As per Digital TV Research report, pay-TV subscribers’ base may touch 1.1 billion figures. The number of pay-TV subscribers passed 1 billion in 2017.The Global Pay TV Subscriber Forecasts report concludes that IPTV will win most of the additional subscribers or 81 million. The report stated that IPTV will overtake pay satellite TV subs in 2018.
While the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on April 5 issued a consultation paper to seek views of the stakeholders on the issue of landing page, the Information and Broadcasting Ministry (MIB) has told the Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) to stop using landing channel or page to measure television ratings and submit a compliance report within a span of 15 days.
The deal between multi system operator Fastway Transmission and the broadcaster ZEEL is expiring on March 31, but both players have not taken any step to renew the agreement. While MSO Fastway is open to a reference interconnect offer (RIO) deal, both players are in favour of entering into a negotiated fixed fee as has been the case so far.
To give a boost to indigenous set-top-box (STB), the iCAS project was launched in 2016 by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY). The Bengaluru-based ByDesign’s indigenous conditional access system (CAS) iCAS is now creating great buzz and is the main reason behind falling (SD) STB prices.
The 11th State Conference of COA has decided to commemorate May 7th the death day of Mr. N.H. Anwar, the former Cable TV Operators Association President, as cable protection day. The Conference also decided to convert 25% of Cable TV connections to broadband connections within a year. It has been decided that the various network connections will be combined together to form cluster in attempt to raise the quality of network connections and services.
According to new research from subscription, billing and customer relationship management (CRM) specialist Paywizard, the vast majority of consumers want pay-TV operators to demonstrate they understand their needs and provide them with a positive customer experience at every stage of consumer engagement, but close to a third say they are falling short,
The Zee-DEN war which has left DEN users in lurch for many months has now reached the information and broadcasting ministry (I&B). Zee has filed a complaint against multi-system operator (MSO) DEN Networks and its affiliate partners in the Ministry. In the complaint, the broadcaster has alleged that the DEN is supplying signals of TV channels in an unencrypted and non-addressable mode in digital addressable systems (DAS) notified areas.
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