Convergence is the new multiplier for M&E's $100 billion vision: CII-BCG report?blur=25

The Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) has released a report on the new vectors for growth for the M&E industry at the 5th edition of the Big Picture Summit 2016, which is currently taking place in Delhi. The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) were the knowledge partners for this report

exchange4media Staff Oct 25, 2016 1:18 PM

Viacom18 rolls out one-of-its-kind woman-centric program, Wave?blur=25

Wave entitles women to 36 weeks of maternity leave along with other additional benefits revolving around career development, safety and wellness

exchange4media Staff Oct 12, 2016 9:05 AM

With Wave, we will not be the best employer but also the most preferred employer for women: Abhinav Chopra, Viacom18?blur=25

Viacom18 becomes the first company across all sectors to roll out a woman-centric programme which entitles women of 36 weeks or nine-months of maternity leave along with other additional benefits revolving around career development, safety and wellness

exchange4media Staff Oct 12, 2016 8:02 AM

Viacom18’s second Kannada GEC channel Colors Super to go live on July 24?blur=25

Colors Super, the network’s second Kannada GEC channel will have four hours of original content varying from mythology and supernatural, romcoms and reality television

exchange4media Staff Jul 8, 2016 8:08 AM

Viacom18, Turner India strike strategic tie-up for VOOT?blur=25

This is a first of a first of a kind partnership in the Indian digital VOD space. The tie-up will see Turner's kids content play on VOOT. The deal cements VOOT as the largest online destination of kids content in India

exchange4media Staff Jun 24, 2016 7:12 AM

With VOOT, the party has just begun:Sudhanshu Vats?blur=25

The launch of Colors, acquisition and rebranding of the five ETV channels (Marathi, Oriya, Bangla, Gujarati, and Kannada) and the recent launch of VOOT have been the three large investments of the network

Priyanka Mehra Apr 6, 2016 9:10 AM

Media honchos speak on surviving in the digital age and monetising digital content?blur=25

The speakers for the sessions were Aroon Purie, Arthur Bastings, Sudhanshu Vats, Siddharth Roy Kapur, Vikram Chandra and Neeraj Roy

exchange4media Staff Apr 1, 2016 8:06 AM

Sudhanshu Vats, Group CEO, Viacom18, appointed Chairman of IBF Credit and Collections Committee?blur=25

The Indian Broadcasting Foundation today, announced the appointment of Sudhanshu Vats, Group CEO, Viacom18, as the Chairman of the IBF Credit and Collections Committee & Co-Chairman of the joint IBF- AAAI Sub-Committee.

exchange4media Staff Mar 11, 2016 5:50 PM

Budget 2016 will benefit larger economy, say Broadcast Leaders?blur=25

Broadcaster leaders agree that the newly proposed tax reforms in the Union Budget 2016 could lead to a more positive tax regime.

exchange4media Staff Mar 1, 2016 8:54 AM

Viacom18 forays into the Hindi Movie Genre with 'Rishtey CINEPLEX'?blur=25

Rishtey CINEPLEX marks the extension of Viacom18’s diverse portfolio which already operates successful Hindi general entertainment channels like COLORS, COLORS HD and Rishtey, a bouquet of regional entertainment channels – COLORS Marathi, COLORS Gujarati, COLORS Bangla, COLORS Kannada, and COLORS Oriya and an English entertainment channel – COLORS Infinity. Rishtey CINEPLEX will soon launch on Indian television

exchange4media Staff Feb 24, 2016 6:58 AM

Make in India and Show the World: Sudhanshu Vats?blur=25

Viacom18 Group CEO and Chairman CII National Committee on M&E, Sudhanshu Vats gave the closing speech at the Media & Entertainment Seminar on the third day of Make in India which was also chaired by Colonel Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Sumit Mazumdar and Ramesh Sippy

exchange4media Staff Feb 16, 2016 9:05 AM

The world of ‘realisable possibilities’ has just exploded: Sudhanshu Vats?blur=25

The world of ‘realisable possibilities’ has just exploded. The Future has become shorter and our canvas has gotten bigger, said Sudhanshu Vats, Chairman, CII National Committee on Media & Entertainment and Group CEO, Viacom 18 Media, addressing the gathering at CII

exchange4media Staff Oct 20, 2015 9:27 AM

Sudhanshu Vats on maximizing India's Intellectual Property Value?blur=25

At the Global Exhibition of Services, Sudhanshu Vats, Group CEO, Viacom18, talks about how India’s IP regulatory framework must be based on core pillars of fairness & equity, national interest and being future-ready

exchange4media Staff Apr 27, 2015 8:52 AM

Disruption: Making opportunities in the New Era: Sudhanshu Vats?blur=25

In his keynote speech at CASBAA India Forum 2015, Vats, Group CEO, Viacom18, talks about disruption-led opportunities, the sunrise sector that M&E continues to remain and the key trends that are likely to impact the sector in the next 10 years

exchange4media Staff Mar 24, 2015 9:21 AM

Increase in service tax is probably to bring the rate closer to rates expected under GST: Sudhanshu Vats?blur=25

In that context, the step is the proverbial bitter pill for our industry, says Viacom18 Media's Sudhanshu Vats

Sudhanshu Vats Mar 2, 2015 8:39 AM

Union Budget 2015: Broadcasters welcome the move to reduce corporate tax?blur=25

Broadcasters laud FM Arun Jaitley's Budget as positive and holistic. While reduction in corporate tax rate comes as good news, the increase in service tax is somewhat

Collin Furtado Mar 2, 2015 8:11 AM

 Viacom18 partners with Film Heritage Foundation to preserve India's cinematic heritage?blur=25

As a step towards this cause, the Film Heritage Foundation will set up a weeklong school, Film Preservation and Restoration School India, from February 22 to 28 in Mumbai;

exchange4media Staff Feb 11, 2015 12:35 PM

We want to offer the right things to the right people: Sudhanshu Vats?blur=25

Staying relevant and connected with the consumer is what keeps the Viacom18 Group CEO awake at nights, as he reflects on the seven-year journey of the joint venture with Network18

Priyanka Mehra Nov 17, 2014 8:32 AM

M&E is a new sunrise sector for India: Sudhanshu Vats?blur=25

Vats, Group CEO, Viacom18 Media welcomes the new I&B Minister and makes a few important requests in the areas of digitisation, rational taxation, allowing news for private radio stations & single window clearance

Priyanka Mehra & Collin Furtado Nov 11, 2014 9:12 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