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27 Nov 2021 Volume 70 Issue No:28

Television | TV Channels

Right time for the LCO ecosystem to reinvent itself: Jio Platforms' Saurabh Sancheti  
Saurabh Sancheti, the young and dynamic CFO of Jio Platfroms, and one of Fortune India's 40 under 40 has been instrumental in scripting the success story of Reliance's Cable business post its acquisition of two largest cable TV and broadband companies in the country - Hathway Cable & Datacom and DEN Networks for a sum of Rs 5,230 crore in October of 2018.  
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Mam | Media And Advertising

Koo co-founder Mayank Bidawatka on breaking the language barrier for social media users  
Having launched at the outset of the pandemic, home-grown multi-lingual micro-blogging platform, Koo has already garnered over fifteen million users in a short span of twenty months. Pitched as India's alternative to the US microblogging platform Twitter.  
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Television | TV Channels

ICC Men's T20 World Cup '21 garners reach of 167 million on TV  
The ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 garnered a reach of 167 million on TV. The event staged in the UAE and Oman, broke viewership records in several regions, including India, as per data shared by the cricket governing body.  
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Television | TV Channels
Sony Sports ropes in five sponsors for 'The Ashes 2021'  
Sony Pictures Sports Network (SPSN) is set to telecast 'The Ashes 2021' live from 8 December. The broadcaster has roped in BYJU's, Policy Bazaar, Siggnature Elaichi, Bosch Appliances, Dafa News as sponsors. The series will be aired on Sony Six (English), Sony Ten 3 (Hindi), and Sony Ten 4 (Tamil and Telugu) channels and livestreamed on its on-demand OTT platform, SonyLIV.  
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Mam | Marketing

53% online shoppers favour social commerce owing to affordability, transparency & convenience: Report  
The combination of social media with digital commerce is seeing huge growth in India considering the benefit it brings to customers as well as businesses. Currently, there are 157 million social commerce shoppers, which is 53 per cent of the total shoppers in the country, according to a report by WATConsult, an Isobar company.

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Mam | Media And Advertising

Flipkart launches 'India Ka Fashion Capital' campaign with Ranbir Kapoor & Alia Bhatt  
Homegrown e-commerce marketplace Flipkart has launched the ninth edition of its 'India Ka Fashion Capital' campaign in a new avatar, featuring Bollywood's It couple Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt. Conceptualised in collaboration with McCann World group, the campaign encourages customers to upgrade their fashion wardrobes.

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Press Releases
» Zee 24 Taas to host 'Udaan - Dare to Dream'
» iTV Network launches NewsX Kannada news portal
» List of documents to carry when riding a bike
» News18 India launches special campaign 'Saans Lene Do'
More News From Indian Television
There needs to be a level playing field: Tata Sky CEO Harit Nagpal on Free Dish issue
Harit Nagpal, the MD and CEO of India's largest Pay TV distributor - Tata Sky is known to be a vocal man. Time and again, he has used several platforms and occasions to bring the industry's concerns to the notice of the government and regulators......... Read More...
Indian content producers see uptick in revenues from online video platforms
The production of local originals in India is heating up and giving a boost to the creative economy. Online video platforms are expected to invest heavily into local original content to ensure robust paid subscriber growth. "The market for digital content has definitely increased," said Fremantle India managing director Aradhana Bhola....... Read More...
TV9 Network onboards Munaf Merchant as VP - sales
As part of its aggressive expansion plans, TV9 Digital has strengthened its digital sales team further and onboarded Munaf Merchant as vice president – sales. Merchant will be responsible for building and driving direct revenue streams that cater to the TV9 Digital platforms bouquet........... Read More...
More Indian Stories From Elsewhere
»   TRAI proposes nil charge on USSD messages for mobile banking, payment services
»   Punjab: Cable operators object to tariff cap, AAP says dictatorial
    Source: Indian Express
»   Telecom body to Trai: Vodafone Idea's new tariff to discourage mobile number porting
»   EU countries agree on common stance on new rules for U.S. tech giants
    Source: ET Telecom
»   Sidhu says Capt stalled his proposed law to end Fastway monopoly
    Source: HT
»   Zee Network to Acquire Vijay-Starrer Thalapathy 66's Satellite Rights?
    Source: News18
»   YES Bank moves Supreme Court as HC rejects plea on Dish voting rights
    Source: BS
»   Finolex Cables stock rises 4% as Geojit sees 14% upside, assigns 'accumulate' rating
    Source: BT
»   New Covid-19 variant triggers alert in India: Govt to tighten Covid testing for tourists
    Source: Livemint
»   Time to invest in sportspersons: Bhutia
    Source: The Hindu
»   Bharti Airtel Conducts India's First 5G Trial Using 700 MHz Spectrum
    Source: Telecom Talk
»   TRAI suggests free USSD messages for all users to encourage digital payments
    Source: India Today
»   Vodafone Idea's revenue market share steadies at 18.6% in Q2: Trai
    Source: ET
More International Stories From Elsewhere
»   In Asia's Influencer-Led Economy Video Platforms Have Less Use for Agencies, VidCon Told
»   How TikTok Is Building on the Surging Video App's Entertainment Strategy
    Source: Variety
»   Giuseppe Dell'Anno: 'I thought Bake Off was going to be a nightmare'
»   As Black Mirror turns 10, just how well did it predict the future?
    Source: The Guardian
»   Google agrees with UK's CMA to deeper oversight of Privacy Sandbox
»   Jefa raises $2 million to offer digital accounts for women in LATAM
    Source: Techcrunch
»   Gray Pulling Local Station News Content From Sinclair's NewsOn
»   Brian Kelly, Prominent Cable TV Marketer, Dies at 62
    Source: Broadcasting Cable
»   Cable One preps network for DOCSIS 4.0 as it eyes 10G future
»   VMware posts revenue jump from subscriptions, SaaS
    Source: Fierce Video
»   Cable Industry Momentum Was Palpable at Cable-Tec Expo 2021
»   FITE To Offer Exclusive Metallica Concert as Part of Triller Combat PPV Event
    Source: Multichannel News
»   New sports channel for Slovakia
»   Orange head Stephane Richard resigns
    Source: Broadband Tv News
»   RBS TV Selects Pebble To Restructure, Centralize Operations
    Source: Tv Technology
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