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TRAI issues a consultation paper seeking industry views on laying down comprehensive guidelines for TV ratings agencies in India.
TRAI’s commercial interoperability regulation aims to empower customers who want to change their service provider.
TRAI seeks to regulate cross-media ownership to prevent monopolies; to impact conglomerates like Essel Group, Sun Group, Times Group and Star.
I&B ministry seek TRAI recommendations as to whether there is a need to put in place a comprehensive set of provisions for local channels.
TRAI to amend tariff order and interconnection regulation after facing a setback in TDSAT; seeks industry view on placement fee and channel capacity.
Broadcasters contend that the TRAI is overstepping the line by regulating ad duration on TV; argue that the ad regulation will have an adverse impact on their business models.
I&B ministry brings back the ghost of cross-media ownership by making a reference to TRAI to look into the issue of vertical integration in the broadcasting and TV distribution sector and cross-media holdings across the TV, print and radio sectors.
TRAI invokes Cable Television Networks Regulation Act 1995 to cap ad duration on TV channels to 12 minutes in a clock hour.