Monday, 30 June 2014
Hyderabad police on 29 June had conducted a raid in Thirumalgery, Secunderabad area and arrested four persons who are illegally tapping the Satellite signal and also making Signal Piracy of cable TV service providers in the name of M/s Pearl Technology.
India’s leading multi system operators (MSOs) Siticable has decided to offer broadband and other value added services (VAS) to its customers. The network will soon launch SitiBroadband service in Kolkata.
Mukesh Ambani-controlled TV18 Broadcast Ltd, is planning to launch India's first 24-hour Gujarati business channel. The channel will go live from July 1, 2014. Sanjay Pugalia will be the editor-in-chief of the new channel.
To keep Prime Minister Narendra Modi informed about the mood of the nation, the Information and Broadcasting Ministry has begun sending his office an analysis of the latest trends on social media.
India's national space agency Indian Space and Research Organisation in the early morning of June 30 launched five satellites from four countries from the spaceport of Sriharikota in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Friday, 27 June 2014
The ministry of Information and Broadcasting has advised all broadcast companies and teleport operators to take prior approval of the ministry for making payments in foreign exchange towards hiring of transponders of foreign satellites.
Tata Communications, a leading provider of a new world of communication, announces a partnership with Kaltura that will combine Tata Communications’ next generation Content Delivery Network (CDN) with Kaltura’s leading open source online video platform. The integrated offering will enable media companies, enterprises and educational institutions to manage the entire video process, from acquisition to delivery, through a single easy-to-use interface.
In the week 25 of TAM TV ratings, while Star Plus, Zee TV and Life OK gained big, the other GECs saw a drop in the viewership.
In April 2014, ASCI’s Consumer Complaints Council (CCC) upheld complaints against 82 out of 124 advertisements.
Lifesize, a division of Logitech and supplier in the field of HD video communication has appointed Gagan Verma as regional director for India and SAARC region.
The Society of Cable Television engineers announced a plan on 26 June to provide cable system operators with new standards, technology, solutions and training to significantly cut the energy use and cost of their networks by 2020.
Thursday, 26 June 2014
Former newspaper editor and ex-Downing Street communications chief Andy Coulson was found guilty of conspiracy to hack phones in what is widely seen as an embarrassment for British Prime Minister David Cameron.
Ditto TV, India's first OTT (Over-The-Top) TV distribution platform from Zee New Media, the digital arm of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL), had brought International news and current affairs channel Al Jazeera to its bouquet.
Wednesday, 25 June 2014
Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd’s (ZEEL) subsidiary Zee Music Company has signed an agreement with movie studio Viacom 18 motion Pictures.
ZEEL-owned sports broadcaster Ten Sports has acquired the rights for premium football competitions the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League for the next cycle of three Seasons starting 2015-16.
Brazil's new set of internet regulations came into effect in a bid to tighten security after the espionage scandal exposed by former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden.
Recent successful raids by Hong Kong Customs on suppliers of a pirate TV box service should serve as a warning to all potential consumers of unauthorised TV services, according to Asia’s pay-TV association, CASBAA. “Buying a dodgy TV box is a bad deal for consumers,” said CASBAA’s Chief Policy Officer John Medeiros. “The content is being illegally supplied and the signal is subject to interruption at any time.”
Tuesday, 24 June 2014
The Delhi high court has restrained over 400 websites from showing FIFA 2014 World Cup matches on the plea of MSM Pvt Ltd which contended that as authorised broadcaster of the tournament its rights were being infringed by the "rogue" portals.
Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Praksah Javadekar in public meeting said that India’s Media and Entertainment sector has immense opportunities and the world "is fascinated by our culture and Indian cinema is becoming very popular."
Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) had issued a consultation paper for regulating channels and services offered by local cable operator and direct-to-home (DTH) operators called platform services.
The Ministry of information and Broadcasting on June 23 had issued an advisory to all TV channel to avoid showing images and scene which depict rash, negligent or dangerous driving.
Monday, 23 June 2014
India, world youngest most country which has the highest number of Facebook after America will register 40 per cent growth in Facebook users in this year.
Union I & B Minister Praksah Javadekar in a public meeting blames UPA government for discriminating policies.
