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MIB rejects Scod18 application as MHA denies security clearance; MSO gets stay order
MUMBAI: The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (MIB) has rejected the application of Mumbai-based multi-system operator (MSO) Scod18 Networking due to denial of security clearance by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).
The MSO, however, has secured a stay order from the Bombay High Court.
“We moved the Bombay High Court against the rejection of our application. We got a stay on Friday,” Scod18 Networking managing partner Johnwin Manavalan told TelevisionPost.com.
Scod18 had received provisional registration on 29 June 2012 for 10 years, issued for the state of Maharashtra. Scod18 Networking operates under the brand name You Scod18.
The company runs cable TV services in Mumbai, Thane and Navi Mumbai.
Apart from Scod18 Networking, the MIB has also rejected the application of Digi JPR Networks, a joint venture between Digicable and JPR Networks, due to denial of security clearance by the MHA. Digi JPR Networks had filed an application for MSO registration on 9 July 2014.
The MIB has so far cancelled registrations of 30 MSOs including Digicable, Kal Cables, Intermedia Cable Communication and Godfather Communications. All the four MSOs named above have got a stay order on the MIB’s cancellation order.
MIB grants permanent licence to 25 new MSOs
The MIB has also granted permanent licences to 25 new MSOs, including Siti Cable Network, which had earlier received security clearance from the MHA. The total number of MSOs in the country has reached 219 as on 6 July.
Of these 25 MSOs, five have got pan-India registration. These are Rajasthan Banswara-based Goldy Diginet, Madhya Pradesh Narsinghpur-based Engineer’s Resource Associates India, Kolkata-based Multireach Media, Delhi-based SHR Digital Networks and Siti Cable Network.
|1||Goldy Diginet Pvt. Ltd. 9/08/2015 - DAS||Goldy Diginet Pvt. Ltd. 177, Mohan Colony Banswara Rajasthan -327001||PAN India||Registration for 10 years issued on 26.06. 2015|
|2||Lucky Cable Vision 9/02/201S – DAS||Lucky Cable Vision No. 151/2, Kottur Road, Near Omprakash Theatre, Pollachi - 642001 (Taluka) Coimbatore (District), Tamil Nadu||Notified area in all cities, towns, Town Panchayats, Village Panchayats of Pollachi (Taluka) Udhumalpet (Taluka), Palani (Taluka), Valparai (Taluka), Kinathu, Kadavu (Taluka) in Tamil Nadu under Phase III & Phase IV||Registration for 10 years issued on 26.06. 2015|
|3||E-Cable Vision 9/45/2015-BP & L||E-Cable Vision (Shri Devesh Soni, Prop.) Banke Bihari Complex 1st Floor, Ganesh Chowk Dhamtari (C.G.)||Notified areas of the Districts of Dhamtari, Charama, Kanker, Keskal, Konda Goan, Jagdalpur, Gidam, Dantewada, Kirndul, Nagarnar, Balod, Dalli Rajraha, Bhanupartapur, Mahasamund, Kurud and Nagri under Phase-lll & lV||Registration for 10 years issued on 27.06. 2015|
|4||Manair Digital Entertainment Networks 9/91/2015-DAS||Manair Digital Entertainment Networks D.No: 10-2-13, Vidyanagar Karimnagar, Telangana - 505001||Notified areas in Telangana||Registration for 10 years issued on 27.06. 2015|
|5||King Digital Network LLP 9/206/2015 - DAS||King Digital Network LLP 77/3, Kullar Street, Manakkadu Hasthampatti, Salem, Tamil Nadu - 636007||Notified areas in Salem in Tamil Nadu,||Registration for 10 years issued on 27.06. 2015|
|6||Narmada Cable Network 9/69/2015 - DAS||Shri Bijendra Madhav Gupta Prop. Of M/s Narmada Cable Network High School Road, Kareli - 487221 Distt. Narsinghpur (Madhya Pradesh)||Notified areas in Kareli and Narsinghpur Tehsils in the State of Madhya Pradesh,||Registration for 10 years issued on 27.06. 2015|
|7||Linkmen Services Pvt. Ltd. 9/97/2012 - BP&L||Linkmen Services Pvt. Ltd. 12/2, OldPost Office Street KOlkata _ 70000||Notified areas in the State of West Bengal||Registration for 10 years issued on 27.06. 2015|
|8||J K Cable Network 9/137/2014 - BP&L||JK Cable Network (Prop. Shri lmtiyaz Ahmad Mir) Sopore, Kashmir, Near General Bus Stand Sopore, District Baramulla J&K - 193201||Notified areas in Sopore, Baramula, Zainageer, Rafiabad, Bandipora, Handwara, Kupwara, Uri, Pattan, Tangmarg, Gulmdrg, Sumbal, Hajin, Narbal and parts of Srinagar||Registration for 10 years issued on 27.06. 2015|
