I&B Min calls for Indian set top boxes at DAS Task Force meeting?blur=25

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?blur=25

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?blur=25

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?blur=25

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?blur=25

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?blur=25

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?blur=25

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?blur=25

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

Digitisation deadline pushed back to December 2015?blur=25

The Modi Government has decided to take this step after taking stock of the various issues involved that are yet to be resolved. These include getting in place the equipment as well as securing the necessary permissions and licences by the cable operators

exchange4media Staff Aug 26, 2014 8:13 AM

We are not a politically funded channel: Vikram Chandra?blur=25

The Group CEO of NDTV feels that without evidence, hurling allegations is ridiculous. He also feels that there is no reason to doubt that BARC will deliver what is expected out of it

Abhinav Trivedi Mar 20, 2014 10:00 AM

TV 3.1: Value chain needs to improve, say experts?blur=25

According to industry experts, with time, content over various platforms will serve customised needs of the audiences, hence, broadcasters need to be prepared for a new set of changes

Abhinav Trivedi Mar 14, 2014 8:17 AM

Dish TV targets regional markets with new brand Zing?blur=25

Zing has been specially conceptualised and customised keeping in mind new regional viewers that are moving over to the digital platform, with content for the Bengali audiences

exchange4media Staff Mar 6, 2014 7:54 AM

“Local customised content has been the main glue for TV viewers worldwide”?blur=25

India being a diverse country is sure to celebrate its diversity with the availability of more localised broadcast media & specialty content on television, says Rajendra Khare, Founder & CMD, SureWaves

Deepa Balasubramanian Dec 21, 2013 10:18 AM

TRAI gives MSOs 10 days to complete CAF formalities?blur=25

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 Dec 17, 2013 9:01 AM

Slow digitisation progress in Chennai leaves b'casters despondent?blur=25

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 Dec 13, 2013 9:17 AM

We are not at a point where cartelisation has taken hold: Man Jit Singh?blur=25

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 Dec 11, 2013 8:35 AM

Video: DD should be the first choice of the lower half of the society: Ranjan P Thakur?blur=25

The Additional DG of Doordarshan explains why DD is emphasising on the free-to-air service of its Free Dish DTH platform to cater to the vast semi-urban & rural audience

Abid Hasan Dec 5, 2013 9:05 AM

Doordarshan to expand DTH offerings from 59 channels to 120?blur=25

The new bouquet of channels will be operational from March 31, 2014 and will focus more on the regional market

Abid Hasan Dec 3, 2013 8:20 AM

It is time for b'casters to focus on customer delight: Ashok Venkatramani?blur=25

The CEO of ABP News talks about the importance of collaborative working between b'casters, agencies and advertisers, and the need to be innovative in a VUCA world

Priyanka Mehra Nov 12, 2013 7:51 AM