1/6/10 -- leading Bollywood music channel B4U Music launched in Africa.
TRAI comes-up with recommendations on FDI in Broadcasting sector.
Internet search giant Google announces to stop re-directing its users in China to Hong Kong.
Reliance Infra and GTL announce to merge themselves to create world’s largest telecom Infrastructure company.
I&B Minister Ambika Soni announces that DD Direct is all set to carry 100 channels on its platform by the end of this fiscal year.
The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) issues notice to sports broadcaster ESPN Star Sports over the signal row.
I&B Minister Ambika Soni says that her ministry is mulling the idea of bringing DTH under the purview of HITS scheme.
India’s leading movie library Eros India seals a multi-year movie licensing deal with Star Network.
Bharti Airtel’s DTH arm Airtel Digital TV launches HD service for as low as Rs 2250.
Google wins against the $1 billion copyright lawsuit filed by Viacom as a US court has rejected the latter’s allegations on Google’s video sharing website YouTube of allowing copyrighted video content on it without Viacom’s permission.
I&B Ministry asks all community radio stations that have either signed Grant of Permission Agreement (GoPA) or received letters of intent (LoI) from the Ministry to submit their up-do-date status report to the ministry.
Anil Ambani owned Reliance ADAG sets-up a joint venture with US’s CBS to launch an array of TV channels in South Asia.
ESS signs deals with DTH players Tata Sky and Airtel Digital to bring to their viewers the FIFA World Cup and Wimbledon in HD format.
9XM, the Bollywood music channel begins its live streaming on its new website www.9xm.in.
ESPN Star Sports files police complaints against Last-mile Cable Operators (LCOs) in Gujarat for piracy of signals during FIFA World Cup.
Star India announces to launch 24x7 shopping channel by August, this year.
FIPB approves proposals to increase foreign stakes from Hindustan Media Ventures and Turmeric Vision besides three other proposals.
Tata Sky launches HD service at Rs 2,599.
The board of directors of Reliance Communications approves an equity stake sale of up to 26% to private equity investors.
With Shakira and her ‘Waka Waka’, a track selected from her album ‘Listen-Up’ as official FIFA World Cup 2010 anthem, Sony Music Entertainment teamed up with popular music channel 9XM.
Hathway Cable & Datacom sets the revenue target of Rs 10 billion to be achieved by the end of this fiscal.
Kalanithi Maran buys 37.75 percent stakes in SpiceJet, the second largest low-fare carrier in India
TDSAT sets aside TRAI’s regulation of charging three to five times higher cable charges from hotels than that from domestic consumers.
The BWA auctions bring-in a revenue of Rs 385 billion to the exchequer.
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has issued a consultation paper on 'National Broadband Plan' to prop-up the broadband penetration in India.
The Delhi High Court rejects DTH operator Tata Sky’s petition seeking an urgent hearing of its case against sports broadcaster ESPN over providing high-definition (HDF) signals.
The Securities and Exchange Board of India finds Adlabs founder, Mr Manmohan Shetty, guilty of insider trading and slaps a fine of Rs 1 crore on him.
Colors inks a deal with Reliance Big Pictures for over Rs 500 million to acquire the TV rights of 30 movies.
Bharti Airtel increases its stake in Bharti Telemedia, the subsidiary company that holds the DTH, broadband, wireline and IPTV businesses.
UTV re-brands itself with the new logo and feel.
Colors sends a legal notice to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) stating that the latter has violated the contract signed between them for a reality show.
The latest Nielsen Global Online Survey puts India in the Top 10 list of nations that watch Soccer World Cup 2010.
Minister of state in Communications & IT ministry, Gurudas Kamat removed from the telecom department.
In a first-of-its-kind application of social networking site, Disney starts selling tickets for ‘Toy Story 3’ on Facebook.
India Gaming Championship 2010 launched by Zapak.com.
DQE (International) enters into a three-year licensing deal with Europe’s leading licensing agency – The Copyright Promotions Licensing Group (CPLG).
One of the world’s largest comic book libraries – Liquid Comics starts digitizing its comic books based on Indian characters.
leading Bollywood music channel B4U Music launched in Africa.