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24 February 2021 Volume 70 Issue No:01

DTH | DTH Operator

One way forward for DTH, the Dish Network model?  
Many a TV  observer has predicted that direct to home television space will one day become extinct. While one can dismiss this as an exaggeration, the way Colorado-based Dish Network is evolving is probably what may come to pass with major DTH players.  
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Television | TV Channels

To expand reach, Shemaroo TV bets big on Ronit Roy-starrer 'Jurm aur Jazbaat'  
With the tag line Badalte Aaj Ke Liye, Shemaroo Entertainment bravely forayed into the Hindi GEC space with Shemaroo TV when the broadcast business was weathering turbulence. Despite all challenges, the brand has been evolving with changing times and entertaining its audience through different avenues.  
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Television | TV Channels

M&E sector to see 27% revenue growth in FY22: Crisil  
The pandemic has led to a significant plunge in revenue for the media and entertainment sector during fiscal 2021 (FY21). After contracting 26 per cent in this financial year, M&E sector revenue is expected to rebound by 27 per cent to Rs 1.37 lakh crore in fiscal 2022 (FY22), according to the credit rating agency Crisil.  
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iWorld | Telecom

Airtel partners with Qualcomm for rapid 5G roll-out in India  
Last month, Airtel successfully conducted 5G field trials in Hyderabad and announced that it would roll out 5G services in India in select cities by June 2021.  Now, the telco operator has partnered with Qualcomm Technologies for accelerating 5G services in India, the company stated in a regulatory filing.  
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iWorld | OTT

Disney+ launches Star streaming channel aimed at adults  
Disney+ has launched a new general entertainment service Star in Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Canada, giving the company a new streaming outlet for more adult-oriented programming.  
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iWorld | OTT

Facebook to lift news blockade in Australia after deal with govt  
Facebook said Tuesday it will lift a contentious ban on Australian news and pay local media companies for content, after a down to the wire deal on pending landmark legislation, the news media bargaining code.  
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Television | TV Channels

Former TRAI chairman Rahul Khullar passes away  
Former chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Rahul Khullar passed away early today morning following a prolonged illness.  
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HistoryTV18 sets off '#RoadTrippinWithRnM' season 3
After two hugely successful road trips with HistoryTV18, Rocky and Mayur are setting out on another road trip. This time, India's unstoppable 'highwaymen' are heading east, from Delhi to Kolkata across India's heartland................................ Read More...
Guest column: Fogg and the science of instilling behavioural change
Change can be easy and fun. Tiny is mighty at least when it comes to change. Almost all of us want to make some change in our lives – eat better, live healthier, be better parents etc. but there is a painful gap between what people want and what they actually do........................................ Read More...
What's in store for TV news in the West Bengal assembly polls
West Bengal has turned into a veritable battleground now; as the state gears up for its 17th assembly elections, the political heat in the state is unprecedented. The outcome of the three-cornered fight between Trinamool Congress (TMC), BharatiyaJanata Party (BJP) and the alliance of Congress and Leftwill have a significant impact on politics across the country................................ Read More...
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»   Google Cloud eyes public sector for growth in India
»   Facebook says it will lift its Australian news ban soon
    Source: ETTelecom
»   Indian shooters look to shine in first ISSF World Cup after COVID-19
»   Distribution of sports kits among youth clubs marks 2nd phase of 'Youth of Punjab Mission'
    Source: TOI
»   Nifty 50 next rejig: List of stocks to be included, excluded from 31 March
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Source: Livemint

»   Jupiter Telecom selects CommScope to deliver 10Gbps broadband
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»   Space startup Pixxel's satellite launch delayed again
    Source: ET
»   '60 Minutes,' 'Equalizer' Strong Sunday Punch For CBS
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»   A detailed look at JioFiber broadband plans: Price, speeds, OTT apps, and everything else
    Source: Indian Express
»   Draft govt policy seeks 3-tier checks for OTTs
    Source: HT
»   Hong Kong govt calls for tighter supervision of city's public broadcaster
    Source: BS
»   Bolo Indya launches Bolo-Live streaming feature: Here's how it works
    Source: India Tv News
»   Adani Enterprises, EdgeConneX form JV to develop data centers in India
    Source: CNBCTV18
More International Stories From Elsewhere
»   Man guilty of Daphne Caruana Galizia murder given 15-year sentence
»   Facebook reverses Australia news ban after government makes media code amendments
    Source: The Guardian
»   China Imposes New Rules to Restrict Independent Online Content Creators
»   Amazon Top Exec Jeff Blackburn Officially Exiting After Nearly 23 Years
    Source: Variety
»   9Unicorns increases its investment corpus to Rs 500 crore & announces the second close of its fund at Rs 200 crore
»   SpaceX's new $850 million raise confirmed in SEC filing
    Source: Techcrunch
»   SpotX Named SSP for Redbox Ad-Supported Streaming Content
    Source: Next Tv
»   AT&T close to sale of 'substantial' stake in DirecTV: report
»   U.S. pay TV industry lost 1.3M subscribers in Q4: UBS
    Source: Fierce Video
»   Liberty Global Looking at Possible Mobile Deals in Ireland, Poland
»   Court Clears Way for California Net Neutrality Law
    Source: Multichannel News
»   Netflix launches automatic download function
»   MGM launches new streaming service on Amazon in Italy
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»   Noland Details ATSC 3.0 Transition Costs for Public TV Stations
»   APTS Presents 2021 Lay Leadership Award to David Steward II
    Source: TV Technology
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