Posted on: 13/10/2017 09:18 AM
The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate (TDSAT) has asked Prasar Bharati to consider allowing existing channels whose contracts have expired to continue on its free direct to home (DTH) platform Freedish on pro-rata basis till the time it comes up with a new policy decision or conduct e-auction of vacant slots.
Posted on: 05/10/2017 09:18 AM
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.
Posted on: 21/09/2017 09:15 PM
TRAI elevates SK Gupta to the post of secretary. He was earlier serving as principal advisor, broadcasting and cable network. Gupta replaces Sudhir Gupta, who retired in July.
Posted on: 14/09/2017 10:07 AM
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).
Posted on: 06/09/2017 09:38 AM
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.
Posted on: 31/08/2017 09:16 AM
TDSAT posts Dish TV–Videocon d2h vs Star India case on issue of launch of pay GEC Star Bharat on DD Freedish on 12 Oct. In earlier hearing, Star had placed a chart before the tribunal containing the list of 8 channels that are available on Freedish while continuing to remain pay channels as carried by Videocon d2h or Dish.
Posted on: 31/08/2017 12:28 AM
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.
Posted on: 30/08/2017 09:42 AM
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.
Posted on: 29/08/2017 09:41 AM
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.
Posted on: 28/08/2017 08:37 AM
Dish TV and Videocon d2h move TDSAT against Star’s decision to launch Star Bharat, which was earlier known as Life OK, on Freedish. They want the broadcaster to either declare it as a pay or an FTA channel.