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Star India is still awaiting the ministry of information and broadcasting’s (MIB) to launch Star Sports 1 Kannada, according to a source close to the development.
Twenty-First Century Fox’s international advertising revenue from the cable network programming segment increased 10% led by double-digit growth at Star India and continued growth at Fox Networks Group (FNG) International during the first quarter ended 30 September.
Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox has been in talks with The Walt Disney Company to sell most of the assets including FX, National Geographic, movie studio, TV production and international assets such as Star and Sky, CNBC has reported.
Star India has issued a disconnection notice to direct to home (DTH) operator Tata Sky, in which its parent company 21st Century Fox, directly and indirectly, holds 30% stake.
After adding Republic TV as its first third-party channel, Star India’s video on demand (VoD) service has added two more third-party news channels to its platforms.
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.
After launching regional sports channels in Hindi and Tamil, Star India is all set to launch Star Sports 1 Kannada on 16 November. The Kannada sports channels will replace the broadcaster’s Hindi music channel, Channel V, which will be discontinued from the same date.
On a mission to take the Indian Cricket team to the top spot in all 3 formats this home season, batsman and Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli showcases his determination and perseverance in the pursuit of excellence in a new film released by Star Sports.
After hiring TV industry veteran Sameer Nair, Aditya Birla Group chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla’s Applause Entertainment has roped in Deepak Segal as content head.