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07 December 2022 Volume 70 Issue No 28

Regulators | I&B Ministry

I&B ministry expenditure for the 2021-22 fiscal was Rs 3728.99 cr
The ministry of information & broadcasting has released its "Accounts At A Glance for 2021–2022." The total budget for the years 2021–22 was Rs 4,079.71 crore (revenue and capital), while the capital budget stood at Rs 21.10 crore and the revenue budget at Rs 4,058.61 crore.

Television| TV Channels

Times Now 's Rahul Shivshankar happy with current Barc rating process
Times Now editorial director & editor-in-chief Rahul Shivshankar is happy with the current Broadcast Audience Research Council (Barc) ratings process, which he claims is fair and authentic compared to pre-blackout and post-rating resumption data. Rahul Shivshankar shared the current Barc rating and compared it with pre-blackout data, where the Times Now's rating was allegedly tampered with.

Television | TV Channels

Akash Saxena of Hotstar quits; Mukund Acharya steps in his shoes
According to reliable industry sources, Disney+ Hotstar executive vice president and chief technology officer Akash Saxena has called it quits. He is expected to be replaced by Mukund Acharya, who has been playing the role of executive director of engineering at the OTT giant up until now.

iWorld | OTT

Prime Video displaces Netflix to take top spot in Parks Associates' top 10 list of OTT SVoD services in US 
Parks Associates has released its updated list of the top 10 US subscription over-the-top (OTT) video services, based on estimated numbers of subscribers through September 2022 from the firm's OTT Video Market Tracker. The research firm reports that 83 per cent of broadband households have at least one OTT service, with 23 per cent having nine or more OTT subscriptions.

Television | TV Channels

Sony launches new show 'Kathaa Ankahee'
Sony Entertainment Television brings a beguiling story titled Kathaa Ankahee, a Hindi remake of the acclaimed Turkish drama 1001 Nights, delving deep into the feelings of love, repentance, and an unforgivable wound (Binbir Gece).
Press Releases
» What Can You Do With a Master of Arts Degree?
» Factors that Contribute to Business Loan Application Rejection
» Bollywood actress Nikita Soni endorses leading PR agency Teamology Softech and Media Services
» Kevin Pietersen lauds Eoin Morgan, Zak Crawley, and Jonny Bairstow
More News From Indian Television

iWorld | OTT

Focus needs to move from eyeballs to mindshare for brands to use gaming effectively: AnimationXpress' dentsu MGEN Summit
At a session at AnimationXpress' dentsu MGEN Summit that looked at how brands can tell stories through gaming as a medium, several points were made. One is that lots of work needs to be done for brands to use gaming effectively in a digital marketer's strategy.

iWorld | OTT

Virtual identities are connecting ageing brands with younger audiences: dentsu's Jamie McConville
In a presentation at the MGEN Summit, which was organised by Animation Xpress and explored the areas of the metaverse, games, esports, and NFT, densu's director of global solutions Jamie McConville noted that virtual identities are connecting ageing brands with younger audiences.

Television | TV Channels

APAC (ex-China) Pay-TV revenues to reach $35 bn by 2027: MPA report
Media Partners Asia (MPA) has released a report titled "Asia Pacific Pay-TV Distribution 2022," which predicts that, excluding China, Asia-Pacific (APAC) Pay-TV revenues will reach $35 billion by 2027.
More Indian Stories From Elsewhere
» ETTelecom Interviews: OpenRAN still complicated for telcos in India, says Ericsson's Magnus Ewerbring
» Regulating OTT apps: 'Same rules for same service' or not?

Source: ETTelecom

» Airtel Africa-IFC sign $194 million loan facility
» Trai revises telcos' revenue reporting format to reflect new definition of AGR

Source: ET

» Airtel introduces 'World Pass': Everything you need to know
» Google launches anti-misinformation campaign in India

Source: Livemint

» Facebook owner Meta may remove news from platform if US Congress passes media bill

Source: BT

» OnePlus Completes 9 Years, Celebrates by Launching OnePlus Featuring Platform
» OneWeb Signs Paratus as Distribution Partner in 37 African Countries

Source: Telecom Talk

» FIFA WC LIVE Broadcast: FIFA WC TV Ratings down by 10-15% vis-a-vis 2018, PKL 2022 LIVE broadcast delivering better ratings in comparison: Follow FIFA World CUP LIVE

Source: Inside Sport

» India's first open-source satellite 'InQube' developed by 12th grader to be launched this month

Source: ANI News

» Fiber optic cable provider STL appoints Tushar Shroff as chief financial officer
» Dish TV makes changes in its board of directors

Source: Free Press Journal

More International Stories From Elsewhere
» Facebook moderation system favours 'business partners', says oversight board
» ITV could drop news pledge unless ministers offer help against streamers

Source: The Guardian

» Gladiators Assemble! 'Scandal' Launches Rewatch Podcast Hosted by Katie Lowes and Guillermo Diaz
Source: Variety
» Rackspace blames ransomware attack for ongoing Exchange outage
» HBO Max comes back to Prime Video Channels
Source: Techcrunch
» Paramount's Bob Bakish Says Ad Market Weaker Than Expected
» Lionsgate Promotes Sandra Stern to Vice Chairman of TV Group
Source: Broadcasting Cable
» HBO Max is back on Amazon Prime Video
» AMC Networks names James Dolan interim executive chairman

Source: Fierce Video

» Latvia revokes Russian channel TV Rain licence
» ITVX launches world-first British Sign Language channel
Source: Broadband Tv News
» SMPTE, EBU, MovieLabs Publish 'Media in the Cloud' Guide
» KILOVIEW, YouKu Roll Out NDI-Based OB Vehicle
Source: Tv Technology
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