|9||Engineer's Resource Associates India Pvt. Ltd. 9/177/2014 – BP&L||Engineer's Resource Associates India Pvt. Ltd. Palotan Ganj Gadarwara Narsinghpur, MP – 487551||PAN India||Registration for 10 years issued on 27.06. 2015|
|10||Desh Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. 9/152/2014- BP & L||Desh Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. 21, Ramakrishna Road, Roydanga Unnayan Pally Durgapur-1, District- Barddhaman- 713 201||Notified areas in the State of West Bengal Under Phase III & IV||Registration for 10 years issued on 27.06. 2015|
|11||Sai Digital Services 9/14/2015 - BP&L||Sai Digital Services Plot No. 58 & 59, Reddy Colony, Miryalguda - 508207, District. - Nalgonda (Telangana)||Notified areas in City/Town/Area in the State of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana under Phase lll and lV||Registration for 10 years issued on 27.06. 2015|
|12||INSAT Cable Network 9/30/2014 – BP&L||INSAT Cable Network (Ms. Varsha Jitendra Pisal, prop.) 9, Gopal Krishna Apartment, 440/441, Ganpatiali Taluka - Wai, District - Satara - 412803 Maharashtra||Notified areas of Sitara, Pune, Sangli, Solapur and Raigard/Sindu Durg Districts in the State of Maharashtra||Registration for 10 years issued on 27.06. 2015|
|13||Mahapatra Dooradarshan Cable Network System 9/127/2015 - DAS||Shri Sibaram Mahapatro Prop. Of M/s Mahapatra Dooradarshan Cable Network System At Post office Street, Patrapur - 761004 Distt. Ganjam (Odisha)||Notified areas in Ganjam District in the State of Odisha||Registration for 10 years issued on 27.06. 2015|
|14||Raj Cable Network 9/11/2015 – DAS||Shri Abid Hussain Proprietor of Raj Cable Network Ward No.- 08, Near Texi Stand, lslamganj, '.. Post- Kotma, District - Anuppur (M.P) - 484334||Notified areas in Anuppur, Shahdol and Umaria District in the state of Madhya Pradesh and Koria, Surajpur and Ambikapur District in the state of Chhattisgarh,||Registration for 10 years issued on 28.06. 2015|
|15||Baba Nanak Optical & Fiber 9/173/2015 – BP&L||Baba Nanak Optical & Fiber VPO- Chak Mahanta Wala Tehsil- Guruharsahai District- Firozpur- 152 002, Punjab||Notified areas in City/Town areas in the State of Punjab||Registration for 10 years issued on 27.06. 2015|
|16||Aurangabad Satellite Cable Service Centre 9/86/2014 - BP&L||Aurangabad Satellite Cable Service Centre Aurangabad District- Murshidabad West Bengal- 742201||Notified areas in the Entire West Bengal||Registration for 10 years issued on 26.06. 2015|
|17||SM Cable 9/161/2014 – BP&L||Shri Mohammad Sabir, Proprietor of M/s SM Cable Shastri Ghowk, Bafotra (Rajasthan) - 944022||Notified area in City/Town/Area Pachpadra in Barmer District of Rajasthan||Registration for 10 years issued on 27.06. 2015|
|18||Multireach Media Pvt. Ltd 9/52/2014 – BP&L||Multireach Media Pvt. Ltd., Multicon Group, "Mansarowar" 38, Cama Street, Kolkata - 700016||PAN India operation under Phase-|, ll, lll & lV,||Registration for 10 years issued on 24.06. 2015|
|19||Diamond Cable Network 9/147/2014 – BP&L||Diamond Gable Network (Jubin Khan A. Bashid Khan, Prop.) Muslim Library Square, Bhandara, Maharashtra||Notified areas in Town and Villages of Bhandara, Gondia & Nagpur Districts of Maharashtra under Phase-lll & lV||Registration for 10 years issued on 24.06. 2015|
|20||Zaka Cable TV Network 9/153/2014 - BP&L||Shri Shagufta Khan, Proprietor of M/s Zaka Cable TV Network Bara Shah Safa, Chhate Wali Gali, Nai Basti, Moradabad (U.p) _ 244001||City/town/area-in- the state of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand under Phase III & IV||Registration for 10 years issued on 01.07. 2015|
|21||SHR Digital Networks Pvt. Ltd 9/98/2014 - BP&L||SHR Digital Networks pvt. Ltd. 41, Gali No. 01, A-Block, Mandoli Road, West Nathu Colony, Shahdara, Delhi - 110093||PAN India under Phase l, ll, lll and lV||Registration for 10 years issued on 03.07. 2015|
