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Players in the e-commerce space believe that apart from improving business infrastructure, FDI will bring transparency in the funding aspects in e-commerce

Abhinav Trivedi 06-January-2014

The Sun TV model of sourcing part of the ad inventory through content partners has hurt their revenues. In case national b'casters hike their inventory cost following the ad cap, frugal techniques will be in play, say experts

Abhinav Trivedi 30-December-2013

The industry was at constant loggerheads, in an economy which de-grew & an industry whose revenue was flat. The big got bigger, while the small got squeezed, observes the MD & CEO, Times Television Network

Abhinav Trivedi 27-December-2013

The industry was at constant loggerheads, in an economy which de-grew & an industry whose revenue was flat. The big got bigger, while the small got squeezed, observes the MD & CEO, Times Television Network

Abhinav Trivedi 27-December-2013

It is learnt from highly placed sources in the industry that debt funding from stakeholders is in place. BARC has AAAI, IBF and ISA as its prime stakeholders

Abhinav Trivedi 26-December-2013

Industry experts see the decision in the IndiaCast UTV Vs Dish TV case as more of a compromise between the two players. They believe that now it will be a game of crowdpulling

Abhinav Trivedi 24-December-2013

Once you start to uncover costs & risks, you realise that there is tremendous amount of value that the customer is willing to pay that we neglect because of our focus solely on the product, said Prof Dawar in a special interaction with Vikram Sakhuja, Global CEO, Maxus

Abhinav Trivedi 24-December-2013

Both IndiaCast and Dish TV are interpreting the court order, which is likely to be in public domain today, in their favour

Abhinav Trivedi 21-December-2013

2013 will be remembered for the substantial efforts in making the broadcast industry transparent & accountable. From ad cap to TAM ratings, accountability was questioned by stakeholders at various phases

Abhinav Trivedi 20-December-2013

2013 will be remembered for the substantial efforts in making the broadcast industry transparent & accountable. From ad cap to TAM ratings, accountability was questioned by stakeholders at various phases

Abhinav Trivedi 20-December-2013

Issues such as high carriage fees, disputes with LCOs, MSOs & DTH players, and the unorganised market at the grassroot level continue to be the bone of contention for all stakeholders

Abhinav Trivedi 18-December-2013

If the MSOs fail to complete the formalities within the stipulated time, the regulator has asked the broadcasters to shut down their respective signals by December 31

Abhinav Trivedi 17-December-2013

Industry experts say that some broadcasters might use the NBA petition in the court as a shield or might individually file case in the High Court, but there might be no significant outcome before the polls in 2014

Abhinav Trivedi 14-December-2013

TRAI has asked MSOs and broadcasters of pay channels to enter into written interconnection agreements and also reduce the number of terms and conditions

Abhinav Trivedi 14-December-2013

The distribution in Chennai is still largely on analog mode, being controlled either by SUN TV or Govt-owned ARASU TV. This is not providing a level playing field to players

Abhinav Trivedi 13-December-2013

Except Star Plus & Zee TV, the other GECs saw a decline in viewership. Sony, however, saw a small hike, but continued to be placed in the sixth position

Abhinav Trivedi 13-December-2013

Most content in the English entertainment genre is imported as there is reluctance to invest & create content. Moreover, appointment viewing is less as shows are downloaded & watched

Abhinav Trivedi 11-December-2013

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 the Competition Commission of India to step in, he adds

Abhinav Trivedi 11-December-2013

Extending brand equity & viewership base, getting edge over competition and capitalising on the burgeoning cricket sentiment are the prime reasons for STAR's decision

Abhinav Trivedi 10-December-2013

Kapil Sibal, Prasoon Joshi, Anil Dharker & Gurbir Singh stress that media should be transparent in its reporting, present genuine facts & have an unbiased approach towards reporting

Abhinav Trivedi 09-December-2013

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