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SCAT 2019 – EXHIBITORS FROM CHINA
SCaT 2019 has participation from a large number of companies from China. Most of these exhibitors are looking for Indian associates or distributors, and welcome proposals from reputed Indian individuals and companies.........

TRAI TO REVIEW TARIFF ORDER
TRAI notified its 'New Regulatory Framework' for Broadcasting and Cable services on in March 2017. It was challenged in various courts by broadcasters (See Table 2). The Supreme Court approved TRAI's order completely............

SUGGESTIONS FOR REVISED TARIFF ORDER
The New Tariff Order was primarily intended to enable consumers to select and pay for only those channels that they actually watch. The purpose was to reduce consumer spending on paying for unnecessary channels due to grossly inflated bouquets. Consumers ............

1 MILLION ARASU STBS DISCONNECTED
Arasu Cable TV commenced business, after the AIADMK came to power in May 2011. Arasu offered 100 FTA + pay TV channels at a subsidised rate of ₹ 70 per month.................

TN MINISTER SACKED FOR ARASU COMMENT
Arasu remains a very touchy subject for Tamil Nadu's ruling party, particularly Chief Minister - Edappadi K. Palaniswami who has refused to accept any voice of descent, even by the minister in charge !..........….....

GTPL HATHWAY BUYS SCOD18
GTPL Hathway has acquired 100% shares of SCOD18 Networking Pvt Ltd, in early August. GTPL Hathway bought out the equity shares of SCOD18 at ₹ 68.21 per share (face value ₹ 10). ...........

ZEEL SELLS ONLY 11% STAKE
On 31 July, the Essel Group has announced that Invesco Oppenheimer Developing Markets Fund has agreed to buy up to an 11% stake in ZEEL from its promoters, for a total consideration value of up to ₹ 4,224 crore. This amounts to ₹ 400 ..........

STAR INDIA LOSS: $60 MILLION
Star India's earnings have dragged down earnings of its parent - The Walt Disney Company. "This quarter (Q-3 2019) included an operating loss..........


JIO DECLARES ITS FIBER BROADBAND ROLL OUT
For the past two years wired broadband service providers have been extremely apprehensive about Jio's plans to roll out its JioFiber broadband. Most players assume that Jio will adopt extremely aggressive, predatory pricing similar to what it had adopted.....................

CATV MUST SHIFT TO BROADBAND
"The King is Dead, Long Live The King!" The expression used by Mark Twain, indicates continuity - the passing away of an old king and coming to throne of a new King..............

DOT COMMENCES TEST CERTIFICATION
In early 2013, the government declared that telecom (& related products) must be tested by Telecommunication Engineering Center (TEC), and a written test certificate obtained before the products are sold in the country...............

FLIPKART LAUNCHES VIDEO STREAMING SERVICE
Walmart-owned e-commerce platform Flipkart has launched its video streaming service. Flipkart Video has been rolled out on the platform's Android app.........









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