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Saharsh Damani quits AIDCF

All India Digital Cable Federation (AIDCF) secretary-general Saharsh Damani has quit. He had joined AIDCF in July 2015.

Jawahar Goel blames broadcasters for creating disparity in pay TV market

In his note to IBF, Jawahar Goel has emphasized on broadcasters providing pay channel content to Freedish and content to OTT platforms at cheaper rates, which is negatively impacting DPOs such as DTH.

IBF urges Nepal govt to defer clean feed policy till completion of cable TV digitisation

Govt of Nepal issues clean feed policy under which only those downlinking licences of foreign broadcasters will be permitted for distribution in Nepal that do not contain any ads.

IBF’s credit control operations expands Southern chapter

IBF starts southern chapter for its credit and collections function covering Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.

Star, Vijay TV complete arguments in Madras HC on tariff matter

Star India and Vijay TV have concluded their arguments in the Madras High Court on the issue of tariff order and interconnection regulation issued by TRAI. It is now TRAI’s turn and other impleaders like IBF and AIDCF to make their submissions.

TRAI tariff order case: Madras HC dismisses MSOs from impleading, allows intervention

The Madras HC bench noted that, as the union government and TRAI are part of the matter, there is no need to implead others in the matter. However, AIDCF, a representative body of the MSOs, has been allowed to participate as an intervener. IBF will soon be filing an application seeking permission to be interveners in the case.

Supreme Court adjourns TRAI tariff order case till 27 March

In view of the Madras High Court hearing the case, the apex court today decided to adjourn the case. The matter has been listed for hearing on 27 March.

Madras HC dismisses IBF’s plea to implead in TRAI tariff order case

Madras HC dismisses IBF’s plea to implead in TRAI’s draft tariff order case; it will consider AIDCF’s impleadment plea in next hearing on 22 Feb.

TRAI tariff order case: IBF and MSOs press for being allowed to implead in Madras HC

Madras High Court continued hearing the all-important TRAI’s draft tariff order and interconnection regulation case, with both the IBF and the AIDCF arguing to be impleaded as parties. The matter will come up for further hearing on 22 Feb.

IBF urges govt to levy 5% GST on TV broadcasting

IBF has urged the govt to classify TV broadcasting as an item of mass consumption and levy a rate of 5% under the proposed GST regime. It has also urged the govt to treat TV and radio on a par with print in the new regime.