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Milestones in media

Some milestones achieved by the media

  • KBC pitchforks Star to the forefront in India demolishing all competition
  • Government allows setting up of KU-band DTH operations after an impasse of three years
  • Cable TV Act amended to prohibit/check airing of tobacco and liquor ads and pirated films on TV channels
  • Uplinking policy liberalised; non-media companies allowed to set up uplinking hubs Industry status to the film sector
  • Bid for FM channels opened, big players forfeit their advance money
  • ICE stocks on a rollercoaster; market favourite Zee scrip prices touch an all time low
  • Convergence/Communications Bill crystallise but ideas still converging for the final draft


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