As WhatsApp is facing global flak for its snoop story, the central government has cautioned the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) as well as the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) over the risks in allowing social media platforms into the digital payments space in light of the recent hack of the messaging app.
ABP Group, which broadcasts six news channels- ABP News (Hindi), ABP Ananda (Bengali) ABP Majha (Marathi) and ABP Asmita (Gujarati) and recently launched ABP Sanjha (Punjabi) and ABP Ganga (Hindi), has registered a sharp fall in its FY19 profit. Its net profit for the fiscal ended 31st March 2019 has dropped 68% to Rs. 31.90 crore as against Rs. 99.87 crore in the previous fiscal.
Media group ZEEL’s multiple name change applications have received the nod of the ministry of information and broadcasting (MIB). The ministry has approved ZEEL’s application to rename the licence Big Magic Punjab to Zee Punjabi. Further, the licences under the name Zee Magic and Zee Ganga have been renamed to Big Magic and Big Ganga.
The appeal of Malwa Cable Operator Sangh Samiti (MCOSS) has been disposed as ‘withdrawn’ by the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT). The appeal was directed against the tariff order of 2017 read with a Press Release dated 03.07.2019 and subsequent Press Releases related to the implementation of tariff.
The telecom regulator TRAI is organizing Customer Outreach Programme in different parts of the country. These programmes are primarily intended to outreach to the customers, industry bodies, State Govt., various government bodies, CAGs and TSPs. Details of venue, date for the programme to be organized in Kangra (HP) along with contact person and telephone number is as under:
The much anticipated OTT platform by Apple, Apple TV+ has made its debut in more than 100 countries on 1 Nov. 2019. The platform is now available in the TV app on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV and Mac, along with other devices like Smart TVs, Roku, Amazon Fire TV sticks and the web at tv.apple.com.
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has chided distribution platform operators (DPOs) for failing to implement the festive promotional schemes offered by the broadcasters. It has issued a direction to all DPOs and has asked them to ensure compliance with various provisions of the new regulatory framework for Broadcasting and Cable TV Services.
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