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01 October 2020 Volume 70 Issue No:74

Regulators | Trai

Bombay high court questions TRAI on twin conditions, DPO bouquets  
Within a very short span of the new tariff order (NTO) implementation, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) issued a set of amendments at the beginning of 2020. These have been challenged legally by the major broadcasters, and the litigation is still in progress.  
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Movies | Hindi

Cinema halls to be back in business from 15 October  
After coping with the initial shock of Covid2019, the economy has started reviving slowly. With the new guidelines issued by the ministry of home affairs, the revival will speed up, especially in the cinema exhibition sector.  
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iWorld | OTT

Industry leaders discuss security challenges faced by OTT platforms  
Of all the challenges, piracy is one major issue that has been bothering the over-the-top ecosystem for a long time. Video piracy tends to eat a major chunk of streaming services' revenue, advanced security integrations can help the platforms to curb the piracy threat.  
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Regulators | Trai

Guest Column: TRAI needs to focus on sectoral hygiene rather than economic regulation  
A silent crisis has been brewing in the residential segment of TV viewing sector. Even as its viewership increased during the Covid-induced lockdown, sectoral revenues took a severe hit. While Covid was termed an act of god, TV's current state appears to be a man-made disaster.  
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Television | TV Channels

Non-Hindi channels continue to dominate top 10 pay channels across genres  
As the progress in the Sushant Singh Rajput case seemingly tapered off, the news genre lost some of its sheen in terms of weekly impressions in Week 37 of 2020 (Saturday 12 Sep 2020 to Friday 18 Sep 2020, week or period under review).  
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Press Releases
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» Honda Roars into the Mid-Size Motorcycle Segment Premieres Global Unveiling of Massive, Advanced & Comfortable HIGHNESS - CB350
» Paytm Insider showcases 'The Colour of Loss', a play by Mohit Takalkar on its theatre IP - Front & Centre
» Fastest scale-up in insurance distribution: PhonePe sells 5 lakh policies in just 5 months
More News From Indian Television
Mitron TV expands senior leadership team with new hires
Indian short-form video app Mitron has expanded its leadership team with two senior hires. Chandan Chhabra joins as VP of operations and Nisha Pokhriyal joins as VP of marketing...................................................................................... Read More...
SWA Awards 2020: Article 15, Soni & Gully Boy win big
he first ever SWA Awards 2020, organized by the Screenwriters Association, to felicitate screenwriters and lyricists was held yesterday and was a thundering success..................................................................... Read More...
Alex Schultz named new Facebook CMO
Facebook has named its former VP - product, growth, and analytics Alex Schultz as its new CMO. The news comes after former CMO Antonio Lucio moved on from the global social media giant last month to dedicate his time to "diversity, inclusion and equity.".......................................................... Read More...
More Indian Stories From Elsewhere
»   Nokia bags 5G radio equipment deal from Finland's Elisa
»   TikTok will be shut down if Oracle deal meeting U.S. security needs can't be closed : Mnuchin

Source: ETTelecom

»   'Prepare plan to snap dead cables'
»   MHA issues Unlock 5 guidelines: What all is allowed
    Source: TOI
»   Broadcasting sector: Regulation needed, not management
»   Ensure international mobile roaming remains inactive by default: Trai to service providers
    Source: Financial Express
»   NBA chief Rajat Sharma urges advertisers to stay clear of hate-mongering TV news channels
    Source: India Today
»   EU regulators set November 5 deadline for $38 billion Liberty, Telefonica deal
    Source: Reuters
»   Schools, theatres can reopen in Unlock 5
    Source: Livemint
»   We need a separate regulator for broadcast: IBF president K Madhavan
    Source: BS
»   As Disney Retreats, AT&T and Comcast Have Options
    Source: Bloomberg Quint
»   I&B Ministry's Regional Outreach Bureau launches campaign with help of artistes to create COVID-19 awareness in Maharashtra
    Source: News On Air
»   Tata Sky Users Can Watch Dream 11 IPL 2020 for Under Rs 25
    Source: Telecom Talk
»   Nelco, Telesat team up to bring LEO satellite network to India
    Source: Telangana Today
»   Chromecast With Google TV
    Source: PC Mag
More International Stories From Elsewhere
»   US intelligence sources discussed poisoning Julian Assange, court told
»   Facebook merges Messenger chat service with Instagram
    Source: The Guardian
»   Primary Wave and Lava Media Unveil Music and Podcast Partnership (EXCLUSIVE)
»   Blackpink to Kick Off YouTube's New 'Released' Weekly Music Show
    Source: Variety
»   Golden raises $14.5M to build a wiki-style database of tech knowledge
»   Investors give Baltimore's Facet Wealth $25 million to sell businesses on financial planning as a benefit
    Source: Techcrunch
»   Google Officially Rebrands Android TV as Google TV
»   Presidential Debate Draws 73.1 Million Viewers: Nielsen .
    Source: Next Tv
»   YouTube TV ditches Sinclair's Fox Sports networks as seasons end
»   VideoElephant launches free short-form video streaming service
    Source: Fierce Video
»   AXS TV Sets Special Impact Wrestling Programming Leading into PPV Event
    Source: Multichannel News
»   Britbox is "ahead of plan"
»   Ofcom: Subscription services accounting for half of online viewing
    Source: Broadband Tv News
»   Sony Acquires Nevion
»   September FCC Meeting Reworks Regulatory Timelines, Experiences Technical Difficulties
    Source: Tv Technology
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