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Sony, Zee merger agreed

Sony Pictures Networks India Private Limited (SPNI) and Zee Entertainment Enterprises (ZEEL) have signed definitive agreements to merge ZEEL with and into SPNI and combine their linear networks, digital assets, production operations and programme libraries. The agreements follow the conclusion of an exclusive negotiation period during which ZEEL and SPNI conducted mutual due diligence. After […]

December 22, 2021By Colin Mann

ZEE merging with Sony

Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) is set to acquire a majority share in Zee Entertainment, India’s giant – but financially strapped – broadcasting business. According to India’s Economic Times, the combined entity will own 75 TV channels, two video streaming operations (ZEE5 with a global audience and Sony’s LIV), a pair of film studios (Zee […]

September 22, 2021By Chris Forrester

Delhi court restrains illegal Olympics broadcasts

The Delhi High Court has restrained the unauthorised broadcast of the Tokyo Olympics by rogue websites, multi-system operators and local cable operators in India. The court has directed ISPs to block access to these websites illegally broadcasting the games on their platforms and also asked the Central government to issue necessary directions/notifications calling upon various […]

July 20, 2021By Colin Mann