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CISCO SELLS STB DIVISION TO THOMSON / TECHNICOLOR
On 23rd July 2015, CISCO declared sale of its TV Set Top Box (STB) & Cable Modem business for about Euro 550 million to French company Thomson who in 2010 assumed the name. ....

COMNET: DISH & SITI JV
Pay Channel content represents 30% to 35% of the recurring cost incurred by Cable TV Headends and DTH platforms. This burden has been escalating rapidly, without a corresponding increase in Pay TV ........

5 REQUESTS BY CABLE INDUSTRY
The All India Digital Cable Federation (AIDCF) was formed in October 2014, as a collective of Digital MSOs, each with atleast 1 Lakh Digital Subscribers. The aim of the AIDCF is to interact with ministries .......

EXORBITANT BROADBAND TAX ON CABLE HEADENDS
Widespread internet access to all citizens is a corner-stone of the Modi government's 'Digital India' initiative. Under the previous government, internet connectivity was dismal. Less than........

DISNEY TO EXIT INDIACAST
While it has not yet been officially announced, there are strong indications that IndiaCast Media Distribution and Disney India are prematurely ending their distribution arrangement, which .....….....

TRAI CONSULTATION ON COMMERCIAL SUBS (AGAIN!)
Can commercial subscribers be charged extra for Pay TV channels? This has been a vexing issue for years, as Pay Channel Broadcasters and the Federation of Hotel & Restaurant Associations of India ........

MAHARASHTRA STATE CHANNELS ?
In a surprise development, the Maharashtra state government has declared that it will launch 2 TV channels to exclusively cover the proceedings of the state assembly. So far, the proceedings ......

LUKUP OTT PLANS LAUNCH
If all goes as planned, India could get its first integrated Cable TV + OTT by August end. OTT delivery will provide TV channels on a handheld tablet like device, streamed via the internet. .......


STAR UTSAV TURNS PAY
Rather Than Celebrate, Star Utsav Fans Will Have To Pay To Continue Wathching The Channel. .........

NEW TRAI CHIEF
The post of TRAI's Chairman has been lying vacant since Rahul Khullar retired in mid-May. Normally a new Chairman should immediately take over. In a delayed appointment, ......

BOOST SPEED & PROFITS WITH PEERING
This article explains what Peering is. Instead of going into much detail of tedious technical processes, this article provides a simple explanation of Peering & how it can add more profit for ISPs .......

ZEE BUYS ODIYA TV CHANNEL
Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) has acquired 100% equity of Sarthak Entertainment Pvt Ltd which operates Sarthak TV, an Odiya language General Entertainment Channel (GEC). .......

DOT'S NET NEUTRALITY REPORT
The Indian Government's much awaited 'Net Neutrality Report' was declared by The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) on the DoT website last month. . .......

RUSH FOR NEW ENGLISH CHANNELS
Star Movies was India's first pay channel, launched 20 years ago, for Rs. 2 per month and proposed the use of traps for selective delivery........









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