Carriage fees adds to NDTV’s loss in Q1 FY13

Carriage fees of Rs 31 crore during Q1 FY13 ended June 30, 2012, contributed to the overall loss of Rs 26 crore for NDTV Group

TRAI extends date for comments on DAS

The new date for receiving comments is Jan 18. The comments pertain to placement & carriage fees and minimum channel carrying capacity of MSOs

Carriage fees for b'casters may go down by 80%: Man Jit Singh

The subscription rate should double or triple; hence, channels will rely more on subscription and less on advertising, says the IBF Prez and MSM CEO

TRAI should de-regulate the broadcasting industry: Rajesh Kaul

The President of The One Alliance stresses that time has come for TRAI to leave the entire regulation to market forces and competition on the ground

10+2 ad cap will wipe out Rs 300 cr from TV business: Sunil Lulla

The MD & CEO of Times Television Network talks about various challenges faced by the TV industry, including digitisation, 10+2 ad cap & the new system...

Ethical & moral compass of journalism has declined: Rajdeep Sardesai

The Editor-in-Chief of CNN-IBN feels that there is far more fear of the media today than ever before, but there is far less respect, while sharing his...

TRAI's amendments to interconnection norms upset MSOs

The MSOs feel that the latest amendments will adversely impact their business model. MSOs are set to take up this issue with TRAI and may also approac...

One advantage of new RIO is that carriage fees will go away: Uday Shankar

Uday Shankar, CEO, Star India talks about how all stakeholders will benefit from the new RIO

Hathway-MSM imbroglio: MSO in yet another broadcaster feud

As MSM issued a public notice against Hathway, the MSO chose not to renew contract with the broadcaster. Hathway has also been in dispute with other b...