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India has a large broadcasting and distribution industry, comprising approximately 900 satellite TV channels, 6000 Multi-system operators, around 60,000 local cable operators, 7 DTH operators and few IPTV service providers.
India has 114,820 registered publications (newspapers and periodicals), close to 2,500 multiplexes and more than 400 mn Internet users – second largest base after China, and is expected to reach out to 640 mn by 2019.
Up to 74% with FDI allowed in Teleports, DTH, Multi-System Operator, cable networks in DAS areas, mobile TV, Headend-in-the-Sky Broadcasting Services: Upto 49% allowed under automatic route and beyond 49% (up to 74%) allowed under government route
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
Entertainment industry CAGR (2016-21)
TV industry revenue share
Advertising revenue share
Print media revenue share
Largest newspaper circulation market globally
World’s largest film industry in terms of tickets sold and number of films made
Second largest TV market in the world
The Indian M&E industry is projected to grow at a pace of 14% over the period 2016-2021, outshining the global average of 4.2% CAGR, with advertising revenue expected to increase at a compounded Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 15.3% during the same period.
Television is expected to grow at a CAGR of 14.7% over the next five years as both advertisement and subscription revenues are projected to exhibit strong growth at 14.4% and 14.8% respectively.
Print is projected to continue its growth at 7.3%, largely on the back of continued readership growth in vernacular markets and advertisements' confidence in the medium, tier II and tier III cities.
Films segment is expected to bounce back and is forecasted to grow at CAGR of7.7% as the revenue streams broaden.
Digital advertising is expected to grow at a CAGR of 32% by 2020
Animation and VFX is expected to grow at a CAGR of 20.4% over 2016-2021
Chinese Internet investment company Tencent Holdings Ltd has acquired a minority stake in Gaana, a leading music streaming platform, for $ 115 mn
US-based investment firm Tiger Global Management LLC has acquired a 25% stake in 'The Viral Fever' (TVF), an online video content creator, for $ 10 mn.
Cinepolis, a Mexico-based multiplex chain, plans to add 160 more screens by investing around $ 59.6 mn
Star India makes strategic investment in media tech startup Zapr.
KidZania, a Mexican chain of family entertainment centers, plans to invest $ 14.9 mn for setting up a theme park. The third KidZania in India will be somewhere in the South.
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Grant of Permission Agreement (GOPA) is valid only for a period of five years. End of five years, please download the form of renewal of GOPA from www.mib.nic.in. This form has to be printed on two $ 1.53 non-judicial stamp paper and be signed similar to the way the GOPA was signed.
Any person who exhibits or permits to exhibit interpolated film is responsible. It has to be observed whether the characters involved in the main film are also involved in the interpolated bits. If it is so, then one can infer that the producer and the distributor may also be responsible for interpolation. According to Section 7(b) of the Act, if any person, without lawful authority, alters or tampers with in any film, after it has been certified, will be committing a crime under Cinematograph Act. It is to be noted that the burden of proving the lawfulness of the act shall lie on the person who altered or tampered with the certified film.
No, one is not legally supposed to begin the operational transmission. However, you can try doing test transmission.
In 2006, the government had prepared a Draft Broadcasting Services Regulation Bill, 2006. The bill made it mandatory to seek license for broadcasting any television or radio channel or program.
It also provides standards for regulation of content. It is the duty of the body to ensure compliance with guidelines issued under the bill.
In the event of the failure of any Letter of Intent (LoI) holder to comply with the eligibility conditions for the Grant of Permission Agreement or failing to sign the Grant of Permission Agreement within the prescribed period, the full deposit of the bid amount shall be forfeited without further notice, and Letter of Intent and the allocation of frequency, if any, shall stand cancelled.