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14 May 2022 Volume 70 Issue No 61

iWorld | OTT

Vidnet'22: How OTT is accelerating tech infrastructure investments
How has the exponential growth in consumption of OTT content impacted the tech - especially hardware – infrastructure needs of those running streaming platforms or serving video entertainment to consumers?

MAM | Media and Advertising

Weekend Unwind with: Deep Mehta, co-founder of DigiChefs
With the weekend upon us, rolls over to the next in its series of informal, fun snippets that peek into the mind of corporate executives - akin to a virtual water cooler chat.

iWorld | OTT

Regional OTT players veer towards aggregation model
With 53 over-the-top platforms (OTT) offering video, music, gaming and news content in India, regional and niche OTT platforms are veering towards an aggregation driven model to grow revenues. A report by E&Y stated that 400 million consumers will consume content via telco and aggregator bundles by 2025 as data prices increase.

Television | TV Channels

TV production major Banijay to go public via SPAC deal
TV production and distribution company Banijay will go public and enter the stock exchange in Amsterdam through a newly-created special purpose acquisition company (SPAC). Banijay is being moved into FL Entertainment, which will also house Banijay founder Stéphane Courbit's online gambling firm Betclic.

Television | TV Channels

BCCI extends deadline for purchasing IPL media rights ITT document
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has extended the date to purchase the 'Invitation to Tender' (ITT) for media rights to the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023-2027. The tender documents are now available for purchase until 20 May.

iWorld | Telecom

Vodafone Idea loses 2.81 million wireless subscribers in March: Trai
Bharti Airtel added 2.25 million wireless subscribers in the month of March, as per data by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai). Reliance Jio added 1.26 million wireless subscribers and Vodafone Idea lost 2.81 million wireless subscribers during the same period, the data revealed.

Television | TV Channels

Penta esports records more than 7.6 lakh viewership and 34 lakh watch minutes
Content and esports platform, Penta Esports's initiative, the Penta Amateur League, has registered new growth numbers. It has recorded more than 7.6 lakh viewership and 34 lakh watch minutes. With an aim to go beyond metros, to tier 2 and 3 cities, the platform will enable the amateurs to carve a career as esports athletes.
Press Releases
» Asianet News' digital business turns profitable
» News Nation begins on-ground activity to increase brand engagement
» Republic Media Network's interview with Ukraine president garners 600 mn impressions
» Republic Media Network continues its winning streak in English & Bangla market
More News From Indian Television

iWorld | OTT

Disney+ Hotstar aims to produce 100 local original titles in India
The Walt Disney Company has revealed that there are 500 local original titles in various stages of development and production for Disney+ and gave a breakdown of the number of titles slated for each region during its second-quarter earnings call for fiscal 2022.

Television | TV Channels

CNN-News18 grows its market share in English news market: Barc
CNN-News18 has garnered 29 per cent market share in the in India urban plus rural AB 15+ segment, according to the data shared by Broadcast Audience Research Council (Barc).

Television | TV Channels

Sports18 secures broadcast rights to Diamond League until 2024

Sports18 on Thursday announced that it will broadcast the Wanda Diamond League live on the channel for the time period until 2024. The partnership will begin with the live coverage of Doha Diamond League meeting on 13 May. The series will also be available on Voot.

More Indian Stories From Elsewhere
» Ukraine's key IT sector booming despite Russian invasion
» Huawei launches Wi-Fi 6 Plus-enabled routers, Huawei AX3
Source: ETTelecom
» No Netflix-like slowdown in content consumption in India: Saregama MD Vikram Mehra
Source: ET
» UP mulls policy to draw investments inanimation & gaming
» Falcon 9 rocket launches Starlink satellites from California

Source: TOI

» Chamba will be developed as heritage town: Anurag Thakur
Source: HT
» Biden administration to release USD 45 billion for nationwide internet
Source: New Indian Express
» Hansa Dangaich Mondal COO of Ssoftoons: A Leader in India's Animation Industry

Source: Mid-Day

» Elon Musk Informs Twitter Deal On Hold After 5% Of Accounts On Site Reported To Be Spam

Source: Republic World

» RIL top-ranked Indian firm on Forbes Global 2000 list, leaves Adani behind
» TV Today slumps after Q4 PAT declines 1.41% YoY to Rs 36 cr

Source: BS

» TIM signs network-sharing deal with Open Fiber to speed up rollout

Source: Telecomlead

» Elon Musk's Starlink now offers services in 32 countries

Source: Business Insider

» Jio tops download speed chart in April; Vodafone Idea leads in upload speed

Source: Livemint

More International Stories From Elsewhere
» Twitter takeover temporarily on hold, says Elon Musk
» Rebekah Vardy says News of the World made up quotes about Peter Andre
Source: The Guardian
» Brett Weitz Out as General Manager of TBS, TNT and TruTV at Warner Bros. Discovery
» Nielsen Streaming Top 10: 'The Ultimatum' Takes No. 1 Spot From 'Bridgerton' After Season Finale
Source: Variety
» Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal says he fired key execs due to 'challenging' economy
» Hulu partners with Xbox to bring PC Gamers free games in a bundle deal
Source: Techcrunch
» Nancy Daniels To Run Turner Nets as Brett Weitz Leaves Warner Bros. Discovery
» ABC Orders 'The Rookie' Spinoff with Niecy Nash-Betts
Source: Broadcasting Cable
» Could Fiber Save SVOD?
» Blake Shelton Competition Series, NASCAR Docuseries on Tap for USA Network
Source: Multichannel News
» CuriosityStream plans to expand FAST channels, targets positive cash flow by 2023
» 2022 Emerging Leaders - Plex's Ridley Combs
Source: Fierce Video
» Bundesliga match of the week in Dolby Atmos
» Netflix slips and HBO Max gains in Poland
Source: Broadband Tv News
» blue Taps Rohde & Schwarz for Studio Production and Storage Tech
» URSA Mini Pro 12K Used for VFX on `The Gilded Age'
Source: Tv Technology
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