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01 July 2020 Volume 70 Issue No:94

iWorld | Social Media

TikTok ban: Indian UGC apps ready to take on traffic; see advertiser interest too  
TikTok had become a rage among millions of Indian youth until the Indian government's interim ban crushed its multi-billion dollar strategy. Creators, influencers and marketers will have to seek an alternative platform as the future of TikTok remains uncertain in the country.  
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iWorld | OTT

TikTok ban forces influencers to shift to homegrown short-form video apps  
On Monday, thousands had a career in making videos and overnight they are jobless, adding to the existing recession in the country. TikTok was not just a source of entertainment for many but also a way to earn their daily bread and butter.  
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iWorld | OTT

"The goal is to create a $100 million IP company": GoQuest's Vivek Lath  
Goquest Media is an independent distributor of global entertainment content offering a broad portfolio of international television series, scripted formats, factual content and films. Supplementing its portfolio of Indian content with key acquisitions from Europe, GoQuest Media is looking to serve the scripted needs of buyers across the globe.  
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Regulators | I&B Ministry

I&B ministry grants registration to 10 MSOs in May, June  
The ministry of information and broadcasting (MIB) has published a document listing all the registered multi-system operators (MSO) in the country. As per the document, there are 1664 registered MSOs in India as on 25 June 2020.  
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Television | TV Channels

Bombay high court suspend 2 FIRs against Arnab Goswami  
Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami was given an interim relief by Bombay high court on Tuesday as it suspended two FIRs against him for allegedly making provocating and inflammatory statements over Palgarh lynchings and gathering of migrant workers outside Bandra railway station.  
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More News From Indian Television
MPA announces launch of APOS 2020 Virtual Series
APOS, the defining voice and global platform for the Asia Pacific media, telecoms and entertainment industry, is shifting online in 2020 with two virtual editions on 21-23 July and 1-3 September 2020.................................................... Read More...
Zee TV to show fresh episodes of primetime shows from 13 July
With the lockdown gradually lifting and people across the country stepping out into the new normal, Zee TV is gearing up to resume shoots in line with government directives and bring all-new episodes of its popular shows back into the lives of its loyalists starting 13 July........................................... Read More...
SITI Networks' FY20 Operating EBITDA surges 1.2X Y-o-Y to Rs.3,538 Mn
SITI Networks Limited (BSE: 532795, NSE: SITINET), an Essel Group Company, one of India's largest Multi-System Operators (MSO), has released its Consolidated Audited Financial Results for Q4 and full year FY20, ending March 31, 2020.......................................... Read More...
More Indian Stories From Elsewhere
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    Source: ETTelecom
»   Philippines watchdog halts broadcaster's digital TV, satellite services
»   Latvia bans Russian broadcaster RT over ties to Kremlin media mogul
    Source: Reuters
»   Saudi takeover of Newcastle is complicated, says Premier League chief
»   Reliance Jio tops subscriber numbers in Delhi for the month of February 2020
    Source: TOI
»   DTH subscriber base shrinks by over 2 million over 2019
    Source: Livemint
»   TikTok, SHAREit, other Chinese apps blocked by India will be heard by govt panel within 48 hours
    Source: India Today
»   Facebook Critics Target One Thing CEO Won't Cede: Control
    Source: Bloomberg Quint
»   Vodafone Idea share price falls 5% ahead of Q4 results; firm top loser in subscriber market share
    Source: Financial Express
»   Bharti Enterprises bidding for satellite firm OneWeb?
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»   AWS launches new space business segment
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»   Israel bans Christian missionary channel God TV's Hebrew version, says it is trying to convert Jews
    Source: OP India
More International Stories From Elsewhere
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»   Peers call for tougher regulation of digital and social media in UK
»   Trump deletes tweet of supporter shouting 'white power' after outrage
    Source: The Guardian
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    Source: Variety
»   Amazon Primed: Major New Acquisition, $2B Climate Fund And Live TV Coming To Prime?
    Source: Forbes
»   How 70s network TV can help you understand Election 2020
    Source: The Hill
»   VodafoneZiggo rejects Dutch live football carriage deal
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»   Virgin Media announces huge shake-up of TV and broadband bundles
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