DQ Entertainment to set up ‘Jungle Book’ theme parks in India

DQ Entertainment to set up ‘Jungle Book’ theme parks in India

2018-05-23T12:06:09+00:00 On

DQ Entertainment, creator of children’s TV animations such as Jungle Book, said it decided to open several indoor theme parks in India. The company signed a franchisee agreement with India-based Chiliad Procons to open the theme parks, which it said would be…

Reliance Jio offers ‘play along’ features for TV broadcasters in India

Reliance Jio offers ‘play along’ features for TV broadcasters in India

2018-05-17T18:33:13+00:00 On

Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd said it has tied up with Israel-based Screenz to offer interactivity and ‘play along’ features for television programs in India. With the help of the offering, television channels can keep their viewers engaged on a realtime basis using…

Zee Entertainment continues bounce from demonetization, Q4 ad sales up 24%

Zee Entertainment continues bounce from demonetization, Q4 ad sales up 24%

2018-05-10T16:47:22+00:00 On

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd, the largest Indian-owned media company, reported a strong quarter of advertisement growth in Jan-Mar, benefiting from a bounce-back from the lows of demonetization last year. Advertising revenue for the Jan-Mar quarter rose 24% on year to Rs 1,050…

Hindustan Media Ventures sees continued pain in Jan-Mar

Hindustan Media Ventures sees continued pain in Jan-Mar

2018-05-09T10:23:49+00:00 On

Hindustan Media Ventures, which publishes Hindustan, the Hindi newspaper from the Hindustan Times Group, continued to report a deterioration in its financial performance in Jan-Mar, in keeping with a negative trend in the print newspaper industry. The company’s consolidated operating revenue for…

Dish TV doubles number of South Indian channels from today

Dish TV doubles number of South Indian channels from today

2018-05-04T14:46:54+00:00 On

Dish TV, India’s oldest direct-to-home service, has started using the satellite feed of Videocon D2h for its new customers in South India, more or less doubling the number of South Indian channels available on the platform. With this, the number of Tamil…

Airtel Digital to continue HD channel additions, says no spectrum constraint

Airtel Digital to continue HD channel additions, says no spectrum constraint

2018-04-26T12:13:28+00:00 On

Bharti Airtel CEO Gopal Vittal said his company’s DTH service, Airtel Digital, will continue adding new HD channels and was not facing any capacity constraints in this regard. Addressing investor queries after the company’s quarterly results announcement, Vittal said Airtel Digital has…

India facing 37% shortfall in DTH spectrum – I&B ministry

India facing 37% shortfall in DTH spectrum – I&B ministry

2018-04-06T12:07:28+00:00 On

India has a total registered demand of 175 satellite transponders for DTH services, but only 111 transponders are currently available, Rajyavardhan Rathore, junior minister for information and broadcasting said, adding that efforst are on to rectify the situation. Satellite transponders refer to…

I&B Ministry data confirms blockage of salary funds for Prasar Bharati

I&B Ministry data confirms blockage of salary funds for Prasar Bharati

2018-03-28T12:13:52+00:00 On

SALARY AID TO PB Rs cr 22.05.2017 892 27.07.2017 100 23.08.2017 198 22.09.2017 198 31.10.2017 198 01.12.2017 198 22.12.2017 205 28.02.2018 2.75 Budget Allocation Rs 2800 cr Total Released 1991.75 cr Yet to be Released 808.25 cr Data related from the information…

I&B Ministry addresses allegations of bias in awarding IFFI coverage contract

I&B Ministry addresses allegations of bias in awarding IFFI coverage contract

2018-03-24T14:41:27+00:00 On

The Information and Broadcasting ministry has responded to allegations that it caused needless expenditure by getting a private company to cover the opening and closing ceremonies of the International Film Festival of India in place of Doordarshan. It has been alleged by…

Star India issues disconnection notice to Videocon D2h

Star India issues disconnection notice to Videocon D2h

2018-03-20T13:45:03+00:00 On

Star India, which recently won the rights to the Indian Premier League by offering to pay a whopping Rs 16,348 cr over five years, has issued a disconnection notice to Videocon D2h DTH service. This follows a similar warning issued to users…