Roku names three executives to new roles

Roku names three executives to new roles

Roku, Inc. announced that three senior executives have been named as presidents of the company’s media, devices, and consumer experience business areas. Media industry veteran Charlie Collier will be joining Roku as President of Roku Media, effective in late October, based in New York. Under Collier’s leadership, Roku Media will reinforce ...


Shibasish Sarkar to head Producers Guild of India

Shibasish Sarkar to head Producers Guild of India

Film industry professional Shibasish Sarkar was unanimously elected as the president of the Producers Guild of India. Sarkar was elected at the first meeting of the Guild's newly constituted Guild Council of Management. Siddharth Roy Kapur, the incumbent president of the Guild, said he is delighted to pass the ...


CCI approves merger of Jio Cinema OTT with Viacom18 Media

CCI approves merger of Jio Cinema OTT with Viacom18 Media

Fair-trade regulator Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Monday approved the proposed merger of Jio Cinema OTT with Viacom18 Media. In a tweet, on Monday the CCI said it has approved the amalgamation of the Jio Cinema OTT platform with Viacom18 Media, following an investment by BTS Investment and Reliance Projects & Property Manageme...


Puthiya Thalaimurai Tamilan Awards 22’ ceremony to be held on Sept.24

Puthiya Thalaimurai Tamilan Awards 22’ ceremony to be held on Sept.24

The Leading Tamil News and Infotainment channel Puthiya Thalaimurai, which is regarded as an unbiased and independent news delivery platform, is all set to host its 9th annual Tamilan Awards for the year. The award is all set to be announced on Sept. 24 and Sept. 25, at 8:00 pm, at the Chennai Trade Center at Nandambakkam. Where Lieutenant...


Singapore courts keep making it harder for pirate sites

Singapore courts make it harder for pirate sites

The Asia Video Industry Association’s Coalition Against Piracy (CAP) confirmed today that under the terms of the “dynamic” injunction granted by the Singapore High Court Order in February 2022, internet service providers (ISPs) have blocked a  further 99 domains associated with the 30 illegal streaming sites that were first blocked in February. ...