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TARIFF ORDER FOR NEW PAY CHANNELS ON ANALOG NETWORKS
On December 31, 2014, the TRAI declared "The Telecommunication (Broadcasting & Cable) Services (Second) Tariff ....

JAITLEY FAVOURS UNLIMITED ADS ON TV
In a major setback to the more than 500 million Indian TV viewers, I&B minister Arun Jaitley said his government was not in favour of a cap on advertising for TV or print media........

CAG FLAYS DoS
The Controller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has said what has been apparent for years. The Department of Space (DoS) has failed to commercially address the huge market for Indian DTH transponders. ......

DD FREEDISH DTH STARTS MOVE TO MPEG-4 !
Doordarshan's FTA DTH service FreeDish, initiated its move from MPEG-2 compression, to MPEG-4, with a small MPEG-2 technology upgrade last month.......

MSM BUCKLES TO DISH TV PRESSURE
In what appears to be a successful pressure tactic by DishTV, Multi Screen Media (MSM) has signed a 2 year agreement with DishTV, to provide its channels on a fixed fee basis....….....

ULTRA HIGH DEF TV COMES TO INDIA
Indian TV viewers may soon get their first taste of Ultra High Definition TV (UHD TV) content. ........

RELIANCE JIO PLANS ALL INDIA TV
For the past 3 years, Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries has declared its plans to launch a Cable TV retail service on an All India basis. Unconfirmed reports had indicated a launch on 28th December .....

RUSSIA BANS ADS ON PAY CHANNELS
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a new bill banning commercials on pay TV. The move leaves no avenues for revising the controversial law, which came into effect on January 1, 2015. .......


ATRIA WITHDRAWS ALL INDIA DAS APPLICATION
Bengaluru-based Atria Convergence Technologies (ACT) has withdrawn its application for pan-India digital addressable system (DAS) licence .........

ZEE PLANS BUSINESS NEWS CHANNEL
Zee Media Corporation Ltd (ZMCL) is planning to launch a new business news channel. ......

ZEE BUYS MAURYA TV NEWS
Zee Media Corporation Ltd (ZMCL) has acquired Maurya TV Pvt Ltd, the company which ran Hindi news and current affairs channel Maurya TV in Bihar and Jharkhand, for just Rs. 7.79 crore. .......

EMERGING MARKETS DRIVE DTH GROWTH
Global, the DTH market has achieved strong growth in the past 5 years despite increasing competition from IPTV, DTT and Video Streaming over the internet. .......









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