TELECAST RIGHTS

  • Star bags BCCI's domestic telecast rights April 2, 2012

    Chennai: Star India has won the bid for BCCI's domestic telecast rights, which includes both broadcast and digital rights to cricket in India for the period July 2012 to March 2018. According to sources, the Indian cricket board had received four tenders for the broadcast, Internet and mobile rights to...
  • IPL telecast rights stay with Sony March 25, 2009

    New Delhi: Multi Screen Media (Sony Entertainment Television) will continue to be the broadcaster of the Indian Premier League (IPL). In an official statement, the IPL tournament committee said that World Sports Group and Multi Screen Media have been signed on as the Official Broadcast Partner for the DLF Indian Premier...
  • Sony TV takes IPL to court over telecast rights March 15, 2009

    New Delhi: Just when Indian Premier League (IPL) Commissioner Lalit Modi thought it couldn't get worse, TV broadcaster Sony is adding to his woes by taking the organisers of IPL to court. Sony has got an injunction to stop the IPL from discussing telecast rights with other channels. The injunction order was...
  • 10 days to go, Zee's cricket league hits a hurdle November 22, 2007

    Mumbai: There is just 10 days left for the Indian Cricket League to kick off. But Essel Group's maiden attempt at league cricket is not looking too good right now. The ICL's decision to telecast its matches on Zee Sports, instead of Ten Sports, isn't going down too well with...
  • Prasar Bharti slaps notice on Nimbus February 9, 2007

    New Delhi: Prasar Bharti on Friday served a notice to Nimbus Communications for giving it a delayed feed of a cricket match and defying a government ordinance. The public broadcaster served the notice after the Delhi High Court refused to order the company to give Prasar Bharti live a feed...
  • Showcause for Nimbus no show February 8, 2007

    New Delhi: Just weeks after Nimbus dragged Prasar Bharti to court saying that they were being forced to share feed of the IndiaWest Indies ODI series with the broadcaster, the two are at loggerheads again. Nimbus has again refused to share live telecast of the IndiaSri Lanka cricket match with Doordarshan. The...
  • Nimbus gets marketing rights January 24, 2007

    New Delhi: Nimbus has scored a major victory over its row with Doordarshan as the Delhi High Court has granted marketing rights of live telecast feed to Nimbus and has also decided the revenue model in its favour. Nimbus, which holds the rights for all cricket matches in India till 2010,...
  • QOTD: Is DD monopolising cricket? January 23, 2007

    New Delhi: Talks between Prasar Bharati and Nimbus have failed and the tussle between the two over the telecast of the ongoing IndiaWest Indies OneDay series has now reached the courts. Nimbus has approached the Delhi High Court against Prasar Bharatis demand to telecast the matches on Doordarshan. The Government...