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Daily Post 02-05-2014

Friday 2 May 2014
COVER STORY
GroundPost: Former IMCL CEO Nagesh Chhabria announces Mumbai entry plan via acquisition
Nagesh Chhabria picks up 50% stake in Bhawani Rajesh Cable and has the option of hiking this up to 74%. The deal will allow Chhabria, who has operations in several towns of India, to enter the lucrative Mumbai market. The Mumbai cable TV market could be in for a fresh bout of instability.
MAIN STORIES
MCOF prez announces launch of virtual cable network for LMOs at GroundPost
MCOF has signed up with Bhawani Rajesh Cable to roll out CVNO for the LMOs, a move that can upset the established MSOs if turned successful. LMOs to invest in…
MSM launches second Hindi movie channel MAX2
Multi Screen Media has soft-launched its second Hindi movie channel. MAX2 will primarily air ‘contemporary cinema’ and will attract a slightly older TG who…
OTHER STORIES
GroundPost: Problem with DAS is that it got implemented in reverse order
GroundPost: Packaging, HD channels and VAS key to ARPU growth
Broadband key for LMOs to grow ARPU
Viacom18 Motion Pictures launches ‘whistle blowing’ campaign for Manjunath
Pogo lines up new movies, specials to ring in Chhota Bheem’s birthday
Delhi High Court directs schools to ban junk food
EC finds Sanjay Nirupam, Milind Deora guilty of paid news
Punit Goenka bags ‘40 under Forty’ Business Leader award
Universal Music releases Priyanka Chopra’s new single ‘I Can’t Make You Love Me’
Zee Cinema launches month-long film fest in May
Big FM partners Kings XI Punjab, launches specials
Percept/H elevates Amitava Mitra to CEO
NDTV names Election Commission as Indian of the Year 2014
Viva+ launches DTH services in Indonesia on Asiasat 5
INDIA STORIES
Viacom to buy Channel 5 Broadcasting for $757 million

Trai for 8% of Internet service providers’ AGR as licence fee

Global press freedom hits fresh lows: watchdog

Twitter user growth slide drives stock to lowest since Wall Street debutCuts in Narendra Modi’s Doordarshan interview fuels dispute

Billionaire bevy awaits Clippers with forced sale by NBA

Source: Livemint

Did Doodarshan censor Narendra Modi’s interview?

Dadasaheb Phalke Academy honours Juhi Chawla, Farhan Azmi

Facebook introduces new login features, as it tries to bolster user privacySource: DNA

Enforcing laws key to curbing piracy: Industry

Cisco India rejigs top deck as head Jeff White resigns

Source: Hindu Business Line

CineFunTV launches its online South Asian TV channels and movies platform

Source: CIOL

Sun TV Grabs Rights for Anjaan

Source: The New Indian Express

Trai suggests 8% of yearly revenue as license fee for Internet providers; may push up rates

Press freedom in India deteriorates, rank slips to 78: Report

Disney to now focus on fashion for adults

Goa government scouting for place to set up film production centre

Messaging app LINE to tap Bollywood & E-commerce to grow in India

Cisco Investments to spend $150 million to fund early-stage firms

Facebook unveils service to make navigation from one app to another easier

InMobi pins hopes on native advertisement initiative to cross one-billion active monthly mobile usersApple and Samsung cite, and rebut, internal memos in patent case

Source: Economic Times

E-tailers drive ad campaigns beyond digital

Publicis-Omnicom merger snag creates doubts

Twitter user growth slows as new products fail to excite

Paxman, giant of British broadcasting, to step down

Patrick Stewart to star in Seth MacFarlane’s comedySource: Business Standard

IPL 2014: Amazon India bags merchandising rights for all eight teams

Amitabh Bachchan inaugurates Indian Film Festival of Melbourne

Source: Financial Express

Kapil Sharma re-tweets Narendra Modi’s remark, triggers angry reaction

Sonam Kapoor’s ‘Khoobsurat’ to release on September 19

Source: Indian Express

As Facebook matures, it looks to grow mobile reach

Source: Hindu

Bhoothnath Returns’ now tax free in Uttar Pradesh

Source: Hindustan Times

GLOBAL STORIES
TV interest groups rise to fight the retransmission wars

Source: Fierce Cable

Time Warner in talks to distribute channels outside of pay TV

Source: DigitalTVEurope.net

Ratings Firm TVBeat Names Toumazis Chairman

Source: Daily Research News Online

Time Inc. NewFront Touts Expanded Distribution, New Video Hub

Source: Ad Week

Sky Living Picks Up UK Rights To ABC’s ‘Scandal’

Source: TVWise

Sky Go and Now TV coming to PS4

Humax launches 2TB Freesat Freetime boxSource: Advanced Television

Germany’s Senator Entertainment Restructuring After Massive Loss

‘Spider-Man 2,’ ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ to Open in China in May

How Rupert Murdoch Perfected the Art of the Hollywood DivorceSource: Hollywood Reporter

AT&T Holds Acquisition Talks with DirecTV

Hulu Expands Slate of Original Programming

Source: TV Week

MediaCom snatches £80m eBay EMEA media

Do advertising and media get enough kudos from Govt?

Source: Media Week

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