Dixon Tech starts making TVs for Samsung in India

Dixon Technologies, which commenced making smartphones for Samsung in India in November, has expanded its relationship with the Korean company to now make flat-panel TVs in India for the Korean giant. Dixon is a contract designer and manufacturer of electronic and lighting goods, including LED bulbs, washing machines, TVs and mobile phones. It is famous […]

AMAZON DIWALI SALE: Westway offers discounts on RCA smart TVs

Westway Electronics, one of the oldest TV manufacturers in India dating back to the 80s, has announced discounts for its new RCA branded LED televisions in India. Under the Diwali discount scheme, the company is offering a 32 inch HD ready TV for Rs 8,999, a 43 inch FHD Smart TV at Rs 17,999, a […]

TV to remain content king, despite growth in mobile apps: Survey

The number of smartphone users in India is expected to almost double by 2022 from 47 cr registered at the end of 2017, a joint study by ASSOCHAM and PwC said. Fueled by cheap data and the explosion of ‘over the top’ services, the total number of smartphones will hit 86 cr by 2022, which […]

Xiaomi’s new MiTV: Everything, except apps on this TV

When Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi entered the Indian market, few thought the brand would go from zero to No.1 in a matter of four years, leaving biggies such as Samsung, LG and Micromax in the dust. So total has been the disruption that even today, Samsung has still not been able to come up with […]

Reliance Jio tests 4G-based TV broadcasting technology eMBMS

Lost in the details of the financial and technical data disclosed by Reliance Jio on its third-quarter performance was a tiny bullet point announcing that the company had broadcast a pan-India stream over eMBMS. eMBMS or enhanced Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service is a hybrid technology that tries to marry the traditional one-to-many broadcasting architecture used […]

TV Today to merge Mail Today with itself for synergy

Broadcasting company TV Today Network said it has decided to write off nearly Rs 273 cr of accumulated losses at its Mail Today newspaper business and merge it with the parent company for better synergies. TV Today Network runs one of India’s most popular television network, including the channels India Today and Aaj Tak. The […]

Mitashi launches 55-inch curved TV with Samsung 4K panel @Rs 80k

Mitashi, the Mumbai-based electronics brand known for its value-for-money offerings, launched a 55-inch curved 4K TV with a Samsung panel at Rs 79,990 in India. The device is the cheapest such television in the Indian market. Its closest competitor is the Samsung 49Ku6300, which is also priced at Rs 79,990. However, since the Samsung model […]

Arnab Goswami’s Republic TV launching this weekend

Republic TV, the English-language television channel headed by journalist Arnab Goswami will go on air on several cable and DTH platforms in India starting Friday evening. Official confirmation came from Dish TV, India’s oldest DTH platform, which confirmed that the channel will be made available starting from Saturday. Subscribers of Dish TV will get the […]

Arnab Goswami teases the launch of Republic TV

Arnab Goswami, arguably the most talked about Indian journalist in recent years, has released a teaser video on the upcoming launch of his new television channel Republic TV. The video shows Goswami writing a letter to Mr Gandhi — perhaps a reference to Congress Party Vice President Rahul Gandhi — informing him that ‘he’s coming […]

Amazon Fire TV Stick Launch: Airtel offers 100 GB data free

Bharti Airtel said it would provide 100 GB of free high-speed data to anyone who purchases Amazon’s Fire TV Stick in India. The offer is available to Airtel customers on broadband as well as ‘4G Home Wifi’, but not to normal, handset-based 4G users. The data quota can be availed in buckets of 35 GB […]

Sun Direct overtakes Dish TV, Videocon D2h in HD movie channels in English

Sun Direct, the DTH operator from the Sun TV group, has added several new High Definition channels over the last several days, and has now overtaken rivals Dish TV and Videocon D2h in terms of the number of English movie channels on its HD platform. The move comes more than a year after ISRO launched the […]

Noble Skiodo launches 55 inch LED smart TV at Rs 45k on Amazon

Noble Skiodo launched one of the cheapest 55-inch smart TVs in India. Priced at Rs 44,999, the 55MS55N01 comes with a pixel resolution of 1920×1080 (full HD) and is exclusively available at www.amazon.in. Noble Skiodo is a new-generation TV brand that has launched all its models on Amazon so far, keeping its marketing and advertising costs close to zero. This […]

Zebronics launches Chromecast-like device at Rs 1699 to cast phone screen to TV

Zebronics, a Chennai based electronics manufacturer, launched ZEB Cast 100 — similar to Google’s Chromecast device which helps in casting the screen of your phone or device onto a TV or monitor. The device has been priced at just Rs 1,699, compared with Rs 3,399 for Google Chromecast. “ZEB CAST 100 is compact easily fits […]

FM sale turned down, TV Today hands over airtime sale to ENIL

TV Today Network, part of India Today group, entered into a add promotion Sales Agreement with Entertainment Network India (ENIL) for managing their advertisement campaigns in their three FM stations in New Delhi, Mumbai, and Kolkata, said the company. Following the agreement ENIL has been appointed as the agent of TVTN to facilitate sale of […]