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    OTT discussions on draft telecom bill to hamper Indian startups: IAMAI

    • 25.11.2022
    • Business Standard

    The IAMAI, in its letter to the Department of Communication (DoT), has expressed grave concern about the impact of these changes on India's startup ecosystem and the digital economy

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    Ministry Unpacks Ideas on India as a Content Hub, Confirms Launch of Streaming Service

    • 25.11.2022
    • Variety

    Apurva Chandra, Secretary for Information and Broadcasting Ministry, on Thursday confirmed plans to create a national streaming platform within the National Film Development Corporation website. The move is an integral part of plans to promote India as a global content hub.

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    What’s brewing on OTT for this holiday season?

    • 25.11.2022
    • exchange4media

    Industry leaders and OTT players say they are mapping changing audience preferences for factual genres and collaborating with innovative storytellers

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    OTT platforms, cinema theatres to co-exist: director Mahesh Narayanan

    • 25.11.2022
    • IBW News

    Online streaming platforms and traditional cinema theatres are going to co-exist, said Mahesh Narayanan, director of the film ‘Ariyippu’, which is being screened at the Indian Panorama section of the 53rd International Film Festival of India in Goa.

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    Centre is working on bill to regulate digital media: I&B Minister Anurag Thakur

    • 25.11.2022
    • BestMediaInfo

    Speaking at an event organised by the Hindi news daily Mahanagar Times, Thakur said that digital media presents opportunities as well as challenges. To have a fine balance, the government will see what can be done about this

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    Data protection bill will make justice accessible to all: Vaishnaw

    • 25.11.2022
    • Telecom.com/EconomicTimes

    "The data protection bill clearly mentions it will be an independent body which will perform in a particular way which will automatically guarantee its independence," Vaishnaw said.

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    Prasoon Joshi Talks Empowering Next Generation of Indian Filmmaking Talent, Collaborative Classification Process

    • 24.11.2022
    • Variety

    Poet, lyricist and advertising industry bigwig Prasoon Joshi, is passionate about finding the next wave of emerging Indian filmmaking talent from deep across the country. Joshi, along with India’s Minister for Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur, is a champion of the 75 Creative Minds of Tomorrow initiative, which was launched in 2021 at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), Goa.

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    New Pavilion Format Welcomed by Film Bazaar Participants

    • 24.11.2022
    • Variety

    With every passing edition, Film Bazaar leaves behind its origins as a project matching event and becomes more like a full-service market. The new stretch of waterfront pavilions resembles the Cannes Market and underlines the event’s stated aim of promoting India as a global content hub.

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    Pay DTH total active subs approx 67 mn as on June 30: TRAI

    • 24.11.2022
    • IBW News

    The active subscriber base for the pay DTH service in India stood at around 67.04 million in the quarter-ended June 30, 2022, according to data put out by telecom and broadcast regulator TRAI.

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    Centre working on a bill to regulate digital media: I&B Minister Anurag Thakur

    • 24.11.2022
    • LiveMint

    Anurag Thakur also said that registration process of newspapers would be simplified, and the central government would soon bring a new law to replace the 1867 Press and Registration of Books Act

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