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Star India to beam Bajrangi Bhaijaan in 4K

Star India is beaming Bollywood movie, Bajrang Bhaijaan, in 4K across three direct-to-home platforms. The broadcaster will telecast the movie in both SD and HD on 11 October, 2015. Videocon d2h, Tata Sky and Airtel Digital TV will beam the movie in 4K. Star India, however, is not launching a full-fledged 4K channel and this [...]

TDSAT issues notice to Star India over Uttarakhand MSO interconnect agreement

Telecom Disputes Settlement & Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) has issued a notice to Star India over interconnect agreement order with Uttarakhand multi-system operator (MSO) Rudhrapur Cable Network (RCN). The tribunal wants to know why it should not take action against the broadcaster for not following the courts orders over the content sharing deal. In an order [...]

Star India beams FX HD in India

Star India is launching high definition feed of English entertainment channel, FX,  on 23 September, 2015. The channel will be airing shows such as Empire Season 2, Doctor Who Season 9, American Horror Story Season 5, The Missing S1, Sons of Anarchy S7, Lily Hammer S1 and Wayward Pines S1 reports Television Post. Star India [...]

Star India to introduce FX HD

Star India is introducing an HD feed of its English general entertainment channel FX. The new feed- FX HD- will also feature restructured content to give it an edge in the fiercely competitive English content market in India. The broadcaster had launched the English content channel back in 2012. FX HD, which is expected to [...]

Seven Indian broadcasters license content to Lebara

Seven Indian broadcasters sign licensing deal with Lebara, London based mobile virtual network operator to cater to European audiences. Hindi, Bengali and Punjabi live television and on-demand movies from Star India, Zee, Viacom18, Multi-Screen Media, PTC Network, B4U Network and Times Network is now being streamed through Lebara Play application. Thanks to the relationships we [...]

Star India paid USD420 million to exit Champions League T20

Star India reportedly paid as much as USD420 million to exit the loss-making initiative Champions League T20 (CLT20). The broadcaster decided to pay to quit the agreement that it made with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Cricket Australia and Cricket South Africa, reports the Television Post. Poor following had forced the [...]

Star exits Balaji Telefilms; sells 26% stake

Star Network has offloaded its 25.99% stake in Balaji Telefilms. The news has led to a surge in Balajis share prices. About 16.9 million equity shares of the media house were trading at INR63.60 per share; intraday trading was as high INR95.25 per share, reports LiveMint. The block deal has been valued at INR1.08 billion. [...]

Star India GECs to beam Emmy Awards

The 67th Primetime Emmy Awards will be beamed across Star Indias general entertainment channels. Star World, Star World HD and FX will live telecast the award ceremony, which is often called as the Oscars of the small screen. According to Star, 28 of the shows it has aired are competing for the Emmy Awards this [...]

Star India to air Pro Kabaddi League in US, UK

Star India will be broadcasting its Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) season-2 in around 109 countries, including the United States and the United Kingdom. The second edition of the highly popular tournament begins tomorrow and the broadcaster is hoping to expand viewership across continents with the Kabaddi matches. Star Sports PKL will be aired five languages- [...]