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10 June 2021 Volume 70 Issue No:88

Television | TV Channels

How television can increase time spent viewing with interactivity  
With streaming video services like Netflix, Amazon, Disney+Hotstar, and Zee5 grabbing a majority of the headlines, and becoming the flavor of the moment, many believe that linear television in India is losing its moxie.  
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Television | TV Channels

PE firm CVC Capital proposes to buy out ATP, WTA tennis tours  
Changes may be afoot as far as broadcasting rights of professional male and female tennis calendars are concerned if reports emerging over the past two days are to be believed. Sky News first reported that Luxembourg headquartered private equity firm CVC Capital Partners is in unconfirmed talks with the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) and the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) to buy a 15 per cent stake into a new entity One Tennis which will combine their two itineraries. 
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Television | TV Channels

Get a jab, industry urges staff, workers as it resumes operations  
With the second wave of the pandemic beginning to show signs of a slowdown, organisations across the country are gearing up to welcome their employees back to the office. But with the threat of a third wave looming large, they are taking no chances and making arrangements for their employees to get vaccinated on time.  
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DTH | DTH Operator

Tata Sky unveils its newly revamped music service, Tata Sky Music  
Aligned with its new brand purpose to make tomorrow better than today for its subscribers, content distribution, and Pay TV platform Tata Sky on Thursday unveiled its revamped music service offering, Tata Sky Music.  
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iWorld | Gaming

Nazara's WCC brings aboard Abhinav Mukund as Tamil commentator  
World Cricket Championship (WCC), from the house of Nazara Technologies, has touched the 155 million download mark, with addition of 15 million new downloads this year. The mobile gaming company is now looking to reach out to its fans in the vernacular markets, and has brought aboard former team India player Abhinav Mukund as Tamil commentator.  
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iWorld | OTT

Lionsgate Play to premiere crime thriller series 'The Pact'  
Lionsgate Play will premier the crime thriller drama series The Pact on 11 June. Directed by Rebecca Johnson and Eric Styles, the six-episode series stars Abbie Hern, Julie Hesmondhalgh, Laura Fraser, Eiry Thomas, and Heledd Gwynn as friends with a common agenda of acrimony towards their functional team leader.  
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Press Releases
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More News From Indian Television
Bob Bakish, ViacomCBS and the streaming war
Over the last few weeks, a spate of mergers and acquisitions has taken the media and entertainment industry by storm. First WarnerMedia and Discovery, then Amazon and MGM - as the streaming war intensifies, US media giant ViacomCBS is also gearing up for a tough race, building one of the largest and diversified content slates.................... Read More...
Disney+ Hotstar to enter Thailand market on 30 June
Disney+Hostar has been a significant contributor to Walt Disney Co. (Disney)'s biggest OTT bet Disney+. Following its success in India and Indonesia, Disney+Hotstar is now rapidly expanding its footprints in the South East Asian market. Coming 30 June, the service will be operational in Thailand.............. Read More...
SonyLIV sells 70 per cent inventory for Euro 2020
Much-awaited UEFA Euro 2020 will go live on SonyLIV. The platform is now ready to add a local touch to the tournament, by bringing it live in six different languages in India including Hindi, English, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Bengali.................... Read More...
More Indian Stories From Elsewhere
»   White House drops Trump orders trying to ban TikTok, WeChat
»   China's Huawei to be excluded from influential JPMorgan bond indices
»   ISRO to help development projects in Northeast: Minister Jitendra Singh
    Source: ETTelecom
»   'Encourage use of PM eVidya TV channels among school 'students'
»   Veteran sports administrator Abdulla dies
»   Government approves allotment of 5 MHz spectrum in 700 MHz band to Indian Railways

Source: TOI

»   B2C revenue tilt to improve margins for Polycab India
»   Content creators on Facebook, Instagram can now earn extra payout

Source: BS

»   Airtel, Vodafone customers are getting scam messages asking for KYC verification, here is how to identify them
    Source: India Today
»   2 nabbed for defrauding telecom dept in Bengaluru, used 900 SIM cards to convert international calls to local
    Source: India Tv News
»   Jio is India's Strongest Brand and World's Strongest Telco: Brand Finance 2021 Report
    Source: News18
»   OnePlus Nord CE 5G to launch on June 10: Here's all you need to know
    Source: Business Today
»   Ajay Arora moves on from Netflix
    Source: Financial Express
»   Cabinet allocates 5 MHz spectrum for Indian Railways to improve communication and signalling
    Source: Livemint
»   Skylo-Inmarsat to Enable World's First Commercial Narrowband IoT Over Satellite
    Source: Telecom Talk
»   Google's 'Firmina' Subsea Cable Will Link North and South America
    Source: PC Mag
More International Stories From Elsewhere
»   Chief executive Annette Thomas to leave Guardian Media Group
»   Fastly says single customer triggered bug behind mass internet outage
    Source: The Guardian
»   Roblox Hit With $200 Million-Plus Lawsuit by Music Publishers Alleging Unauthorized Song Use
»   Facebook Advertising Head Carolyn Everson Quits
    Source: Variety
»   Mythical Games raises $75M to build an NFT game engine
»   Stacey Abrams co-founded fintech company Now raises $9.5M
    Source: Techcrunch
»   Lin-Manuel Miranda Film 'In the Heights' on HBO Max June 10
»   Nexstar Digital Promotes Susan Parker to Top Strategy and Data Post
    Source: Next Tv
»   Lumen builds video encoding into fiber and edge networks
»   HBO Max eats crow over busted Apple TV app
    Source: Fierce Video
»   Six Days In, Cox Media Stations Still Have No Live Online Streams
»   CPJ Executive Director Joel Simon Stepping Down at Year's End
    Source: Multichannel News
»   Media Meet & Greet: a delegate's view on why you should attend
»   Premier League stays on Sky Deutschland
    Source: Broadband Tv News
»   MRC: Nielsen Undercounted Local TV Viewing
»   Imlay Will Retire as SBE General Counsel
    Source: Tv Technology
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