Category: General TV

  The tables have turned now. The Pakistani court has enabled the screening of Indian films on private television channels with valid licenses. This will be according to their terms of agreement with the regulatory authority of the country. The Chief Justice from Lahore Court, Syed Mansoor Ali Shah, has granted the permission to private […]

Hinduja, the Indian conglomerate company, will have its MD and CEO of IndusInd Media & Communications Ltd (IMCL) and Grant Investrade Ltd (GIL), Tony D’Silva, replaced. To recall, D’Silva has been holding major management positions in the distribution business for broadcasters like Star and Zee. He was also handling ESPN while heading Modi Entertainment. D’Silva […]

Authorization has been granted by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to registered multi-system operators (MSOs) to operate in India, irrespective of their registration area. A circular issued by undersecretary to the government Anil Kumar from the MIB states as follows: “This is regarding grant of registration to MSOs for operation in DAS notified areas. […]

Sony Pictures Entertainment has just set up a Virtual Reality (VR) immersive gaming experience for the release of ‘Resident Evil: The Final Chapter’, on February 3. With this new technology, viewers will be able experience gaming with the haptic technology which gives a tangible and realistic feel to virtual objects. This state-of-the-art gaming experience is […]

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) has stated that the deadline scheduled on January 31, will not be extended for the switching off of analogue signals in digital addressable system (DAS) Phase III. It is to be noted that deadline for both Phase III and Phase IV were extended last year until January 31, […]

Hotstar, the over-the-top (OTT) platform of Star India, has found to be incurring revenue gains amid great losses incurred by investments being made in the first year of operations. It has been reported that the company running Hotstar, Novi Digital Entertainment, has incurred an EBITDA loss of 3.7 billion INR (53.7 million USD) in FY16. […]

Living Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (LEEL), owned by the Essel Group, has acquired four new licences by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB). The four licences are in the name of Living Flavourz, Living Travelz, Living Rootz and Z Living. Revealing its plans two years back, Essel Group will now launch infotainment channels under the […]

Sony Pictures Networks India has revealed its new strategic plan for its existing bouquet for the coming year. The television network will be adding ten new channels among which five will be dedicated to sports and the other channels will offer kids, music and infotainment content. In an interview with, NP Singh, the CEO […]

The Indian public broadcaster, Prasar Bharati has entered into an agreement with Tajikistan’s Committee on TV and Radio for cooperation in the field of broadcasting. According to official sources, the two sides can exchange programmes in the fields of cultural, archaeology, history, food, festivals, education, science, entertainment, sports, news as areas of mutual interest. According […]

Amagi, a cloud-based broadcast infrastructure in India, has revealed about its partnership with Tentkotta, the industry provider in streaming South-Indian language movies and content. The new Tentkotta TV will be subscription-based and an ad-supported 24/7 linear OTT channel by leveraging the CLOUDPORT managed services of Amagi. The tie-up will be followed by a worldwide expansion […]