Broadcasting Rights

  • ICC allows news channels access to Ind-Pak match March 29, 2011

    New Delhi: The deadlock between electronic media and ICC over coverage of Wednesday's Indo-Pak 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 24-hour 'truce' in a dispute created by Indian non-rights holders (NRH) breaching...
  • Prasar Bharti CEO defends CWG broadcasting deal October 25, 2010

    New Delhi: The multi-crore 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...