The five private direct to home (DTH) operators added 1.04 million net active pay subscribers in the October-December 2018 quarter, according to Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (TRAI) Indian Telecom Services Performance Indicators report for Q3 FY19.
The telecom war between billionaires Mukesh Ambani and Sunil Bharti Mittal might spill over to the media sector with both business tycoons vying for stake in media conglomerate Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. (ZEEL).
The News Broadcasting Standard Authority (NBSA) has warned five news broadcasters for violating the News Broadcasters Association’s (NBA) code of conduct. The warnings were issued after receiving complaints against ABP News, Republic TV, India Today, Zee News and Tez.
The ministry of information and broadcasting (MIB) is amending the Prasar Bharati (Broadcasting Corporation of India) Act, 1990 to pave the way for direct appointment of director generals (DGs) and other officers/employees for Doordarshan and All India Radio (AIR).