Date-wise News
Government announces increased FDI limit on news to 49% & DTH and cable services to 100%

The Government today increased the FDI limit (foreign direct investment) for news and current affair channels, DTH and Cable Operators. The government announced that foreign investment will be relaxed in 15 sectors . While 100% FDI has been allowed in DTH and Cable Networks (MSOs and LCOs), the foreign investment in the uplinking of news and current affairs TV channels has been raised to 49% from 26% earlier

exchange4media Staff Nov 10, 2015 7:08 PM

Vodafone India revenues grow 11.2% to Rs 22,902 crore

The company saw consistent and robust revenue growth with service revenue (excluding regulatory impact) of Rs 22,902 crore in H1FY16 vs. Rs 20,601 crore in H1FY15, a growth of 11.2%

exchange4media Staff Nov 10, 2015 3:53 PM

BCCI puts an end to N Srinivasan reign as ICC Chairman

N Srinivasan has been sacked as (International Cricket Council) ICC Chairman today. The decision was taken by the Board for Cricket Council in India (BCCI) during their 86th Annual General Meeting. The decision was taken to recall him and nominate the newly elected BCCI President Shashank Manohar as the Chief of the International Cricket association

exchange4media Staff Nov 10, 2015 2:19 PM

KOOVS.COM appoints MediaCom as its media buying agency

The appointment is ahead of the launch of the brand's first 360 degree ad campaign later this month. MediaCom India will be responsible for media planning and devising efficient media mix for the new campaign

exchange4media Staff Nov 10, 2015 2:08 PM

Amul appoints KM Jhala as Chief Operating Officer

He was earlier the Chief General Manager at GCMMF. Jhala had joined GCMMF in the year 1986 as a product manager and has assumed various responsibilities in sales and marketing in the organization over the last 30 years

exchange4media Staff Nov 10, 2015 1:56 PM

Zee Media elevates Pooja Gupta as Marketing Head

Gupta was heading content strategy and marketing in Zee before the elevation

exchange4media Staff Nov 10, 2015 1:30 PM

Rediffusion Y&R appoints Darshan Choudhari as Creative Head, Mumbai

Choudhari comes from Creativeland Asia and has been behind some sterling work on Marico Corporate, Virgin Mobile, Parachute, Wego, Killer, Captain Morgan, to name a few

exchange4media Staff Nov 10, 2015 12:32 PM

BARC ratings: Marathi, Kannada and Bangla channels see spike in ratings in week 43

In week 43 (October 24 – 30, 2015) BARC data saw the Maharashtra, Karnataka and Bangla markets see a large rise in ratings of its channels. In the Telugu market Maa TV rose to No.1 spot from No.3 spot last week, while ETV Telugu slipped to No.2 spot. Zee Telugu climbed to No.3 spot. Udaya Movies rose to No.2 spot among the Kannada channels. Big Ganga slipped to No.5 spot in the Bhojpuri genre. Bhojpuri Cinema rose to No.1 spot, while Dangal TV slipped No.3 spot

exchange4media Staff Nov 10, 2015 11:51 AM

Vijay Koshy joins ONE Network Entertainment as Chief Business Officer

Vijay Koshy will be driving the over-all business at ONE including the multi-platform distribution, content syndication and branded content business

exchange4media Staff Nov 10, 2015 11:16 AM

SITI Cable Network revenue rises 9% YoY at Rs 243 crore

The company's EBITDA at Rs 52 crore; up 35% QoQ & 13% YoY; revenue stood at Rs 243 crore; up 5% QoQ & 9% YoY; subscription income stood at Rs 139 crore; up 7% QoQ & 3% YoY; broadband income was at Rs 9 crore; up 4% QoQ & 50% YoY

exchange4media Staff Nov 10, 2015 9:51 AM

Sanjeev Paliwal joins Live India as Managing Editor

Prior to this he was working as Executive Editor, IBN 7. He stepped down from the position earlier this year

exchange4media Staff Nov 10, 2015 9:20 AM

adidas appoints Cheil India as Social Media Agency  for Cricket, Football & Training

In addition to the Retail mandate it won recently, Cheil has been named as the Social Media Agency on record by adidas. The account was awarded to Cheil after a multi-agency pitch

exchange4media Staff Nov 10, 2015 8:48 AM

Trendspotting: Diwali brand campaigns shift from offer-led promotions to emotional spots

Pepperfry, Urban Ladder, Big Bazaar, Manyavar, Fortune Oil, Tanishq, Vodafone, Good Day and Cadbury Celebration have adopted the emotional route this Diwali

Sarmistha Neogy Nov 10, 2015 8:45 AM

Grass-root campaigning triumphs over high-decibel campaigning in Bihar election

The high decibel campaign of the NDA had seen their ad spends at around Rs.40-50 crore for the Bihar election, according to certain media reports. The Grand Alliance campaign, on the other hand, was of a much lower decibel level on media, but was smartly executed to combat their opponents

exchange4media Staff Nov 10, 2015 8:35 AM

S-Group Insights: Telecom sector sees 10% drop in ad volumes in Q3'2015

Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, Aircel, Tata Teleservices together hold 94% TV ad share. Tata Teleservices & Vodafone reduced the advertising volume by 49% & 37%, respectively

exchange4media Staff Nov 10, 2015 8:24 AM

Indian dailies dish out creative front pages to announce Bihar poll results

Hindi dailies gave some of the best one liner headlines. Interestingly, Pakistani newspaper, Dawn, did front page report on Bihar election results

Abid Hasan Nov 10, 2015 8:16 AM

Did BJP’s controversial ads play spoilsport during Bihar Election?

Controversial advertisements from the Bhartiya Janta Party forced the Commission to ban their ads thrice and also file an FIR

Abid Hasan Nov 10, 2015 8:06 AM