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TV18 Broadcast reports over Rs 146-cr Q3 net profit

TV18 Broadcast Tuesday reported a consolidated net profit of Rs 146.96 crore for the third quarter ended December 31, 2018. The company had reported a net profit of Rs 8.53 crore in the corresponding quarter a year ago. The figures for the current quarter are not comparable with those of the corresponding period consequent to

Zee Entertainment trades firm ahead of Q3 results

Shares of Zee Entertainment Enterprises (ZEE) were up 3 per cent at Rs 463 apiece on the BSE in intra-day trade ahead of the October-December 2018 quarter (Q3FY19) results today. In the past two weeks, the stock of ZEE had underperformed the market by falling 6 per cent, as compared to 0.6 per cent decline

Sun TV Network’s Sun Bangla, Sun Marathi to be FTA channels

Pay-TV broadcaster Sun TV Network has decided to keep its Marathi and Bengali general entertainment channels (GEC) – Sun Marathi and Sun Bangla – as free to air (FTA) in the new tariff regime. The two channels are most likely to replace Gemini News and Udaya News which are being discontinued by the broadcaster. Udaya

TRAI quells rumours about postponement of new regulatory framework

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has asserted that there will be no postponement or modification of the implementation of the new regulatory framework for the broadcasting sector. The authority had earlier revised the timelines for implementation of the new framework to give customers enough time to make the transition to the new regime.

AT&T’s Turner cable TV and Xandr ad unit integrate carrier’s customer data

AT&T Inc’s Turner networks and advertising business Xandr said Tuesday they have begun using the wireless carrier’s customer data to help advertisers better reach audiences across Turner brands like CNN and TBS on TV and over digital platforms. The high-profile collaboration between the advertising division of AT&T and its newly acquired WarnerMedia will be closely

DTH ops added just 80,000 net pay active subs in Q2 FY19: TRAI

The five pay direct to home (DTH) operators added just 80,000 net pay active subscribers in the July to September quarter compared to the April-June quarter, according to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (TRAI) performance indicator report for Q2 FY19. As on 30th September, the five pay DTH platforms attained net pay active subscriber

ED questions P Chidambaram in INX Media PMLA case for second time

Former Union minister P Chidambaram was questioned once again by the Enforcement Directorate on Monday in connection with the INX Media money laundering case, officials said. This is the second time that the senior Congress leader has deposed before the agency in the case. He was earlier grilled by the ED in December. Chidambaram, 73,

DD earned net rev of Rs 1546.9 cr in the last three fiscals

Doordarshan, the TV broadcast arm of pubcaster Prasar Bharati, has earned net revenue of Rs 1546.9 crore in the last three financial years. The revenue amount excludes service tax and discount. The public TV broadcaster earned Rs 516.3 crore for fiscal 2016. The revenue declined to Rs 505.11 crore in FY17. In FY18, the revenue