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Starcon takes Prasar Bharati and to court

Starcon takes Prasar Bharati and to court

Author | NULL | Saturday, Apr 21,2001 12:00 AM

Starcon takes Prasar Bharati and to court

TWI and Starcon have slapped draft claims on both Prasar Bharati and for the violation of the rights held by TWI-Starcon for the audiostreaming of the recent India-Australia one-day matches.

Starcon and TWI might consider claiming damages to the tune of a $1.5 million from provided a live AIR audio commentary of these matches which breaches Starcon and TWI’s agreement with Prasar Bharati on the multimedia rights including all audio-video streaming on the Internet.

Starcon-TWI have alleged that Prasar Bharati and have violated a February 2000 agreement that gave the exclusive multimedia marketing rights including without limitation, live/delayed audio and video streaming in respect of cricketing events conducted by BCCI in India till September, 2004.

Starcon is contemplating of claiming damages from Rediff $1.5 million for providing AIR’s live circket commentary of the India-Australia one day matches on their site

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