The group is also merging Finecast, Xaxis and GroupM Services into a cross-channel performance platform

exchange4media Staff Apr 27, 2022 9:14 AM

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Tewari, Chief Category & Operations Officer, Modenik Lifestyle, talks about the new brand identity & merger, marketing strategy, TVC campaign, and more

Ritika Raj Apr 7, 2022 8:38 AM

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Experts suggest the overlapping can be a game-changer for both the networks and the industry as advertisers can achieve high GRPs in a cost-efficient manner through 'combo-deals'

Sonam Saini Dec 27, 2021 9:39 AM


The coming together of ZEEL and Sony will depend on the nod from public shareholders of ZEEL, including the largest shareholder Invesco which is opposed to the union

exchange4media Staff Dec 24, 2021 9:54 AM

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The ZEEL MD & CEO said the $1.57 billion cash coming into the ZEEL-Sony merged entity will be used for M&A, digital and sports acquisition

Javed Farooqui Dec 23, 2021 8:58 AM


Industry experts say the Zee-Sony joint entity will be able to address a wide set of advertisers now and will therefore have better bargaining power when it comes to increasing ad revenues

Javed Farooqui Dec 23, 2021 8:58 AM


In an internal email to employees, the ZEEL MD & CEO said the combined company is expected to drive immense synergies and will redefine entertainment across genres, screens, and languages

Javed Farooqui Dec 22, 2021 2:55 PM

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SPE Chairman of Global Television Studios and SPE Corporate Development Ravi Ahuja asserted that India is an important market for Sony and that the company is committed to long-term investments here

Javed Farooqui Dec 22, 2021 2:10 PM


Apart from broadcasting, there were murmurs of further consolidation in the DTH industry

Javed Farooqui Dec 7, 2021 8:26 AM

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ZEEL MD & CEO Goenka, said that the proposed merger with Sony Pictures Networks India (SPNI) is in the final stages of stitching up

exchange4media Staff Nov 24, 2021 8:47 AM


The merger of the two ad tech platforms will lead to enhanced plug and play ad-tech digital marketing platforms for buyers and sellers across the vast global marketplace

exchange4media Staff Nov 23, 2021 4:13 PM

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ZEEL MD & CEO is optimistic that the improved business sentiment will provide a strong growth momentum for the sector, helping businesses bounce back by the end of this fiscal

Javed Farooqui Nov 15, 2021 8:36 AM


Dwibedy, Group Trading Director, Amplifi India, dentsu International, helps us understand the possible implications of Zee-Sony merger on the industry

exchange4media Staff Oct 27, 2021 8:39 AM

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There will be more of experimentation & differentiated offerings in the television broadcast with the Zee-Sony merger, said Sejal Shah, MD, APX, PMX & Publicis-In-Motion

Sejal Shah Oct 26, 2021 1:07 PM

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The company said that the American investment management firm had proposed a merger deal between the company and a large Indian group (Strategic Group) in February this year

Javed Farooqui Oct 13, 2021 8:12 AM

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Goenka's appointment as MD and CEO is one of the conditions for the merger deal, announced last week, between the two companies

exchange4media Staff Sep 28, 2021 9:06 AM


Apart from seeking Punit Goenka's ouster, the largest shareholder in ZEEL has also proposed the names of six independent directors

exchange4media Staff Sep 27, 2021 4:13 PM


We bring you a roundup of the news that made headlines this past week

exchange4media Staff Sep 25, 2021 9:04 AM


In FY21, the combined revenue of Sony and ZEE stood at Rs 13,451.5 crore which included Rs 6311.8 crore of ad revenue and Rs 5572 crore of subscription revenue

Javed Farooqui Sep 24, 2021 8:24 AM


Areas like advertising, subscription, and films will be considered for synergies, said Goenka

Javed Farooqui Sep 23, 2021 8:25 AM