One can expect only the best from Bose Corp. In keeping with its state-of-the-art audio innovations, the premier electronics company has introduced a homewide wireless audio link, an easy-to-set-up, room-to-room wireless solution for quality whole-home sound.
Time and again, the wireless world has something novel and exciting to offer. With the number of mobile phone users rapidly increasing worldwide, the wireless market is booming. In view of this, AXE, the leader in men’s fragrances, now wants to expand the Axe Unlimited Academy from the Internet to the wireless front.
The Cannes Lions 2006 will see some changes in the judging procedure. Firstly, there will be separate press and outdoor juries to judge the entries in these categories. Secondly, the preliminary pre-Cannes 'judging-at-home' round of the Lions Direct competition has been abolished. All submissions will be judged in Cannes by an increased jury of 30 members plus the Jury President.
Tamil viewers in India have some more reason to cheer. Dish Asia Network from France, one of the first ones to broadcast Tamil channels from outside India, has partnered with Dish TV for distribution of its channels in the country. The three new channels from the bouquet comprise DAN Music, DAN Cinema and DAN Ozhi.
The traditional Puja Annual numbers from the major Kolkata-based publications continue to enjoy a pride of place. These publications are like a treasure trove of reading material consumed over a large part of the year, thus providing long shelf-life and high pass-along readership.
Sony is out to ensure that the 8.30 pm slot doesn’t lose the numbers that ‘Fame Gurukul’ has generated. In the process, the channel has planned to bring ‘Indian Idol’ in the 8.30 pm slot along with Endemol format ‘Deal or No Deal’ – both in November. Another change that could take place is the channel’s decision to wrap its long running show ‘Kkusum’.
The Media Research User’s Council (MRUC) has elected the new board members for the year 2005-06. While Leo Burnett Chairman Arvind Sharma takes over from Paresh Nath as Chairman of the Council, Executive Director and CEO, TV Today Network, G Krishnan has been appointed the Vice-Chairman.
PVR Ltd, India's largest multiplex cinema operator, has filed its draft Red Herring Prospectus with the Securities and Exchange Board of India to enter the capital market with its initial public offering of 7,700,000 equity shares of Rs 10 each for cash at a price to be determined through the book building process.