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12 June 2021 Volume 70 Issue No:90

Regulators | TRAI

TRAI introduces new regulations for technical compliance of CAS & SMS  
In a bid to put an end to content piracy in the pay TV ecosystem, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Friday amended the interconnection regulations 2017, incorporating a framework for technical compliance of CAS & SMS.  
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MAM | Marketing

Sponsors jittery, as Covid casts a shadow over Tokyo Olympic 2020  
As the countdown begins for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, brands sponsoring the mega sports event are treading cautiously. The growing public opinion against the games has compelled brands to reconsider their move to go full throttle with their gaming-linked advertising. 
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Regulators | TRAI

NBF members comply with new IT rules  
The News Broadcasters Federation has stated that all its current members duly complied with requirements of the 25 Feb issued Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 ("IT Rules, 2021") by providing required information of their entities. 
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Television | TV Channels

Sun TV clocks net profit growth of 11 %  
Television broadcast major Sun TV Network Ltd on Friday said it closed last fiscal with 11 per cent growth net profit of about Rs 1,520.41 crore on reduced revenue.  
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MAM | Marketing

Tata Digital acquires majority stake in 1mg  
Tata Digital, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Tata Group, said it is acquiring a majority stake in online pharmacy 1mg, making this the second majority acquisition in the digital economy, after the e-grocery BigBasket equity purchase.  
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MAM | Marketing

KKR's head of marketing Kaustubh Jha moves on  
Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) head of marketing, Kaustubh Jha has moved on after over two years stint with the Indian Premiere League (IPL) team. "Last week marked the end of my 2.5 years journey at Kolkata Knight Riders," Jha announced the move in a LinkedIn post.  
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Regulators | I&B Ministry

MIB appoints former journalist Kanchan Gupta as senior adviser  
The union ministry of information and broadcasting has appointed former journalist Kanchan Gupta as a senior advisor for a period of one year.  
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iWorld | OTT

SonyLIV on-boards Dr G Dhananjayan as head of Tamil content  
Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) on Friday appointed Dr G Dhananjayan as head - Tamil Content, Digital Business for its streaming service, SonyLIV.  
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More News From Indian Television
Binge app sees traction from non-metros- DAS 2, DAS 3 cities: Tata Sky's Pallavi Puri
Pay TV meanders along in India, even as the near future will expectedly watch digital adoption accelerating at a rapid pace of disruption. The legacy direct-to-platform (DTH) players are taking note of the shift in consumer habits to keep up with the trend. Tata Sky has been one such player to embrace streaming services to retain consumers..................... Read More...
Zee5 set to launch in US on 22 June
In what could be its biggest launch till date, Indian streaming platform Zee5 is all set to enter the United States market on 22 June. With this, the platform has set the stage for its rapid growth in a market that has over 5.4 million diaspora audiences with a deep cultural and language connection to its content.............. Read More...
Bollywood should explore superhero films with long-term licensing: Cosmos-Maya's Anish Mehta
Anish JS Mehta started his career as an accounts executive in 2003, and over time, he has managed to reach new heights. In 2010, he became the chief operating officer of Cosmos-Maya, a leading animation studio in India. .................... Read More...
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»   A First: Editing Teams At Olympics Will Generate Both HDR and HD Content
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    Source: Tv Technology
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