The controversial issue of dubbing of entertainment content from other languages into Kannada has come to the fore again, as pro-dubbing activists have recently written to managements of all Kannada entertainment channels asking them to broadcast dubbed serials, films and other content.
Samsung Electronics Co. has stepped up its technology play to deal with competition, especially from Chinese television manufacturers, in a bid to retain its lead in the Indian TV market.
With just over two weeks to go for the release of Rajinikanth-starrer Kaala, Airtel has announced an association with the movie, in which users of the Airtel TV App will get to access content, including behind-the-scenes footage as well as the audio launch of the film.
In a deal led by Reliance Jio Director Akash Ambani, Reliance Industries today signed an agreement for merging the digital music service Saavn with JioMusic to create a digital media platform with global reach having total value of over $1 billion.
The State-run Tamil Nadu Arasu Cable TV Corporation Ltd. (TACTV) has complained to the Chennai Police Commissioner, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, and the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) about four multi-system operators (MSOs) running their networks on analog signals. It has submitted DVDs in support of its complaint.
Hitting out at Bollywood producers for manufacturing outrage ahead of a film release in order to spur greater box office interest, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani on Sunday said the film industry must introspect on the issue.
The rift between the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (I&B) and public broadcaster Prasar Bharati is growing by the day. In this exclusive interview with The Hindu, former journalist and Prasar Bharati Chairman A. Surya Prakash talks about the present crisis. Excerpts:
Chief Justice Indira Banerjee and Justice M. Sundar of the Madras High Court on Friday differed on the issue of upholding certain provisions of the Telecommunication (Broadcasting and Cable) Services Interconnection (Addressable Systems) Regulations of 2017 and Telecommunication (Broadcasting and Cable) Services (Eighth) (Addressable Systems) Tariff Order of 2017 issued by the Telecom Regulatory Authority…
After facing criticism for its failure to warn fishermen at sea during Cyclone Ockhi, the State government plans to use shortwave radio broadcasts to provide vital information.
In an unprecedented order on Thursday night, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting posted 15 officials from Doordarshan and 16 from All India Radio (AIR) as publicity officers for various government ministries.