21% increase in visitor attendance, matched by more energetic engagement on the exhibition floor and seminar rooms, fortify InfoComm India as an effective platform for supporting India’s Digital Transformation
The remote control was one of the first devices to find its way into our homes. Now it could be given a new lease of life as our homes become smarter and our TVs become the portal connecting all the devices that help support our day-to-day lives. Remote controls could now be at the heart of convergence, providing users with a single device with which to perform synergised functions, controlling everything from the television to your home’s temperature, security and lighting.
Cloud-based platforms haven’t lost their steam, artificial intelligence continues to smarten workflows and manufacturers making mighty machines in smaller sizes were recurring themes in the IBC 2018 at Amsterdam last month.
Exza Infosystems launches first time in India an unique & innovative platform for delivering targeted digital advertisements to Pay TV connected homes at the hands of Deputy Chief Minister Hon. Mohammed Mahmood Ali Starting from state of Telangana.
On 27 August 2018, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) issued the National Drone Policy, 2018 (version one). The Policy with the subject matter 'Requirements for Operation of Civil Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS)', will be effective from 1 December 2018. This is the third such regulation by the DGCA which also regulates civil aviation in India. The earlier two daft regulations were issued in April 2016 and November 2017. Stakeholders were asked for comments.
Manoj Rastogi is a typical office goer who uses the Delhi Metro to commute to his workplace five days a week. He has stopped watching TV almost completely for the last six months. Reasons are simple- convenience and freedom of choice. At home, he would not tolerate watching ‘saas-bahu’ dramas on TV; instead he loves to go to his bedroom and watch the latest Netflix series of his choice on his smartphone, or read news and articles. He had stopped buying print newspaper one year back. No need!
The 28th edition of the annual B2B Broadcast India Show will be held from 25-27 October 2018 at Bombay Exhibition and Convention Centre, Goregaon, Mumbai. The three-day trade fair will witness the leading participants from across the globe present a wide array of products and technologies for the broadcast, television, film, audio and radio industry. For over the last two and a half decades, the Broadcast India Show has positioned itself as the single most interactive platform that showcases on one hand, the paradigm shifts in infotainment technology across the globe and on the other, allows technology seekers to connect with the innovators and experience the marvels first-hand.
New Media is gaining ground in the country unabated, thanks to our large population with more than fifty percent youth and growing penetration of mobile phones. Our open door policy has encouraged the global media houses to converge here for the online media business which has overshadowed the conventional methods of media and entertainment business.
People spend a lot of time managing their online accounts such as Facebook, Twitter and Gmail. They also keep their confidential facts safe on Gmail, as it is handy in times of reference or recall. But have you ever thought who would take control of all your accounts and digital assets once you are gone? Perhaps not! Nobody cares about this.
On 20 August, the telecom regulator TRAI released its Telecom Subscription Data as on 30th June, 2018. Active Wireless Subscribers (VLR Data):Out of the total wireless subscribers (1,146.49 million), 1,000.92 million wireless subscribers were active on the date of peak VLR in the month of Jun-18. The proportion of active wireless subscribers was approximately 87.30% of the total wireless subscriber base.
Prathem Link D2H Service on 24 August launched Prathem Bazar, Home Shopping Channel – a 24/7 and a next-gen start-up in TV Commerce & Online segment in India. This will be a one-stop shop for all categories of products direct from factory after quality checks and include like electronics, home appliances and other indispensable items of everyday life. Channel aims to help consumers in TV shopping by making the whole experience of buying easier with faster delivery, better quality and top brands on board. It will be available in Hindi and later Tamil, Telugu and Malyalam languages will also be added.
The month of August in 2018 will never be forgotten by the people of Kerala, God’s own country. The month has been registered in their memory as the time of great suffering and mourning which comes once in a century.
On 30 August 2018, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley proclaimed that the country is expected to surpass the UK to become the world’s fifth largest economy by 2019. He relied on growing consumption and strong economic activity. The FM, who has recently resumed his work after a long hospitalization due to his kidney transplantation, added that India would be among the top three global economies in the next 10-20 years.
The ‘Big Bang’ in Indian digital payments space has already happened. Its umpteen and wide doors have already opened by demonetisation of November 2016. According to Credit Suisse Group AG report, the Indian digital payments market will touch $1 trillion by 2023 from about $200 billion currently, though cash is still the king with 70% of all Indian transactions by value. The government has welcomed foreign firms in order to expand financial services across India.
If the NDA government under Atal Bihari Vajpayee is known for revolutionising telecom industry, the Modi government would be known for broadband highways. This is what Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad feels. Prasad also claimed that the objectives under the present government’s Digital India project have been achieved substantially in just 4 years in power. “The Common Service Centres (CSCs) will remove the rural and urban divide and digitalisation at various levels has helped plug the loopholes in governance resulting in savings of over ` 90,000 crore,” the Minister said.
Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the former Prime Minister of India, passed away on 16 August 2018 at the age of 93. The 'father of modern telecom in India', Vajpayee’s leaving for heavenly abode on the day just after the independence day tells a lot about the legend, the freedom fighter, the people’s leader and a poet for the poets.
Torrential rains and heavy floods in Kerala have caused unprecedented havoc in the State. Not only Kerala, other adjoining areas of Tamilnadu and Karnataka have also suffered heavy losses of life and material. The whole country is trying to help the people of Kerala with financial as well as material aid. Hundreds of villages have been inundated and lakhs of people have been displaced. Our cable operator fraternity has faced the calamity bravely and trying to help the society in spite of having suffered tremendously in their business. Their networks have been completely destroyed still cable operators associations, MSOs, broadcasters and media houses are trying their best to provide whatever help they can. It speaks very high of the broadcast community who themselves have suffered heavily losses.
Over the last two decades, telecommunication and broadcasting services have become ubiquitous and now reach out to the most remote and underserved areas empowering millions of people. However, persons with disabilities (PwDs) are often not able to access the ICT services on account of lack of necessary accessibility features or unaffordable prices of the equipment or due to unavailability of required services to make them compatible for use by such persons.
With the notification of the TRAI Tariff Order, Interconnection regulations, and Quality of Service (QoS) norms for the TV broadcasting sector on 3rd July 2018, the industry started gearing up to adjust their tariff in sync with the regulations, but the main appellant in the long-drawn case, Star India filed a fresh Special Leave Petition (SLP) in the Supreme Court on 4 July 2018, and on 19 July 2018, the apex court accepted broadcaster’s petition, challenging the Madras High Court’s ruling that the TRAI has the power to formulate tariff and regulations for the TV broadcasting sector.
Hinduja Media Group’s multi prod uct Strategy for LCO Entrepreneurship to move on and expand customers in all nook and corners of India IndusInd Media & Communications Ltd, the Pioneer Multi system Operator was established in 1995. Today it’s amongst India’s Top 5 largest multi-system operators.
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