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11 May 2021 Volume 70 Issue No:62

Cable TV | LCO

GTPL Hathway earmarks Rs 400 crore capex for FY22  
Pan India multi-system operator (MSO) GTPL Hathway is increasing its capex projection for FY22 to Rs 400 crore, compared to Rs 335 crore it invested in FY21, a top executive revealed in an investors call.  
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Television | TV Channels

Remaining IPL matches to be played outside India: BCCI prez Sourav Ganguly  
The remainder of the suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 will be played outside the country, said Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) head Sourav Ganguly, putting to rest a lot of speculations about the league. 
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Cable TV | MSO

NXTDIGITAL & Siti Networks ink industry-first pact for infra sharing  
Hinduja Group's Headend-in-the-Sky (HITS) platform NXTDIGITAL and multi-system operator (MSO) Siti Networks have inked a first-ever infrastructure sharing agreement in the MSO space in the country.  
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Television | TV Channels

IPL 2021: Advertisers will have to pay only for matches played  
The Indian Premier League (IPL) going into limbo due to the current Covid2019 crisis has thrown up a whole host of problems for the stakeholders involved. With only 29 games played and nearly an equal number of matches still in hand, advertisers who had struck ad deals well in advance or for the entire duration of the league were in a fix  
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Movies | Regional

Nayattu movie review: A raw take on the Indian political circus  
At a time when police highhandedness, use of excessive force and collusion between lawmakers and lawkeepers has come under scrutiny in the US, India and other parts of the world, Malayalam political thriller Nayattu enters the fray with a story in which the ''hunter becomes the hunted''.  
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Television | TV Channels

Covid relief: Sunrisers Hyderabad donates Rs 30 crore  
Sun TV Network, owners of IPL team Sunrisers Hyderabad, has donated Rs 30 crore towards India's Covid2019 relief efforts. The amount donated by Sun TV will be used to undertake Covid relief works carried out by the central and state governments along with various other non-profits.   
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Television | Production House

BBC Studios signs Alex Gale to develop non-scripted content  
BBC Studios International Production has signed a first-look development deal with award-winning documentary maker Alex Gale. The deal will see Gale co-develop premium non-scripted content with BBC Studios local production companies in Australia, India, South Africa, and Germany.  
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Press Releases
» Zee Cinema bags 7 awards across categories at ACEF 10th Global Customer Engagement Forum and Awards, Primetime Awards 2020 and Global Digital Marketing Excellence Awards 2021
» News18 Madhya Pradesh/ Chhattisgarh launches a new show with doctors "Corona Par Baat, Doctors Ke Saath"
» Biiggbang Amusement announces its first collaboration with Assorted Motion Pictures with the award-winning film, Rikshawala
More News From Indian Television
How MX TakaTak plans to sustain its initial success
MX Player entered the short video race with the launch of MX TakaTak when the Indian audience was looking for a TikTok alternative. It was just one aspirant among a bunch of homegrown apps that were looking to fill the void created by the abrupt ban on Chinese-origin apps...................... Read More...
No accounts will be deleted because of the new update, says WhatsApp
Facebook owned instant messaging platform WhatsApp has clarified that it will not delete Indian user accounts that do not accept its new privacy policy. The app had earlier told users that if they do not accept the new update by 15 May, they would lose access to their accounts....................................................... Read More...
Sun TV Network donates Rs 30 crores towards Covid relief efforts
Sun TV Network is donating a sum of Rs 30 crores to provide relief to those affected by the second wave of the Covid2019 pandemic. The donated amount will be spent on several initiatives currently underway in various states of India including, proceeds to the various programmes initiated by the Centre and state governments. ................................................. Read More...
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    Source: ET Telecom
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    Source: India Today
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Source: BS

»   DoT urges health ministry to consider prioritising frontline telecom workers for Covid vaccine

Source: TOI

»   Kaun Banega Crorepati 13: How to register for Amitabh Bachchan's game show?
    Source: Indian Express
»   'Show them such one-sided matches, they'll switch to other sports': Ramiz Raja calls ZIM v PAK Tests a 'mismatch series'
    Source: Indian Express
»   NIOS Extends Deadline to Pay Fee for June 2021 Exams
    Source: News18
»   Vice Media Targets $3 Billion Valuation in SPAC Merger
    Source: Bloomberg Quint
»   Conor McGregor Wealth: Does The UFC Star Have Enough Money To Buy Manchester United?
    Source: Republic World
»   SITI Networks Announce Infrastructure Sharing With Hinduja's HITS Platform NXTDigital
    Source: Business Wire India
»   BSNL 4G Extended to New Rural Parts of India
    Source: Telecom Talk
»   Indio Networks plans TIP-powered networking solutions
    Source: Telecomlead
More International Stories From Elsewhere
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»   Prince Harry and Oprah Winfrey join forces for mental health TV series
    Source: The Guardian
»   Radish Fiction App Acquired by Korea's Kakao for $440 Million
»   Ava DuVernay, Mark Ruffalo and More React to NBC Dropping the Golden Globes: 'Everything Matters'
    Source: Variety
»   Flipkart in early talks to raise $1 billion ahead of IPO
»   Lidar startup Innovusion closes $64M round led by Temasek
    Source: Techcrunch
»   TV By the Numbers: NBA Basketball Scores for Watch-Time
»   Boomer's Back: Chris Berman Signs Extension With ESPN
    Source: Next Tv
»   TiVo ramps up its smart TV OS push as Google TV comes online
»   MobiTV bankruptcy auction starts this week with Amino as bidder
    Source: Fierce Video
»   Dish Launches $1.25 Billion Debt Offering
»   Brian Tee's Prescription for Greater AAPI Representation on Television
    Source: Multichannel News
»   Zattoo reduces streaming latency
»   Achilleas Kanaris to head Vodafone Romania
    Source: Broadband Tv News
»   Global Streaming Subs to Hit 1.5B by 2026, Report Says
»   NBC Won't Broadcast Golden Globes in 2022
    Source: Tv Technology
»   U.K. Cyber Spies Took Down 15-Times More Scams During Pandemic
    Source: Bloomberg Law
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