NDTV Q2 Results: Revenues Grow 17%, Expenditures Down 10%

NDTV has registered a 17% growth in revenues at Rs 140.37 crore against Rs 120.27 crore a year earlier. The company registered a net loss of Rs 85.59 Crores against Rs 83.41 Crores in the sequential quarter.The standalone revenues figure came in at Rs. 69.35 Crores a dip of 6 % from corresponding quarter whereas net loss was Rs. 11.85 Crores. The company also managed to lower its expenditure for...
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Will Free Gaming Monetize? Zapak Aims 100% YOY Growth!

Online gaming is not an easy sector to be in, especially in countries like India where pay-to-use monetization models do not work . On that premise, it is heartening to note a recent projection by Zapak.com, the online gaming division of Anil Dhirubhai Ambani group that their businesses would grow 100% YOY next fiscal.One of the core aspect of Zapak’s business model has been partnerships with...
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Star Player Showcases TV Series Before Being Aired – What’s With The Jumping Off Strategy?

The first ever to happen in India, Star premieres two television series online before being aired on the television. The two Star Plus shows Aap Ki Kachehri (Season 2) anchored by Dr Kiran Bedi and family drama, Sajan Ghar Jaana Hain, were premiered on Star Network’s video sharing location, Star Player. This is only the first step for the recently launched STAR Player’s objective to stream...
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NDTV Convergence Ties-up With Zapak For NDTV Games

NDTV Convergence, the online arm of NDTV has tied-up with Zapak.com, to introduce game service called NDTV Games. The site is powered by Zapak and currently offers more than 25 games in different genres.Afaqs reports that Zapak would be sharing around 70 per cent of advertising revenue with NDTV despite most of the white label deals cracked at around 50-50 revenue equation. This would leave NDTV...
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NDTV Financial Results: Subsidiaries To Drive Growth In Future

NDTV declared revenues of Rs.492 crores against Rs.366 crores last year showing a 35% YoY Topline growth . The Net profit for FY2008-09 stood at 143 crores against a Net loss of 189 crores last year.The bottomline was mainly supported by a stake sale during the fiscal,in a subsidiary NDTV Networks PLC, it’s UK based subsidiary. The quarterly numbers for Mar-2009 were somewhat disappointing with...
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Vdopia To Power Video Ads On Tubaah & NDTV Profit

Vdopia the video ad network will now power video advertising on Tubaah.com, NDTV’s recently launched video portal and on NDTV profit.com, NDTV’s business news site. With this announcement Vdopia would now be powering 8 of NDTV’s vertical portals  including Tubaah.com, NDTV Profit, NDTV Cricket, NDTV 24X7, NDTV India, Metro Nation, NDTV Travel.com and NDTV Good Times.Vdopia had...
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NDTV Convergence Revamps CricketNDTV.com – IPL Effect or Tubaah?

NDTV Convergence the digital arm of NDTV has announced a revamp of its cricket portal CricketNDTV.com. According to their release the new site features such as a video section providing coaching and fitness tips from renowned experts, a revamped blog section, quizzes, contests and a more exhaustive cricket calendar. It  appears that NDTV is banking heavily on the video coaching section on the site...
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WATBlog Panel Delhi Videos – Check Them Out!

The WATBlog Panel Delhi on “Bridging the digital divide” took place at Metropolitan hotel New delhi on 12th December 2008. The panelists were Sidharth Rao Webchutney, Sanjay Trehan of Ndtv Convergence, Alok Mittal of Canaan Partners and Neeraj Sannan of Star News and we had analysed the panel before on WATBlog. But as promised here is a two part video on what the panel discussed: Part 1 httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J05FVWskWHE Part...
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NDTV Convergence Ties Up with iXiGo.com & CareerBuilder India – To Power NDTVTravels.com & NDTVJobs.com

NDTV iXiGo Tie Up NDTV Convergence has tied up with iXiGo to power their travel portal NDTVTravels.com. This isn’t the first time NDTV has gone the tie up mode for content for its verticals even earlier NDTV has tied up with ammas.com for powering the NDTVAnswers platform. NDTVTravels tie up with iXiGo will enable users to carry out searches on NDTVTravels and then directly book the airline tickets...
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Exclusive WATShow with Sanjay Trehan, CEO of NDTV Convergence on Video Strategies, UGC and More

After a relatively long Siesta, WATShow decided to WAKE UP! This week, we bring to you Mr. Sanjay Trehan, the head of NDTV Convergence.    We asked Mr. Tehan a Couple of Questions Related To: -       NDTV’s Online Video Strategy -       User Generated Content Strategy -       The Next Step for NDTVJobs.com -       How can Users Contribute to the NDTV News Portal?    httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWa3cST2234      We...
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