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IBF welcomes TRAI order; seeks clarity on carriage fee

IBF Prez Uday Shankar states TRAI order is a sincere attempt to align multiple stakeholders’ interests. Carriage fee is a concern

Noor Fathima Warsia May 4, 2012 7:52 PM

TRAI Update: IBF welcomes order; seeks clarity on carriage fee

IBF Prez Uday Shankar states TRAI order is a sincere attempt to align multiple stakeholders’ interests. Carriage fee is a concern

Noor Fathima Warsia May 3, 2012 6:40 PM

The big deal: Rs 40 cr per match, how will STAR make it work?

STAR’s Rs 3851 crore deal with BCCI is not dependent on just ad sales, say industry experts, who see this as the first serious bet on TV digitisation and the changing media landscape

Noor Fathima Warsia Apr 3, 2012 2:18 PM

The big deal: Rs 40 cr per match, how will STAR make it work?

STAR’s Rs 3851 crore deal with BCCI is not dependent on just ad sales, say industry experts, who see this as the first serious bet on TV digitisation and the changing media landscape

Noor Fathima Warsia Apr 3, 2012 2:04 PM

Cable industry gears up to meet digitisation deadline

Digitisation of cable television would lead to better quality viewing and revenues, but the transition won’t be an easy one, say industry leaders

Abid Hasan Feb 27, 2012 9:02 AM

STAR 2.0: A STAR is Reborn – Part 2

In Part 1 of the report STAR India CEO Uday Shankar traces the media group’s growth graph, in Part 2, he cites the reasons for the spectacular performance

Noor Fathima Warsia Feb 27, 2012 8:16 AM

We are setting the entertainment industry’s agenda: Uday Shankar - STAR India

“If the ecosystem doesn’t grow and the environment doesn’t improve, then the first to be impacted is the leader. That is something I believe in and that is why we have pushed and will continue to push this agenda, very actively,” says Uday Shankar, CEO, STAR India

exchange4media Staff Feb 25, 2012 7:06 AM

STAR 2.0: A STAR is Reborn – Part 1

In the last 3 years, STAR India’s revenue has doubled & profit more than doubled. It now eyes next level of growth. CEO Uday Shankar on the growth plans

Noor Fathima Warsia Feb 24, 2012 8:17 AM

IBF to hold The Indian Television Fest on Nov 2-3

The Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) has announced the first ever Indian Television Fest (ITF) 2012, which will be held on November 2 and 3

exchange4media Staff Jan 30, 2012 11:56 PM

Life’s more than ‘OK’ in week one

STAR India’s youngest channel Life OK has opened with 87 GRPs – more than double the numbers erstwhile GEC Star One fetched for STAR.

Noor Fathima Warsia Dec 29, 2011 8:09 AM

Life OK isn’t a wkly game; it’s building a future brand: Uday Shankar

In an extensive conversation with exchange4media, Uday Shankar, CEO, STAR India, divulges details on STAR’s biggest move yet – Life OK.

Noor Fathima Warsia Dec 19, 2011 9:00 AM

Noorings: STAR & the expertise of refreshing

As STAR gears to relaunch Star One, expectations are high. And why not, STAR India has set new benchmarks with Star Plus and Star Gold.

Noor Fathima Warsia Dec 13, 2011 7:40 AM

IMPACT Person of the Year: Winners all: Part 1 - presented by Jagran Group

IMPACT Person of the Year has had an illustrious list of winners. e4m profiles the dynamic industry leaders who have been awarded the IMPACT Person of the Year from 2005 to 2010…

exchange4media Staff Nov 16, 2011 8:49 AM

IMPACT Person of the Year: Winners all: Part 1 - presented by Jagran Group

IMPACT Person of the Year has had an illustrious list of winners. e4m profiles the dynamic industry leaders who have been awarded the IMPACT Person of the Year from 2005 to 2010…

exchange4media Staff Nov 16, 2011 8:49 AM

Noorings: And India wraps up one more successful AdAsia...

After all the action and madness, AdAsia 2011 finally concluded last week. But the hangover continues, and conversations at the forum are still being discussed in various advertising offices. For India, AdAsia 2011 was yet another big achievement.

Noor Fathima Warsia Nov 9, 2011 8:36 AM

Uday Shankar re-elected IBF President

STAR India’s Uday Shankar has been re-elected President of the Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) for a second term at the Foundation’s Annual General Meeting held in New Delhi on September 19, 2011. Other elected members are: Sunil Lulla, MD & CEO, Times Television as Vice President and Punit Goenka, MD, Zee News Ltd as Treasurer.

exchange4media Staff Sep 21, 2011 8:36 AM

Indian Express kickstarts Express ‘Adda’; Sir Martin Sorrell is chief speaker

The Indian Express Group has started an initiative where intelligent, insightful conversations can be held about anything under the sun. The first of such ‘addas’ had Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO, WPP, as the chief speaker.

exchange4media Staff Aug 22, 2011 10:33 AM

Star Plus goes global with same day, same time telecast

Hindi GEC Star Plus will now be telecast globally with English subtitles, on the same day, to viewers in more than 65 countries across the globe.

exchange4media Staff Jul 8, 2011 9:44 AM

Noorings: Broadcasting Industry and the New Force...

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd and STAR India coming together for distribution was just another signal that under new leaders, Indian broadcasting industry has matured for a bright future.

Noor Fathima Warsia May 30, 2011 8:24 AM

IMPACT Exclusive: A voluntary resolve is more effective than any impositions: Uday Shankar

Uday Shankar, President, Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF), shares his views on IBF’s recommendations on self regulation and the way ahead for the industry...

Noor Fathima Warsia May 13, 2011 8:29 AM