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TDSAT CANCELS TRAI'S LANDING PAGE ORDER
In the last week of May 2019, the TDSAT set aside TRAI's order, disallowing the carriage of any channel on the "Landing Page" of a cable TV or DTH STB. The 'Landing Page' is the 1st ........

GST VIOLATORS CAN BE ARRESTED WITHOUT FIR
On 30 May, 2019 a Supreme Court vacation bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Aniruddha Bose instructed all High Courts to stop granting anticipatory bail to those who default on the Goods And Services Tax (GST)............

NEW TARIFF ORDER CHURNS TV VIEWERSHIP
TRAI's New Tariff Order (NTO) implemented in March 2019 has radically changed not only viewership of several TV channels, even the consumption of TV channels has fallen due to the significantly higher monthly bills after the NTO............

35 M FREEDISH CONNECTIONS
Union Minister for Information & Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar stated that DD Free Dish was the biggest DTH operator in the country with 35 million connections. "There are 5 to 6 major operators and they put together .................

PROPOSAL TO AMEND COPYRIGHT ACT
On 30 May 2019, even as the new ministers were settling in, the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) under the Ministry of Commerce & Industry..........….....

INDEPENDENT TV NETWORK CLOSED, FINANCIAL LOSS OF HUNDRED CRORES
In a scathing article in the Hindi Dainik Jagran newspaper, they have revealed that Independent TV network is promoted by the same promoters of the Garvit Promoter Ltd Group ...........

NEPAL CABLE BLACK OUT FOR A DAY
All Cable TV networks in Nepal shut down operations for a day, on 24th June, to protest against the government's proposed "Advertisement (Regulation) Bill."..........

MIB CANCELS 6 TV CHANNEL LICENSES
Within its first month under the new I&B minister, 6 TV channel licenses have been cancelled...........


BARC-NIELSEN PARTNERSHIP ENDS
Nielsen has exited as BARC's primary digital measurement (OTT, YouTube etc) partner, as their agreement has concluded....................

JIO CURBS SPENDING
Is JIO finally running tight on funds? For years, parent company Reliance Industries Ltd has been pumping almost unlimited funding into its JIO telecom arm..............









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