Saturday, 21 September 2013

Bennett, Coleman and Company Limited (BCCL)

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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( NB : All information given in good faith. Please recheck all facts before taking any investment decision. No responsibility taken by this author / blog . )

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