The Ministry of Information and Broadcast (MIB) has recently announced that multi-system operators (MSOs) interested in distributing digital cable TV services through Local Cable Operators (LCOs) in areas covered under Phase III to apply for registration latest by December 21, 2014.
The notice further said that Phase III of digitisation is to be completed by December 31, 2015 in the remaining Municipal Corporations and Municipalities.
MSO applicants seeking registration need to fill Form No.6 (in triplicate) along with the enclosure/documents and processing fee etc. to the MIB.
They also need to include details of the company/firm, directors/key executives and shareholding pattern, etc. in the prescribed Proforma.
The applications can also be submitted in person during the Open House Meeting held on every Tuesday between 11am to 12 noon after sending request by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. The Form No.6 and the Performa can be downloaded from the MIB official website.
It also noted that applications received after the December 21 deadline shall not be accepted or entertained for Phase III areas till the cut off date for Phase III is over.