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5 June 2020 Volume 70 Issue No:72

iWorld | Broadband

Airtel ecstatic about home broadband opportunity; collab with local cable operators paying well  
A recent report by Fitch which indicates a slow revenue growth in FY21 for telecom players might be bad news for Airtel, which is already losing market shares to Jio. But its home broadband business is gradually taking off.  
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Television | Production House

Will TV producers look at IP ownership in the post-Covid2019 world?  
When a nationwide lockdown was imposed to stem the tide of Covid2019, all film and TV shoots were suspended. Finally, the Maharashtra government gave a green signal for the resumption of film and television shootings in non-containment zones.  
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iWorld | OTT

Mubadala to invest Rs 9,093.60 crore in Jio Platforms  
Reliance Industries Ltd and digital services platform Jio Platforms announced today that Abu Dhabi-based sovereign investor Mubadala Investment Company (Mubadala), will invest Rs 9,093.60 crore in Jio Platforms at an equity value of Rs 4.91 lakh crore and an enterprise value of Rs 5.16 lakh crore.   
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DTH | DTH Operator

Big four broadcasters come back on DD Free Dish  
All the big four broadcasters that pulled out of DD Free Dish in 2019 after the new tariff order was implemented have come back on Prasar Bharati's free direct-to-home (DTH) platform. Star Utsav, Sony Pal, Zee Anmol, Colors Rishtey and Zee Anmol Cinema have successfully bid on the 45th e-auction for placement.  
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Press Releases
» 9XM Song Secret - A unique podcast where Bollywood musicians share their song secrets
» Colgate launches "Dentists for me" - A Free Online Dentist Consultation
» Watch action-thriller, Gerard Butler starrer 'Den of Thieves' on Lionsgate Play
More News From Indian Television
Covid2019 impact on the M&E industry: A mix of pain, hope and opportunities
The Covid2019 outbreak has impacted the domestic media and entertainment industry, comprising of film production and exhibition, print media and TV broadcasting segments, besides DPOs and OTT Platforms................................................. Read More...
Amazon in talks with Airtel to acquire stake
The Indian telecom industry may become a hotbed of deep-pocket foreign investors as  Amazon is reportedly in early-stage talks to buy a stake worth at least $2 billion in Bharti Airtel..................................... Read More...
Sony YAY! brings new episodes and brand-new movies of 'Paap-O-Meter'
Welcome to the unique rib-tickling comedy show called Paap-O-Meter on Sony YAY! In the past, the channel took the onus of making summer plan for kids with their campaign called #whatsyoursummerplan by hosting new episodes and movies of KickO & Super Speedo and Honey Bunny ka Jholmaal.................................. Read More...
More Indian Stories From Elsewhere
»   After peak, drop in TV viewership, smartphone usage
»   Rights issue helps RIL relcaim Rs 10 lakh crore m-cap
    Source: ETTelecom
»   Tata Sky to switch off channels to cut monthly bills for 7 million subscribers
»   Credit outlook negative for film production, print media, TV broadcasting: ICRA
    Source: ET
»   Opinion | The world needs journalists more than ever right now
»   SpaceX launches 60 Starlink Internet satellites into orbit
    Source: Livemint
»   Hong Kong confirms five new coronavirus cases; Cable TV says residents evacuated
»   SK Telecom invests $20 million in Israeli medical imaging firm Nanox
    Source: Reuters
»   After peak, drop in TV viewership, smartphone usage
    Source: ETBrandEquity
»   Trai removes clause requiring 50 paise charge on SMS beyond 100 per day
    Source: BS
»   Opinion | If OTT is unable to police itself, the nanny state will
    Source: Livemint
»   US tech firms make a beeline for foothold in Indian telecom
    Source: Hindustan Times
»   Telecom operators wary of sharing source code of products with DoT
    Source: BS
»   Amazon Could Buy Stake Worth $2 Billion Stake in Bharti Airtel: Report
    Source:Telecom Talk
»   President, Vice President, PM, MIB express grief on demise of Filmmaker Basu Chatterjee
    Source: DD News
More International Stories From Elsewhere
»   Geoffrey Boycott could end TMS career after BBC omit 79-year-old from lineup
»   Chernobyl and The Crown lead Bafta TV nominations
    Source: The Guardian
»   Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Gives $3 Million to Colin Kaepernick's Rights Organization for People of Color
»   Apple CEO Tim Cook Speaks Out on Racial Injustice: 'We Must Do More'
    Source: Variety
»   New York City's Wi-Fi kiosks memorialize the dead, amid citywide protests
»   Slack drops 10%+ after its revenue growth, guidance fail to impress
    Source: Techcrunch
»   Broadcasters Tackle Tough Racial Issues
»   WarnerMedia Chief Kilar Put on Board of Cable Lobbying Org NCTA
    Source: Next Tv
»   What's it mean to be Fierce? Our new look tells the story
»   Deeper Dive - HBO Max had a tough first week
    Source: Fierce Video
»   FCC Proposes Added Bucks for MVPDs in C-Band Move
»   Comcast's Watson Elected NCTA Chair
    Source: Multichannel
»   Orange eyes Spanish expansion
»   Channel 4 adds to Snapchat content
    Source: Broadband Tv News
»   Company Targets 10x Bandwidth Cost Reduction for IP Video
    Source: Tv Technology
»   The Africa Channel selects Simplestream for global SVoD service
    Source: Tvb Europe
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