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Star eyes regional sports channels in more languages

Star India is planning to launch regional sports channels in at least three to four languages including Telugu, Malayalam, Bengali, and Marathi. The broadcaster intends to launch sports channel in one more language by the end of the year. It plans to launch sports channels in a couple of more languages ideally before the IPL.

Growth in IPL central revenue will boost franchisee profitability: Mohit Burman

The two central deals done by the BCCI for the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL) – Vivo for Title Sponsor and Star India as the broadcast partner – will come as a boon for franchises especially for those who are heavily dependent on the central pool.

Former IPL Kochi team demands Rs 850 crore compensation from BCCI

Former Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kochi Tuskers Kerala has demanded Rs 850 crore in compensation from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

Lachlan Murdoch confident of achieving $1 bn EBITDA target in India despite costly IPL bid

21st Century Fox executive chairman Lachlan Murdoch has said that the company’s India unit will hit the $1 bn EBITDA target by calendar year 2020 despite the expensive bid for the IPL media rights.

Spotting a few trends from IPL media rights auction

After Star’s record bid of Rs 16,347.5o cr, ad rates for IPL could see a surge. Viewers may have to pay more. Digital value will see a boost.

Sun TV to gain from Star’s record bid of Rs 16,347.5 cr for IPL media rights

With Star bagging the 5-year IPL media rights for a whopping Rs 16,347.5 cr, Sun TV Network will stand to gain materially as it owns Sunrisers Hyderabad IPL team. BCCI shares revenues from media rights with the franchises.

Star India wins IPL media rights for Rs 16,347.5 cr

Star has won the IPL media rights with a consolidated bid of Rs 16,347.5 crore. The broadcaster will thus get the 5-year TV and digital rights for India and the rest of the world.

SC rejects Swamy’s plea for e-auction of IPL media rights

BCCI can go ahead with its existing method of granting media rights for the IPL through a bidding process, as the Supreme Court has dismissed BJP MP Subramanian Swamy’s plea to direct the BCCI to award media rights through e-auction.

IPL media rights likely to get deferred as SC asks CoA to file affidavit clarifying stand on bidding process

The IPL media rights auction process is likely to get deferred as the SC has directed the CoA to clarify its stand on the bidding process for the IPL media rights.

IPL TV rights could go for $1.8 bn, digital rights for $210 mn: Duff & Phelps

IPL TV rights for IPL could fetch BCCI $1.8 bn, according to an estimate by Duff & Phelps. The internet and mobile rights could go for $210 mn.