|22||One Digital TV Services 9/56/2015 - DAS||One Digital TV Services #8-39/C, Adarsh Nagar, Narketpally, Nalgonda Dist - 508254, Telangana||Notified areas in Nalgonda, Khamam, Warangal, Ranga Reddy & Mahaboob Nagar Districts under Phase lll & lV in the State of Telangana,||Registration for 10 years issued on 03.07. 2015|
|23||Siti Cable Network Limited 9/50/2012 - BP&L||Siti Cable Network Limited, 1 st Floor, FC - 09, Gate # 03, Sector 16 A, Film City, Noida - 201 301||PAN India||Registration for 10 years issued on 06.07. 2015|
|24||Bhagyalakshmi Communication Network 9/43/2014 - BP&L||Bhagyalakshmi Communication Network 3-2,L B S Road, Piler- 517214, Ghittoor District, Andhra Pradesh||Notified areas of Rompicherla, Chinnagottigallu, Bakarapet, Sodam, Somala, Chowdepalle' Kallur, Damal Gheruvu and Kalikiri in Ghittoor District of Andhra Pradesh State||Registration for 10 years issued on 06.07. 2015|
|25||Bhimavaram Community Network 9/4/2014 - BP&L||Shri Mudunuri Raja Gopala Raju Prop. of M/s Bhimavaram Community Network Door No. 24-4-11, Kallakurivari Street, Srirampuram, Bhimavaram - 534202 West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh||Notified areas of West Godavari District in the State of Andhra Pradesh,||Registration for 10 years issued on 06.07. 2015|
MIB grants 20 new provisional registrations
Additionally, the MIB has granted 20 new provisional registrations, including Reliance Jio Media and Lukup Media. The total number of provisional registration stands at 60.
|1||Reliance Jio Media Private Limited 9/6012015-DAS||PAN lndia||Provisional Registration issued on 17-06-15|
|2||Bhorer Alo Cable & Broadband Pvt. Ltd. 9/496/2015-DAS||PAN lndia||Provisional Registration issued on 03-07-15|
|3||Dausa City Cable Network 9/439/201S-DAS||Duasa District||Provisional Registration issued on 26-06-15|
|4||F.K. Cable T.V. Network 9/196/2015-DAS||Uttar Pradesh and Uttrakhand under Phase lll and lV||Provisional Registration issued on 03-07-15|
|5||Friends cable Network 09/505/2015-DAS||Entire Dhar district in Madhya Pradesh||Provisional Registration issued on 08-07-15|
|6||Global Chapter 9/320/2015-DAS||Dimapur City||Provisional Registration issued on 27-06-15|
|7||Hindaun City Plus Cable Network 9/164/2015-DAS||Hindaun city in Karauli district of Rajasthan||Provisional Registration issued on 07-07-15|
|8||Indian On Demand Service Pvt. Ltd. 09/330/2015-DAS||All Districts in Tamil Nadu||Provisional Registration issued on 03-07-15|
|9||Jagiroad Cable Communication 9/517/2015-DAS||Assam under Phase III and IV||Provisional Registration issued on 07-07-15|
|10||Khanna Star Cable Network, 9/144/2015-DAS||Himachal Pradesh||Provisional Registration issued on 03-07-15|
|11||K-Net Private Limited 9/134/2015-BP &L||All cities and towns covered under Phase l, Il, lll and lV||Provisional Registration issued on 03-07-15|
|12||Lukup Media Pvt. Ltd 9/107/2014-BP&L||Banglore||Provisional Registration issued on 07-07-15|
|13||Madura Cables 9/311/2015-DAS||Perambalur, Arialur and Trichy districts of Tamil Nadu||Provisional Registration issued on 30-06-15|
|14||Mandvi Dish Antenna 9/97/201S-DAS||Gujarat, Dadra Nagar Haveli, Daman &Diu under phase III & IV||Provisional Registration issued on 08-07-15|
|15||Santosh Cable Network 09/380/2015-DAS||Ramgarh, Hazaribagh, Koderma, Bokaro, Dhanbad, Ranchi and Ghatra||Provisional Registration issued on 01.07.2015|
|16||Sasi Creations 09/85/2015-DAS||Tamil Nadu under Phase lll and lV,||Provisional Registration issued on 03.07.2015|
|17||VXL Digital private Limited 09/512/2015-DAS||Kolkata (phase- l), Howrah, Patna and Ranchi (Phase-ll) and Phase lll & lV areas of West Bengal, Assam, Bihar, Orrisa, Sikkim, Jharkhand and Tripura,||Provisional Registration issued on 27.06.2015|
|18||Bling Ice Network Pvt. Ltd. 9/172/2015||Shamli, Muzaffarnagar, Meerut, Saharanpur, Bijnor, Haridwar & Bagpath||Provisional Registration issued on 06.07.2015|
|19||Sri Sai Vinayaka Cable Network 9/397/2015 - DAS||Andhra Pradesh for Phase II, III & IV||Provisional Registration issued on 09.07.2015|
|20||Space Link 9/460/2015 – DAS||Tamil Nadu under II, III, & IV||Provisional Registration issued on 09.07.2015|