SPECIAL REPORT: A WEEK TO THE DAY after the thirteenth edition of the Indian Premier League completed its 2020 innings, official broadcaster Star Sports has ticked off all the boxes as far as viewership, subscription numbers are concerned. Ergo OTT platform Disney+ Hotstar, which is where parent company Walt Disney has (and will have) its primary focus in the post COVID-19 era.
Dec 12, 2019 19:12
NEW YORK: The 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo is still eight months away but NBCUniversal has already received more than $1 billion in national advertising commitments for the quadrennial mega event, the company said Tuesday. The network projects that it will easily surpass the record $1.2 billion it generated for the 2016 Summer Games in Rio.
Sep 21, 2019 13:09
MUMBAI: Star India has announced the appointment of Nitin Bawankule as head of ad sales. In this role, Bawankule will be responsible for leading ad sales across both linear broadcast and OTT for Star TV network and Hotstar respectively. The appointment is effective October 1, and he will report in to Sanjay Gupta, country manager, Star, and Disney India.
May 09, 2019 13:05
MUMBAI: Star India president & head – ad sales Amit Chopra has quit the company. As the head of ad sales, Chopra’s responsibility included generating ad revenues for entertainment, digital, and sports. Chopra will reportedly be joining India focused private equity firm Samara Capital.
May 15, 2018 16:05
NEW DELHI: Aidem Ventures, an independent media consulting and marketing company, will handle ad sales revenue monetisation exclusively for DSport channel in India.