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IPL Media Rights ITT gets massive response

The Media Rights bid submission process to take place on October 25, 2016

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Indian Premier League Media Rights ITT gets massive response

The Indian Premier League Media Right ITT has received a massive response from the leading media and technology companies. The ITT document was available for purchase from September 19 to October 18, 2016.

The Media Rights bid submission process will happen on October 25, 2016.

BCCI President, Lt. Anurag Thakur said: “This is going to be a historical moment for Indian Cricket. I am pleased to see the overwhelming response from the media and technology companies for IPL Media Rights. With the global trends of showcasing content on multiple platforms becoming increasingly important - TV, Internet and Mobile rights are up for grabs together this time. To have as many as 18 prospective bidders in the fray reinstates the faith of market forces in Indian Premier League.”

Mr. Ajay Shirke, Hony. Secretary said: “This is a significant step for the Board, and we are excited to have 18 prospective bidders for IPL Media Rights. Our intention is to ensure the most comprehensive coverage of the IPL across the globe.”

The complete list of entities that have purchased the ITT is as under: 

S.No.

Name of the Entities

1

Star India Pvt. Ltd.

2

Amazon Seller Services Pvt. Ltd.

3

Followon Interactive Media Pvt. Ltd.

4

Taj TV India Pvt. Ltd.

5

Sony Pictures Networks Pvt. Ltd.

6

Times Internet Ltd.

7

Supersport International (Pty) Ltd.

8

Reliance Jio Digital Services Pvt. Ltd.

9

Gulf DTH FZ LLC

10

GroupM Media India Pvt. Ltd.

11

beIN IP Ltd.

12

Econet Media Ltd.

13

SKY UK Ltd.

14

ESPN Digital Media (India) Pvt. Ltd

15

BTG Legal Services

16

BT PLC

17

Twitter Inc.

18

Facebook Inc.


Rights on offer - Different packages for Television & Digital

1. Indian Sub-continent Television Rights: 2018 - 2027 (10 IPL SEASONS)

2.
Indian Sub-continent Digital Rights: 2018 - 2022 (5 IPL SEASONS)

3.
Rest of the world (ROW) Media Rights: 2018 - 2022 (5 IPL SEASONS)

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BCCI SGM held in Mumbai

Significant important recommendations were adopted unanimously at the meeting held at the Cricket Centre in Mumbai
Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)President Anurag Thakur speaks during a press conference at BCCI headquarters in Mumbai on May 22, 2016. 
The new chief of India's embattled cricket board said that the body was not

BCCI SGM held in Mumbai

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Special General Meeting, which was adjourned on Sept 30 recommenced on the 1st of October at the appointed time, at the headquarters in Cricket Centre at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

The proper authority letters for all the representatives of the members attending the Special General Meeting were received. The meeting commenced with the Hony. Secretary presenting the new draft memorandum as proposed by the Hon’ble Justice Lodha Committee as amended by the Hon’ble Supreme Court vide its order dated the 18th of July 2016. The same was seconded by the BCCI President.

The BCCI has always been in favour of reforms and the last 18 months are evident of the fact that the board has undertaken many reforms (A few of them are listed in the attachment).

Significant important recommendations were adopted unanimously. These included –

(1)
The induction of the representative of Comptroller and Auditor General as the member of the Apex Council as well as the IPL Governing Council.

(2)
The formation of the Apex Council with certain modifications.

(3) The various committees as recommended by the Hon’ble Justice Lodha Committee including the special committee for the differently abled and the Women’s Committee.

(4)
Formation of the Players Association and their representation on the Committee. The SGM authorized the CEO to contact the steering committee as proposed by the Hon’ble Justice Lodha Committee and commence the formation of the cricket players association.

(5) The members were also unanimous in giving voting rights to the Associate members as per the ICC guidelines.

(6)
Puducherry to be granted associate membership of the BCCI as proposed at Item No. 7 in the timeline report.

(7)
The SGM also accepted Item No. 3 (Code of Conduct for Players and Team Officials, Anti-Doping Code, Anti-Racism Code, Anti-Corruption Code and Operational Rules) of the first timeline report of the Hon’ble Justice Lodha Committee for implementation for the next IPL season.

(8)
With regards to Item No. 4 of the timeline report issued by the Hon’ble Justice Lodha Committee, the members drew the attention to the fact that while it was the effort to ensure a 15-day gap between the national calendar and the IPL – the same will not be possible in the year 2017 because of the ICC’s Champions Trophy being scheduled in England at around the same time.

(9) Item No. 5 (Agent Registration Norms) of the timeline report – was adopted unanimously.

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