Dentsu Inc has purchased the respective 26 per cent equity stakes held by Mogae Consultants in Dentsu Communications, Dentsu Marcom and Dentsu Creative Impact. As per the transaction terms, Sandeep Goyal, the incumbent Chairman of Dentsu India Group, will resign from his position, but continue to support the Dentsu India Group as its Founder Chairman.
The ‘God’s Own Country’ has been voted the top travel and tourism destination in India by a poll conducted by the Outlook Traveller magazine. The results of the poll handed the ‘Favourite Indian State in Travel and Tourism’ award to Kerala at the Outlook Traveller Awards 2010 presented on Saturday night in New Delhi.
Turner Broadcasting System International is partnering with TNT on the upcoming series ‘Falling Skies’, which will debut on TNT in the United States in June, followed by premieres on many TNT international networks. In addition, Turner Broadcasting System International will make the show available for syndication in many territories worldwide later this year.
STAR Networks’ English GEC, Star World, announced the launch of its new weekend property- ‘Torrentz’ that showcases the freshest and best shows from Hollywood. Viewers can now enjoy the experience from February 2011 with the launch of three popular shows Good Guys, Walking Dead and Detroit 187 under this property.
Piracy has long been cited as the reason why international players are not keen to enter digital content into the Indian marketplace. But publishers and distributors are realising that e-commerce built around digital content can build new audiences and provide an alternative to piracy.