Cash and Maverick Baker Sign With Shots Studios
    Source: Variety
»   Walmart reports lower-than-expected Q4 earnings, despite e-commerce sales growth of 35%
»   Elon Musk says all advanced AI development should be regulated, including at Tesla
    Source: Tech Crunch
»   Haystack TV Integrated Into Hisense Smart Sets
»   Phoenix: Added Benefit of C-Band Incentives Offsets Costs
    Source: Broadcasting Cable
»   Sinclair's Chicago Cubs RSN slides into Hulu, but no Comcast deal yet
»   Canoe claims 27.3B VOD ad impressions in 2019
    Source: Fierce Video
»   HISTORY to become Sky HISTORY in UK market
»   Pierre-Etienne Cizeron joins Orange Romania
    Source: Broadband Tv News
»   NAB Show to Detail NASA's Artemis Program Broadcast Plans
»   Shawn Maynard Discusses New Open Services Alliance for Media
    Source: TV Technology
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