Category: Interview

‘We expect to break even towards the end of Diwali next year’
Interview
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Interview
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‘We expect to break even towards the end of Diwali next year’

Ashwin Pinto - January 9, 2018

YuppTV founder and CEO  Uday Reddy is bullish about the over the top (OTT) business in India. The over the top (OTT) service targeted at South Asians is…

‘We are focused on expanding our slate of originals in India’
Interview
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Interview
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‘We are focused on expanding our slate of originals in India’

Ashwin Pinto - January 2, 2018

January 2016 was a big month for Internet TV network Netflix. It launched simultaneously in 130 countries including India. Since its launch, the streaming platform has made steady progress in India.

‘We have created a strong plan for dramatically expanding Discovery’s footprint in India’
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Interview
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‘We have created a strong plan for dramatically expanding Discovery’s footprint in India’

TelevisionPost Team - December 26, 2017

Discovery Communications SVP and GM South Asia Karan Bajaj has drawn up big plans for scaling up the business in India. After taking over as the India…

‘Whoever has the content first will have to pay more’
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Interview
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‘Whoever has the content first will have to pay more’

TelevisionPost Team - December 18, 2017

2017 has been a busy year for Times Network’s English entertainment channels. The broadcaster rebranded Movies Now 2 as MNX to create a distinct brand identity for the channel. Movies Now tried to grow its share through carefully crafted premieres.

‘Consumers are increasingly looking for something new’
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‘Consumers are increasingly looking for something new’

Swagata Panjari - November 28, 2017

2017 has been a remarkable year for Hindi GEC Sony Entertainment Television (SET). After being on the margins of the Hindi GEC business, the channel has finally…

‘Consumers are increasingly looking for something new’
Interview
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Interview
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‘Consumers are increasingly looking for something new’

TelevisionPost Team - November 28, 2017

2017 has been a remarkable year for Hindi GEC Sony Entertainment Television (SET). After being on the margins of the Hindi GEC business, the channel has finally bounced back and has seen a growth in its viewership share.

‘Being a 100% comedy channel is very difficult’
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Interview
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‘Being a 100% comedy channel is very difficult’

Swagata Panjari - November 20, 2017

In February 2017, Sony Pictures Networks India (SPNI) handed over the charge of its second GEC SAB TV to Neeraj Vyas, the head of its Hindi movie…

‘We see India as one of our top five to six markets’
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Interview
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‘We see India as one of our top five to six markets’

Ashwin Pinto - November 14, 2017

Keshet International (KI) CEO Alon Shtruzman, who joined the organisation in 2012, is kicked-up about the company’s prospects in Asia, in general, and in India, in particular.…

‘We invest in stories which have the potential to reach 100 to 250 million consumers’
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Interview
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‘We invest in stories which have the potential to reach 100 to 250 million consumers’

Swagata Panjari - November 6, 2017

Ekta Kapoor-led Balaji Telefilms’ video on demand (VoD) platform is planning to ramp up original content offering as it takes on foreign over the top (OTT) giants…

‘We are looking at creating more local content for OTT platforms as well as linear TV’
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Interview
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‘We are looking at creating more local content for OTT platforms as well as linear TV’

Ashwin Pinto - November 2, 2017

2017 has been a busy year for BBC Worldwide in the country. It launched its channel Sony BBC Earth in a joint venture (JV) with Sony Pictures…