TV Ratings: HC defers stay order to Kantar; next hearing on Feb 11?blur=25

The Delhi HC judge hearing the writ petition filed by Kantar Media in the TV ratings guidelines case has deferred a stay order in the case. Meanwhile, NBA has also been made a respondent in the case

Abid Hasan Jan 30, 2014 7:47 AM

TV Ratings: Industry expects Kantar to get a stay from HC?blur=25

Two industry bodies - AAAI & Indian Society of Advertisers - are supporting the parent company of TAM Media, even as broadcasters have been vocal against a ratings blackout in the contemporary scenario

Abhinav Trivedi Jan 29, 2014 8:57 AM

Kantar takes the legal route, files petition in Delhi HC?blur=25

With barely 25 days left, Kantar Media has taken the legal recourse after efforts to resolve the issue outside court through discussions at various forums failed to yield any results

Abid Hasan & Abhinav Trivedi Jan 23, 2014 9:51 AM

Kantar not interested in selling stakes, in talks with Govt to resolve issue?blur=25

Kantar believes that the crossholding clause only serves to restrict competition. It states that TV ratings are best left to self-regulation & industry oversight rather than Govt policy

Abid Hasan Jan 22, 2014 9:29 AM

Kantar Media raises concerns over new ratings guidelines?blur=25

Kantar Media stresses that implementing the guidelines on cross holding ownership of 10% will leave the entire industry without ratings for most of 2014

Abid Hasan Jan 21, 2014 8:53 AM

TAM plans to challenge MIB guidelines in court?blur=25

With just 26 days left for implementing the new terms & conditions, including limiting equity stake in ratings agencies to 10%, TAM's options are limited

Abid Hasan Jan 21, 2014 8:46 AM

Govt conditions put TAM continuation under a cloud?blur=25

With Government guidelines allowing only 10% stake from outside companies, will Nielsen & Kantar, the parent companies of TAM Media, divest their stakes in the ratings agency?

Abid Hasan Jan 20, 2014 8:42 AM

AdAsia 2013 to explore ways to re-engineer advertising?blur=25

I'ntl communicators & sponsors, including Dentsu, Hakuhodo, Kantar Media, IAA, IMPACT, exchange4media, etc., will support the 28th Asian Advertising Congress

exchange4media Staff Sep 11, 2013 7:38 AM

TV ratings case: NDTV to appeal move to shift case to India?blur=25

The lower court in New York feels that India will be a more convenient forum than the US for the case that NDTV has filed against Nielsen and Kantar

exchange4media Staff Mar 6, 2013 6:50 PM

IMRB Intl is ‘MR Agency of the Year’ for 6th time?blur=25

IMRB International bagged the honour at the recently concluded 22nd Annual Seminar of the Market Research Society of India

exchange4media Staff Dec 20, 2012 6:42 PM

MIB seeks answers on TV ratings issue?blur=25

MIB has written to TRAI to recommend an accreditation mechanism for TV ratings and to TAM asking for a third party audit

Noor Fathima Warsia Sep 3, 2012 8:16 PM

WPP files motion to dismiss NDTV case in New York State Court?blur=25

The motion was filed on August 28, 2012 to dismiss the case in its entirety

Noor Fathima Warsia Aug 30, 2012 7:06 PM

"TAM welcomes the opportunity to address facts"?blur=25

WPP also says it welcomes NDTV’s desire to not get into 'trial by media'. WPP reiterates NDTV lawyers wrote to Kantar on Aug 21 for settlement

Noor Fathima Warsia Aug 28, 2012 7:45 PM

NDTV vs. TAM: When it all boils down to public opinion?blur=25

WPP and NDTV have indulged in a media battle by making, and clarifying, allegations. The legal fight, if there is going to be one, is yet to unfold. But the one thing reiterated from this case is that public opinion matters

Noor Fathima Warsia Aug 27, 2012 11:36 PM

NDTV vs. TAM lawsuit transcends from statements to war of words?blur=25

Martin Sorrell, CEO, WPP has commented to the press that WPP had declined NDTV lawyers’ request for settlement. NDTV has challenged the veracity of this comment and raised other issues

Noor Fathima Warsia Aug 27, 2012 7:52 PM

Six questions again from NDTV to WPP?blur=25

The media battle continues with NDTV raising a few more questions to WPP in context to alleged corruption in TAM ratings system in India

Noor Fathima Warsia Aug 27, 2012 6:23 PM


Martin Sorrell, CEO, WPP has commented to the press that WPP had declined NDTV lawyers’ request for settlement.

Noor Fathima Warsia Aug 26, 2012 7:35 PM

NDTV to WPP: Lawsuit was served on Aug 10?blur=25

Statement also said, “matters have progressed much beyond ‘service’; Nielsen lawyers have requested NDTV lawyers for an extension”

Noor Fathima Warsia Aug 24, 2012 7:29 PM

Lawsuit also accuses b-casters of fuelling corruption?blur=25

Without naming anyone, NDTV’s lawsuit asserts that other broadcasters in India have taken corrupt routes to influence ratings

Noor Fathima Warsia Aug 23, 2012 7:26 PM

NDTV retorts to WPP: Lawsuit was served on Aug 10?blur=25

The statement also said that “matters have progressed much beyond ‘service’; Nielsen lawyers have been in touch with NDTV lawyers and have requested for an extension”

Noor Fathima Warsia Aug 23, 2012 6:16 PM