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Broadcasters move TDSAT against TRAI’s ad regulation

IBF and NBA challenge TRAI’s ill-timed 12 minute ad cap rule in TDSAT worried about the implication it will have on the industry.

Broadcasters say TRAI has no authority to regulate ads

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.

TRAI throws ad regulation googly at broadcasters

TRAI issues ad regulation notification that is bound to have revenue implications on broadcasters; Sports, news and movies could be worst hit.

TRAI’s inter-connection regulation legitimises carriage fee

TRAI legitimises the right of an MSO to fix the carriage fee since they are making substantial investment for implementing DAS.

TRAI spells out DAS Tariff Order

Cable operators can charge a maximum of Rs 100 for 100 free-to-air (FTA) channels and Rs 150 for the base pack of pay channels as per the Tariff Order.

TRAI takes stock of ad duration on TV channels

TRAI invokes Cable Television Networks Regulation Act 1995 to cap ad duration on TV channels to 12 minutes in a clock hour.

Government toughens net worth criteria for TV channels

The net worth criteria for uplinking of news channels and non-news channels has been raised to Rs 200 million and Rs 50 million respectively.

TDSAT asks Govt to clear ambiguity on DTH interoperability

TDSAT tells TRAI to consider completing the consultation process with stakeholders within three months and make recommendations within six weeks.

SC stays Tdsat order on tariff order, fixes rates at 42%

Supreme Court new pricing will throw out the earlier 35 per cent tariff order set by the TRAI in July 2010 and 50 per cent by TDSAT in July 2006.

I&B ministry rejigs DAS sunset date to 31 Dec, 2014

MUMBAI: The Information and Broadcasting (I&B) ministry has further revised the sunset date for analogue cable TV switch-off across the country as part of its final views on timeline for implementation of DAS in India. In response to the revised …