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Cable Quest Year Book & Directory 2016

Contents:

Information Section:

  • Phase III areas are still not identified
  • Courts decide the fate of Digitisation
  • Ministry Failed to keep up the promise
  • Technology Trends in 2016 and beyond
  • Android: a game-changer for hybrid pay-TV operations: Conax
  • Challenges in OTT Services: Nagra
  • Horoscope 2016

Regular Features:

  • Editorial
  • Channel Choice
  • Databank
  • Calendar of Events

Contents:

Flash Back 2015: A look at the Events of 2015

  • Top Ten Media Stories
  • Quotes of the Year
  • Channel Launched 2015
  • DTH Status in India
  • Cable & MSO/ Broadband/New Media
  • Regulatory Framework for Broadcasting in India
  • Table of Entertainment Tax

Industry Directory:

  • TV Channels – Genre-wise List of Registered TV Channels
  • Operators – MSOs, DTH & Other Operators
  • Vendors Directory & Miscellaneous
 

ROOP SHARMA (ARTICLES)

  • Focus more on Broadband, not Broadcasters Roop Sharma, President Cable Operators Federation of India speaks on the present state of the Industry.
  • Time to Review the Tariff Issues It is well known that we may write the success of Digitisation in cable TV industry on paper, in reality very little has been achieved in the last five years, much contrary to what time period TRAI had earmarked to complete the process. We have already added two years to…
  • Bring Interoperability in National Interest The current Budget 2016 proposed by the Union Fiance Ministry has brought in a welcome change on exempting the Digital STB for the TV from the CVD which should give the Indian Manufacturing an encouragement to make STB’s in India rather than importing them mo stly from China, which is…

Regulations

  • Broadcasters Pulled up for not Complying with Tariff Orders On 9th May, the Telecom Authority of India (TRAI), in exercise of the powers conferred upon it under the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Act, 1997, to protect the interest of service providers and consumers, directed all the broadcasters of pay channels to strictly comply with the provisions of clause…
  • Quality of Service Regulations under Review Quality of Service (QoS) and Quality of Experience (QoE) are two important aspects related to performance of communication services. The QoS is defined as totality of characteristics of a telecommunications service that bear on its ability to satisfy stated and implied needs of the user of the service. The QoE…
  • Interconnect Agreements Must Be Transparent and Non Discriminatory TRAI holds open house discussion on Register of Interconnection Agreements

DIGITIZATION NEWS

  • Allahabad High Court stays notification on set-top-boxes The Allahabad High Court on 2 March 2016 stayed a notification of November 14, 2015, according to which the Central government had made installation of set-top boxes compulsory for TV viewers with effect from 31 December 2015.
  • MIB grants 26 new provisional MSOs licences The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (MIB) has granted 26 provisional multi-system operator (MSO) licences.
  • Hyderabad HC extends DAS III stay in AP and Telangana for another month The Hyderabad HC has extended the stay on digital addressable system (DAS) Phase III in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana for another four weeks as the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (MIB), which is the respondent in the both the matters, filed its counter affidavit on 29 February 2016.

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