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Court orders stay on Tamil Nadu DTH entertainment tax

The Madras High Court has imposed a stay on the Tamil Nadu State Government's decision to impose a 30% entertainment tax on direct to home (DTH) satellite TV services, following a petition by Dish TV. ...

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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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Discovery Channel Tamil launches on Dish TV

Discovery Channel Tamil - the dedicated 24-hour Tamil language channel, is now available on Dish TV. Already available across all analogue homes, Discovery Channel Tamil is one of the most widely distributed ...

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Tamil TV channel Pudhu Yugam to launch before Diwali

Pudhu Yugam, a new Tamil entertainment channel from Chennai-based New Generation Media Corporation, is set to launch on 23 October. A sister channel to the news channel Puthiya Thalaimurai TV, Pudhu ...

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New Tamil music channel set for January launch

A 24-hour Tamil music channel from Chennai-based Kalaignar TV is to be launched on 26 January, aimed to appeal to the state's music lovers aged 6-60. The channel, called Murasu TV, will join the existing ...

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India’s Dish TV partners with Delhi's local cable operators

India's largest direct to home (DTH) satellite operator Dish TV has launched a pilot project in Delhi, partnering local cable operators (LCOs) to entice more subscribers to its channel offering ahead of ...

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DTH, IPL must now pay entertainment tax in TN

Direct to home (DTH) satellite television services and local Indian Premier League (IPL) matches are now subject to entertainment tax in the state of Tamil Nadu after changes announced last month. The ...

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India's RailTel partners cable companies for Internet delivery

RailTel Corporation of India is taking high speed Internet to rural homes in the state of Tamil Nadu by linking its fibre optic network with last mile cable TV connections, reports The Hindu. Revenue ...

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Bertelsmann opens Delhi centre as it eyes expansion in India

New investment opportunities in India are being eyed by European media giant Bertlesmann and its RTL broadcasting arm, through a new corporate centre in New Delhi. The centre will join just three others ...

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Delhi awash with set top boxes ahead of analogue switch off

Fears of too few set top boxes to meet demand before the switch off of analogue cable TV signals in one of India's four metros on 30 June were quashed by the government yesterday (27 March). Speaking ...

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Stakeholders meet minister over Indian TV digitisation

... for set top boxes. In addition, the chief minister of Tamil Nadu, J Jayalalithaa has added his voice to calls for an extension to the impending deadline. Indian Television reports the independent cable ...

12

India census reveals rapid rise in TV, mobile ownership

... penetration is highest in Delhi (88%), followed by Tamil Nadu (87%), Punjab, Chandigarh and Puducherry. Bihar has the lowest TV penetration of any state at just 15%. The number of households having either ...

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Delhi cable firm ADN enlists NDS for digital TV upgrade

Indian operator ADN Networks has selected NDS to support the launch of its digital cable TV service in central and western Delhi, ahead of the analogue switch off in the city on 1 July. "With the digitisation ...

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Who Wants to Be a Millionaire set to entertain Tamil viewers

The Tamil version of the international television game show format Who Wants to be a Millionaire - Neengalam Vellalam Oru Kodi - is to go on air from 27 February on Vijay TV. The show, which will run ...

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Media speculation links India’s Network 18 and Eenadu TV

Indian regional broadcaster Eanadu TV (ETV) is rumoured to be considering a deal with the Network 18 Group, after its talks stalled with Sony's operator in India Multi Screen Media (MSM) earlier this year. ...

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TV18 and Viacom18 form Indian distribution venture

... and Kalanithi Maran's Sun TV. Sun18 will be part of the new venture in the Hindi-speaking areas, while IndiaCast channels will be distributed by Sun Networks in the latter's Tamil Nadu stronghold. IndiaCast ...

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Sun TV launches four new HD channels

India's Sun TV network is launching four new premium high definition channels in the Tamil and Telugu languages today (11 December). The addition of Sun TV HD, K TV HD, and Sun Music HD in Tamil, and ...

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Delhi High Court sets Kantar hearing for July

Kantar Media's court challenge to the Indian Government's cross shareholding clause for TV ratings agencies has been adjourned until 11 July. The new government guidelines, which came into effect on ...

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Immediate success for Aamir Khan’s Satyamev Jayate

Satyamev Jayate, the new Star India TV show from Bollywood star Aamir Khan, has hit ratings gold, reaching almost half of homes in India's top six metros in its first week on air. Mid-week data from ...

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South India’s TV sector to grow 17% by 2015

... billion, says Ficci-Deloitte. Print, films and radio follow television in the popularity ratings across the Southern states. The languages of Tamil and Telugu dominate the sector, together accounting ...