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Zee, Sony merger could wrap by December

The much-anticipated $10 billion merger between Zee Entertainment (ZEEL) and Sony’s Indian broadcast assets should complete by December, say reports in India. The plan is for shareholders to get 85 shares of the merged entity for every 100 shares held in ZEEL after the merger. Shares of ZEEL will then be delisted and relisted after […]

September 22, 2023By Chris Forrester

JioCinema launching Digital Film Festival in India

JioCinema, the Indian streaming destination is all set to launch a digital film festival, JioCinema Film Fest, starting September 29th. The festival is a cinematic celebration that will bring together Kala, Kalakaar aur anokhi Kahaniyaan, through 20 remarkable films across 20 days. These captivating and award-winning stories will bring together a distinguished repertoire of artists […]

September 22, 2023

More problems in Sony-Zee merger

The latest allegations to hinder the long-awaited merger between Zee Entertainment and Sony’s India assets are that an ‘approval’ for the merger was illegal. Axis Finance has filed a petition to the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) that the l National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) which approved the Zee-Sony merger made its decision in […]

September 19, 2023By Chris Forrester

BalleBaazi rebrands as SportsBaazi

BalleBaazi, India’s sports gaming platform, has announced its rebranding to SportsBaazi to demonstrate its commitment towards revolutionising the sports engagement landscape in India while continuing on rapid growth and expansion trajectory. Along with the unveiling of the new brand logo, SportsBaazi also announced the launch of the ‘LIVE Mein Hai VIBE’ campaign to introduce the […]

September 19, 2023

Consult Red expands global presence with innovation centre in India

Consult Red, a technology consultancy for clients wanting to design and deploy connected devices and systems, has announced the opening of its new innovation centre in India. The expansion marks a significant milestone in the company’s ongoing commitment to enhancing its global presence and serving its global customer base. Located in Hyderabad, the office will […]

September 18, 2023

India: Prime Video adds Chaupal

Prime Video has announced the addition of Chaupal to Prime Video Channels in India. Chaupal offers a curated line-up of popular Punjabi language content including a library of the latest and blockbuster Punjabi movies and web series. Prime members can now purchase an annual add-on annual subscription to Chaupal with a special introductory offer of […]

September 6, 2023

Proto Hologram makes Indian TV debut

For its seventh season premiere on September 3rd, Bigg Boss Telugu debuted Los Angeles-startup Proto hologram’s technology for the first time on Indian television with  host Nagarjuna beaming in to a Proto Epic hologram unit to talk to a contestant, actress Priyanka Jain (Mouna Ragam, Janaki Kalaganalede). Bigg Boss Telugu, originally produced by Endemol Shine India which is now merged with Banjiay, […]

September 5, 2023

QYOU’s Q TV deploys AI anchor

QYOU Media India’s Hindi General Entertainment Channel, Q TV, continues to successfully strike a chord with its audiences. Further bolstering its ‘Zara Hatke’ proposition, Q TV, in a first-of-its-kind initiative, announces a new original series, ‘Viral Hua Re’, driven by artificial intelligence (AI) that launched on August 20th. In a pioneering move that unleashes a […]

August 25, 2023

Sony Sports Network returns with Extraaa Serve

Sports broadcaster of India, Sony Sports Network, is the official broadcaster and Sony LIV is the official streaming partner of the upcoming US Open in India, set to commence on August 28th. Current ATP World Rank No.1 and reigning US Open champion, Carlos Alcaraz will look to re-ignite his rivalry with former top seed Novak […]

August 24, 2023

PokerBaazi partners with PokerGO

PokerBaazi, an online poker platform in India, has announced a strategic partnership with PokerGO, the poker streaming OTT content company based out of Las Vegas, Nevada. The partnership will see PokerGO and PokerBaazi bring top poker content in the Hindi language for Indian audiences. With the objective of amping up the growing awareness of poker […]

August 22, 2023