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NDTV gets show cause notice from Directorate of Enforcement

For alleged contraventions under the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999. New Delhi Television announced that the Directorate of Enforcement, based on a complaint alleging certain contraventions under the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 relating to receipt of Foreign Direct Investment of Rs. 1,637 crore and Overseas Investments of Rs. 2,732 crore, has issued a Show

Netflix record Q3 subscriber growth dispels Wall Street worries

Netflix hooked 7 million new streaming subscribers from July to September, a third more than Wall Street had expected, reassuring investors who had worried the company was facing a slowdown in its fast-paced growth. The record number of additions in the third quarter brought Netflix’s customer base to 137 million worldwide, confirming its rank as

Disney offers EU antitrust concessions over $71.3 billion Fox deal

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Walt Disney has offered concessions in an attempt to allay EU antitrust concerns over its $71.3 billion bid for Twenty-First Century Fox Inc’s entertainment assets, the European Commission said on Monday. Disney submitted its proposal on Friday, according to a filing on the EU competition enforcer’s website which however did not provide

Airtel ties up with NDTV to offer exclusive content on Airtel TV

Bharti Airtel on Monday announced a new content partnership with media house, NDTV to launch NDTV Hop. The initiative would be the world’s first live channel with exclusive content for Airtel TV users. “NDTV Hop would be available over smartphones entirely in portrait (vertical) mode with exclusive content for Airtel TV users,” a statement issued

Delhi HC refers Saaibaba Telefilms vs Prasar Bharati dispute to DIAC

The Delhi High Court has referred the dispute between Saaibaba Telefilms and Prasar Bharati to the Delhi International Arbitration Centre (DIAC) with the consent of the two parties. While disposing of Saaibaba Telefilms’ arbitration petition, the HC stated that the DIAC will appoint a Sole Arbitrator for adjudicating the disputes that have arisen between the

ZMCL aims to reduce rev dependency on national news channels

Zee Media Corporation Ltd (ZMCL) is reducing its revenue dependence on national news channel by unlocking the value of regional news channels. ZMCL’s revenue contribution from the regional news channels has been increasing even as the dependence on national news channels is slowly reducing. That said, the national news channels still contribute a major chunk

TDSAT disposes of Home Cable’s application in inflation-linked tariff hike matter

The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) has disposed of multi system operator (MSO) Home Cable Network’s application as withdrawn following the MSO’s decision to withdraw the application. Home Cable had filed an application under broadcasting appeal 2 of 2014 against Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (TRAI) decision to allow 27.5% inflation-linked tariff hike