As per TV viewership rating agency BARC, leading Hindi GEC Star Plus has reclaimed its lost No. 1 spot from Colors in urban HSM in week 1. Sony Entertainment Television (SET) has jumped to the fourth position. Colors and Zee TV have slipped to the second and fifth positions respectively. Star Utsav and Big Magic have swapped positions.
As per latest report ‘Broadband Virtualisation Accelerates to 500 million connections By 2025’ by Rethink TV, the research arm of Rethink Technologies Research, 40% of the total 1.26 billion global broadband subscriber base will be virtual broadband connections by 2025, compared with just 0.48% at the end of 2018 and 2.58% now at the start of 2020.
According to Union minister for electronics and IT, Ravi Shankar Prasad, the government has already connected 1.3 lakh gram panchayats through Bharatnet and the target is to take this to 2.5 lakh Panchayats. To promote utilisation of Bharatnet services, the govt will provide WiFi free in all villages connected through Bharat net till March 2020.