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TRAI DECLARES MEDIA RESTRICTIONS
On 12th August 2014, the TRAI released its "Recommendations on Issues Relating to Media Ownership." These hard hitting ....

BROADCASTERS CHALLENGE TRAI'S COMMERCIAL TARIFF ORDER
It was inevitable. Similar to their strategy to stall earlier TRAI regulations that were not in their favour, Broadcasters have resorted to legal appeals to stall the TRAI's recent Commercial Tariff order. . ......

TRAI REPORT Q-1 2014
The TRAI has released its report for the January To March 2014 quarter. Some of its highlights are: ......

SUN REFUTES DEN'S DAS NUMBERS
For analog Cable TV, broadcasters often refuted the Pay TV subscriber numbers that Headends submitted to them. Broadcasters pleaded that Cable networks must shift to digital delivery, which would provide ......

SINGLE SECURITY CLEARANCE FOR CHANNEL DIRECTORS
In mid August, Doordarshan's Free Dish DTH platform auctioned 6 new slots on the platform. The reserve price was Rs. 3 Crore ...….....

WB & PUNJAB BROADCAST APPLICATIONS REJECTED
After years of being ignored by the Congress led Central government, the TRAI's recommendations are being accepted quietly, and without much fanfare, by the new government at the centre, headed by Narendra Modi.........

ARASU TO OFFER BROADBAND
The Tamil Nadu state owned Tamil Nadu Arasu Cable TV Corporation Ltd (TACTV) seems to be fighting a losing battle to a Digital MSO license, to keep it going after the 31st December 2014 deadline after which all analog cable TV systems in India must compulsorily shut down .....

DD-DW IN INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION DEAL
Prasar Bharati last month signed an Agreement with its German counterpart, DEUTSCHE WELLE (DW) which facilitates, for the first time, the availability of the Doordarshan DD India TV .......


115 NEW SATS EVERY YEAR
Today satellites form an essential part of communications, entertainment, Earth monitoring and military applications. .........

DAS LICENSE FORMS & PROCEDURES
With the widespread implementation of compulsory digitisation we have received a large number of letters and messages from Cable operators requesting for the application procedures and application forms ......







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