JAINHITS, India’s first and only HITS based Direct to Network (DTN) service is reasserting its commitment to its growing list of local cable operators (LCO’s) across India. Thus JAINHITS has recently launched schemes titled “Double Happiness Dhamaka” and “Double Freedom Dhamaka” and are valid for billing till 30th September 2014.
US cable industry trade body the National Cable and Telecommunications Association (NCTA) has reacted to a report in the LA Times which suggested that cable TV boxes have become second-biggest energy users in many homes, describing them as hogs that feed in the sleep.
A FICCI delegation called on Shri Prakash Javadekar, Minister of State for Information & Broadcasting (Independent Charge), Government of India, and handed over FICCI’s ‘Policy Roadmap for the Media and Entertainment Sector in India’. The delegation was headed by its president, Sidharth Birla.
The road map comprises key recommendations for the Television, Film, Print, Radio, AVGC and Live Events sectors. FICCI is confident that the implementation of these recommendations will provide the much-needed boost to the media and entertainment sector, which has tremendous potential for dynamic growth and multiplier effect on employment generation without much spending from the public exchequer.
Doordarshan additional director general V K Jain has been given charge of administration department in addition to finance, PR & publicity, commercial & sales and Doordarshan archives.
According to a PTI news the positions of chairperson and some other key members of Prasar Bharati's board that have been lying vacant for sometime now are yet to be filled up.
On Friday, 20 June 2014 moved the Delhi high court contending its exclusive rights to stream matches of the tournament on the internet are being infringed by certain websites. MSM owns Sony Six the channel which owns the streaming rights for FIFA 2014.
TV18-owned ETV News Network recently acquired bu Mukesh Ambani is launching its first news channel under new owner. On 21 June, the news network that has been on a channel-launching spree of late will officially launch its Gujarati news channel ETV News Gujarati on 21 June 2014.
Friday, 20 June 2014
In his first major interaction with the top decision-makers at the CII CEOs Roundtable on Media and Entertainment held on June 19, Javadekar asked Broadcasters to reduce subscription fee, so that subscribers should also benefit from the implementation of digital addressable system (DAS).
WPP’s wholly owned operating company, XM Asia, a JWT company, has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Sofresh, a digital creative agency in Vietnam.
With the aim to target the non-English speaking customers in the rural area, state-run telecom company Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) on 18th June has announced the voices SMS service in Punjab, which will extend across the country in a phased manner.
A Tata Sky fastest growing direct-to-home (DTH) operator has brought an ad campaign to sound the launch of its application Everywhere TV on PC.
In his first major interaction with the top decision-makers at the CII CEOs Roundtable on Media and Entertainment held on June 19, Javadekar asked Broadcasters to reduce subscription fee, so that subscribers should also benefit from the implementation of digital addressable system (DAS).
Thursday, 19 June 2014
News Broadcasters Association (NBA) has introduced many new faces in its board of directors.
The ministry of labour and employment is planning to introduce a legal clause to make such clearance mandatory for children engaged in any form of audio or visual entertainment, which covers advertisements, films, television serials and sports among others.
The 40th annual general meeting (AGM) of Reliance Industries was held on 18th June. In the meeting reliance Chairman Muksehs Ambani had highlighted the future of the much awaited 4G broadband network in the country under the brand of Reliance Jio.
Axis Communications, the world leader in network video, on 18th June has brought a modular camera series that not only gives customers discreet surveillance solutions that provide high image detail, but also great flexibility in choosing the units that are ideal for the installation.
A group of leading UK digital and pay TV channels spent a combined £2.6 billion (US$4.4 billion) on programming last year, a £234 million increase on the 2012 number.
COBA, the industry group for commercial pay TV and digital channels, canvassed its members to get the content spending numbers.
Telefónica has offered €295 million (US$400 million) to acquire Mediaset’s 22% stake in Spanish pay TV operator Canal+.
The move to take full control of Digital+ follows Telefónica’s announcement of its agreement for the acquisition of Spanish media group Prisa’s 56% stake in the operator, formerly known as Digital+, for €750 million at the beginning of the month.
