suntvExchange4Media: The company plans to spend Rs 200-250 crore on satellite rights acquisition.

Sun TV Network management has revealed that the company will make big investments in TV content and film content in FY22 and beyond. At the same time, OTT content investments will continue to take a backseat in the first half of the fiscal. The company plans to spend Rs 200-250 crore on satellite rights acquisition.

In the Q4 and FY21 earnings conference call, the company's management said that 5-6 big-budget, non-fiction shows based on the international format will be launched during the fiscal in Telugu and Malayalam markets. These shows comprising 30-40 episodes will run for 3-4 months and cost per show is expected to be Rs 25-30 crore.

indiaaheadExchange4MediaThe channel will be available on all social media platforms including YouTube, Facebook & Twitter as well as the world wide web.

India Ahead, the country’s first digital-led multi-platform news organisation, launches its Tamil digital news channel.

India Ahead தமிழ் (Tamil) will break the clutter in Tamil journalism and stride boldly into the news market with unbiased, independent, new age communication of truth.

Their young and vibrant team, which included well-known names such as Sandhya Ravishankar and Sudha Sadhanand, will combine the rigour of journalism with the innovation of the digital world and present news and issues to you in a bold new avatar.

zee5In what could be its biggest launch till date, Indian streaming platform Zee5 is all set to enter the United States market on 22 June.

With this, the platform has set the stage for its rapid growth in a market that has over 5.4 million diaspora audiences with a deep cultural and language connection to its content. Zee5 is currently under beta testing in the US. This direct-to-consumer service launch is especially significant at a time when Indians settled in the US, many of whom remain deeply connected to their roots, are unable to travel home.

hopechannelindiaThe ministry of information and broadcasting has directed all multiple system operators (MSOs) and local cable operators (LCOs) not to broadcast Hope TV, a Christian lifestyle channel for 30 days.

The decision was taken after the channel’s distributor Noida Software Technology Part Limited (NSTPL) failed to deposit the annual permit fee for downlinking of the channel. The distributor also failed to submit any clarification to the ministry's show-cause notices on the use of an unauthorised logo.

yuppzeetvbackYuppTV, the world’s leading OTT platform for South-Asian content, is all set to re-launch Zee Entertainment in UK and Rest Of Europe on 3rd May 2021. Through its platform, viewers will now be able to catch a wide mix of relatable fiction, high voltage non-fiction, marquee events and blockbuster movies in Hindi & regional languages from Zee channels.

Zee Entertainment offers a bouquet of entertainment channels and is one of the leaders among South Asian entertainment channels. With the re-launch of this network in UK and Rest of Europe markets, YuppTV users will be able to enjoy the delightful blend of programming across genres.