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4 October 2022 Volume 70 Issue No 76

Television | TV Channels

Charter communications signs deal with Zee for distribution in the US
Charter Communications announced the launch of new South Asian-focused video packages with up to 24 new channels as part of a programming expansion made possible in part by a distribution agreement for all of India's Zee channels.

Television | TV Channels

Aaj Tak brings social awareness campaign 'Mera Swabhimaan'
On Monday, Aaj Tak announced its new campaign "Mera Swabhimaan" with its first segment on the channel's prime time show Black & White by Sudhir Chaudhary at 9 p.m.

Movies | MMP

"We expect cinema advertising to reach close to 80% of its pre-pandemic level": PVR CEO Gautam Dutta
While the fiscal second quarter June-September has been subdued due to the underperformance of Bollywood (apart from "Brahmastra"), multiplex operator PVR is counting on a much better performance during the festive season. It is planning a slew of initiatives to cash in on the season, which will see a return to normalcy in this period after a gap of two years.

MAM | Marketing

GUEST ARTICLE: Is Google's pilot project on fantasy sports likely to alter the course of online gaming?
Fantasy sports began in 1962 with a football fantasy league. Since then, its popularity has skyrocketed, mainly due to superior connectivity, dynamic needs for social interaction, the availability of avant-garde smartphones, enhanced demographics, a spike in disposable income, and an expansion in the youth population base.

Regulators | I&B Ministry

MIB advises digital publishers, private channels against broadcast of online betting ads
The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting ( MIB) has advised digital media publishers, OTT platforms and private TV channels to refrain from broadcasting advertisements of online betting platforms and/or their surrogate news websites or any such product/service depicting these platforms in a surrogate manner.
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

Television | TV Channels

IPRS targets Rs. 60 crore revenue for the festive season
During the past two Covid infected years on-ground events took a severe hit. This had an extremely negative effect on the public performance music rights business. However with normalcy returning The Indian Performing Right Society (IPRS) CEO Rakesh Nigam is optimistic of generating revenue of Rs 60 crores for the festive season. This is an increase over the Rs 52 crores generated in the 2019 festive season which was the last pre-pandemic fiscal.

iWorld | Telecom

PM Modi launches 5G services in India
On Saturday, prime minister Narendra Modi launched 5G services in India at the India Mobile Congress in New Delhi.

Television | TV Channels

Zee Media announces pulling out 14 new channels from Barc ratings
On Saturday, the company announced its bold and definite decision to stop participating in the Broadcast Audience Research Council (Barc) ratings. In a statement, Zee Media noted, "This decision is a milestone for the whole news media industry.
More Indian Stories From Elsewhere
» Millions of Indian smartphone users have to wait till 2024 for 5G
Source: ETTelecom
» Trump Files Defamation Suit Against CNN, Seeks $475 Mn in Damages
Source: News18
» Zee-Sony merger: Companies offer to shut down TV channels over CCI concerns
Source: Times Now News
» 5 ways how Paytm Super App is championing the digital payments ecosystem in India
Source: Business Insider
» Govt levies on Indian telecom industry highest in world at 58%: Vi CEO
» Disney reaches deal to restore its channels on Dish Network
Source: Livemint
» TCS set to win $2-billion deal from BSNL for 4G and 5G roll-out

Source: BS

» WATCH: "Jamtara Effect: TRAI May Use Block Chain To Curb Fraud Calls"

Source: BT

» 5G Rollout To Create Demand For Skilled Telecom Workforce

Source: BW

» Viasat sells Link 16 TDL business to L3Harris for $1.96 bn

Source: Telecomlead

» Trevor Noah Is Leaving 'The Daily Show' – How Did He Fare?

Source: The Wire

» FIFA World Cup: No World Cup live telecast in Qatar Hotels & Bars as official broadcaster BeIN Sport demands EXHORBITANT $27,000, Check Details

Source: Inside Sport

» Tejas Networks successfully demonstrates end-to-end network based on its indigenous 4G/5G wireless, optical and satellite products

Source: ANI News

More International Stories From Elsewhere
» Guardian and Observer photographer Eamonn McCabe dies aged 74
» New audiobook platforms are launched to rival Amazon's Audible
Source: The Guardian
» Donnie Yen, Zhang Ziyi on Board as Peter Chan Launches Changin' Pictures, Filmmaker-Led Asian TV Producer (EXCLUSIVE)
» 'Law & Order' Crossover Premiere Ratings Beat Out Previous Seasons As Streaming on Peacock Increases (EXCLUSIVE)
Source: Variety
» Daily Crunch: Vice Society hackers post 500GB of data stolen from LA school district to dark web
» Naver agrees to acquire fashion marketplace Poshmark for $1.2B
Source: Techcrunch
» Natalie Morales Named Correspondent at CBS News
» Post-Hurricane Ian Cable, Wireline Florida Outages Tick Up
Source: Broadcasting Cable
» FuboTV Tops J.D. Power Streaming Ranks While Dish Leads Cable/Satellite Providers as Consumers Say Price Drives Satisfaction
Source: Multichannel News
» Nexstar completes The CW acquisition, appoints Dennis Miller as network chief
» FuboTV touts ad spend growth from Unified ID 2.0 platform
Source: Fierce Video
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