With big brands entering the medium post digitisation, cable TV industry, as per industry estimates, is seeing ad spends of at least Rs 200 crore annually

Tasmayee Laha Roy Jul 24, 2019 8:38 AM


‘Public performance royalties’ an important source of revenue for record labels

exchange4media Staff Mar 25, 2019 4:07 PM


India’s digital economy expected to grow to US$1 trillion and lead to the creation of 10 million jobs by 2022

exchange4media Staff Oct 29, 2018 8:46 AM

Experts discuss how the digitised world is moving towards a smart Industry 4.0 at the Akamai India Edge 2018 conference

Apeksha Mishra Aug 14, 2018 8:49 AM

Standing committee on information technology, headed by Anurag Thakur, releases its 44th report on the status of cable TV digitisation and interoperability of set top boxes.

Nishant Saxena Jan 5, 2018 8:57 AM

India's digitization offers new opportunities for Indian marketers: Warc report

Warc, the global marketing intelligence service, has released its Asian Strategy Report 2017, an analysis of the region's most effective marketing trends based on insights from the 2016 Warc Prize for Asian Strategy

exchange4media Staff Jan 18, 2017 8:19 AM

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 the SLP filed by IBF against the order passed by the Division Bench of the Bombay High Court and contrary to media reports the Mumbai HC order does not indicate a stay on Phase-III Digitization.

exchange4media Staff Feb 20, 2016 4:07 PM

TV services in Urban centres to go digital from Jan. 2016 - TRAI

The cut-off date of phase-III has been set for 31st December 2015, after which no analog signal transmission or re-transmission of TV channels will be permitted in urban centres

Abid Hasan Dec 9, 2015 8:07 AM

MIB holds 2nd Task Force meeting for Phases III & IV of digitisation

It was stated that with the emphasis on 'Make In India', and the fact that indigenous STB manufacturers have the capacity to deliver the required quantity of STBs, supply orders may be placed with them in advance

exchange4media Staff Nov 25, 2014 8:28 AM

 Guest Column: Agenda for the new I&B Ministry

How will Arun Jaitley shape the agenda of I&B Ministry in the near future? Mitrajit Bhattacharya, President & Publisher, Chitralekha Group, explores the avenues

Mitrajit Bhattacharya Nov 12, 2014 2:29 PM

M&E is a new sunrise sector for India: Sudhanshu Vats

Vats, Group CEO, Viacom18 Media welcomes the new I&B Minister and makes a few important requests in the areas of digitisation, rational taxation, allowing news for private radio stations & single window clearance

Priyanka Mehra & Collin Furtado Nov 11, 2014 9:12 AM

I&B Min calls for Indian set top boxes at DAS Task Force meeting

I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar insisted that the process of digitisation should give options to consumers, affordable rates and include Indian set top boxes in the equation

Abid Hasan Oct 9, 2014 7:03 PM

Discovery bets big on India, invests $ 2 billion in programming

The country delivers 40 per cent of the viewership in the Asia Pacific region, said JB Perrette, President, Discovery Networks International, talking about the impressive

Ankur Singh Sep 22, 2014 8:14 AM

Flip flop over digitisation sends wrong signals to the world: Rahul Khullar

The TRAI Chairman also stressed on the need to keep politicians away from broadcasting platforms and a comprehensive national media policy

Abid Hasan Sep 22, 2014 8:04 AM

Media can be the country's key engine of growth: Sanjay Gupta

The Star India COO also emphasised that the industry needs some changes in outlook and policy to keep growing and make a strong social impact

exchange4media Staff Sep 22, 2014 7:59 AM

Digitisation is on track, to be completed by 2016: Prakash Javadekar

The Govt’s digitisation drive is on track and the third phase of the digitisation drive will be completed by 2015, while the fourth phase will be completed by 2016, the I&B Minister has affirmed, adding “That’s what our commitment is”

exchange4media Staff Sep 20, 2014 10:55 AM

Ensure digitisation is completed: Broadcasters to new IBF Board

The new Board of Directors at IBF has several tasks on its hand, most pressing is ensuring that the Phase III & IV of digitisation meet the deadline

Collin Furtado Sep 15, 2014 8:01 AM

TRAI pulls up MSOs, LCOs over non-compliance of norms

The Authority has sought comments from MSOs and their linked LCOs on penalising those who do not obey norms on billing and issuing receipts

exchange4media Staff Aug 29, 2014 9:14 AM

New digitisation deadline adds to broadcasters' revenue woes

Govt has allowed cable operators to continue analogue service while putting the new system in place for another year. News broadcasters are worried this will delay the process and eat into revenues

Abid Hasan Aug 27, 2014 8:05 AM