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Despite the possibility that the sector may be liable to be charged service tax, OOH players are satisfied with tax reforms & investments for infrastructure development

Abhinn Shreshtha 18-July-2014

CNBC-TV18 lead with 67 per cent relative share followed by ET NOW with 22 per cent, NDTV Profit was at No. 3 with 11 per cent and Bloomberg TV had 1 per cent viewership

exchange4media Staff 18-July-2014

We expect the govt will soon allow at least 26% FDI in the radio industry as private radio operators also want to feel at par with other mediums, says Nisha Narayanan, COO, RED FM

Nisha Narayanan 16-July-2014

Print players in the South feel that Modi Govt's maiden Budget falls short on the promise of rolling in the good times, yet they remain optimistic about the Budget spurring economic growth

Deepa Balasubramanian 15-July-2014

Economic slowdown has caused a severe stress on customer spends. Media is a derived business and hence, is bound to get impacted. The economy looks to be getting back & stronger growth is envisaged, says the VP (Advt), The Hindu

Suresh Srinivasan 15-July-2014

Major broadcasters feel that the Union Budget will preserve the positive sentiment and put the economy on a growth path. It is also a direction of the Government

Abid Hasan 14-July-2014

Expectations were high on decisions regarding FDI & tax rationalization, especially in light of the upcoming Phase III auctions; but radio players find there wasn’t much addressing the dire straits of the industry in the Budget

Abhinn Shreshtha 14-July-2014

While the 'Digital India' programme proposed in the Budget will help bridge the digital divide, service tax on online & mobile advertising is a setback, says Harish Nair, National Digital Strategy Director, GroupM

Harish Nair 14-July-2014

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 12-July-2014

Marketers & agencies say that costs will now be passed on to the advertiser, making digital advertising more expensive, while others say that it is a setback for a sector that has been booming over the last couple of years

Abhinn Shreshtha 11-July-2014

Print players are happy to have been exempted from service tax on sale of space for ads in print media. No imposition of import duty on newsprint is also seen as a positive step for the print industry

Abid Hasan 11-July-2014

Marketers & agencies say that costs will now be passed on to the advertiser, making digital advertising more expensive, while others say that it is a setback for a sector that has been booming over the last couple of years

Abhinn Shreshtha 11-July-2014

Rakesh Jariwala & Ashish Pherwani, Partners, EY share their opinion on start-up funds, introducing service tax on sale of ad space, measures to reduce litigation on various direct and indirect taxes & funds for community radio stations proposed in the Budget

exchange4media Staff 11-July-2014

Bringing the Budget action live, Moneycontrol.com is facilitating people to track their investments at the same time. One can also monitor stock movements real time

exchange4media Staff 10-July-2014

While mostly optimistic about the Budget, the broadcast industry is looking at removal of dual taxation policy, implementation of key digitisation-related policies & a more aggressive push to digital platforms from the Govt

Collin Furtado 10-July-2014

Govt should clear TRAI recommendations, offer a tax break for radio players to invest in the otherwise no-so-viable-markets & allow networking of stations and news, says Apurva Purohit, CEO, MBPL (Radio City)

Apurva Purohit 10-July-2014

The channel will showcase special shows to engage viewers with a different perspective on Budget Day

exchange4media Staff 09-July-2014

In the wake of Union Budget, Radio, a sector clearly in need of revival, collectively looks forward to expedited policy reforms that allow fresh investments, fair & uniform policy & tax reforms

Abhinn Shreshtha 09-July-2014

The M&E industry has high expectations from Modi Govt's first Union Budget, with the wish list including hike in FDI in media to 49%, relief from multiple tax points, faster implementation of DAS, revival of the industry & more

Abid Hasan 08-July-2014

Taglined 'The Big Reset', the programming includes content on key sectoral expectations & economic imperatives. Economists Bibek Debroy and Mythili Bhusnurmath will be commenting exclusively on ET NOW

exchange4media Staff 03-July-2014

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