Wednesday, Oct 24 2018 | Time 02:03 Hrs(IST)
image
  • Defending Champs India held to a goalless draw by Malaysia
  • MIDC official, aide booked for demanding bribe
  • Rafale jet deal biggest scam in Indian history: Congress
  • Putin invites Trump, via US security adviser, to meet in Paris
Sports Share

Star India bags 16,347 50-crore IPL media rights deal

Star India bags 16,347 50-crore IPL media rights deal

Mumbai, Sep 4 (UNI) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced today, the Indian Sports broadcasting giant Star India, procured the 'Global Media Rights' of the cash rich the Indian Premier League (IPL) from 2018-2022 for a staggering Rs 16,347.50-crore. Star rocketed past their rivals Sony, with a bid of Rs 16,347.50-crore, to grab the 'global media rights' which includes the Indian television, digital as well as the overseas broadcast and digital media rights comprising of key international markets like the Middle East, Africa, Europe, USA, Australia and New Zealand. A total of 24 entities had bought the tender document, out of which only 14 made bids. The eligible bidders included Star India, Facebook Inc., Twitter, Airtel, Amazon Seller Services, Followon Interactive Media, Qatar-based beIN, Taj TV India, Sony Pictures Networks, Times Internet, Supersport International, Discovery Sports, Reliance Jio Digital, Gulf DTH FZ LLC, GroupM Media, , Econet Media, SKY UK, ESPN Digital Media, BTG Legal Services and Britain's BT PLC. As many as seven rights were up for for bidding. For the Indian market, bids were divided into television and digital. There were separate bids for the US, Europe, Middle East, Africa regions, and the rest of the world. The rights were awarded to the highest bidder in each category. Star India Chief Executive Uday Shankar commented on the development, "India, cricket and IPL have changed dramatically since 2008, and this bid is a reflection of that." UNI XC-RSD SNU 1501

More News

Surjit Hockey Tournament kicks off

23 Oct 2018 | 11:39 PM

Jalandhar, Oct 23 (UNI) Former Hockey India Captain Pargat Singh, Jalandhar Cantt MLA, Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma and Police Commissioner Gurpreet Singh Bhullar jointly inaugurated the Surjit Hockey tournament at the Olympian Surjit Singh Memorial Stadium, Burlton Park, here on Tuesday.

 Sharesee more..

Siddharth excels as U Mumba outplay Telegu Titans

23 Oct 2018 | 10:23 PM

Pune, Oct 23 (UNI) U Mumba proved they are true challengers when they bounced
back in style to force a crushing 41-20 victory over Telugu Titans in their first
Inter-Zone match of the 6th Vivo Pro Kabaddi League in Pune on Tuesday.

 Sharesee more..

Delhi Dynamos and Chennaiyin FC played out an engaging goalless stalemate in ISL

23 Oct 2018 | 10:16 PM

New Delhi, Oct 23 (UNI) Goalkeeper Francisco Dorronsoro delivered a masterclass as
Delhi Dynamos and Chennaiyin FC played out an engaging goalless stalemate in the
Hero Indian Super League 2018 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Tuesday.

 Sharesee more..

Bengal eves thrash Bihar to make it their sixth victory in a row in Women's Cricket U-19

23 Oct 2018 | 9:52 PM

Kolkata, Oct 23 (UNI) Bengal eves thrash Bihar by 98 runs to make it their sixth
victory in a row in Women's Cricket U-19 T20 League in Jabalpur today.

 Sharesee more..

Arun Lal appointed mentor in Bengal cricket team

23 Oct 2018 | 9:47 PM

Kolkata, Oct 23 (UNI) Former India Cricketer and Bengal skipper Arun Lal has been
appointed mentor of the senior Bengal team for the current season.

 Sharesee more..
image