MIB should set up mechanism to monitor DAS implementation: Parliamentary panel report

Standing committee on information technology, headed by Anurag Thakur, releases its 44th report on the status of cable TV digitisation and interoperab...

India's digitization offers new opportunities for Indian marketers: Warc report

Warc, the global marketing intelligence service, has released its Asian Strategy Report 2017, an analysis of the region's most effective marketing tre...

Mumbai HC order does not mean stay on Phase-III Digitization

In the on-going developments regarding implementation of DAS phase III, exchange4media sourced a summary of what transpired in Supreme Court today in...

TV services in Urban centres to go digital from Jan. 2016 - TRAI

The cut-off date of phase-III has been set for 31st December 2015, after which no analog signal transmission or re-transmission of TV channels will be...

MIB holds 2nd Task Force meeting for Phases III & IV of digitisation

It was stated that with the emphasis on 'Make In India', and the fact that indigenous STB manufacturers have the capacity to deliver the required quan...

Guest Column: Agenda for the new I&B Ministry

How will Arun Jaitley shape the agenda of I&B Ministry in the near future? Mitrajit Bhattacharya, President & Publisher, Chitralekha Group, explores t...

M&E is a new sunrise sector for India: Sudhanshu Vats

Vats, Group CEO, Viacom18 Media welcomes the new I&B Minister and makes a few important requests in the areas of digitisation, rational taxation, allo...

I&B Min calls for Indian set top boxes at DAS Task Force meeting

I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar insisted that the process of digitisation should give options to consumers, affordable rates and include Indian set top...

Discovery bets big on India, invests $ 2 billion in programming

The country delivers 40 per cent of the viewership in the Asia Pacific region, said JB Perrette, President, Discovery Networks International, talking...

Media can be the country's key engine of growth: Sanjay Gupta

The Star India COO also emphasised that the industry needs some changes in outlook and policy to keep growing and make a strong social impact

Flip flop over digitisation sends wrong signals to the world: Rahul Khullar

The TRAI Chairman also stressed on the need to keep politicians away from broadcasting platforms and a comprehensive national media policy

Digitisation is on track, to be completed by 2016: Prakash Javadekar

The Govt’s digitisation drive is on track and the third phase of the digitisation drive will be completed by 2015, while the fourth phase will be comp...

Ensure digitisation is completed: Broadcasters to new IBF Board

The new Board of Directors at IBF has several tasks on its hand, most pressing is ensuring that the Phase III & IV of digitisation meet the deadline

TRAI pulls up MSOs, LCOs over non-compliance of norms

The Authority has sought comments from MSOs and their linked LCOs on penalising those who do not obey norms on billing and issuing receipts

New digitisation deadline adds to broadcasters' revenue woes

Govt has allowed cable operators to continue analogue service while putting the new system in place for another year. News broadcasters are worried th...

Digitisation deadline pushed back to December 2015

The Modi Government has decided to take this step after taking stock of the various issues involved that are yet to be resolved. These include getting...

We are not a politically funded channel: Vikram Chandra

The Group CEO of NDTV feels that without evidence, hurling allegations is ridiculous. He also feels that there is no reason to doubt that BARC will de...

TV 3.1: Value chain needs to improve, say experts

According to industry experts, with time, content over various platforms will serve customised needs of the audiences, hence, broadcasters need to be...

Dish TV targets regional markets with new brand Zing

Zing has been specially conceptualised and customised keeping in mind new regional viewers that are moving over to the digital platform, with content...

“Local customised content has been the main glue for TV viewers worldwide”

India being a diverse country is sure to celebrate its diversity with the availability of more localised broadcast media & specialty content on televi...

TRAI gives MSOs 10 days to complete CAF formalities

If the MSOs fail to complete the formalities within the stipulated time, the regulator has asked the broadcasters to shut down their respective signal...

Slow digitisation progress in Chennai leaves b'casters despondent

The distribution in Chennai is still largely on analog mode, being controlled either by SUN TV or Govt-owned ARASU TV. This is not providing a level p...

We are not at a point where cartelisation has taken hold: Man Jit Singh

The CEO of MSM maintains that cartelisation will be a win-lose attempt instead of a win-win. If cartels are formed anywhere, it will be the time for t...