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16 July 2020 Volume 70 Issue No:08

Television | TV Channels

Hindi GEC shows highlight Covid2019 precautionary measures  
Turn on your TV sets and you will see that most shows have resumed shooting. But what's different now? Unlike before, leading characters in shows are seen wearing masks, face shields, gloves and using sanitisers.  
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Regulators | I&B Ministry

I&B ministry looks at decriminalising minor offences under Cable TV act  
The ministry of information and broadcasting (MIB) is looking at decriminalising minor offences under the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act, 1995. As part of the ongoing exercise to reform governance.  
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iWorld | OTT

Jio unveils Jio TV+, the OTT content aggregator for STB users  
Over the last few years, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL)'s annual general meetings have always bombarded shareholders, investors, users. While Google's investment in Jio Platform and 5G solution, Jio has also unveiled a new feature for its set-top box users, JioTV+.  
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iWorld | Telecom

Google to invest Rs 33,737 cr in Jio Platforms for 7.7% stake  
Putting an end to the speculations floating around, Jio has welcomed Google as its new strategic partner. At the 43rd annual general meeting of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), CMD Mukesh Ambani made the announcement.  
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iWorld | eNews  
RP Sanjiv Goenka Group picks 51% stake in Vikram Chandra's Editorji  
Editorji founder Vikram Chandra announced on Twitter this morning that RP Sanjiv Goenka Group has acquired the majority stake of 51 per cent in his online personalised news platform.  
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Press Releases
» Zetta Women offer recruitment and Entrepreneurship drive for women and men, to counter the Covid-19 layoffs and salary cuts
» Twitter backs disaster preparedness efforts; launches a dedicated search prompt in India
» Wiggles launches India's first 100% alcohol-free sanitizer for pets
» POGO sets airdate for new homegrown original Titoo – Har Jawaab Ka Sawaal Hu
More News From Indian Television
Infotainment becomes top gainer in Chrome DM week 27
Infotainment genre has become the top gainer in week 27, 2020 of Chrome Data Analytics and Media data. The genre grew by 0.52 per cent. In this genre, Animal Planet gained highest OTS with 89.0 per cent in all India 1 lakh+ market.......................................................... Read More...
Larger networks takeover free Across Genres list as Star Utsav tops All Platforms
Among the bigger networks that have channels feature in Broadcast Audience Research Council of India (BARC) weekly lists of Top 10 Channels on All Platforms, on the Pay and Free Platforms are DD, Network18/TV18/Viacom18 (or simply Viacom18) Star India, Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN), The Sun TV Network (Sun Network), and Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (Zeel).................................................. Read More...
TV9 Network to shut English news channel News9 to focus on digital medium
With the huge audience shift from television to digital, staying relevant in the broadcast industry is challenging. With that goal, TV9 is all set to venture into the digital medium for its English news. In a fireside chat with founder, CEO and editor in chief Anil Wanvari................................................. Read More...
More Indian Stories From Elsewhere
»   Thailand's AIS says Huawei among bidders to build 5G core networks
»   Akash Ambani launches JioGlass
    Source: ETTelecom
»   Ban on social media news outfits: HC notice to Haryana, Sonipat DC
»   Govt leaves it up to states to decide 'independently' about resuming sports
    Source: TOI
»   Reliance Jio TV Plus: Users can watch Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney Hotstar from single log-in
»   Shemaroo launches pay-per-movie service
    Source: Livemint
»   Telecom providers must quantify data speed they are promising for premium customers: Trai
    Source: ET
»   Jio developing homegrown 5G telecom solution: Mukesh Ambani
    Source: New Indian Express
»   How Peacock Stands Out From the Streaming-TV Flock
    Source: Bloomberg Quint
»   Bharti Airtel, Verizon partner for video-conferencing solutions
    Source: News18
»   Newcastle's £300m Takeover In Jeopardy As Saudi Arabia Bans BeIN Sports Over Qatar Row
    Source: Republic World
»   Dish TV to stream streaming platform Hoichoi's content
    Source: CNBCTV18
»   Solidarity Cup still on despite 6 Covid19 positives, Star Sports to broadcast
    Source: Inside Sport
»   Sri Lanka Telecom deploys Nokia fiber technology for FTTH broadband
    Source: Telecom Lead
»   Govt to scrap jail terms for violating Cable TV Act
    Source: Utra News
More International Stories From Elsewhere
»   Guardian announces plans to cut 180 jobs
»   BBC announces further 70 job cuts in news division
    Source: The Guardian
»   NBCU's Peacock Android App Fails to Show Up in Google Play Listings on Launch Day
»   J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot Games Taps Valve, Oculus Alum Anna Sweet as CEO
»   Over 2,500 games removed from Apple's China App Store in early July, as crackdown begins
»   Researchers develop laser-based underwater WiFi system for sub-sea data networks
    Source: Techcrunch
»   KXAS News Director Stone Adds KXTX to Role
»   Hulu Goes After Small Biz With Ad Manager
    Source: Next Tv
»   Qualcomm says VVC commercial deployments coming in 2021
»   Discovery launches OneGraph unified ad platform
    Source: Fierce Video
»   Cable TV Pioneers Names 22 New Members
»   Fox News' Harris Faulkner to Host 'The Fight For America' Special
    Source: Multichannel
»   M7 offers new ProSiebenSat.1 channels in Germany
»   Canal+ Polska still considering IPO
    Source: Broadband Tv News
»   Media Groups Ask Supreme Court to Continue Live Audio Access
»   BeckTV Taps Brock Raum for Project Engineering Team
    Source: Tv Technology
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