With 81 per cent of brands already integrating online video production into their marketing strategies and video budgets expected to increase in the next year, interactive video specialist Zentrick has partnered with IHS, the global source of information and insight, to create the first ever global research into the evolution of this growing sector; interactive video.
Pairing Zentrick’s usage data and campaign intelligence together with IHS’s own industry data and insight, they will conduct a definitive analysis report that will not only quantify the size and value of the market, but also identify growth factors, future opportunities and potential challenges. The resulting White Paper, scheduled for completion in autumn 2014, will be the first of its kind.
Cable TV and direct-to-home (DTH) operators will face new competition as Reliance Jio readies to launch 4G services next year with a mammoth investment plan of Rs 70,000 crore (Rs 700 billion) in the business. Rolling out in phases across India from 2015, the high-speed data as well as voice services will have entertainment as a big part of its strategic offering.
Delhi-based teleshopping company Teleone Consumers Product, which had recently ventured into television broadcasting with the launch of Hindi movie channel Maha Movie, is planning to launch two more channels. While the first will be a home shopping channel, the second will be in the regional space.
Wednesday, 18 June 2014
Consumers watch pirated content due to lack of content availability and concerns over price: Irdeto Report
New research from Irdeto that explores consumer consumption patterns of video content confirmed top two reasons why people turn to piracy: lack of content availability and concerns over price. Two in three consumers in Australia, India and Singapore indicated that they are either 'neutral', 'unlikely' or 'extremely unlikely' to watch pirated video content, the survey also showed that concerns over security issues and poor quality pirated videos are major impediments to piracy.
Vuclip, the world’s largest independent mobile video and Media Company, has on June 18th launched its Vuclip App for iOS. iPhone users across the world can now access an incredible library of videos while enjoying the unmatched, un-buffered viewing experience Vuclip offers even with the typical infrastructure challenges characteristic of emerging markets.
At the core of Vuclip’s strategy to capture the hearts and eyes of viewers is amazing content, including full-length movies and clips, in more than 15 languages across popular genres such as gossip, comedy, movie, news, television, lifestyle and sports.
The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) has decided to hold two open-house meetings with broadcaster beginning from July 2014. The meeting will be took place on every 5th and 20th day of a month.
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has directed all TV channels to display Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) certificate before telecast of any film/film trailer which is clearly visible to the viewers.
The Ministry of Information and broadcasting has issued its third notice to broadcasters and teleport operators to update the records of their company by 30 June 2014.
After two month of disbanding MediaPro, the distribution joint venture between Star and Zee Turner- Zee has decided to handover its distribution to Taj Television India, a wholly owned subsdiary of Zee Entertainment.
As the new government has taken at the centre under the leadership of Narandra Modi, direct-to-home (DTH) operators have resumed their fight for relief from the multi-layer taxes they have to pay. On behalf of the six private DTH players, Dish TV has appealed to finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Information and broadcasting (I&B) minister Prakash Javadekar for a meeting to discuss the issue.
Cellcom, Israel's largest mobile phone operator, on 17th June has announced that it will offer television services over the internet as it seeks to look for new sources of revenue amid heavy competition in the cell phone market.
Pakistan Telecom giant WorldCall Telecom has selected Verimatrix to deploy Video Content Authority System (VCAS for DVB to secure its digital cable (DVB-C) network and to support the transition to broadcast-hybrid service delivery.
The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) has directed all TV channels to clearly display the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) certificate before telecast of any film/film trailer. The ministry has advised broadcasters to strictly follow Rule 6 (1)(n) of the Cable Television Network Rules, 1994 while showing any films or film songs or film promos or film trailers or music videos or music albums or their promos. It warned that any further violation of the programme code may attract strict penal provisions as detailed in Section 20 of the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act, 1995 and as provided under the uplinking/downlinking guideline. The MIB had on 6 January 2011 issued an advisory exhorting all TV channels to invariably display the CBFC certificate before telecast of films/film trailers. However, it came to the notice of the ministry that a number of TV channels continued to telecast films without displaying the CBFC certificate. It has also been noticed that channels are sometimes showing trailers of new films without showing the CBFC certificate, the ministry said. Showing films/film trailers without displaying the CBFC certificate is a violation of the cinematograph Act, 1952 as enshrined in Rule 6 (l)(n) of the cable Television Networks Rules, 1994, which further provides that no film or film song or film promo or film trailer or music video or music album or its promo, whether produced in India or abroad, shall be carried on cable service unless it has been certified by the CBFC.
