Disney Restructures Its Business Model

Disney

Walt Disney Co, announced a sweeping restructuring aimed at accelerating its global expansion during a period of upheaval for Hollywood. The entertainment giant said it would combine its international media business and its content streaming operation into one unit and create another division to house its consumer products business along with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. Its biggest restructuring in…

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TLC Aims Tamil, Telugu Markets

The groundswell of serving Indian audiences with regional content has now proved to be a battlefield. Broadcasters are realising the potential in the southern areas of India. Days after Living Foodz decided to add southern language feeds, Discovery Networks-owned TLC is all set to target the Tamil and Telugu markets. Discovery Networks Asia Pacific VP premium and digital networks Zulfia…

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Union I&B Minister Hopes For A Global Indian News Channel Market Is Ready For This New Entrant

News Channel Market

Union information and broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani said the timing is right, and the market ready, for the state-owned broadcaster to launch a news channel focused on India for the international market, although she added that no decision has been taken on this yet. She added that Doordarshan’s quality of content has to improve significantly for it to compete with…

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I&B Plans To Expand Doordarshan’s Reach More Viewers Abroad To Get The Access Of It

Doordarshan

With intentions to outreach the mammoth of Indian diaspora and put across India’s outlook on various domestic and global affairs, the Indian ministry of Information and Broadcasting, is contemplating expansion of Doordarshan’s (Government of India’s official broadcaster) 24-hours broadcast to around 100 nations. Currently, India’s official broadcaster – Doordarshan’s (DD India) 24-hour programme transmits news, cultural and general entertainment programmes…

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I&B Plans To Expand Doordarshan’s Reach More Viewers Abroad To Get The Access Of It

Doordarshan

With intentions to outreach the mammoth of Indian diaspora and put across India’s outlook on various domestic and global affairs, the Indian ministry of Information and Broadcasting, is contemplating expansion of Doordarshan’s (Government of India’s official broadcaster) 24-hours broadcast to around 100 nations. Currently, India’s official broadcaster – Doordarshan’s (DD India) 24-hour programme transmits news, cultural and general entertainment programmes…

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Broadcasters Opposed Channel Licence Auction As It May Increase Financial Burden

Channel Licence Auction

Stakeholders across the spectrum have vehemently opposed the auction of TV channel licence as it is technically not feasible and will lead to a bidding war for procuring licences which will increase the financial burden on TV broadcasters. Star India submitted that the successful broadcasting of TV Channels requires coordinated use of the up-linking Space Spectrum, Satellite Transponder Capacity and…

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