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India’s TV ad cap comes into force

The time allowed for advertising on Indian television is now 20 minutes per hour for news channels and 16 minutes per hour for general entertainment channels, after the regulator’s new cap came into force ...

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Indian pay-TV industry hits back at regulator’s ad cap proposal

A proposal to halve the duration of advertising breaks on India's pay-TV channels by the country's regulator has been received with incredulity by broadcasters. In a discussion paper issued last week, ...

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Regional TV to receive government advertising windfall

India's regional cable and satellite TV channels are to benefit from an increase in government advertising after new guidelines were issued by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on 11 May. Out ...

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Indian TV advertising faces new restrictions

... advertising during live sports events must be limited to natural breaks in the sporting action, according to the new regulations announced by TRAI on 14 May. Further guidance stipulates that only full ...

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Captain to provide rolling TV news from Tamil Nadu

Captain Media, owned by Tamil actor and politician Vijayakant, is to launch its first rolling news TV channel at the end of August, to air alongside the existing entertainment and news channel Captain ...

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Reliance Capital eyes greater stake in UTV News

Reliance Capital (R-Cap) is seeking an increased stake in UTV News, which runs the English-language business TV channel Bloomberg TV in India, according to Business Standard. R-Cap, which currently ...

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India close to realising 74% FDI cap for TV sector

A long anticipated hike in the foreign direct investment (FDI) limit to 74% for India's entire digital broadcasting sector is reportedly very close, the Information and Broadcasting Ministry has disclosed. ...

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India's DTH capacity records 7% yearly growth

Satellite capacity for direct-to-home (DTH) TV now represents 32% of India's total commercial satellite capacity usage, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7% between 2008 and 2013. A ...

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Zoom increases advertising rates by 30%

Bollywood channel Zoom has raised its advertising rates by 30% with immediate effect. Avinash Kaul, CEO of ET Now, Times Now and Zoom, said: “Zoom’s strong and consistent viewership figures capture ...

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Indian TV and advertising bodies combine for research board

India is to have a new Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC), following a tie up between the Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF), the Indian Society of Advertisers (ISA) and the Advertising Agencies ...

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TV ad revenues to propel India to Asia’s 3rd largest market

India will become the third largest television advertising market in the Asia-Pacific region by 2016, after Japan and China, according to a new report from Media Partners Asia. The south Asian nation ...

12

Broadcasters slam restrictions on TV ads

The Indian communications regulator has been accused of exceeding its brief by irate broadcasters, following its decision to cap the duration of television advertisements to 12 minutes each hour. Advertising ...

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Zee looks to digital future as Q4 profits fall

... INR 2.22 billion a year earlier – due, according to the Subhash Chandra chaired broadcast company, to a 24% rise in expenses. Advertising revenues also fell by 12% to INR 4.15 billion during the fourth ...

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Dual screening dents TV ad dominance in India

Dual or second screening, when users spend time on additional electronic devices while watching TV, has jumped 63% in the past year in India, according to a new study from mobile advertising network InMobi. ...

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Expanded advertising revenue promise from India’s digitisation

The mandatory digitisation of India's cable TV network, which begins in earnest this year, can help broadcasters expand advertising revenues by better targeting of viewers, delegates to the Cable and Satellite ...

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Call for rise in foreign funding cap for India’s news broadcasters

The foreign direct investment (FDI) limit for India's news and current affairs channels should be increased at least to the 49% recommended by the regulator, the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce ...

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Shemaroo looks to IPO for capital injection

Bollywood content company Shemaroo Entertainment is hoping to raise INR 1.15 billion from an initial public offering (IPO), having filed its draft red herring prospectus with the Securities and Exchange ...

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PurpleStream gets funding from Hub Media & Mercatus Capital

Indian video content provider PurpleStream has received its first round of funding from Mercatus Capital and Hub Media Group. The Chennai-based company is also moving its headquarters from India to ...

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TV cricket ratings slide as Team India’s success fades

... 0.7 for TV rights holder ESPN-Star Sports (ESS). The Times of India has also forecast that cricket advertising rates will fall by 20% in 2012 if an increasingly busy calendar continues to accompany disappointing ...

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Yahoo! India eyes digital video ad opportunity

Yahoo! India is entering the digital video advertising segment to tap into the 30 million or more internet users in India it says regularly consume movies, TV and sports online, according to Exchange 4 ...