Monday, 12 August 2013


The Times Group is India’s largest media conglomerate with its flagship Bennett, Coleman and Company Limited (BCCL) being the largest publishing company in India and South-Asia. Starting off with The Times of India – which is now the largest English publication in the world, BCCL and its subsidiaries (called The Times of India Group), are present in every existing media platform – Newspapers, Magazines, Books, TV, Radio, Internet, Event Management, Outdoor Display, Music, Movies and more.With a turnover exceeding a billion dollars, the group has the support of over 25,000 advertisers, 11,000 employees and an audience spanning across all continents.

Key Businesses:

  • Publishing
    • Largest publishing co in India: 13 newspapers, 18 magazines, 11 publishing centers, 26 printing centers
    • Largest English newspaper in India by circulation (and the world)
    • Largest Business newspaper in India by circulation (2nd largest English Business daily in the world, behind WSJ)
    • Largest Non‐English newspapers in Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore by circulation (India’s three largest cities)
  • Television
    • Largest English News TV Channel, No. 2 English Business News TV Channel
    • Largest Bollywood News and Lifestyle TV Channel, No. 2 English Movies TV Channel
  • Digital
    • Largest Indian network based on traffic and revenue (behind Google, Facebook, Yahoo)
    • Operates 30+ digital businesses, most of which are Top 3 in their competitive segment
    • Most popular B2C mobile shortcode in India, across SMS, voice, WAP, and USSD Radio
    • Largest radio network in India by revenue and listenership, with 32 stations
    • Operates the largest rock radio station in the UK
  • Out-of-home
    • Largest Out‐of‐home advertising business in India with presence in all major metros
    • Owns advertising contracts in most major airports in India.
  • Other Activities
    • Music
    • Movies
    • Syndication
    • Education
    • Financial Services
    • Event Management
    • Specialised publications - including books and multimedia

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