Viewers have always wanted sharing their content on different types of screen but the cost and investment in additional tech was a big worry. Now, VuLiv Player, India’s leading offline OTT entertainment platform has launched VuShare, a mobile technology for simulcasting a user’s videos, music, photos on multiple screens including smartphones, computers or even Smart TV without any additional hardware or even without internet or any additional cost.
‘Most Attractive Brands’ is an annual study conducted by Trust Research Advisory (TRA) Research based on a primary research conducted across 16 Indian cities among 2,456 consumers. This year, the direct to home (DTH) operator Tata Sky and multi system operator (MSO) DEN Networks have topped the list of ‘Most Attractive Brands 2017’ in the DTH and cable segment respectively, while NDTV has emerged as the most attractive brand in the media TV category.
The merger deal between direct to home (DTH) platforms Dish TV India and Videocon d2h has got the green light from the ministry of information and broadcasting (MIB).
According to a KPMG survey, ransomware is the biggest threat to Indian firms. It added as cyber attacks grow, 69 per cent of the organisations in India feel that ransomware is a significant risk to them while 43 per cent revealed they have experienced ransomware attacks in the past year.
The moonshot factory of Alphabet (earlier Google) – X, and the Government of Andhra Pradesh have signed an MoU to bring the breakthrough Free Space Optical Communication (FSOC) technology in order to provide internet through the government Fibergrid project.
On 15 December, the Supreme Court directed the CBI, the ED and the special public prosecutor appointed by it in the 2G spectrum scam case to file a status report on the probe carried out by ED in the Aircel-Maxis deal case.
Net neutrality is currently the hot topic world over. While the US government is against it, Germany and India want it. Once again, the Telecom Regulator Authority of India (TRAI) on defended its stance on net neutrality, asserting that keeping the internet open and free is the "right way" forward for India.
To pre-empt another Zakir Naik episode, and to stop illegal channels by cable TV operators, the government will soon make it mandatory for Multiple System Operators (cable hubs that downlink and distribute signals to consumers) to seek a security . Government had faced criticism for letting Zakir Naik owned Peace TV and state-owned Pakistan TV run in sensitive areas like Jammu and Kashmir.
The global OTT player Netflix is now aiming a big expansion by partnering with local cable TV operators. As India is a country dominated by cable operators, the move is very pragmatic to increase the viewer base.
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