Lebanese cable TV providers have criticised the government for not securing free-to-air World Cup 2014 broadcast rights for the country's population.
The only way for Lebanese football lovers to legitimately watch the matches from Brazil is by subscribing to services authorised by SAMA, the sole agent of Middle East rights holder beIN Sports.
Tuesday, 17 June 2014
IndiaCast Media Distribution and Disney UTV have decided to end their joint venture following the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (TRAI) content aggregator regulation. TRAI on 10th February, 2014 had issued a regulation known as Telecommunication (Broadcasting and Cable) Service (Fourth) (Addressable System) Tariff (Third Amendment) Order 2014. This regulation bared content aggregator for bundling of channels from more than one broadcaster.
Leading multi system operator Den Network with over 6 million subscribers on June 16 had selected HD cable chipset manufactured by global semiconductor maker STMicroelectronics for its set top boxes.
The Information and Broadcasting Minister Praksash Javadekar has given indication that, his ministry soon would bring a separate legislation that will give status of ‘Institute of National Importance’ to both, the Film and Television Institute of India in Pune and the Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute in Kolkata.
Frost & Sullivan had recognized Polystar with the 2014 Frost & Sullivan Award for Customer Value Leadership. Polystar offers customer, service and network intelligence solutions that help network operators, communications service providers (CSPs) and network equipment manufacturers (NEMs) deliver the best possible customer experience.
UK’s Digital TV Group (DTG) will publish the technical specs for the recently announced Freeview connected TV platform later this year. It said that the extension to the Freeview HD platform will include a common set of on-demand services designed to “enable the seamless implementation of both the broadcast services defined in the DTG D-Book and the new Digital UK, HbbTV based, Freeview Connected specification.”
CQ- MEASAT inks pact with, Aviindos, Maxis and Village Island to showcase multimedia services over MEASAT-5
MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”) on June 17 announced has inked a pact with Aviindos (M) Sdn. Bhd (“Aviindos”), Maxis Communications Berhad (“Maxis”), and Village Island Asia Pte. Ltd. (“Village Island”) to showcase multimedia services over MEASAT-5.
Under the pact, IP multicast technology was used to demonstrate multimedia distribution via the MEASAT-5 satellite. A live demonstration of the new service can be viewed at MEASAT’s Malaysian Pavilion Booth (Level B2, BG4-01) during CommunicAsia from 17 to 20 June 2014.
MEASAT Satellite Systems on June 17 announced the promotion of Alex Tan from Sales Director to Senior Sales Director Telecoms & VAS (Asia Pacific).
Monday, 16 June 2014
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has banned bundling of channels from more than one broadcaster by channel aggregators through its regulation namely, Telecommunication (Broadcasting and Cable) Service (Fourth) (Addressable System) Tariff (Third Amendment) Order 2014, following this regulation, the MSM Discovery, the joint venture distribution bouquet that operates under the brand names of the TheOneAlliance and Times Television Network have terminated their distribution alliance.
Chinese telecom major ZTE plans to open a global network operations centre (GNOC) in India to serve telecom operators of Asia and Africa.
Telangna Multi System Operator association on 14th June has announced that they had stopped airing the programme of TV 9 and another channel after the Telangan Legislative Assembly has passed a resolution authorizing the Speaker to initiate any action as he deemed fit against TV 9 for airing objectionable matter against MLAs.
Pay TV Operators are at the top of the set-top box food chain, with hardware OEMs and semiconductor vendors both functioning in a supporting role. The largest operators are responsible for the functional definition and direction, and have significant ownership over at least the logical layers of the implementation. Multi-source supply agreements, in which operators purchase functionally equivalent units from multiple vendors, are the norm today. Therefore, operators have multiple bids whenever they need to purchase new units.
BBC Worldwide has announced a partnership with Cinemark Holdings to bring the Earth Series to big screens in Latin America. The BBC's natural history production will showcase three of its films in a theatrical format.
