Noida: Media is vital for spreading information, shaping public opinion, and providing a platform for diverse voices and perspectives. Television is the important segment of the same. Television has come a long way since its inception, and the new millennium has brought about significant changes to the medium. Today we are here to discuss television in this round table,” initiated Dr. Sandeep Marwah founder of Noida Film City and President Marwah Studios in the opening session of the discussion.
“ The transition from analog to digital broadcasting has completely changed the way television is transmitted and received. Digital signals provide better picture and sound quality, as well as increased channel capacity and interactivity,” said Lord Rami Ranger of House of Lords, British Parliament, while lighting the ceremonial lamp.
“The rise of streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime has revolutionized the way people consume television. Streaming services offer a wide variety of content, including original programming, and allow viewers to watch shows on their own schedule,” said H.E. Muhamed Cengic, Ambassador of Bosnia & Herzegovina to India.
“The introduction of smart TVs has transformed the viewing experience by combining the traditional TV with internet connectivity, allowing viewers to access streaming services, browse the web, and even control their smart homes from their TV screens,” added H.E. Ashraf Shikhaliyev, Ambassador of Azerbaijan to India.
The new millennium saw the rise of reality television, with shows like Survivor and Big Brother becoming popular worldwide. This genre has since evolved to include a wide range of formats, from dating shows to talent competitions,” expressed Avinash Raj, CEO, Mitwa TV.
“Social media has had a profound impact on television, providing viewers with a platform to share their opinions and engage with their favourite shows and stars. Networks and producers have also embraced social media as a way to promote their shows and interact with their audiences,” narrated Ramnath Rajesh, senior journalist.
“ The advent of high-definition television has brought about a significant improvement in picture quality, with many networks and streaming services now offering content in 4K resolution.,“ extended Kumar Mohan, renowned film journalist from Mumbai.
“The availability of entire seasons of shows on streaming services has led to the phenomenon of binge-watching, where viewers watch multiple episodes or even entire seasons in one sitting,” spoke Prem Bhardwaj, Gyanbhiksu, renowned author.
“The ability to record shows and watch them later has become commonplace, with digital video recorders and on-demand services allowing viewers to watch shows at their convenience,” condensed Sushil Bharti of Radio Noida. Later Dr. Sandeep Marwah presented Life Membership of International Journalism Centre to all the dignitaries.