18th IBF AGM on Friday to elect new board members and President

One of the key agendas at the 18th AGM will be to elect members of the board of directors in place of the members of the board who are retiring by rot...

How Panchkula violence coverage became a talking point between Smriti Irani and IBF

The meeting presided over by Irani on August 25 was also attended by IBF President Punit Goenka and Secretary General Girish Srivastava

IBF commends a reform-oriented Budget

According to IBF, the massive thrust on infrastructure sector, in general, and on the social and rural sector in particular, will go a long way in gen...

IBF welcomes Delhi High Court’s Order on DAS-III implementation

Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) has welcomed the order passed by the Honourable Delhi High Court on 3 November 2016 dismissing the nine petitions...

Punit Goenka appointed as new IBF President

The IBF Board also elected Rajat Sharma (Chairman, India TV), NP Singh (CEO, Sony Pictures Network), Sudhanshu Vats (Group CEO, Viacom 18), K Madhavan...

Sudhanshu Vats, Group CEO, Viacom18, appointed Chairman of IBF Credit and Collections Committee

The Indian Broadcasting Foundation today, announced the appointment of Sudhanshu Vats, Group CEO, Viacom18, as the Chairman of the IBF Credit and Coll...

Mumbai HC order does not mean stay on Phase-III Digitization

In the on-going developments regarding implementation of DAS phase III, exchange4media sourced a summary of what transpired in Supreme Court today in...

IBF applauds TRAI’s notification on differential pricing of data services

Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) has welcomed the TRAI’s decision to rule out differential pricing.

IBF urges Centre to grant Infrastucture Status to Broadcasting Industry

The Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) urged the Union Government to grant “Infrastructure Status” to the Broadcasting Industry, including DTH and C...

Indian Broadcasting Foundation re-elects Uday Shankar as President

The IBF Board also re-elected Punit Goenka, Managing Director, Zee Media Corp, N.P. Singh, CEO, Multi Screen Media, Rajat Sharma, Chairman, India TV,...

TRAI holds open house over tariff issues related to commercial subscribers

The issues discussed included the differentiation between domestic and commercial subscribers for provision of TV signals, the criteria for drawing di...

Uday Shankar appeals to govt to stay course on implementation of GST Bill

On the likelihood of Govt calling a special session of Parliament in September to pass the critical bill, IBF President and Star India CEO Uday Shanka...

Supreme Court gives relief to broadcasters, asks TRAI to not revise wholesale tariff

SC has asked TRAI not to take the order forward which asked broadcasters to roll back the 27.5 per cent tariff hike for non-addressable areas and addr...

IBF supports Sun TV Network; will it be enough?

With MIB’s decision to reject its application on the radio front, the license for Sun Network's 33 television channels hangs in the balance. IBF Presi...

Even before the ratings come, we will put out an audit report: Punit Goenka

Punit Goenka, MD & CEO of ZEEL, Chairman of BARC and Vice-President of the IBF Board, says all the checks and balances are in place for transparent go...

Punit Goenka wins IMPACT Person of the Year 2014

Goenka, MD & CEO, ZEEL, showed appreciation for the award that recognizes and applauds the human side of industry endeavors

Time For AMMAAI; Advertising, Marketing & Management Associations Authority of India

Other than news, updates, reality shows of controversies and discounted invites to events, Trade Associations have not done much for their stakeholder...

Broadcast industry has reached a plateau: Uday Shankar

Star India CEO Uday Shankar says Indian M&E industry needs to move from just being a provider of entertainment content to being a creative industry an...

I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar assures digitisation is on track

Javadekar announced at a meeting of the Indian Broadcasting Federation that the process will meet its new deadline of December 2015

Hectic parleys on to avoid ratings blackout

The IBF, AAAI & ISA are working closely to carve out a solution & avoid a possible ratings blackout. Sources indicate that TAM will also be involved i...

We are not at a point where cartelisation has taken hold: Man Jit Singh

The CEO of MSM maintains that cartelisation will be a win-lose attempt instead of a win-win. If cartels are formed anywhere, it will be the time for t...

10+2 ad cap: Oct 21 hearing likely to bring some clarity on the issue

As October 21 approaches, the b'casting industry is awaiting the next hearing in TDSAT on the TRAI 10+2 ad cap order. Hopefully, it should decide the...

D-Day for 10+2 ad cap is here. What now?

Recent developments have revealed that the b'casting industry is clearly divided on the ad cap issue. Will it be implemented tomorrow – is the questio...