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Daily Post 07-03-2014

Friday 7th March 2014
COVER STORY
Hindujas get HITS licence, to invest $100 mn in the venture
Grant Investrade to invest $100 mn in the venture and will offer 400 channels. LCOs to invest in STBs and can stitch their own content deals. The HITS company to provide an HD MPEG 4 STB at the price of an SD STB which costs around Rs. 1,200–1,500.
MAIN STORIES
Zee TV rides on to No. 2 on the back of ‘L’il Masters’, ‘Cine Awards’
The grand opening of the third season of ‘DID L’il Masters’, coupled with the ‘Zee Cine Awards’, pushed Zee TV to No. 2. Read about top 10 shows and…
TRAI looking into issues faced by MSOs and LCOs: Parmeswaran
The SMS in the head-end has all the details of the subscribers and that is why the MSO has been made responsible. LCOs can’t manage such micro details…
OTHER STORIES
TVP analyses slot-wise performance of Hindi GEC shows
Delhi HC adjourns Kantar case till 11 July
Bidding for next IPL cycle could cross $2 billion
Big FM is radio partner for ICC Twenty20 World Cup
IAA to hold Olive Crown Awards on 14 March, Big B to be chief guest
Zee TV to take on Star Plus’ ‘Diya Aur Baati Hum’ with Ekta Kapoor’s ‘Kumkum Bhagya’
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is Yahoo’s global football ambassador for 2014
HBO to air Oscar winning movies on its ad free channels this year
Discovery to air ‘Bear Grylls: Escape From Hell’ from 9 March
ZenithOptimedia wins media duties of Viber
Fremantlemedia extends output deal with celebrity chef Jamie Oliver
Budweiser, Fox Sports team up for a docu series ahead of soccer World Cup
Ratings highlights: Zee swings back to No. 2 
Comcast gobbles up web-video start-up FreeWheel
NGC grows presence on Facebook
HBO Go now available on Playstation3
Oscar awards set Twitter on fire
INDIA STORIES
HUL says ‘action’ for MTV movies

Kantar hearing put off till July

Football league bids kick off with a roar

IPL strives to keep business as usual in poll season

Trai view on 800 MHz price looks realistic: M F Farooqui

Flipkart claims to have hit a run rate of $1 bn in gross sales

Apple loses bid for US ban on sale of Samsung smartphones

Real estate players wake up to digital media to boost sales

Source: Business Standard

Pink shocker for Gulabi Gang’s Sampat Pal

IPL betting: BCCI asks SC not to make public players named in the report

‘Newsweek’ to return to print on Friday

Apple loses bid for US ban on Samsung smartphone sales

Source: Livemint

Digitisation will cut channels’ dependence on ad revenue

Court to hear Tejpal, CBI’s applications on March 21

Stay on Gulaab Gang lifted; movie to release tomorrow

Source: Hindu Business Line

PVR challenges Maharashtra government’s move to tax convenience fee

Hinduja Ventures gets government nod to provide HITS cable system

TCS to manage some IT services of Thomson Reuters

Sponsors, team franchisees vote for UAE as IPL host for 2014

450 million users is the magic number of WhatsApp valuation

Flipkart hits $1 billion in sales, a year ahead of schedule

Source: Economic Times

Deepika Padukone new brand ambassador of Kellogg’s Special K

Source: DNA

Apple Inc. now India’s 3rd largest tablet computer vendor, closing in on No 2 Micromax

At Rs 50 crore, ‘Highway’ is profitable: Sajid Nadiadwala

Source: Financial Express

BCCI contemplates action against Chennai Super Kings as per law

Delhi HC clears release of Madhuri-starrer Gulaab Gang

Source: Hindu

Ayushmann Khurrana to perform on Mumbai streets

Source: Indian Express

BCCI agrees with most recommendations of Mudgal panel

Source: Hindustan Times

GLOBAL STORIES
TV-Station Owners Lose Clout Against Cable in FCC Proposal

Source: Business Week

US antitrust chief recused on Comcast, Time Warner Cable review

Source: Reuters

Steve Carell, Jessica Biel Set Development Pacts with Universal Cable..

Source: Variety

Broadcasters Quash Proposal to Change Basic Tier Rule

Source: Ad Week

Scripps Networks Extends CEO Lowe Through 2016

Source: Broadcasting & Cable

Telefonica close to Canal Plus purchase

Philippines DTH subs up 161,000

Source: Advanced Television

Chinese Entertainment Industry Set for IPO Boom Year

Musicians Union Hires New Electronic Media Executive

SXSW: Vimeo Pledges $10 Million for Content Distribution

Source: Hollywood Reporter

Why is the BBC closing a TV channel?

Source: BBC News

Verizon and DirecTV’s internet TV hopes perk up thanks to Dish, Disney

Source: Engadget

Ecuador’s pay-TV subs near one million

Source: Rapid TV News

Facebook research finds 42% switch device mid-activity

Source: Media Week

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