Advanced Television


Ateme delivers Viacom18’s IPL coverage

Ateme, a player in video compression, delivery, and streaming solutions with innovation at its core, has announced that it was behind the video and immersive audio experiences delivered in 17 languages by Viacom18 Media during the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023. Throughout the tournament, cricket fans were able to enjoy an exceptional and immersive UHD […]

September 26, 2023

Viacom18 to air Zim Afro T10

The Zim Cyber City Zim Afro T10 cricket tournament begins on July 21st and will be brought to Indian fans live on JioCinema and Sports18 – Khel. “As franchise cricket makes its first foray in Zimbabwe, we are delighted to be associated with the Zim Cyber City Zim Afro T10 as their exclusive media partners […]

July 21, 2023

India: Major League Cricket signs Viacom18 deal

Major League Cricket (MLC) has announced a media rights partnership that will see the first-ever edition of the competition air exclusively in India on Viacom18’s sports network. The multi-platform coverage will include live streaming on JioCinema and broadcast television coverage on Sports18 starting on July 13th when the Texas Super Kings take on the Los […]

July 7, 2023

Viacom18 deploys Nevion contribution solution for TATA IPL’23

Nevion, a Sony Group Company and provider of virtualised media production solutions, has announced that Viacom18, part of Network18 Group, one of India’s most diversified media and entertainment (M&E) conglomerates, has deployed Nevion’s contribution solution. The solution, delivered in just three weeks by Nevion, is being used for the live coverage of the hugely popular […]

May 16, 2023

Viacom18 acquires WIPL rights

The BCCI had issued an Invitation to Tender (ITT) for media rights to the Women’s Indian Premier League (WIPL) seasons 2023 – 2027. Pursuant to the bidding process, has announced that Viacom18 Media is the successful bidder for the consolidated bid for the media rights (i.e., global televisions rights and global digital rights). Viacom18 Media […]

January 16, 2023

IMG seals Cricket South Africa agreement with Viacom18 deal

IMG has renewed its international media rights distribution agreement with Cricket South Africa (CSA) until 2031. The agency, which has been working with CSA for more than 30 years, was instrumental in securing the governing body’s recently announced Viacom18 Sports deal, which will see the channel air all senior men’s and women’s international competitions played […]

November 16, 2022

Nickelodeon, Laal Singh Chaddha join forces to entertain families across India

Viacom18’s leading kids’ entertainment franchise, Nickelodeon, continues to raise the bar while engaging with its young and discerning viewers. Elevating excitement levels for families across India, Nickelodeon, joins forces with Viacom18 Studios and Aamir Khan’s family entertainer Laal Singh Chaddha that releases on August 11th. The film is the endearing story of the determined Laal […]

August 11, 2022

IPL broadcasting rights fetch $5.6bn

The streaming and TV rights for the Indian Premier League (IPL) have been sold for a record-breaking $5.6 billion (€5.3bn). Viacom18, backed by Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani, acquired the streaming rights for a reported $2.6 billion, whilst Disney-owned Star India picked up the TV rights for a fee of around $3 billion. Two further rights […]

June 14, 2022

Smurfs makes its way to India on Sonic

Making a television debut, the iconic gang of little blue Smurf Village inhabitants has made its way to India. In some Smurf-tacular news, the much-loved Smurfs, one of the most popular characters, are expanding their adventures and now will have a village in Sonic, part of India’s leading kids’ entertainment franchise Nickelodeon, starting from 13th […]

June 13, 2022

Neeraj Pandey, Voot Select showcase India’s test-series win against Australia

Voot Select is all geared up to take cricket aficionados on a nail-biting journey of the 2020/21 India tour of Australia in its upcoming web series, titled ‘Bandon Mein Tha Dum’. Ahead of its release, the platform launched the riveting trailer of the Neeraj Pandey directorial at its launch event in Mumbai, to give viewers a sneak […]

June 1, 2022