Broadcasters see 15% increase in income post digitisation?blur=25

Major channels are garnering almost 15-20 per cent returns – either through reduction in carriage fees or increase in revenues, say industry experts

Abhinav Trivedi Jun 17, 2013 9:51 AM

Digitisation drive boosts DEN Networks’ FY13 revenues?blur=25

While we are in the early stages of transition, the benefits of digitisation for all stakeholders are already becoming evident, says SN Sharma, CEO, DEN Networks

exchange4media Staff May 31, 2013 8:18 PM

Broadcasters want longer window for implementation of 10+2 ad cap?blur=25

Even as TRAI flexes its muscles in the ad cap issue, broadcasters look for more realistic terms & conditions and also an amendment in the ad duration time

Abid Hasan May 23, 2013 10:00 PM

11 mn digital households added in TAM surveyed markets post DAS 2?blur=25

The C&S universe profile is tipped more towards digital, which now accounts for over half the TV owning households within the TAM surveyed markets

Abid Hasan May 22, 2013 8:15 PM

Will niche channels gobble the pie of GECs post digitisation??blur=25

Once Phase II digitisation is achieved, GECs will need to fight harder for their market share as there will be a surge in the viewership of niche channels, say experts

Abhinav Trivedi Apr 30, 2013 7:39 PM

Paid news a major cause of concern for media: PM?blur=25

"I am of the view that it is up to the media itself to find effective ways and means of addressing these problems," says the Prime Minister

Abid Hasan Apr 17, 2013 7:28 PM

MIB claims 85% digitisation on the eve of March 31 deadline?blur=25

100% digitisation is claimed in 15 of the 38 cities in DAS Phase II, 24 cities have more than 75% digitisation, while 34 cities have over 50% digitisation

exchange4media Staff Apr 15, 2013 7:58 PM

Broadcasters to pull out analogue signals from Sunday midnight?blur=25

The announcement comes after a recent IBF meeting. We are committed to the successful implementation of digitisation in India, said IBF Prez Man Jit Singh

exchange4media Staff Mar 28, 2013 7:05 PM

MIB claims overall 67% digitisation in 38 cities of Phase II?blur=25

As on Mar 23, a total of 108 lakh set top boxes have already been installed in Phase II cities, against the target of 1.60 crore

exchange4media Staff Mar 26, 2013 2:03 AM

Our digitisation Phase II figures are census & data-based: Supriya Sahu?blur=25

The Joint Secretary of MIB speaks about the current digitisation scenario and the wide discrepancies between the Government’s and cable operator’s figures

exchange4media Staff Mar 23, 2013 7:48 PM

SITI Cable receives approval from FIPB to raise Rs 3240 mn from promoter entities?blur=25

The promoter entities firms have released the first tranche of Rs 810 million to the company & the balance tranches will be available as per business requirements

exchange4media Staff Mar 22, 2013 8:35 PM

2-min video: There will be a delay in DAS Phase II: Preet Dhupar?blur=25

It will be difficult to meet the March 31 deadline as targeting 38 cities is not a small task under any circumstances, says the COO of BBC India

Abid Hasan Mar 21, 2013 7:10 PM

60% digitisation achieved in Phase II: Uday Kumar Varma?blur=25

The I&B Secy said that Ahmedabad, Amritsar & Ludhiana are reporting near complete switchover, while progress is not so satisfactory in Ranchi & Srinagar

exchange4media Staff Mar 16, 2013 8:15 PM

Zee News set to enter MP; may wind up Chhattisgarh ops?blur=25

Alok Agrawal, CEO, Zee News says that with regional market consumption on the rise, Zee News in MP will further consolidate the group’s regional clout

Abid Hasan Mar 14, 2013 7:54 PM

Siti Cable streamlines billing to consolidate subscriber base?blur=25

Initiating subscriber wise billing & launching ‘Own Your Customer’ app will help the company consolidate its subscriber base before the sunset date

exchange4media Staff Mar 14, 2013 7:20 PM

Indian M&E industry to grow 11.8% in 2013 to touch Rs 917 bn?blur=25

The projected growth for TV is 18%, radio is 16.6%, print is 8.7% & films is 11.5%. Digital advtg is expected to grow 32.1%, as per the FICCI-KPMG report

Synjini Nandi Mar 14, 2013 7:01 PM

"Perception of premium is expensive; Tata Sky seeks to change it"?blur=25

Tata Sky is focussing on innovation, value added services & customer service to be competitive in a post-digitised world, says its CMO Vikram Mehra

Abid Hasan Mar 13, 2013 6:58 PM

Hike in STB duty: Decision ill-timed, says cable industry?blur=25

Cable operators & DTH players alike have slammed the doubling of import duties on set top boxes; see prices going up by Rs 100 per STB for consumers

Abid Hasan Mar 11, 2013 8:46 PM

2-min video: IBF Prez Man Jit Singh on TRAI’s 10+2 ad cap?blur=25

TRAI’s ad cap will be more relevant once digitisation kicks in completely. Until then, b’casters have to rely on ad revenues, says Man Jit Singh

Abid Hasan Mar 11, 2013 7:59 PM

2-min video: DAS delay not in anybody’s interest: Supriya Sahu?blur=25

Supriya Sahu, Joint Secretary, MIB speaks about the status on Phase II digitisation and impact of hike in import duties on set top boxes

Abid Hasan Mar 8, 2013 7:51 PM