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MIB urges Telangana government to take action against cable ops carrying analogue signals

MIB has written to the state government of Telangana to take action against cable TV operators who are still carrying analogue signals.

NBA hails TRAI directive to MSOs on multiple LCN as its victory

NBA president Ashish Bagga attributed the drop in Republic TV’s viewership to the discontinuation of multiple LCN usage following TRAI’s action. “This drop in rating brings Republic TV closer to realistic levels of weekly reach of general English news channels, which is an average of 0.6 to 0.8 million,” he stated.

TRAI warns action against MSOs that place a TV channel in multiple genres

Following the slugfest between English news channels on one side and Arnab Goswami’s Republic TV on the other over the issue of dual LCNs, TRAI has warned MSOs that it would take action if the regulation on this was violated. It has noted that several MSOs are placing some channels at more than one LCN under multiple genres simultaneously.

MIB directs authorised officers to conduct regular inspection of MSOs

MIB provides check list for inspection of MSOs to ascertain whether they are following DAS norms; action to be taken against defaulters.

Delhi govt seeks subscriber base info from MSOs to boost ET collection

A written communication has been sent by the entertainment tax department to MSOs asking them to submit details of their LCOs and cable connections at the earliest.

DTH subscriber adds slow in FY17 due to demonetisation and absence of Cricket WC

DTH industry will add fewer subscribers this fiscal than the preceding year due to demonetisation and the absence of the Twenty20 WC. The six private DTH ops are expected to end FY17 with an addition of 9.5 mn gross subscribers as against 11.3 mn a year ago.

Analogue signals still on in Hyderabad

Even as the deadline for implementation of DAS in Phase III areas has crossed, analogue cable TV signals are still being run in pockets of Hyderabad. LCOs want MSOs to give them some more time. They have also blamed it on the shortage of supply of STBs on part of some MSOs.

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.

MIB asks officers to act against cable networks carrying analogue signals in Phase III

MIB has written to authorised officers in states and union territories to initiate action against MSOs and LCOs who are found carrying analogue signals in DAS Phase III areas. The switch-off date ended on 31 Jan. Yogendra Pal said that except for three cases, all had been disposed of by Delhi HC.