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India has a large broadcasting and distribution industry, comprising approximately 900 satellite TV channels, 6,000 Multi-system operators, around 60,000 local cable operators, 7 DTH operators and few IPTV service providers.
India has 118,239 registered publications (newspapers and periodicals), close to 2,500 multiplexes and more than 570 mn Internet users – second largest base after China, and is expected to reach out to 640 mn by 2019.
- By 2019, digital advertising is projected to have the highest CAGR of 30.2%, while all other sub-sectors are expected to grow at a CAGR between 8% and 18%
- By 2020, media market expected to reach $ 33.7 bn
Up to 100% FDI allowed in Teleports, DTH, Multi-System Operator, cable networks in DAS areas, mobile TV, Headend-in-the-Sky Broadcasting Services
100% FDI is allowed in Publishing/ Printing of scientific and Technical magazines/ Speciality journals/ Periodicals under the government route
For further details, please refer FDI Policy