To discuss the policy guidelines for uplinking and downlinking of TV channels from India that was last revised in 2011, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) has announced to hold a meeting with stakeholders on 6 June.
SAIF Mauritius can now withdraw the contempt case against IVision Media, as it has got the permission from the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT).
A delegation from Information & Broadcasting Ministry (MIB) comprising of TVK Reddy, Addl. Director General and Ankur Lahoty, Asst. Director, took part at the second Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Mass Media Forum held at Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan from 23-26 May 2019.
As per a latest report by Rethink Technology Research’s Rethink TV, the direct to Home (DTH) subscribers base will fall alarmingly in coming years worldwide with more prominence in North America, Europe and Asia. The report however added that in some parts of the world DTH continues to provide an engine of growth for pay TV – but only in developing markets and only for a short while longer, notably India.
The leading direct to home (DTH) platform Dish TV has registered a consolidated net loss of Rs 1361.3 crore In Q4, that ended 31st March as against a net profit of Rs Rs 152.7 crore in the trailing quarter.
The BJP led NDA secured a landmark victory this Lok Sabha election by winning 349 seats out of 543. PM Modi said: “This is a historic mandate. We all want a new India. I want to bow down my head and say thank you."
The leading OTT platform by Balaji Telefilms, ALTBalaji has mopped up revenue of Rs 41.6 crore in FY19 as against Rs 6.8 crore in FY18. The Ekta Kapoor owned platform sold 20.1 million subscriptions in FY19 as against 1.2 million in FY18.
Hemlata Sharma has been appointed by the Zee Media Corporation Ltd (ZMCL) as distribution head. In her new role, she will oversee the distribution for all the 14 ZMCL channels including Zee News, Zee Uttar Pradesh Uttaranchal, Zee Madhya Pradesh Chhattisgarh.
On 22 May, two Punjab-based multi system operators (MSOs) Chetak Cable Network and Citi Cable Net got the notice from the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) for non-compliance of the provisions of the new regulatory framework.
Ravi Prakash, the former TV9 CEO, has said that new owners of Associated Broadcasting Company Pvt Ltd (ABCPL) should pay him royalty for the TV9 logo as it belongs to him.
As per TV viewership measurement agency BARC India’s report for Week 20, two Hindi movie channels Star Gold and Sony Max have got place in the top 10 channels list across genres. This Time, Sports 1 Hindi has exited the table along with Zee Tamil.
To help the Election Commission achieve the fair elections, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) on 22 May asked all non-news broadcasters to adhere to its Policy Guidelines for Uplinking of Television Channels from lndia -2011 and ensure that there is no violation.
The tech giant Google’s OTT platform YouTube is live streaming DD news channels on counting day. Prasar Bharati has partnered with Google for this purpose.
Vakrangee will enable offline subscription of OTT platform Zee5’s premium content. The leading video on demand (VoD) platform has partnered with Vakrangee which will help Zee5 to make its service in 3,504 Nextgen Vakrangee Kendras across India.
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