High Court allows Cobrapost to publish video on Dainik Bhaskar

High Court allows Cobrapost to publish video on Dainik Bhaskar

2018-09-28T19:20:20+00:00 On

Delhi High Court has set apart a lower court decision that imposed a stay on the publication of a video by website Cobrapost that allegedly showed political bias among employees of Dainik Bhaskar group. DB Corp, the publisher of Dainik Bhaskar daily,…

Star agrees to share cricket matches with Reliance’s JioTV

Star agrees to share cricket matches with Reliance’s JioTV

2018-09-21T17:03:37+00:00 On

Star India has agreed to share the feed of cricket matches involving India with Reliance Jio’s live TV app JioTV. Till now, JioTV users had to install Star’s Hotstar app to watch any of the network’s sports channels. The sharing agreement is…

TRAI tariff order positive for distributors – Hathway Cable

TRAI tariff order positive for distributors – Hathway Cable

2018-09-06T15:55:03+00:00 On

The upcoming new system of selling television channels in India will de-risk the business model of distribution companies such as cable and DTH providers, the country’s largest cable feed provider said. Starting in 2019, television channel operators will no longer be allowed…

Airtel, Netflix sign content-sharing, billing agreement

Airtel, Netflix sign content-sharing, billing agreement

2018-08-27T12:35:16+00:00 On

Airtel and Netflix announced an expansion of their partnership in India through which the telecom operator will sell and promote Netflix content to its customers. Airtel TV, the video app from the operator, will have a dedicated row of Netflix content. It…

PVR opens 4-seat multiplex at Phoenix United Mall in Bareilly

PVR opens 4-seat multiplex at Phoenix United Mall in Bareilly

2018-08-08T11:54:56+00:00 On

PVR Cinemas said it has opened its 137th multiplex at Phoenix United Mall in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh. With this, said India’s largest cinema exhibitor, it now has 13 multiplexes in Uttar Pradesh. The company has also increased the total multiplexes in North India…

Bharti Airtel to be ‘careful’ about content investments, prefer tie-ups

Bharti Airtel to be ‘careful’ about content investments, prefer tie-ups

2018-07-30T12:51:28+00:00 On

Reliance Jio’s delays in ‘going pay’ with its content suite seems to be giving rivals like Bharti Airtel pause for thought as far as their content plans are concerned. Jio unveiled a large suite of content applications when it launched its telecom…

Eros forms JV with Baahubali writer V Vijayendra Prasad

Eros forms JV with Baahubali writer V Vijayendra Prasad

2018-07-27T13:13:57+00:00 On

Eros International Media, one of India’s leading content producers, said it has formed a joint venture company with V Vijayendra Prasad, the writer of popular movies like Baahubali, Magadheera and Bajrangi Bhaijaan. Eros International said Prasad has already penned down 10 stories…

HT Media print ad sales down 7% YoY, 6.5% QoQ

HT Media print ad sales down 7% YoY, 6.5% QoQ

2018-07-19T10:41:29+00:00 On

HT Media, the publisher of Hindustan Times and Mint newspapers, reported disappointing advertisement sales for the Apr-Jun quarter, and said corporations were not spending on ads due to poor earnings growth. The company generated only Rs 221 cr during the three months…

Hindustan Media Ventures profit down 73% as sales slide

Hindustan Media Ventures profit down 73% as sales slide

2018-07-17T13:45:45+00:00 On

Hindustan Media Ventures, which publishes Hindustan – the Hindi newspaper from the Hindustan Times Group, showed no signs of a recovery in its business as print media continued to grapple from the impact of rising internet penetration. Net profit fell 73% on…

Sun Direct threatens to remove Star India channels from all packs

Sun Direct threatens to remove Star India channels from all packs

2018-07-13T10:00:44+00:00 On

Sun Direct, the No.1 direct-to-home service in South India, has threatened to remove all channels of India’s largest broadcasting company, Star India, from all its subscription packs from August 1. The channels will continue to be available on the platform, but users…

Facebook rejects police request to block ‘drinker’s group’

Facebook rejects police request to block ‘drinker’s group’

2018-07-11T09:43:03+00:00 On

Facebook has refused to block a ‘drinker’s group’ that the Kerala Police had requested to be taken down, according to local media reports. The social network reportedly told the police that the group was not in violation of its guidelines and cannot…

Analyst calls Reliance Jio’s GigaFiber targets unrealistic

Analyst calls Reliance Jio’s GigaFiber targets unrealistic

2018-07-09T14:35:49+00:00 On

Market tracker CyberMedia Research has called Reliance Jio’s 4G and GigaFiber broadband subscriber targets unrealistic, and said it did not see the company meeting the year-end target of 300 mln for its 4G service or the 50 mln target for its fiber…

ALTBalaji adding 25,000-30,000 paid users per day – CEO

ALTBalaji adding 25,000-30,000 paid users per day – CEO

2018-06-08T11:01:52+00:00 On

ALTBalaji, the biggest Indian provider of original online content, is signing up paid users at the rate of 25,000-30,000 per day, said Nachiket Pantvaidya, the CEO of Balaji Telefilms, the company behind the app. “We expect to have paid users of 10 mln…

PVR opens Vellore’s biggest cinema at Silk Mill

PVR opens Vellore’s biggest cinema at Silk Mill

2018-06-07T11:27:10+00:00 On

PVR Ltd, India’s largest cinema chain, became even bigger today with the opening of a 5-screen multiplex at Vellore near Chennai, taking the total screens to 630. The latest property has been opened at Velocity, Silk Mill, Gandhinagar and has a total…