Wednesday, 25 April 2018

India to get its biggest telecom towers group; Bharti Infratel to merge with Indus Towers

Bharti  Infratel has announced its intention to merge with Indus Towers which is owned by Vodafone India and Idea Cellular. Post-merger, it will be a $14.6 billion company with 1.63 lakh towers.

Upma Chaudhary may become next MIB Secretary

As per media sources, Upma Chaudhary, a 1983 batch Himachal IAS officer, may become the new secretary with the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB).

BARC India starts Out Of Home (OOH) viewership data

The TV viewership measurement agency the Broadcasters Audience Research Council (BARC) has launched out of home (OOH) viewership data. Experts say that this will give a major boost for broadcasters as well as sports broadcasters.

Travelxp to launch 4K HDR channel in India; to launch in UK as FTA

Travelxp, the travel and lifestyle channel, is going to debut in the UK on 30 April as a free to air (FTA) service on Freeview UK platform. As per company’s claims, the distribution on Freeview will allow the channel to reach close to 16 million homes.

Airtel Digital TV’s Q4 EBITDA stands at Rs 370 crore

As per latest disclosure, the direct to home (DTH) arm Bharti Telemedia, Airtel Digital TV’s EBITDA for the quarter ended 31 March (Q4) has remained unattractive at Rs 370.1 crore as against Rs 370.8 crore in the trailing quarter ended 31 December.

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Airtel-Jio IPL ad matter reaches HC

On 24 April, the Delhi High Court sought the response of Airtel on a contempt plea moved by Reliance Jio. In the complaint, the appellant alleged that Airtel's campaign for IPL was in violation of the previous order.

QYOU partners with iflix, Go Media, Jio; reaches 300 million consumers

To reach more and more consumers, the world’s leading curator of premium ‘best-of-the-web’ video for multiscreen distribution QYOU Media has already partnered with iflix, Go Media and Jio. It now reaches 300 million consumers globally.

India to get its biggest telecom towers group; Bharti Infratel to merge with Indus Towers

Bharti  Infratel has announced its intention to merge with Indus Towers which is owned by Vodafone India and Idea Cellular. Post-merger, it...