Airtel, RJio set to disrupt television viewing

the hindu businessline | June 12, 2017 | 22:51 IST As eyeballs move towards smartphone and tablets, DTH operators are coming up with newer ways to keep viewers hooked to the idiot box. DTH players, including Airtel, is now offering a solution that will convert any television into a smart television. While Airtel Digital TV,…

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NBA versus BARC: Republic TV has triggered a new ratings war

newslaundry | May 19, 2017 | 22:51 IST There hasn’t been a day since Republic TV’s launch when it’s not made news or created some sort of a buzz. Whether it was the channel’s editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami’s opening monologue or his style of hyper-partisan TV news journalism or what seems to be the start of…

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Why Republic TV was singled out in NBA’s complaint to TRAI

bestmediainfo: May 16, 2017 Buying multiple frequencies to place a single channel has always attracted criticism from the industry. But the complaint letter filed by the News Broadcasters’ Association (NBA) to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) about alleged Republic TV’s multiple feeds has given rise to a new string of questions and discussions.…

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Why devices offering web on TV make sense

livemint: Thu, May 04 2017. 03 36 AM Last month saw the launch of a couple of products that promise to turn your idiot box into a smart TV. First came the hybrid set-top box from Airtel Digital TV, the DTH (direct-to-home) arm of Bharti Airtel Ltd, which offers both online content and satellite TV…

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Free Dish Ensures Greater Penetration for TV Broadcasters: Survey by Chrome Data Analytics

tvnews4uon: April 06, 2017 New Delhi : In the apocketsensitive country, ‘free’ acts as a game changer. By entering Free Dish, television broadcasters can acquire greater penetration, mainly focusing on the rural parts of India. According to a survey by Chrome Data Analytics and Media, there isless than 40% of TV penetration in 54 million…

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Amazon Prime watch out! In India push, Netflix is going everywhere

business-standard | March 29, 2017 | 22:51 IST Netflix protects its turf with a string of deals with telcos, DTH operators and Bollywood stars. When Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix, the world’s largest video-on-demand (VOD) service, came to India earlier this month, many were reminded of Apple CEO Tim Cook’s visit to the country last…

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Debit Card Usage Rises to 60% Post Demonetization; Wallets Usage Falls by 50% in 2017- Brickworks Media Survey | March 28, 2017 at 12:55 pm When the ban on currency notes was announced in India, the Government of India decided to promote a digital economy through the usage of debit and credit cards, e-wallets or online banking. However, now that remonetization has started, cash has once again started gaining momentum. According to…

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Digital and TV industry can co-exist: Chrome DM Report

business-standard | Press Trust of India | Last Updated at 17:42 IST Mumbai, March 22 (PTI) Even as the increasing digital content viewing is perceived as a threat to the television industry, experts feel both can co-exist as the latter still continues to hold ground because of its reach. Digital has been gathering steam in…

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Use of e-wallets came down in Jan-Feb, says report

Tribune News Service Chandigarh, March 22 2017 With cash back in people’s hands, the use of e-wallets has decreased in the first two months of the current year as compared to November and December last year, a survey on ‘Understanding the usage of e-wallets post-demonetisation’ has pointed out. In January and February, 31.8% of the…

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m-wallet growth turns a trickle as cash returns to wallets

Thu, 16 Mar 2017-07:00am , New Delhi , DNA : As cash seeps back into the system, the government’s cashless vision seems to be slowly fading away with the growth of mobile wallet transactions plummeting from a blistering 125% in December to just 12% in January. The slide corresponds with the spike in ATM withdrawals…

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