Channel / Broadcaster

MUMBAI: Sony Pictures Networks' Sports and Distribution Business president Rajesh Kaul has told Reuters that he believes SPN has enough cricket in its portfolio to challenge Star, the network's chief rival.

Kaul's confidence appears to have been buttressed by the new deal the network struck with Cricket Australia last week, getting for itself  the rights to broadcast Australian cricket in the Indian subcontinent, including Pakistan and Sri Lanka, for the next six years for an undisclosed amount.

Feb 19, 2021 18:02
MUMBAI: The first Test of the India-England series witnessed a viewership with 3.8 million average minute audience (AMA). The first Test also delivered the highest opening day reach since 2019 as 26 million fans celebrated the return of cricket to home soil after 330 days, a media release said.
Mar 22, 2019 14:03
In a wide ranging and extensive interaction with SportzPower conducted just ahead of the March 20 announcement of The Walt Disney Company closing its $71.3 billion acquisition of 21st Century Fox, SANJAY GUPTA, managing director of Star India, offers a detailed overview of the critical role sports plays in the business of India’s largest broadcast network.
Mar 20, 2019 15:03
MUMBAI: Star-India owned OTT platform, Hotstar has introduced a new subscription pack ahead of the IPL 2019 called ‘Hotstar VIP’ which will provide its users with the best of content from the world of sports and entertainment worth Rs 365 per year.
Mar 06, 2019 11:03
KOLKATA: Star Sports, India’s leading sports broadcaster, Tuesday expanded its portfolio of regional channels by announcing the launch of Star Sports 1 Bangla, India’s first dedicated sports channel for sports fanatics in the Bengali language. The channel launch is in line with Star Sports’ commitment to foster a multi-sports culture in the country while bringing fans closer to the sporting ecosystem.
Dec 18, 2018 14:12
NEW DELHI: The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has named new Walt Disney Asia Pacific President and Star India chairman Uday Shankar as its new vice president after its 91st Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 14-15 December. This caps off a remarkable week for the award-winning media veteran, who has over two decades of experience in the industry.
Dec 15, 2018 13:12
MUMBAI: DreamWorks, the South East Asian pay television network and animation studio owned by NBC Universal, the subsidiary of Comcast, has announced that it will be launching a specialist channel in India for fight and contact sports, reports.
Sep 22, 2018 13:09
MUMBAI: Alexa, the popular virtual assistant technology used in Amazon’s Echo range of smart speakers will be providing live commentary of all English Premier League matches in India by enabling its skill on command, Economic Times reports. 
Sep 21, 2018 13:09
MUMBAI: Karan Bajaj, the senior vice-president and GM of Discovery Communications India and South Asia has called it quits nearly two years after joining the organization, Exchange4Media reports. The news agency found access to an email sent by JB Perrette, President and CEO of Discovery Network International to the Indian arm which confirmed the development. 
Sep 20, 2018 14:09
MUMBAI: The New Kabaddi Federation of India (NKFI) on Wednesday launched the Indo International Premier Kabaddi League which is all set to begin on 26 January next year, three weeks after the completion of the Pro Kabaddi League, Press Trust of India reports. 
Sep 20, 2018 12:09
BEIJING: Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Chinese billionaire Jack Ma’s Alibaba Group and Intel Group announced on Wednesday the launch of the Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS) Cloud, an innovative broadcasting solution that operates entirely on the cloud, to help transform the media industry for the digital era starting from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.]