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23 September 2020 Volume 70 Issue No:67

iWorld | OTT

Mitron's new magic motto  
Young India – like several other countries – has fallen hook, line and sinker for short-form videos. Evidence of that was the sudden explosion of downloads of the Tiktok; in fact, India accounted for 611 million as against China's sub 200 million.  
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Television | TV Channels

200 million tuned in to watch the opening match of IPL: Jay Shah, BCCI  
Season 13 of the Indian Premier League has opened to a grand start with millions of audiences across the world watching it on their television and mobile screens. It is one of the biggest live sports events that is happening after a gap of nearly six months. The matches are played in UAE.  
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Regulator | I&B Ministry

MIB expresses dissatisfaction with IAMAI's self-regulatory model for OTT platforms  
While all the major OTT players have agreed to come under the ambit of Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI)'s self-regulation guidelines recently, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) has expressed its dissatisfaction with the model.  
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iWorld | OTT

Industry experts to discuss how to differentiate and innovate OTT experience  
The over-the-top (OTT) platforms across the world are developing robust content slate for viewers to keep them glued to the platforms. But what is more important to retain consumers is a seamless viewing experience.  
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iWorld | OTT

Voot Select reveals its sixth original - Crackdown  
Voot Select is all set to reveal their latest Original – Crackdown.  Home to critically acclaimed shows like Asur, Raikar Case, The Gone Game, Voot Select will now have ace Bollywood director Apoorva Lakhia making his directorial web debut with this action-packed espionage thriller.  
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Press Releases
» &pictures launches its TV first initiative with a spine-chilling crime thriller 'Footfairy'
» 93% TV households do not watch news channels; media degenerated into becoming pet performing poodle of govt" former I&B minister, Manish Tewari to Kailashnath Adhikari, MD,Governance Now
» Pad Up For An Innings Of Unrivalled Thrills As &flix Presents Flix Movie League
» Enterr10 Television strengthens its Bhojpuri play with Enterr10 Rangeela
More News From Indian Television
Tata Sky Binge+ becomes available at lower price
Keeping customer interests at the forefront, Tata Sky has further fine-tuned the pricing of its android TV-powered smart set top box, Tata Sky Binge+. Converging the strengths of DTH and the world of OTT content together on the television screens................................................................................. Read More...
GoQuest Media signs international distribution rights for RATS
Global independent content distributor GoQuest Media has partnered with Czech production company Heaven's Gate to take the international distribution rights for the gripping crime thriller RATS (6 x 55') - a bold, hard-hitting drama about the Czech drug trade.................................................................. Read More...
upGrad fires on all cylinders; targets explosive growth
The pandemic has proven to be a boon for the edtech brands helping them clock more downloads and bag new subscribers. Students, across age groups, have adapted to online learning as schools and learning institutions were forcibly shuttered and and moved online........................................................ Read More...
More Indian Stories From Elsewhere
»   Digital payment firms join Paytm in fight against Trai, telcos over financial frauds
»   Intel gets U.S. licences to supply some products to Huawei

Source: ETTelecom

»   'Regulate digital news media before cracking down on TV news': Govt to Supreme Court
»   I&B Ministry refuses to support streaming services' self-regulation code: Report
    Source: Medianama
»   Movie channels look at direct-to-TV films, big premieres to fight OTT
»   BSNL raises ₹8,500 cr via sovereign bonds, plans to sell assets worth ₹18k cr
    Source: Livemint
»   China attacked Indian satellite communications: US Report
»   Return of fans to English stadiums on hold: UK PM
    Source: TOI
»   Vikas Khanna Gives Dish Tribute To DD On 61 Years Completion, Has Sweet Task For Netizens
    Source: Republic World
»   200 million watched IPL game in highest ever opening match viewership: BCCI
    Source: BS
»   Trai recommends forming a multi-stakeholder body to monitor net neutrality norms
    Source: Financial Express
»   A $50 Phone is Ambani's Weapon to Dominate India Telecom Market
    Source: Bloomberg Quint
»   TikTok's case against India ban dismissed – Govt
    Source: Ultra News
More International Stories From Elsewhere
»   Facebook says it may quit Europe over ban on sharing data with US
»   All Premier League games in October likely to be shown live on TV
    Source: The Guardian
»   South by Southwest Moves Toward 2021: Digital Festival Announced, With 'Plans' for a Physical Event
»   Michel Reilhac on How Festivals Are Launching a Joint VR Platform
    Source: Variety
»   TransferWise reports accelerating revenue growth to 70% in its March, 2020 fiscal year
»   Chinese propaganda network on Facebook used AI-generated faces
    Source: Techcrunch
»   Magnite Names Evans to New Post of COO
»   A+E Ups Greco to Senior VP Digital Business Development
    Source: Next Tv
»   Cable should brace for historically bad cord cutting in 2020
»   Samsung TV Plus coming to some Galaxy smartphones
    Source: Fierce Video
»   Cable Center Gives Ted Turner Bresnan Ethics in Business Award
    Source: Multichannel News
»   Virgin Media trials 2.2Gbps broadband speed
»   Swisscom turns blue in major rebrand
    Source: Broadband Tv News
»   Local News Stars Shine in Inaugural B+C Awards
»   NAB Celebrates First Amendment With New Campaign

Source: Tv Technology

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