Broadcasting Rights

  • ICC allows news channels access to IndPak match March 29, 2011

    New Delhi: The deadlock between electronic media and ICC over coverage of Wednesday's IndoPak World Cup cricket semifinal got resolved on Tuesday, following a request from the Indian Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Ambika Soni. Ambika Soni proposed a 24hour 'truce' in a dispute created by Indian nonrights holders (NRH) breaching...
  • Prasar Bharti CEO defends CWG broadcasting deal October 25, 2010

    New Delhi: The multicrore Commonwealth Games broadcast deal followed all rules Prasar Bharati CEO BS Lalli claims the payment was approved by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry. Following allegations of corruption involved in the Commonwealth Games broadcasting rights Prasar Bharti CEO BS Lalli has come out to defend...
  • No corruption in CGW broadcast rights: Hooper August 12, 2010

    New Delhi: Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) CEO Mike Hooper on Thursday defended the selection of Fast Track Sales Ltd as a consultant for the broadcasting rights of Commonwealth Games in New Delhi. Hooper rejected an interim report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) that claims that choosing Fast Track Sales...
  • IPL vs Sony case snowballs into a bitter legal battle March 17, 2009

    New Delhi: The spat between the Indian Premier League (IPL) and broadcaster Sony Entertainment has snowballed into a bitter legal battle. On Saturday, BCCI served a termination notice to Sony to end its exclusive broadcast rights, accusing it of breaching the original contract on several counts. Sony, which holds IPL broadcast...