Delaying ad cap to Nov 11 could increase ad revenues by 15%: Experts

While some news b'casters expect a 15% hike in ad revenues, others are not so optimistic, though they are hoping for the ad cap to be deferred to Dece...

Ad cap case: Date for final hearing pushed back to September 25

The Delhi High Court has cited the large volume of cases lined up for hearing & TRAI not yet filing its rejoinder in the case as the prime reasons for...

Telephone subscribers increased to 1.18 billion (118 crore) in February 2017: TRAI

Urban and rural telephone subscribers have grown by 20.52 mn (2.05 crore) and 3.83 mn (0.3 crore), respectively

TRAI defends Net Neutrality, recommends non discriminatory treatment of content

Defending Net Neutrality, TRAI says Internet services in India should be bound to follow the “core principles” of net neutrality

Parliament passes Digitisation Bill

After getting Lok Sabha’s nod, the Cable TV Networks (Regulation) Second Amendment Bill was cleared by the Rajya Sabha on December 19, 2011.

TRAI supports digital addressable cable TV implementation

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India held an open discussion in New Delhi on the implementation of digital addressable cable TV in India

IBF approaches TRAI’s tariff order with an open mind

Unlike sister organisation NBA, IBF is likely to take a different approach to TRAI’s tariff order for DAS, which includes regulation on carriage...

Rahul Khullar is TRAI’s new Chairman

The Commerce Secretary, who has been appointed for a three-year term at TRAI, replaces J S Sarma

Media Pro clarifies Asianet is a pay-TV channel

Media Pro has alleged that Kerala-based MCOA is making false statements about Asianet being a Free to Air channel in order to scuttle due payments

Date for receiving comments on ad cap extended

TRAI has now given time till Sep 24 to stakeholders to send comments on the 10+2 ad cap regulation. The earlier date was Sep 11

TRAI says no to Govt foray into broadcasting

TRAI had received recommendations from MIB in Dec 2007. The Authority has asked that relationship between Prasar Bharati & Govt be reinforced first

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

MIB seeks TRAI’s advice on cable TV sector reforms

The Ministry has knocked on TRAI’s door to solve issues related to ground based channels operated at the level of cable TV operators/MSOs

TRAI seeks status on subscriber management system from MSOs

As per Quality of Service rules of TRAI, MSOs are required to maintain details of the subscribers in DAS areas, along with their choice of services

Advertisers & broadcasters unhappy over TRAI notification

Stakeholders say self regulation is the way to go as they see the notification as curtailment of their revenue source and creative freedom

TRAI extends dates for comments on cross media ownership to Apr 22

This is the third time TRAI has extended the deadline for comments on cross media ownership. This has been done once again on the request of stakehold...

TRAI sets final deadline for comments on media ownership

TRAI has notified the broadcasters that no further extension will be given after April 22 & April 29 for receiving comments & counter-comments, respec...

TRAI sets final deadline for comments on media ownership

TRAI has notified the broadcasters that no further extension will be given after April 22 & April 29 for receiving comments & counter-comments, respec...

TRAI releases consultation paper on mechanism for TV ratings

The key issues discussed in the consultation paper include sample size, secrecy of sample homes, cross holding between rating agencies and their users

TRAI releases consultation paper on mechanism for TV ratings

The key issues discussed in the consultation paper include sample size, secrecy of sample homes, cross holding between rating agencies and their users

News channels opt for self regulation on ad duration from today

Instead of following TRAI's 10+2 ad cap diktat, Hindi news channels will follow 18+3 ad duration from May 15, while for English news channels it will...

TRAI sets tariff for STBs for digital cable TV subscribers

Prime objective of the tariff order is to ensure effective commercial interoperability. Subscribers don’t have to pay rental 3 yrs after installation

TRAI issues draft DAS interconnection regulations

TRAI releases draft amendments to interconnection regulations applicable for DAS & tariff order applicable for all addressable systems

TRAI extends date for comments on interconnection regulations

Last date for receipt of written comments has been extended up to June 26. The interconnection regulations are applicable for Digital Addressable Syst...