Posted on: 15/05/2017 09:20 AM
Ad recovery in India after demonetisation will take longer than expected, Discovery Networks prez and CEO David Zaslav said. “There’s a govt regulation regime that looks like it may be coming in India. That’s going to put a damper on a lot of the growth that was assumed to be coming out of there. The good news for us is that’s going to have a very minimal effect on us,” he noted.
Posted on: 15/05/2017 08:46 AM
ALT Balaji is gearing up to launch 32 new shows in various Indian languages. It has registered two mn downloads and paying subscribers from 75+ countries in less than two weeks of its launch.
Posted on: 12/05/2017 09:02 AM
Pro Kabaddi League is the most popular non-cricket property in India with a viewership share of 61% followed by the Indian Super League at 16% share, according to a BARC India study titled ‘Rise of Indian Sports Leagues’.
Posted on: 10/05/2017 09:01 AM
CCI was the main hurdle to cross as the combined entity would become the largest DTH company in India with a market share of 45%.
Posted on: 06/05/2017 06:36 PM
Hindi GECs were low on new prime-time shows in April due to start of IPL. Most important development was introduction of afternoon band by Star Plus, a slot long abandoned by Hindi GECs.
Posted on: 05/05/2017 09:14 AM
With 135 mn downloads, Hotstar is the biggest OTT platform in India. The launch of Republic TV will plug in a gap in Hotstar’s portfolio, which is news. Incidentally, Star and Jio are also among eight founding sponsor partners of Republic TV.
Posted on: 04/05/2017 11:03 AM
Time is ripe for Viacom18 to enter the Tamil market as MIB has given a provisional DAS licence to Arasu. TN is the biggest regional ad market worth Rs 1700–1800 cr. It has the second-highest number of TV households after Maharashtra, as per BARC India universe study.
Posted on: 02/05/2017 08:50 AM
Public Accounts Committee has called for probe into alleged wrongdoings by DoS in allocating satellite capacity to private DTH ops.
Posted on: 27/04/2017 09:11 AM
Even though it kicks off just a few days after the conclusion of the cash-rich IPL, the Champions Trophy cricket tourney is expected to fetch broadcaster Star Sports advertising revenue of Rs 250 cr. Nissan, Airtel, Oppo and Cricbuzz have so far come on board as advertisers.
Posted on: 19/04/2017 08:50 AM
With OTT platforms like Amazon Prime Video and Netflix upping their content game in India, the cable & satellite market for movies could have an inflationary impact. The contribution from C&S would grow at a CAGR of 5.7%, according to KPMG estimates.