wordpress blog stats
Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

, ,

WarnerMedia discontinues HBO and WB channels in India: Report

WarnerMedia has announced that it will discontinue two channels in India, Pakistan, Maldives and Bangladesh — HBO and WB — from December 15, Campaign India reports. Unlike in many markets, HBO doesn't broadcast shows and films that are generally associated with the HBO brand in the US — it has been a generic English-language movie channel. Both HBO and WB primarily broadcast films from Warner Bros. Siddharth Jain, MD of Warner Media South Asia, reportedly said that the "pay-TV industry landscape and the market dynamics have shifted dramatically," and that the COVID-19 lockdown sped up the company's "need for further change". The channels' closure is significant, as it represents a major chunk of televised English-language entertainment broadcast in India. It also comes amid cost-cutting and layoffs at WarnerMedia at a global level. We have reached out to Warner to find…

Please subscribe/login to read the full story.
Written By

I cover the digital content ecosystem and telecom for MediaNama.

MediaNama’s mission is to help build a digital ecosystem which is open, fair, global and competitive.

Views

News

Studying the 'community' supporting the late Sushant Singh Rajput (SSR) shows how Twitter was gamed through organized engagement

News

Do we have an enabling system for the National Data Governance Framework Policy (NDGFP) aiming to create a repository of non-personal data?

News

A viewpoint on why the regulation of cryptocurrencies and crypto exchnages under 2019's E-Commerce Rules puts it in a 'grey area'

News

India's IT Rules mandate a GAC to address user 'grievances' , but is re-instatement of content removed by a platform a power it should...

News

There is a need for reconceptualizing personal, non-personal data and the concept of privacy itself for regulators to effectively protect data

You May Also Like

News

Google has released a Google Travel Trends Report which states that branded budget hotel search queries grew 179% year over year (YOY) in India, in...

Advert

135 job openings in over 60 companies are listed at our free Digital and Mobile Job Board: If you’re looking for a job, or...

News

Rajesh Kumar* doesn’t have many enemies in life. But, Uber, for which he drives a cab everyday, is starting to look like one, he...

News

By Aroon Deep and Aditya Chunduru You’re reading it here first: Twitter has complied with government requests to censor 52 tweets that mostly criticised...

MediaNama is the premier source of information and analysis on Technology Policy in India. More about MediaNama, and contact information, here.

© 2008-2021 Mixed Bag Media Pvt. Ltd. Developed By PixelVJ

Subscribe to our daily newsletter
Name:*
Your email address:*
*
Please enter all required fields Click to hide
Correct invalid entries Click to hide

© 2008-2021 Mixed Bag Media Pvt. Ltd. Developed By PixelVJ