21 Sep 2017
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Hathway’s cable TV and broadband capex to be Rs 270 cr in FY18
Cut in interconnect charge may boost RIL's EPS by 8%
Package soon to boost economy; no cuts in fuel rates: Arun Jaitley
Global child bride racket busted in Hyderabad, 20 arrested
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Violence in Tripura: Journalist hacked to death, sec 144 imposed

TRAI seeks industry view on amendments to interconnection regulation and tariff order

TRAI to amend tariff order and interconnection regulation after facing a setback in TDSAT; seeks industry view on placement fee and channel capacity.

TRAI says no to government entry into TV broadcasting

TRAI recommends providing appropriate exit route to any state government entity that has already been granted permission.

Viacom18 launches Nick Jr. to enter preschool segment in India

Viacom18 ventures into pre-school segment with Nick Jr. which is also its third channel in kid’s genre after Nick and Sonic.

Star launches Jalsha Movies to take on Zee Bangla Cinema

Broadcaster majors Star India and ZEEL set to lock horns again in Bengal market with the launch of Jalsha Movies.

ESS outbids MSM to retain EPL rights till 2016

ESS bid a staggering $145 million to secure the telecast till 2016 while MSM had put in an equally competitive bid of $125 million.

Zee’s Taj TV retains West Indies cricket rights till 2020

Taj TV will showcase 253 days of international cricket as part of the new rights deal which includes two India series in 2016 and 2019.

TDSAT supports TRAI’s directive on basic service tier packaging

The TDSAT says since the regulator has made separate provisions for BST and pay channels, there was no reason for it to interfere with the clause.

TDSAT refuses to go into channel pricing issue

TDSAT says it will not go into the issue as the matter is pending in Supreme Court, which will take a final call in the matter.

MSOs not required to have 500-channel headends: TDSAT

TDSAT says there is no need to regulate the carrying capacity if “market forces play an important and significant role” on the same.

No relief for LCOs on revenue sharing

MUMBAI: In a blow to local cable operators (LCOs), the TDSAT has not given any relief on revenue-sharing pattern of 55:45 (MSO: LCO) on the Basic Service Tier (BST) of Rs 100 and 65:35 (MSO:LCO) on the pay channel packages …