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Broadcasters hail passing of digitalisation bill

December 14th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) A day after the Lok Sabha passed a bill to fast-track digitalisation of cable TV, top broadcasters Wednesday said the move will enable India's ... Read more...

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Bill to digitalise cable TV passed by Lok Sabha

December 13th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) A bill aimed at fast-tracking the digitalisation of cable TV was passed by Lok Sabha Tuesday, with the government assuring cable operators that the ... Read more...

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Cabinet clears digitisation of TV broadcasts

October 13th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) In a key step that will benefit both the cable and satellite TV industry and consumers, the government Thursday cleared an ordinance that seeks ... Read more...

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Government to fast-track digitisation of TV broadcast

September 26th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Indian government is planning to amend broadcasting rules with a view to fast-track complete digitisation of cable and satellite TV broadcast industry by 2014.The ... Read more...

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Media, entertainment industry records 11 percent growth

March 21st, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) The Indian media and entertainment (M&E;) industry registered a growth of 11 percent over 2009 and touched Rs.652 billion in 2010, according to a FICCI-KPMG ... Read more...

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Sun TV to monetise viewership of kids and comedy channels

July 28th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 28 (IANS) Sun TV Network has decided to monetise the viewership gains of its comedy and kids channel this fiscal. It announced an increase of 53 percent in topline and 43 ... Read more...

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Murdoch may start charging for access to online newspapers within a year

May 7th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 7 (ANI): Aussie media mogul Rupert Murdoch has revealed that he will soon start charging people for obtaining access to News Corporation's newspaper websites.The change is expected to take ... Read more...

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Robust growth seen in India’s pay TV business

April 27th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by admin
By Arvind Padmanabhan New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) India's pay television industry is projected to grow at 16 percent annually to log revenues of $11.3 billion by 2012 and emerge as a key ... Read more...

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Entertainment industry unhappy with national budget

February 29th, 2008 - 9:54 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Although Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said that India will through its arts and culture be projected as "soft power" and allocated Rs.750 million ($18 million) for the ... Read more...

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