MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT

What Star and Sony expect to make from T20 World Cup, IPL this year

March 07, 2016 | Anushree Bhattacharyya

The tourneys are unlikely to eat into each other's share of advertisers' monies.

GroupM's media agency Maxus to boost India business

March 04, 2016 | Anushree Bhattacharyya

India contributes $750 million in billings for Maxus.

Times Internet acquires US-based cricket broadcaster Willow TV

March 03, 2016 | Anushree Bhattacharyya

The BCCL-owned firm is expected to use Willow TV to enter sports broadcast business in India.

Zee to buy Bagittoday.com, yet-to-launch TV shopping channel

February 29, 2016 | Varun Arora

The e-commerce site and TV shopping channel are owned by India Today Group.

Why is Zee floating a free-to-watch OTT platform?

February 26, 2016 | Anushree Bhattacharyya

Zee Entertainment already has a subscription-based video streaming app DittoTV.

Existing investors CPPIB, CDC and Multiples put over $12M more in PVR

February 26, 2016 | Anuradha Verma

Multiples had originally invested in 2012.

Exclusive: Veteran journalists launch news video app for regional languages

February 25, 2016 | Manu P Toms

Nyusu Digital Media in talks for Series A fundraising.

Will media and entertainment sector get its due?

February 23, 2016 | Anushree Bhattacharyya

The broadcast industry urges government to grant it infrastructure status.

Tiger Global invests $10M in online video content creator The Viral Fever

February 17, 2016 | Priya Prasad

It boasts of 1.3 million subscribers to its YouTube channel.

Amazon to buy 26% in Tatas-owned publisher Westland

February 11, 2016 | Priya Prasad

It has the right to buy out the Indian partner in future.

Exclusive: ChrysCap bets more on newspaper publisher Hindustan

February 10, 2016 | TEAM VCC

An entity associated with Kotak Private Equity also raised its exposure to the firm.

OYO buys Zo, Zostel in all-stock deal; Zo founders quit

February 10, 2016 | Adith Charlie

Only half of the target company’s employees to join OYO.

Digital media startup Inc42 raises pre-Series A funding from Unicorn, Aarin & others

February 09, 2016 | Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Freecharge and Inmobi founders also participated in the round.

Television news broadcast business “has tough days ahead”

February 08, 2016 | Anushree Bhattacharyya

Star CEO has no plans to enter news business in India or get on startup investment bandwagon.

Balaji Telefilms to raise $22M for digital content unit

February 05, 2016 | TEAM VCC

Atyant Capital, Vanderbilt University among investors.

In e-commerce boom, India's home-shopping networks double down on TV

February 02, 2016 | Anushree Bhattacharyya

Dreams of still being the QVC of India.

Viacom18 chasing content plays with lower gestation period: Sudhanshu Vats

January 25, 2016 | Anushree Bhattacharyya

Viacom18 CEO says to stay away from sports broadcasting.

Ad spending in India to accelerate to 15.5% in 2016

January 21, 2016 | Anuradha Verma

TV will remain the dominant medium with a 47.1 per cent share.

US-based law firm Goldberg to investigate alleged violation of securities law by Eros

January 19, 2016 | Anuradha Verma

The law firm has invited investors to contact it to discuss their legal rights in the case.

Zee to induct strategic partner for India.com

January 18, 2016 | TEAM VCC

The portal is run by a joint venture of Zee Entertainment and US-based Penske Media.

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