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LANDING PAGE ORDER DEFERRED BY 2 MONTHS
On 3rd December 2018, TRAI had issued an order prohibiting the carriage of any registered satellite television channel, whose TV rating is released by TV rating agency, on the landing LCN o ........

FREE DISH AUCTIONS MPEG-4 SLOTS
Doordarshan's Free Dish Ku band platform was originally conceived to distribute Doordarshan channels to the remotest parts of India. Despite setting up the world's largest network of almost 1,000 terrestrial ............

DTH & BROADBAND INDUSTRY INDICATORS - DEC 2018
The 5 private Indian DTH platforms added 1.04 million net active pay subscribers in the October-December 2018 quarter, ............

TRAI'S NTO KILLS TV VIEWERSHIP
Post Implementation of the New Tariff Order (NTO), television viewership countrywide has plunged. CLSA says viewership of the 5 largest broadcasters has fallen sharply from 90% to 78%. BARC's data says the decline was primarily in the Hindi viewership, especially in the rural areas................

ZEEL - SONY TALKS FAIL
Zee boasts 1.3 billion viewers across 173 countries through its 78 channels and 4,800 movie titles. Subhash Chandra's cash strapped Essel group, with ₹ 13,000 Cr debt to pay, has no option but to put up its Flagship ZEEL & DTH arm DishTV for sale.........….....

THE NAMO TV CONTROVERSY
In April, NaMo TV created a stir when it was launched on all major DTH platforms. Opposition parties complained to the Election Commission...........

STAR INDIA FY18 PROFITS PLUNGE
Star India's profit plunged 93% to ₹ 287 Crore in FY18. It was ₹ 554 Crore in FY17.........

RURAL INDIA TAKES TO OTT
Thanks to JIO breaking all price barriers on broadband delivery to smart phones, India has emerged as the world's largest mobile data consumer. JIO alone has 280 million mobile customers. Our country has 525 million users consuming broadband on their phones. ..........


CHINA SHIFTS FROM CATV TO BROADBAND
China is re-aligning its national Cable TV Company - China Broadcasting Network Corp. (CBNC) from CATV to become a full-fledged telco. CBNC's realignment comes as the traditional cable TV business faces a tough challenge in the era of internet TV ....................

RELIANCE PREPARES E-COMMERCE LAUNCH
TIn January 2019, RIL Chairman & Managing Director Mukesh Ambani said that group companies Reliance Retail and Reliance Jio would jointly launch a new e-commerce platform in the country and Gujarat would be the first state to get it.............

INDIAN INTERNET GROWTH PROJECTIONS
In early March 2019, Kantar IMRB released its ICUBETM 2018 report on digital adoption and usage trends in India. Preeti Reddy, CEO, Kantar South Asia, said "Kantar IMRB's ICUBETM; ..............









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