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INTERCONNECT AGREEMENTS MUST INCLUDE BOUQUET & A-LA-CARTE DEALS
The TRAI has observed that broadcasters often provided only Cost Per Subscriber (CPS) deals in their interconnect agreements and have failed to simultaneously offer their.....

GOVT SUPPORT FOR INDIAN STB MANUFACTURERS?
A Parliamentary panel has asked the I&B Ministry to consider the issue of long-term financial support to Indian manufacturers of Set Top Boxes to help them better face competition from .........

SC AGAINST STAR'S EXCESSIVE LITIGATION
Chief Justice of India TS Thakur has cracked the whip on Star TV for excessive litigation. it has asked Star & the BCCI, to deposit Rs. 1.5 crore jointly before.........

ANTRIX'S STRANGLEHOLD ON DTH
When DTH began in India, ISRO had Ku Band transponders, and wanted to ensure that Indian DTH platforms leased its transponders ........

DISCOVERY TO TAKE OVER FOODFOOD CHANNEL
Unconfirmed press reports indicate that Discovery Communications - the world's largest nonfiction media company - plans to acquire a controlling stake in Turmeric Vision......….....

ZEE NEWS TURNS FTA
Zee's flagship, national Hindi news channel - Zee News has dropped its Pay channel status and turned into a Free-To-Air (FTA) TV channel.........

BANGLADESH GETS FIRST DTH PLATFORM
On 28th April 2016, BEXIMCO Communications Limited formally launched Bangladesh's first DTH service - RealVU. This will provide DTH services for the country's.....

40.48 M STBS IN DAS 3 AREAS
According to figures in the MIB annual report, 40.48 million STBs have been seeded in DAS Phase 3 areas, until 27 April 2016. The figures are based on self-declaration details provided by MSOs & DTH platforms.........


4 MONTHS OFF IS ACTIVE DTH !
Probably embarrassed by facts that more than 51% of DTH subscribers & STBs are inactive, the TRAI has moved the goal posts. In its latest report, the TRAI has decided to report as 'active'..........

NASSIR ANWAR PASSES AWAY
On 7th May 2016, the Indian Cable TV fraternity lost a respected Stalwart, Leader & a much loved Friend. A brain haemorrhage left Nassir Hassan Anwar........

COMCAST TO BUY DREAMWORKS ANIMATION
DreamWorks Animation, the studio behind family blockbusters "Kung Fu Panda," "Shrek" & "Madagascar" is being bought for $ 3.8 billion by the world's largest MSO - USA based Comcast Corporation.........

CHARTER TO BUY TIME WARNER
Charter Communications Inc. is the third largest Cable TV MSO in the USA. In mid-May it won approval from the US regulator - FCC to buy out its bigger rival & number 2 US Cable MSO .......









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