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TRAI to hold OHD on digital radio broadcasting on 25 Oct

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) will hold an open house discussion (OHD) on its consultation paper “Issues related to Digital Radio Broadcasting in India” on 25 October in New Delhi.

Tata, Airtel in talks to combine DTH businesses post telecom merger, says report

The direct to home (DTH) sector in India heading for a consolidation phase. After Dish TV-Videocon d2h merger, Tata Group and Bharti Enterprises are exploring merger of their DTH businesses.

Govt finds video streaming platforms flouting anti-tobacco norms, asks TRAI to issue advisory

In a letter to TRAI, the health ministry has said that video streaming platforms are allegedly flouting anti- tobacco rules by not displaying messages and warnings during smoking scenes.

Active pay DTH sub base jumps to 65.31 mn in June quarter: TRAI

Dish TV’s share of total active DTH subscriber base fell by a percentage point to 24% while Sun Direct’s share increased by the same percentage to end quarter at 10%. The share of other four DTH operators remained unchanged.

Number of pay TV channels declined to 293 in June qtr: TRAI

The total number of pay TV channels has declined to 293 during the quarter ended 30 June compared to 295 pay channels in the preceding quarter.

Broadband subscribers increased 3.33% to 310.87 mn in July

Top five wired broadband service providers were BSNL (9.66 mn), Bharti Airtel (2.1 mn), Atria (1.23 mn), MTNL (0.97 mn) and YOU Broadband (0.66 mn).

TRAI to launch a pilot project on STB interoperability on 26 Sept

TRAI said it aims to launch a pilot project at the workshop with a view to developing a prototype of interoperable STBs and compatible smart cards.

TRAI extends date for submission of comment on ease of doing biz in broadcasting sector

TRAI had noted that a business-friendly environment is a prerequisite for the growth of the broadcasting sector, which has seen an increasing number of distribution platforms including cable TV networks, DTH service providers, HITS operators and IPTV players.

Tariff order: Delhi HC to wait for Madras HC judgment

Delhi HC will wait for the Madras HC’s verdict before it adjudicates on the petitions filed by Tata Sky and Bharti Telemedia relating to TRAI’s tariff order, interconnection and QoS regulations. The implementation of the regulations will be on hold till then.

TRAI starts process for next airwaves auction

TRAI has started the process for conducting the next round of spectrum auction in nine bands. This includes bands for 5G services and the coveted 700 MHz that went unsold in the last auction.