9 October 2019 | Volume 70 - Issue No: 70 Facebook Twitter YouTube YouTube

iWorld | OTT

Telcos are great partners for OTT discoverability and monetisation
With an explosion in the smartphone market and rise in the number of OTT channels operating in India, telco-OTT partnerships are well-strategised and the most beneficial for content platforms to gain eyeballs and drive monetisation asserted a panel speaking on the topic of "Captive Audiences of the Telecom Trace" at the recently concluded Business and Tech Track of Indiantelevision.com Vidnet 2019 summit.
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iWorld | OTT
BARC week 39: Not much impact of UNGA on Hindi news viewership
Pakistan Premier Imran Khan's shenanigan's at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) did not seem to have much effect on the viewership of Hindi news channels in week 39 of 2019 as combined weekly impressions of the BARC's weekly list of top 5 Hindi news channels grew by just 7 percent as compared to the previous week.
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MAM | Media and Advertising
SonyLIV's new short film 'LUTF' teaches to live life to the fullest
There's a saying that goes, "You can't buy happiness, but you can buy ice cream and that is pretty much the same thing." Meghna (Mona Singh), lived by this thought since childhood. Ice creams weren't just her favourite dessert but rather a way of life until it all changed one fine day.
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- Jio Broadband Users Must Get a Separate Cable TV Subscription to Watch Content on Set-Top Box
- Fibre Broadband Offers Many Advantages Over Cable Internet Even With Negligible Price Difference
- Tata Sky and Other DTH Operators Want Lower NCF Charges for Subscribers
  Source: Telecom Talk
- Telecom Italia looks at spin-off, IPO of data center business: source
- Vodafone to close more than 1,000 European stores

Source: Reuters

- The myth of the missing DTH subscriber
  Source: BS
- China said it will stop broadcasting NBA games after Commissioner Adam Silver defended Daryl Morey's freedom to support Hong Kong protests
  Source: Business Insider
- Hedge Fund Standard General Returns to Media Dealmaking Roots
  Source: Bloomberg Quint
- Mobile tower installation at 60 per cent of annual target due to permission delays: COAI
  Source: New Indian Express
- China state TV to suspend broadcast of NBA exhibition games
  Source: Times Now News
- HBO orders two new seasons of Axios news series
  Source: Indian Express
  The pundit class continues to misunderstand Bernie Sanders – and it shows
  The last laugh: behind the multimillion-dollar deals to buy old sitcoms

Source: The Guardian

  Netflix and Mediaset Announce Details of Major Italian Production Agreement
  NBCUniversal Shakeup: Bonnie Hammer to Head Studios, Paul Telegdy Goes Solo at NBC (EXCLUSIVE)

Source: Variety


Satya Nadella looks to the future with edge computing


Lawyers for former Tinder execs file to dismiss 'retaliatory' defamation lawsuit


Source: Techcrunch

  Lea Gets Top Government Affairs Post at ViacomCBS
  Sources: Senate Commerce Slates Oct. 23 STELAR Hearing

Source: Broadcasting Cable

  MLB demos 'Ultra Reality Viewing' experience during ALDS
  Movies Anywhere scores second pay TV partner in Verizon Fios

Source: Fierce Video

  Spain set for more TV rights battles
  Arqiva to sell Telecoms division to Cellnex for £2bn

Source: Broadband Tv News

  Sky Veteran Mike Ruddell Joins Ncam Technologies
  Kyle Luther Joins TVU Networks As VP Of Sales

Source: Tv Technology



Movies | Movies on mutiple platforms
Biopics & sports-based films help popularise sporting culture in India
"Sattar minute, sattar minute hai tumhare paas ... shayad tumhari zindagi ke sabse khaas sattar minute ... (Seventy minutes, seventy minutes is what you have ... may be the most important seventy minutes of your life..)".
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Movies | Hollywood
MNX announces 'King of Hollywood'
MNX, Hollywood's wild child, launches its biggest property 'King of Hollywood', starting December 17, 2018, Monday to Friday @9pm. MNX, the channel that resonates with the youth through its stylish, edgy, fast-paced, new-age, premium content has crafted the property, 'King of Hollywood' with an aim to find the biggest Hollywood movie buff of all time.
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Tele-Wise Tamil 2019: Gauging the might of market
Cable TV | MSO
Harmonic Introduces Powerful New Analytics-Driven Service for Cable Operators
Television | TV Channels
Sony MAX to air WTP of psychological thriller 'Game Over' on 4 Oct
MAM | Marketing
Spotify premium family plan now in India

MAM | Marketing

Celebrate the festival of 'Giving' by donating for a special cause on '#DaanUtsav', October 2nd to 8th

iWorld | OTT

SonyLIV, Applause Entertainment announce first Tamil original 'Iru Dhuruvam'
Television | TV Channels
Chrome DM week 39: Music genre becomes top gainer
iWorld | OTT
Vidnet 2019 to discuss untapped potential of OTT-telco partnerships
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