An Overview of the Indian Sports Broadcasting Landscape
The Indian sports broadcasting landscape has evolved significantly over the last quarter of a century and has grown into one of the largest sports broadcasting markets in the world. This will not come as a surprise considering the proliferation of television, mobile and internet technology among the Indian population. According to estimates, more than 780 million1 Indians have access to a television in India and more than 183 million2 households own or have a television set. Further, estimates suggest that India recently passed the 500 million internet users mark3.
Get access to this article and all of the expert analysis and commentary at LawInSport
Already a member?
Articles, webinars, conference videos and podcast transcripts
This work was written for and first published on LawInSport.com (unless otherwise stated) and the copyright is owned by LawInSport Ltd. Permission is granted to make digital or hard copies of this work (or part, or abstracts, of it) for personal use provided copies are not made or distributed for profit or commercial advantage, and provided that all copies bear this notice and full citation on the first page (which should include the URL, company name (LawInSport), article title, author name, date of the publication and date of use) of any copies made. Copyright for components of this work owned by parties other than LawInSport must be honoured.
- Tags: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) | Broadcasting | Commercial | Competition | Cricket | India | Indian Premier League | Media Rights | Regulation
- Why the BCCI refuses to come under the jurisdiction of India’s National Anti-Doping Agency
- The enforceability of "MoUs" - How the ICC panel decided Pakistan and India's bilateral tour dispute
- Establishing the optimum sports betting regulatory system to protect the integrity of Indian sports
Seshank is an Associate at LawNK, a Bangalore based niche law practice specializing in sports, intellectual property, media and information technology laws.
Nihal is an Associate at LawNK, a Bangalore based niche law practice specializing in sports, intellectual property, media and information technology laws. He graduated from Gujarat National Law University in May 2013 and has gained experience in the areas of rights protection assistance and commercial contractual drafting for a range of the firm’s clients, in the sports industry and outside.