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Jagmohan Dalmiya: The man who commercialised cricket and shifted the power centre to India

Jagmohan Dalmiya commercialised cricket’s TV rights, made India host two World Cups and shifted the power centre from England to India.

Sony Six acquires Rugby World Cup 2015 rights for India

Sony Six and Sony Kix will screen all 48 matches live, along with daily highlights of all the action from the World Cup. The six-week event will be played in 13 iconic venues across the length and breadth of England and Cardiff, culminating in the final at Twickenham on 31 October.

Dish TV eyes 1.7 mn net subscriber adds in FY16; capex at Rs 7.5 bn

Target is to add between 1.5-1.7 mn net subscribers in a year that coincides with DAS implementation in Phase III towns. Carriage revenue to be around Rs 120 crore, programming cost to rise in mid-single digit and ARPU to go up 6-7% in FY 16.

First 39 matches of the World Cup were watched by 576 mn viewers, claims Star

Hindi and regional feeds contributed 75% of the viewership for the 32 matches telecast in six languages. After Hindi and English, Tamil is the third preferred language.

Videocon d2h’s plan for 4K channel post World Cup

After the World Cup, Videocon d2h plans to offer movies, travel, infotainment and VoD content to its 4K Ultra HD subscribers.

Prasar Bharati can share World Cup feed with cable ops as SC stays Delhi HC order

Prasar Bharati can share the live feed of the on-going ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 with private cable TV operators as the Supreme Court has stayed the Delhi HC order that restrained the pubcaster from doing so. The interim order will allow Indian cricket fans to watch the India matches of the World Cup for free on Doordarshan.

Cricket World Cup: Prasar Bharati rejects Star offer, SC to pronounce order on Friday

Prsasar Bharati said that in the short term a separate channel was not feasible because it has to be on a new frequency. Star said it would suffer revenue loss of Rs 120 cr, including Rs 80 cr subscription revenue and Rs 40 cr ad revenue, due to sharing of the World Cup feed with private distribution platforms.

Star Sports’ World Cup TVC targets India-Pakistan opener

The TVC shows a young Pakistan cricket fan, sporting the team colours, waiting to celebrate the victory over India in the World Cup since 1992.

Prasar Bharati most likely to challenge Delhi HC order on Cricket World Cup feed sharing

A senior counsel involved in the matter confirmed to TelevisionPost.com that the matter is most likely to reach the apex court. “It is only a question of when we decide to move the court,” he said. Some MSOs are also weighing their options. Among the DTH operators, it is Sun Direct which will be impacted as it carries Star Sports on RIO basis.

ESPNcricinfo adds features in mobile app ahead of World Cup

The app can be downloaded on iOS and Android-powered devices, enabling cricket fans to access their favourite sport anytime, anywhere.