NOW launches convergence service, C-Band gateway

NOW, has launched its NOW convergence service and its own international C-Band gateway in Chennai. This service has been brought by Data Access (In...

Zee to air Tehelka footage

Zee Network has decided to roll out six hours of exclusive footage from the Tehelka.com tapes during prime time across all its 14 channels beginnin...

Urmila Gupta to help FTV go desi

The lady who headed Star's Direct-to-Home (DTH) project, Ms Urmila Gupta, is keen to Indianise the controversial fashion channel - FTV. Her sugg...

Phone lines for Junior KBC opens on March 23

Come May and the dream of kids to participate in the Kaun Banega Crorepati will be fulfilled. Phone lines for the first set of episodes opens on Frida...

ORG-Marg expands Intam to 49 cities

ORG-Marg has expanded Intam from the existing 29 towns and cities to 49 centres. This will help in increasing Intam’s based by 21 per cent. The exp...

CBDT may not consider broadcasters' plea

A group of broadcasters met officials of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on Monday in connection with the new income-tax norms announced for...

Cartoon Network to provide 24-hour service from July 1

Cartoon Network is expanding to a 24-hour television service from July 1. This is part of Turner Entertainment's effort at content aggregation across...

Broadcast Worldwide defers IPO, to go for 3rd funding

Broadcast Worldwide (BWW), the promoter of Tara channel, has deferred its IPO plan and is instead going in for a third round of funding by offering...

Disaster and crisis is good news for news channels

Audience-watching trends have shown that with the Gujarat earthquake, the post-Budget crisis and the Tehelka.com expose have increased audience shares...

New Skies launches second DVB platform for the Indian sub-continent

New Skies Satellites had launched a second Digital Video Broadcast (DVB) platform for the Indian sub-continent due to strong demand in the region. DVB...