One Life, Tiny Giants and Wild Brazil will go through the journey of life, follow two miniature superheroes and explore the wilds of Brazil on Cinemark Large Format XD screens around the region. Tiny Giants 3D will run on 19 and 20 June, then One Life will debut on 26 June followed by two weeks of a three-part series of Wild Brazil ending the week of 10 July.
Roku CEO Anthony Wood has suggested that in the future, all TV is going to be streamed, and shrugged off competition from Apple, Amazon and Google. Wood shared his views on the convergence of Internet video and television in an interview with The Associated Press.
As to where TV is headed, Wood suggested that it was “pretty clear” that all TV is going to be streamed. “It’s either going to be streamed to a smart TV, a gaming console or a streaming player. That’s the way people are going to watch TV. Things like DVD players are going to go away. Cable boxes are obviously going away, too. DVRs are just a stepping stone technology. When everything is on demand, you won’t have to record anything any more so that’s going to disappear,” he predicted.
Saturday, 14 June 2014
AMobile number portability will be a reality soon as the Telecom Commission on 13th June, gave its approval for introduction of full mobile number portability.
According to research from The Diffusion Group (TDG), despite the widening availability of ‘TV Everywhere’ services, tablet owners are significantly more likely to use OTT service apps such as Netflix than those offered by both TV networks and operators. Almost half (48 per cent) of adult tablet owners report using OTT video apps on occasion, compared with 37 per cent that use broadcast network apps, 31 per cent that use cable network apps, and 23 per cent that use TV operator apps.
Prakash Javadkar, Information and Broadcasting Minister (Independent charge) visited first time Doordarshan studio in Mumbai since taking charge of the ministry. He was accompanied by Prasar Bharti CEO Jawahar Sircar and Mumbai Doordarshan director Mukesh Sharma and met with staff and expressed his view about Doordarshan. He told them that he wants to make Doordarshan the first choice of all viewers.
On 12th June Maharashtra Government has given big tax relief to those who have more than one TV set in their home, the state government has proposed that the monthly Rs 45 entertainment tax levied on per television set will now be charged per home.
Tata Sky on 12th June has announced the launch of desktop version of its popular Everywhere TV service. The service is available for PCs with OS Windows XP, Windows 7, 8 and 8.1. It will be soon available on the Apple Mac OS. The update comes along with the announcement that Tata Sky subscribers will also be able to watch FIFA World Cup 2014 live and exclusive on Sony Six as part of its Everywhere TV service, at no additional cost.
New Delhi, 11-June-2014: Cable Operators Federation of India (COFI) held an urgent meeting of Cable Operators from all over the country to initiate a Fight to Finish and defend their fundamental right to do business as last mile service providers. The meeting was held on 11th June 2014 at the Karnataka Bhawan Auditorium, R K Puram in New Delhi.
Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar was on his first visit to the Doordarshan studio in Worli, Mumbai. And high on his agenda, as he says, is to establish the primacy of Doordarshan (DD) and All India Radio (AIR). Accompanied by Prasar Bharati CEO Jawhar Sircar and Mumbai Doordarshan director Mukesh Sharma, the new minister visited the studios, and met with the staff—producers as well as technicians—and told them his goal. “I want to see DD and AIR become the first choice of the viewers and listeners. They should be able to compete with the private TV channels and FM radio stations and win the hearts of Indians,” he said. Javadekar will depend on public feedbacks to revive the popularity of DD and AIR. On the I&B ministry website, he will soon start a ‘Minister’s corner’, inviting suggestions from anyone on how to improve the performance of Prasar Bharati. The minister agreed that there is need for investing in infrastructure and better equipment. “We will look into the budgetary allocations. Also, the hiring of employees, which had stopped, will be reviewed,” Javadekar said, while addressing a press meet after visiting the Doordarshan Sahyadri office in the city for the first time since taking charge of the ministry.
In a major relief for those having more than one television set in their homes, the Maharashtra government has amended the Maharashtra Entertainment Tax Act 2014 according to which consumers will have to pay the entertainment tax for just one TV set.
The ITV Player was hit by problems during the opening game of the World Cup. Viewers complained that the online service crashed during the opening game between Brazil and Croatia on June 12th.
