27 Apr 2017
- Kulbhushan Jadhav's Mother Appeals Against Pak Death Sentence
- After Punjab and Goa, AAP loses in Delhi civic polls too; blames EVMs
- BJP retains all Delhi municipal corporations
- Govt has no plan to tax farm income, says Arun Jaitley
Star India has surrendered seven TV channel licences it had received in 2015 to the MIB. Besides Star, three other companies surrendered three licences to the MIB.
Delhi HC initiates winding up proceedings against Mahuaa and appoints provisional official liquidator. TDSAT asks DPOs to file application to make official liquidator aware of the present proceedings.
Star argued for stay on TRAI’s tariff order until Madras HC takes final decision on petition challenging regulator's powers to fix tariff for TV channels.
MIB granted licences to 6 TV channels in Mar. This included 4 non-news and 2 news channels. Arnab Goswami’s Republic TV received the licence on 1 Mar. Sony received a downlinking licence under the...
Fixing cracks in Agra’s digital driveway
Agra is one of the worst digital addressable system (DAS) markets in India. Consumer ARPU (average revenue per user) is miserably low, multi-system operators (MSOs) were fighting against each other till September 2014, and local cable operators (LCOs) have not focused on increasing cable TV rates....
Netflix to raise €1 bn debt
Netflix has announced that it intends to offer €1 bn aggregate principal amount of senior notes...
MIB issued 193 MSO licences in 42 days; Arasu only MSO with provisional licence
ZEEL to shift CFO Mihir Modi to Margo Networks, plans scale up of tech start-up
Demonetisation and new launches impact TV18’s FY17 profit
A slowdown in the second half due to demonetisation and new launches in entertainment, news and digital segments impacted TV18’s profit performance in FY17.
C&S market for movies could have inflationary impact due to OTT aggression
With OTT platforms like Amazon Prime Video and Netflix upping their content game in India, the cable & satellite market for movies could have an inflationary impact. The contribution from C&S would...
How Times Network plans to grow its entertainment channels biz in 2017
Movies Now will aim to further strengthen viewership across dayparts. Movies Now 2 will be top priority in 2017. Romedy Now will go beyond just being a TV channel.