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  • Road to Survival- LCO becomes MSO Cable Making Co-operatives Delay in completion of Phase III and IV has given…
  • Operators Suggest State Level Task Force for DAS implementation Greater Guwahati Cable TV Operators Association (GGCOA) delegation lead by…
  • Get us rid of ARASU Demand Tamil Nadu Cable Operators (TCSPA) Cable Operators of Tamil Nadu state are squeezed between DAS…

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  • DIGITAL ADDRESSABLE SYSTEM SCENARIO 2014 Recapitulation 1.Cable TV networking started some time in 1985 with…

Editor's Pick

  • States are ignorant of DAS Regulations- Assam Operators tell Prakash Javadekar In Assam there are more than 40,000 individuals involved either…
  • Non Compliance of Regulations to attract Financial Disincentives DAS has hardly succeeded in Phase 1 and 2 cities…

ROOP SHARMA (ARTICLES)

  • Road to Survival- LCO becomes MSO Cable Making Co-operatives Delay in completion of Phase III and IV has given the LCO an opportunity to become a DAS MSO himself and be a part of Digital India
  • Economic Survey is not the Right Picture While tablin the Economic Survey 2013-14 in the Lok Sabha on 9 July 2014, the Finance Minister Sh Arun Jaitley stated that both the centre and the state governments will benefit fr0m digitisation of the cable TV industry in India because of increase in tax collections. The Survey reports that…
  • ‘Acche Din Aane Wale Hain’ (Good Times are here to Come) With the land slide victory of BJO lead by Narendra Modi, country awaits a coalition free strong and stable government. Broadcast Industry too expects to see some path-breaking decisions for the benefit of the nation rather than Ministry following an adhoc approach to benefit a few.

Regulations

  • Non Compliance of Regulations to attract Financial Disincentives DAS has hardly succeeded in Phase 1 and 2 cities when TRAI is thinking of imposing fines for MSOs and LCOs for not complying with its regulations. It has issued a Consultation Paper on 28 August 2014 to amend the Standards of Quality of Service (digital addressable cable TV systems)…
  • TRAI Extends date for submission of comments/ counter comments on Consultation on AGR The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) issued a Consultation Paper on 'Definition of Revenue Base (AGR)for the Reckoning of Licence Fee and Spectrum Usage Charges' on 31st July 2014 inviting comments by 1st September, 2014 and counter-comments by 8th September, 2014.
  • TRAI extends deadline for Response to consultation paper on Financial Disincentives The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has issued a Consultation Paper on amendments to the Standards of Quality of Service (digital addressable cable TV systems) Regulation 2012 (12 of 2012) proposing to fine the MSOs and LCOs who violate these regulations that ensure better billing practices by MSOs and…

DIGITIZATION NEWS

  • Increase subscription to Rs 137, cable operators tell Arasu These are more than 2000 cable operators connected to state run MSO Arasu cable in Tamilnadu. In a memorandum to the MSO, representatives of Federation of Cable TV Operators of Tamilnadu have demanded to increase monthly subscription from Rs 70 to Rs 137, which is the TRAI-prescribed minimum tariff for…
  • Kal Cables gets stay on license cancellation Kal Cables, a company owned by Sun Group and operating the Sumangali Cable Vision MSO network in Tamilnadu heaved a sigh of relief when Madras High Court quashed the MIB order canceling provisional registration of the company for DAS services.
  • Prakash Javadekar encourages deployment of indigenous STBs Right from the time he took over, Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Prakash Javadekar has been concerned with the question why Digitisation at such a large scale was undertaken without the support of indigenous manufacturing of STBs. He has been putting all his mind to increase the production of indigenous…

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