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  • TRAI – A Wrong Choice for Broadcast Regulations Although TRAI has been given the task of regulating the…
  • Tales of LCOs harassment, touch Rahul Khullar's heart For the first time TRAI Chairman was moved hearing sad…
  • Kerala Cable TV Federation Consolidate one Digital Network for the Sate Kerala Cable TV Federation has launched its own Digital Cable…

Guest Column

  • Flaws in DAS Regulations - Patrick Raju Karnataka State Cable TV Operators Association apprised the TRAI Chairman…
  • Making of Digital India Digital India- A programme to transform India into digital empowered…
  • 'Make in India' drive goes Global India Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 25 September 2014, launched…

Editor's Pick

  • Telangana Operators want Interoperable STBs Greater Hyderabad & Ranga Reddy District Cable TV Operators Welfare…
  • Broadcasters’ RIO is a Coercive Tool – TDSAT Delivering its judgment in the case of Star Sports India…
  • 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

  • TRAI – A Wrong Choice for Broadcast Regulations Although TRAI has been given the task of regulating the broadcast industry since 2004, it has not proved its mettle in doing so. Every regulation and tariff order issued by TRAI has been challenged in the courts and stayed. Industry is still in chaos and every stakeholder is taking the…
  • Tales of LCOs harassment, touch Rahul Khullar's heart For the first time TRAI Chairman was moved hearing sad tales of arassment, arm twisting and use of criminal force on LCOs by the MSOs in order to capture their last mile business taking shelter of the 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)…

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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  • All MSOs must sign RIO agreements with Star from November 10 In the ongoing case concerning RIO agreement between Hathway Cable…
  • TDSAT adjourns Star–You Scod18 content agreement case to Nov 10 The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) has adjourned…
  • Prasar Bharati CEO Jawahar Sircar elected ABU vice president Jawahar Sircar, CEO, Prasar Bharati, has been elected as the…
  • Dr A Surya Prakash to head Prasar Bharati Dr A Surya Prakash has been appointed as Chairman, Prasar…
  • Municipal Corporation to collect entertainment tax from cable TV ops As per the latest notification from the state government, the…
  • Tata Sky selects Genesys to Revolutionise Indian Home Entertainment Tata Sky, India’s leading Direct-to-Home (DTH) provider has associated with…

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