The Indian Media and Entertainment industry is a rapidly advancing sector and is making high growth strides. With the world’s largest newspaper circulation market and globally the largest film industry in terms of number of films made per year, the media sector is on the brink of a strong phase of growth, backed by rising consumer demand and improving advertising revenues.
India has 118,239 registered publications (newspapers and periodicals), close to 2,500 multiplexes and more than 570 mn Internet users – second largest base after China, and is expected to reach out to 640 mn by 2019.
Up to 74% FDI in the Media sector is allowed in Teleports, DTH, Multi-System Operator, cable networks in DAS areas, mobile TV, Headend-in-the-Sky Broadcasting Services: Up to 49% FDI in entertainment media allowed under the automatic route and beyond 49% (up to 74%) allowed under government route
100% FDI in media and entertainment allowed in Publishing/ Printing of scientific and Technical magazines/ Speciality journals/ Periodicals under the government route
Entertainment industry CARG(2016-21)
TV industry revenue share
Advertising revenue share
Print media revenue share
Largest newspaper circulation market globally
World’s largest film industry in terms of tickets sold and number of films made
Second largest TV market in the world
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