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16 June 2021 Volume 70 Issue No:93

Television | TV Channels

Star Sports successfully launches Picture in Picture ad format during Roland Garros  
The date: 10 June 2021. The event: the first of the women's semi-finals of the French Open between two debutantes Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Tamara Zidansek. The channel: Star Sports. The Russian seeded 31 in the world has just lost her first game to her competitor from Slovenia and the latter walks to her chair by the side of the court.  
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Television | TV Channels

upGrad ties up with Star Sports for upcoming WTC finals  
Higher ed-tech company upGrad on Tuesday announced its advertising tie-up with Star Sports for the upcoming ICC World Test Championship (WTC) finals: India Vs New Zealand and the 2021 Wimbledon Championship. 
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iWorld | OTT

Twitter appoints interim chief compliance officer in India  
Microblogging site Twitter has appointed an interim chief compliance officer in line with the new IT rules which came into effect on 26 May. The company will share the details with the IT ministry soon, it said on Tuesday. 
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iWorld | OTT

MX Player deploys H.266, slashes video streaming data usage by half  
Online video consumption in India has grown exponentially, accounting for 80 per cent of consumer internet traffic. However, the user experience remains highly dependent on data usage and network speed.  
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DTH | DTH Operator

Dish TV India joins hands with JOP Network for dubbed movie service "Hits Active"  
Dish TV has joined hands with content house, JOP Network Pvt Ltd to re-introduce dubbed movie service– Hits Active, in a new Avatar to broadcast International and South Indian hit movies dubbed in Hindi.  
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iWorld | OTT  
HiPi ties up with Zee Bangla's Dance Bangla Dance  
Tech firm BITCS has roped in Abhay Ojha as the CEO of its short video app, Changa. According to the company, Ojha's main role will be to scale up the platform and bolster its content offerings.  
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Press Releases
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More News From Indian Television
Sun TV Network's outlook for FY22 remains positive despite short-term headwinds
Sun TV Network has navigated the pandemic well through the FY21 despite initial setbacks as it ended q4 with Rs 449.88 crore profit, 80 per cent up year-on-year. While there could be short-term headwinds in ad revenue due to the second wave of the pandemic..................... Read More...
We are working towards a diverse content offering: Zee5's Nimisha Pandey
Zee5 has announced a partnership with TVF (The Viral Fever) as the platform looks at diversifying its library. In the last few months, ZEE's digital arm has stepped up its content game by acquiring blockbuster Radhe and buying rights for Friends: The Reunion to stream in India................ Read More...
V Raghunandan roped in as new TRAI secretary
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Monday announced the appointment of V Raghunandan as the new secretary of the regulatory body. Raghunandan was working as a deputy director general at the Department of Telecommunications (DoT). ..................... Read More...
More Indian Stories From Elsewhere
»   ETTelecom interviews: Nokia India's Sanjay Malik on business growth, restructuring, 5G trials and PLI scheme
»   WTC Final: ICC announces broadcast and digital distribution plans
    Source: ETTelecom
»   Govt launches website for trusted telecom products
»   'Family Man 2', 'Tandav', 'Sacred Games': Web-series that sparked controversies

Source: TOI

»   SpaceX's Starlink satellite to provide in-flight Wi-Fi soon: Report

Source: Indian Express

»   World's First Wooden Satellite Aims to Reach Space by End of 2021
    Source: News18
»   HC asks Karnataka govt to formulate guidelines, prevent police from leaking info to media
    Source: HT
»   Fixed line internet service providers form new industry association
    Source: New Indian Express
»   Airtel, Jio and Vi ask TRAI not to intervene in tweaking validity period of prepaid plans
    Source: India Today
»   Local TV Stations Take Newscasts National With Help From Streaming Partners
»   TV Networks Report Hot Ad Market Despite Falling Viewership
    Source: BloomberQuint
»   Dish TV board to consider fundraising of up to Rs 1,000 cr next week
    Source: BS
»   Jio Objects To TRAI Proposal To Give Fixed Line Broadband License Fee Concessions As DBT
    Source: Medianama
»   NBA Draft Combine 2021: All the Participants Revealed for June 21-27 NBA Draft Combine, Watch Live
    Source: Inside Sports
More International Stories From Elsewhere
»   Ex-BBC boss condemns Bashir deceit to land Diana interview
»   Brands pull ads from GB News TV channel over content concerns
    Source: The Guardian
»   TikTok Signs as VidCon Title Sponsor for 2021, Taking Spot From YouTube (EXCLUSIVE)
»   Roger Waters Says He Turned Down Facebook's Offer to Use Pink Floyd Song in Ad
    Source: Variety
»   Uberall raises $115M, acquires MomentFeed to scale up its location marketing services
»   Apna raises $70 million to help workers in India secure jobs
    Source: Techcrunch
»   Scripps Launches OTT News Network Covering Florida
»   TV By the Numbers: NBA Still Dominant, But College Baseball's Also a Home Run for ESPN Watch-Time and Impressions
    Source: Next Tv
»   Google TV stresses its search and recommendation acumen
»   Sling TV plans to maintain price advantage 'well into foreseeable future'
    Source: Fierce Video
»   Summer 2021 TV Premiere Dates
»   WideOpenWest Talks About Buying, Selling and Building
    Source: Multichannel News
»   Orange Polska accused of pricing "irregularities"
»   A1 Austria launches Zappware-powered A1 Xplore TV on Fire TV.
    Source: Broadband Tv News
»   Lin-Manuel Miranda to Receive NAB Leadership Award Foundation
»   KBS Taps ATEME for Video Encoders
    Source: Tv Technology
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