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09 Dec 2021 Volume 70 Issue No:38

Television | TV Channels

TV Brand Fest 2021: GEC space remains unchallenged in building mass reach, say marketers  
On day three of the TV Brand Fest 2021, media and marketing heads of prominent organisations discussed the merits and challenges of fiction and nonfiction content as a vehicle for brand messaging. The five-day event being organised by is co-powered by Star India.  
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Regulators | Trai

Trai seeks suggestions to enhance ease of doing business in telecom and broadcasting sector  
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) has released a consultation paper on "Ease of Doing Business in Telecom and Broadcasting Sector". The industry stakeholders can send their comments by 5 January 2022, and counter comments can be submitted by 19 January 2022.  
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Television | TV Channels

Discovery acquires assets of ad-tech company Zedo  
Discovery Inc on Wednesday announced that it has acquired the assets, technology and intellectual property of Zedo, an advertising technology company based in both the United States and India.  
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DTH | DTH Operator

Tata Sky launches localised campaign for West Bengal  
Tata Sky has launched a new campaign - 'Ki Darun' in the West Bengal market to promote its Rs 225 pack. The pack comprises both Bengali and Hindi channels including drama, films, music, kids, news, sports and edutainment channels along with the benefit of on-the-go viewing available through the Tata Sky mobile app.  
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Movies | Hindi
Motion Content Group, Film Critics Guild announce latest edition of Critics' Choice Awards  
Motion Content Group of GroupM, in collaboration with the Film Critics Guild announced the launch of the fourth edition of Critics' Choice Awards to honour the talent in short films, web series, and feature films.  
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MAM | Media and Advertising
Vidyuth Bhandary named studio head of Dice Media  
Strengthening its key leadership team further, Pocket Aces, a homegrown digital media entertainment company has announced the elevation of Vidyuth Bhandary to the studio head, Dice Media.  
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Press Releases
» Do Smart TVs Have Security Risks?
» Aaj Tak returns with latest edition of 'Agenda Aaj Tak'
» Republic Media Network concludes first 'India Economic Summit'
» News18 India wins 'Most Admired Brand of the Year' at ACEF Asian Leaders Awards
More News From Indian Television
How short video apps took media brands to masses in 2021
"It came, it saw, it conquered..." the statement perfectly describes the meteoric rise of ByteDance-owned short video app TikTok in India. Such was the momentum created by it that by December 2020 – that just six months after TikTok was banned - the market was flooded by its Indian counterparts with Dailyhunt's Josh leading the pack....... Read More...
TV Brand Fest 2021: Brands share mantras for enhancing market share through TV.
Day two of the five-day TV Brand Fest summit being organised by saw brands discuss their experience, with regards to increasing the market share while using Television as a communication tool.  ..... Read More...
MIB took action against 139 cases of obscene/violent TV content since 2018: Anurag Thakur
Since 2018, the ministry of information and broadcasting (MIB) has taken action against 139 cases on content related to obscenity and violence on TV, I&B minister Anurag Thakur told the Parliament on Tuesday during the winter session......... Read More...
More Indian Stories From Elsewhere
»   China's Weibo slips on Hong Kong debut
»   Russia blocks Tor web anonymity service
»   Apple's Tim Cook signed $275 bln deal to placate China: Report
    Source: ET Telecom
»   ISRO initiated research and development activities for active removal of space debris: Govt
»   Telcos seek sale of all 5G bands, levy cut & longer moratorium for payment of dues
    Source: ET
»   Twitter Spaces recording feature now available to more users
    Source: TOI
»   Culture Ministry pulls out all stops for Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations
»   No coercive action against digital media without our approval, says Madras HC
    Source: Indian Express
»   After DoT, TRAI asks Starlink to stop taking pre-orders in India
    Source: India Today
»   Trai seeks public views on simplifying process for telecom, broadcast players
    Source: Livemint
»   NASA sends a prototype of a new communications satellite and a classified cargo into orbit
    Source: The Times Hub
»   GB News Weighs International Expansion With Media Partners
    Source: Bloomberg Quint
»   Late Indians outfielder/commentator Jack Graney wins Frick Award
»   Ben Stokes in no-ball drama after overstepping not called by TV umpire
    Source: ESPN
»   Mukesh Ambani calls for subsidized mobile phones
    Source: Ultra News
»   IT Rules 2021: Madras High Court Restrains Coercive Action Against Digital Media Platforms Under IBDF
    Source: Live Law
More International Stories From Elsewhere
»   Senate panel interrogates Instagram CEO on how platform protects children
»   How Allegra Stratton's struggles kept press briefing project off air
    Source: The Guardian
»   ViacomCBS, Wattpad Webtoon Studios Team for Paramount Plus Series Slate
»   Ari Lennox, Måneskin to Perform at YouTube Streamy Awards 2021
    Source: Variety
»   Daily Crunch: Byju's edtech buying spree continues with $100M purchase of Austria's GeoGebra
»   Instagram's Adam Mosseri defends the app's teen safety track record to Congress
    Source: Techcrunch
»   Like Magic, Harry Potter And Friends Return To Hogwarts for HBO Max
»   Did Roku Quietly Capitulate to Google on AV1 Codec Support with Its October Streaming Stick 4K Release?
    Source: Broadcasting Cable
»   Social streamer Scener lands Hulu vet Baron as new CEO
»   FuboTV closes Molotov buy, envisions 'scalable global platform'
    Source: Fierce Video
»   Charter's Tom Rutledge Says 2022 Will Be 'Return to Normalcy'
    Source: Multichannel News
»   Molotov fined €7m in retrans row
»   Tele Columbus commences nationwide DOCSIS 3.1 upgrade
    Source: Broadband Tv News
»   NextGen TV Comes to the Nation's Capital
»   ATSC Announces Board Member Election Results
    Source: Tv Technology
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