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    Digital economy is space for future growth and opportunity between India, US: USUBC Prez

    • 23.05.2022
    • Telecom.com/EconomicTimes

    Describing the digital economy as a goose that lays golden eggs, the head of the US-India Business Council (USIBC) has called for the creation of structures, regulations and the legal framework to ensure the continued vitality and growth of this key sector in US and India

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    “The best in the film-exhibition sector is yet to come” – PVR’s CEO Gautam Dutta

    • 23.05.2022
    • IndianTelevision

    Gautam Dutta is a veteran of the theatrical business. As CEO of PVR, he is taking the multiplex major through one of its most exciting phases, following the tough two years of the pandemic forcing it to shut down cinema halls.

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    India set to add 30 crore more OTT users: Anurag Thakur

    • 23.05.2022
    • Telecom.com/EconomicTimes

    India's OTT market is set to grow at 21 per cent every year, Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur said on Thursday even as he invited foreign producers to shoot films in the country.

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    Excessive regulation has brought DTH industry to its knees: Gopal Vittal

    • 23.05.2022
    • exchange4media

    Bharti Airtel MD & CEO Gopal Vittal has alleged that “excessive regulation” by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has brought the direct-to-home (DTH) sector to its knees. Vittal was referring to the New Tariff Order (NTO) established by the TRAI, which he said, has not benefited any stakeholder.

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    Indo-French Production Service Company La Fabrique Bullish on Business After New Indian Filming Incentives

    • 23.05.2022
    • Variety

    Paris and Mumbai-based production service company La Fabrique Films is looking forward to a further surge in business in the wake of new Indian filming incentives that were announced in Cannes.

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    Satyajit Ray’s Work Inspires Projects From Big Bazaar, Roadshow

    • 23.05.2022
    • Variety

    A restored version of Indian master Satyajit Ray’s “The Adversary” is playing at Cannes Classics this year and films inspired by his works are being planned.

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    U.K. and Italy Forge Pact to Step Up Film, TV Production Collaboration

    • 23.05.2022
    • Variety

    The British Film Commission (BFC) and the Italian Film Commissions (IFC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that seeks to facilitate high-end film and TV production collaboration between the two countries

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    How the Current Wave of More Inclusive Leadership Is Changing Newsrooms

    • 23.05.2022
    • The Hollywood Reporter

    When Kim Godwin introduced herself to the staff at ABC News in May 2021, the incoming president talked about her family and her kids, about being raised by a single mother and having been a single mom herself. She shared with them her love of running and of fast cars, her professional wins as well as the times she had been passed over.

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    Minister Murugan bats for India’s tech prowess at Cannes

    • 23.05.2022
    • IBW News

    India has the biggest talent pool in the audio-visual sector, including artificial intelligence and virtual reality, India’s junior Minister for Information and Broadcasting L Murugan said on Sunday at Cannes, urging global filmmakers to explore the country’s lucrative movie market.

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    Records Labels and ISP Seek Summary Judgments in Piracy Lawsuit

    • 23.05.2022
    • TorrentFreak

    Internet provider Bright House has asked a court for a summary judgment confirming that it's not liable for the alleged piracy activities of its subscribers. Several major music companies, meanwhile, request the exact opposite. The motions aim to simplify the case before it goes to trial and are crucial to its eventual outcome.

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