Tag Archives: Multi-Screen Media (MSM)

MSM, BBC Worldwide bring BBC Earth to India

Multi-Screen Media (MSM) and BBC Worldwide have announced the launch of a new television channel, BBC Earth, in India. The channel is a subscription television channel which features factual programming. BBC Earth was officially launched in Poland on 1 February, 2015, replacing BBC Knowledge. It was launched in Hungary on 14 April, 2015 in high [...]

MSM to air IPL in multiple regional-language feeds

Multi Screen Media (MSM), the official broadcaster of Indian Premier League (IPL), will broadcast the league in multiple regional-language feeds. MSM has apparently taken cue from its competitor Star India which is broadcasting the on-going ICC Cricket World Cup in six languages viz English, Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada and Bengali. The eighth series of IPL [...]

MSM hikes IPL ad rates by 10-15%

Multi Screen Media (MSM) has reported an increase in its advertisement rates by 10% to 15% for the Indian Premier League Season 8 as there was a better rating for the previous season. We are looking at a 1015 per cent hike in rates as the ratings last time around were good. The number of [...]

MSM, Dish TV sign two-year fixed-fee deal

Multi Screen Media (MSM) has entered a new two-year fixed-fee deal with Dish TV. Their earlier agreement had expired on 31 October, 2014. Jawahar Goel, MD of Dish TV has informed that the company has planned to mix cost-per-subscriber and fixed-fee deals. He added that the content cost guidance for FY15 is a single-digit increase [...]

Enforcement Directorate inquires allegation of payment of facilitation fee by MSM for IPL rights

Directorate General of Economic Enforcement has been inquiring the actually beneficiary of INR4.25 billion by Multi Screen Media (MSM) to World Sport Group (WSG) for acquiring Indian Premier League (IPL) broadcast rights for South Asia in 2009, said a media report. The government, in an Action Taken report to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance, [...]

MSM to launch Sony Pal channel in September

Multi-Screen Media (MSM) will launch a general entertainment channel, Sony Pal. As per a media report, the channel is scheduled for launch on September 1. The upcoming channel has roped in a few production houses including Balaji Telefilms, Shashi-Sumeet Productions, Rashmi Sharma Production and Sphere Origins. MSM was formerly known as Sony Entertainment Television India. [...]