Broadcasters led by Sun TV buzzed in trade today on the back of an order from Delhi High Court dismissing a petition challenging the notification on DAS 3 implementation.
Leading broadcasters today sought "Infrastructure Status" for the broadcasting industry, including direct-to-home (DTH) and cable sectors in a pre-Budget consultation with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
Among rival television channels, ET NOW has a market share of 38 percent, Bloomberg 8 percent and NDTV 6 percent.
Story board Anant Rangaswami interviews Srinivasan KA, the co-founder of Amagi Media. The Bangalore-based agency has been tied up by 21 channels and eigh broadcast networks in the country to play different ads in different regions at the same time to tackle the 10+2 advertisement cap imposed on television channels.
TRAI has been pushing for imposition of a rule from October 1 as per which TV channels, including news broadcasters, can show not more than 12 minutes of advertisements every hour.
In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Jawahar Goel, MD of Dish TV says that the company's margins were impacted due to higher marketing costs and content costs.
As broadcasters face off against advertisers and their media agencies, off-the-record discussions between the broadcasters, advertisers and media agencies continue and a solution could very well be in sight.
After Rupert Murdoch split his newspaper and entertainment business, 21st Century Fox gained over 2 percent on Monday from its opening price. Its market capitalisation was USD 68 billion.
TAM CEO LV Krishnan says, in an interview to CNBC-TV18's Storyboad, that he hopes the advisory will aid broadcasters to effectively interpretat data
The tiff between television broadcasters and ratings agency TAM (Television Audience Measurement) has still not been resolved. Animesh Das tries to make some sense of the mess.
From July 1 onwards, channels that offers news services would confine advertising to 20 minutes per hour, while all non news channels would limit it to 16 minutes.
Maran is selling 7.9 million shares, with bids of about 6.7 million shares as of 2.27 pm, as per National Stock Exchange data.
WPP owned agency GroupM's Chief Digital Officer, Rob Norman tells Story board editor Anant Rangaswami about how sites like YouTube are already whetting the appetitel of viewers and how media agencies are equipping themselves for these changes.
Last week, TAM released what it called a gentle guide to data interpretation and representation for broadcasters. Pavni Mittal reads the fine print and finds out what impact the TAM advisory will have on TV channels and the advertising rupee.
The standoff between broadcasters and advertising agencies over the last few days has ended following a decision reached late last night.
In what comes as a relief for broadcasters dependent on advertising revenues, I&B minister Manish Tewari told CNBC-TV18 that the government would lay in place a roadmap for eventually achieving 12 minutes advertising per hour, suggesting that for now this rule is likely to be relaxed.
Officially, the government's digitization plan spanning the four metros - Mumbai, New Delhi, Chennai and Kolkata -- saw the end of analog cable era on October 31, 2012.
Why there will be no TAM ratings for 9 weeks, new packaging norms will make consumer goods more expensive and will the spate of new car launches accelerate growth for auto companies.
Broadcast tribunal TDSAT today said TRAI may bring a new regulation or amend the existing one within three months on regulating advertisement time in TV channels.
Broadcast regulator TRAI today told sectoral's tribunal TDSAT that it was open to discussions with broadcasters to consider amending its directions on limiting advertisement time in TV channels.
With broadcasters slamming the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India's (TRAI) recent order capping television advertisements at 12 minutes per hour, the government today said there is scope for discussion on the issue.
As the deadline for the digitisation of the cable-TV sector nears, CNBC-TV18 spoke to representatives of all the three parties concerned- multi-system operators (MSOs), broadcasters and the DTH community