Top Story

e4m_logo.png

Home >> Media - TV >> Article

Cable operators told to register interconnect pacts

04-February-2004
Font Size   16
Share
Cable operators told to register interconnect pacts

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has asked the broadcasting and cable service providers to register the interconnect agreement with the regulator.

In a statement, the watchdog said that all the broadcasters, including their authorised distribution agencies, and multi service operators (MSOs) are bound to register with TRAI any interconnect agreements to which they are parties within 30 days of signing the agreements or within 30 days of the coming into affect of these regulations.

This announcement has been made under the Register of Interconnect Agreement (First Amendment) Regulations, 2004, stated that all the service providers of telecom services, including broadcasting and cable services, are required to register with the Authority any interconnect agreements to which they are parties within the time frame specified in that regulations.

Cable industry officials said that the decision by the regulator is a good one as presently the interconnect agreements are not in order. This decision would bring some order to the industry, they added.

Tags

Markus Noder, Managing Partner, Serviceplan International, shared innovative tools, ideas and methodologies to generate tangible business values

The primary reason that led to growth of OTT is the constant improvement of internet speed and service across the country: Sandeep Gupta, ACT Fibernet

Siddharth Kumar Tewary, Founder, Chief Creative, One Life Studios and Swastik Productions, on owning the IP on his most ambitious project 'Porus,' the risk of recovering its cost and his distribution strategy

Webscale plans to build the brand around smooth operations for the e-commerce sector and then move on to demand generation

The Tata Group is considering review of its Public Relations mandate which is currently handled by PR firm Edelman in association with Rediffusion. The review is likely to happen post January 2018.

KVL Narayan Rao, Group CEO, and Executive Vice Chairman of NDTV passed away at 63 after battling cancer for two years

Week 44 (October 29-November 4, 2017) of RAM Ratings saw Big FM and Fever FM dominating Mumbai. Meanwhile Fever, Radio City and Radio Mirchi dominated Delhi, Bangalore and Kolkata respectively.