Need to push overall branding of India as a central hub of content creation, say experts?blur=25

Experts believe that India is one of the fastest growing media and entertainment industries in the world. With its exotic locations, abundant labour force and growing demand for original content, India stands to gain a favourable advantage in the global media and entertainment space

exchange4media Staff Oct 21, 2015 8:05 AM

Govt considering FDI in news media, plans to spend more on digital advertising?blur=25

Govt is planning to spend more on digital platform to strengthen their digital presence and reducing ads in newspapers. There are plans to outsource DD’s prime time slot.

exchange4media Staff Oct 20, 2015 9:08 AM

Guest Column: India's greatest export to the world is its entertainment: Gaurav Gandhi?blur=25

IndiaCast's Gaurav Gandhi on how Indian media and entertainment industry has created ripples over the world with its powerful content and unique flavours

Gaurav Gandhi Feb 20, 2015 8:09 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

PwC hails budgetary allocations for M&E sector in Union Budget 2014?blur=25

While some sections of the industry are not happy with online & mobile advertising being included under the service tax, PWC sees the pruning of the negative list in order to promote GST as a step in the right direction

exchange4media Staff Jul 12, 2014 8:52 AM

Guest Column: It is a commendable Budget, grounded in pragmatism: Sudhanshu Vats?blur=25

Sudhanshu Vats, Chairman, CII National Committee on Media & Entertainment and Group CEO, Viacom18 Media pens down an enthusiastic opinion on the Budget exclusively for exchange4media

Sudhanshu Vats Jul 11, 2014 8:18 AM

EY releases its 10th Capital Confidence Barometer for the M&E industry?blur=25

More M&E companies expect to pursue acquisitions in the next year than at any time in the last two years. Readily available credit and financing, high equity valuations & market stability are enabling them to charge forward with strategic plans, according to the report

exchange4media Staff Jul 3, 2014 8:04 AM

Video: "News is a cash-strapped industry & we desperately need resources"?blur=25

KVL Narayan Rao, Vice Chairman, NDTV underscores how important FDI in news media is & stresses that healthy investment is very good for the industry & can be achieved without compromising Indianness of operations

Abid Hasan Jun 30, 2014 7:50 AM

I&B Minister gives a boost to radio sector, promises shortening of processes?blur=25

Prakash Javadekar has given positive signals regarding setting up of more community radio channels, lifting of ban on news on FM radio, & speedy implementation of Phase III migration, among others

Abhinn Shreshtha Jun 21, 2014 11:32 AM

The new govt will recognise the opportunities for the M&E industry: Sudhanshu Vats?blur=25

In an exclusive conversation with exchange4media, the Group CEO of Viacom18 says that a more robust regulation policy, deregulation of pricing & speedy implementation of digitisation are among his wish list for the new govt

Priyanka Mehra May 21, 2014 8:03 AM

Indian M&E industry has all that it takes to have global aspirations: Punit Goenka?blur=25

The MD & CEO of ZEEL firmly believes that the Indian M&E industry possesses the potential to entertain the world and is absolutely geared up to face the global consumers

exchange4media Staff Mar 13, 2014 8:42 AM

Regulatory agenda is a crucial parameter that will shape the M&E industry: Uday Shankar?blur=25

According to the STAR India CEO, after some progress in the last few years, this agenda has now completely stalled and is awaiting the arrival of a transformational government

exchange4media Staff Mar 13, 2014 7:46 AM

Issues of convergence, cross media ownership need to be fixed: TRAI Chairman?blur=25

According to Rahul Khullar, challenges of convergence, spectrum constraint & cross media ownership need to be tackled for the broadcast sector to be at par with developed nations

Abid Hasan Sep 16, 2013 8:20 AM

Curbs on free speech, price controls impeding innovation in M&E sector: Uday Shankar?blur=25

A web of processes, regulations and norms has stalled India's economic growth & the future of the country hinges on the ability to embrace new ideas, says the CEO of STAR India

exchange4media Staff Sep 14, 2013 8:20 AM

"Rupee depreciation has wiped out around Rs 1,200 cr from print media"?blur=25

According to industry experts, cash, content & carriage are the three challenges facing the media industry, even as tough economic conditions put further pressure on bottomlines

Rashi Bisaria Sep 12, 2013 8:32 AM

Video: Emerging markets on right track with data & analytics: John G Noseworthy?blur=25

Emerging markets are leveraging the insights derived from Big Data to deliver a smart customer experience, says IBM’s Noseworthy

Priyanka Mehra Jul 1, 2013 8:10 AM

Video: IBM's John Graeme Noseworthy on the four Es of Big Data?blur=25

The four Es that will help marketers in their journey to Big Data analytics are Educate, Explore, Engage & Execute, says Graeme

Priyanka Mehra Jun 12, 2013 7:30 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

India to become a teleport hub: I&B Secretary?blur=25

I&B Secretary Uday Kumar Varma announces steps to boost broadcast, FM radio, film & gaming industries; multi-media campaign to curb piracy on the anvil

exchange4media Staff Oct 29, 2012 1:46 AM

“Digitisation will see new ways of creating content”?blur=25

While quality of content is paramount, industry experts say that viewers should be ready to pay for it in the new world of digitisation

Deepa Balasubramanian Oct 17, 2012 7:05 PM