Following a barrage of complaints on social media, ITV responded on its Twitter feed saying: “We’re seeing unprecedented numbers of users during the game. We apologise for any inconvenience, we’re working hard to resume normal service.”
Further reports have emerged that John Malone’s Liberty Global and Discovery Communications are seeking to take a 49 per cent stake in Formula One Group from private equity player CVC Capital Partners. Advanced-television.com reported February 2014 that the pair were considering such a stake.
CVC owns some 35 per cent of F1, and any deal would likely value F1 at around $9 billion. CVC bought F1 in 2005-06 from its lenders, investing nearly $1 billion and using $2.5 billion of debt. Since then, CVC has returned more than five times its initial investment through the sales of shares to institutional investors in 2012 and dividends. The pair are understood to value the business nearer $8 billion.
Friday, 13 June 2014
Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on 12th June urged the media to report "constructive work," not "destructive."
The Telangana Television Development Forum on 12th June has urged the government to start a new channel to help local talent showcase its potential and mirror the history, culture and traditions of the new State.
Social media giant Twitter has set an ambitious target of reaching out to every citizen of India. In the just concluded elections, Twitter very often became the source of news for millions of people, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi leading from the front.
Twitter on 11th June has announced that it has took away its popular TweetDeck application to view and manage message because of a security flaw, which promoted some calls to stop using the program.
Nagpur based Multi-System Operator (MSO) UCN has acquired Atria Convergence technologies cable TV business in Indore ahead of digital addressable system (DAS) phase II implementation. Atria is a Bangalore based MSO.
Space Systems/Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, and Asia Satellite Telecommunications Co. Ltd. (AsiaSat), Asia’s leading satellite operator, on 12th June announced that AsiaSat 8 has arrived at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, where it will be launched aboard a Falcon 9 launch vehicle by SpaceX. The satellite is currently being prepared for a July launch which will mark the first Falcon 9 launch for both AsiaSat and SSL.
Digital media company Defy Media has acquired Viacom’s gaming digital properties Addicting Games, GameTrailers and Shockwave, while in return Viacom has taken a minority equity stake in Defy.
Thursday, 12 June 2014
Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on 11th June has released a Consultation Paper on “Tariff Issues Related to Broadcasting and Cable TV Services for Commercial Subscribers”, inviting views/comments of the stakeholders.
The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) is in the process of automating the entire Broadcasting Wing to ensure an online mechanism for various applications.
AT&T has filed paperwork at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) hoping to convince regulators that the proposed $49 billion merger between the two companies is in the public interest.
Wednesday, 11 June 2014
Internet search provider Google has entered into an agreement to buy satellite maker Skybox for $500 million in cash.
Mark Zuckerberg and other members of Facebook board have been sued by a shareholder who claimed a policy letting them annually award directors more than $150 million of stock each if they choose is unreasonably generous.
Time Warner Inc is in talks to buy a major stake in Vice Media, valuing the media company at about $2.2 billion, Sky News reported, citing sources.
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between Ekta Kapoor-led production house Balaji Telefilms and Entertainment company Oyeeee M...
Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos is buying The Washington Post and other newspapers for $250 million. The longtime publisher, The Washin...
Star Sports recently initiated a criminal proceeding against the leading MSO of Gujarat, Gujarat Telelink Private Limited (GTPL) Hathway....
SES has announced that the Philippine direct-to-home (DTH) satellite TV provider Global Satellite (GSAT) has contracted its fourth transp...
US-based news and blogging platform Huffington Post on 8 December launched its Indian edition in association with Times of India Group. ...
During its Council of Governors Meeting concluding the CASBAA Convention 2014, CASBAA announced the election of Frank Rittman of the Moti...
Suni Arora, Secretary, Information and Broadcasting is retiring on 30th April and passing on the baton to Ajay Mittal a 1982 batch IAS of...
Viacom18 announced Saugato Bhowmik’s appointment as the head of its Integrated Network Solutions (INS) business unit. INS has been instru...
Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. to launch a premiere movie channel, &pictures. Launching this month, the channel is touted as Indi...
Bharti Airtel has connected 38.47 million broadband connections till 31 March 2016.
An exact total of around Rs 36 crore is owed to 271 television channels by the Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity. DAVP also...