The channels, which do not seek relaxations, have been offered an incentive of 0.5% on the total amount payable by them

exchange4media Staff May 20, 2020 5:37 PM


The celebrity chef on how being Free-To-Air will help the channel change the dynamics of food-lifestyle programming in cable and satellite homes

Shweta Raaj Singh Jul 11, 2019 8:24 AM

Hathway-MSM imbroglio: MSO in yet another broadcaster feud?blur=25

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 broadcasters in the past. We look into some of them…

exchange4media Staff Aug 24, 2015 7:56 AM

One advantage of new RIO is that carriage fees will go away: Uday Shankar?blur=25

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

Priyanka Mehra Nov 14, 2014 8:25 AM

Dish TV adds 220,000 subscribers; carriage fee up by 86% in Q3 FY14?blur=25

Dish TV has reported standalone operating revenues of Rs 6,128 mn in Q3 FY14, recording a growth of 9.9%; while subscription revenues grew 11.9% to Rs 5,529 mn

Abhinav Trivedi Jan 24, 2014 9:00 AM

TRAI's amendments to interconnection norms upset MSOs?blur=25

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 approach the TDSAT

Abid Hasan Oct 1, 2013 8:05 AM

Oct 1 is just five days away, but will TRAI impose the 10+2 ad cap??blur=25

Even as the deadline approaches, there is still lack of clarity over the implementation of the ad cap; besides some b'casters, especially music channels, are set to defy the TRAI diktat

Abid Hasan Sep 26, 2013 8:37 AM

TRAI amends Interconnection Regulations & tariff order for DAS?blur=25

The amendments modify the twin conditions that regulate the a la carte rate of channels vis-à-vis the bouquet rates at retail level, protecting subscribers' interests

Abid Hasan Sep 24, 2013 7:41 AM

Ethical & moral compass of journalism has declined: Rajdeep Sardesai?blur=25

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 thoughts at exchange4media Conclave 2013

Abid Hasan Sep 12, 2013 9:27 AM

10+2 ad cap will wipe out Rs 300 cr from TV business: Sunil Lulla?blur=25

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 of ratings, among other things...

Abhinav Trivedi Aug 29, 2013 9:01 AM

TRAI should de-regulate the broadcasting industry: Rajesh Kaul?blur=25

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

Abhinav Trivedi Aug 27, 2013 9:07 AM

Carriage fees for b'casters may go down by 80%: Man Jit Singh?blur=25

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

Abhinav Trivedi Jun 5, 2013 7:49 PM

TRAI extends date for comments on DAS?blur=25

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

exchange4media Staff Jan 14, 2013 6:41 PM

Carriage fees adds to NDTV’s loss in Q1 FY13?blur=25

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

exchange4media Staff Aug 1, 2012 7:35 PM

Guest Column: Digitisation & the changing face of TV?blur=25

Joydip Kapadia of Whats On India delves on the new distribution factors that will shape the TV landscape in the coming days

Joydip Kapadia May 30, 2012 6:45 PM

TRAI clarifies on carriage fee?blur=25

States MSOs cannot demand placement charges & will have to display all channels of a genre together in the Electronic Programme Guide

Noor Fathima Warsia May 15, 2012 8:15 PM

NDTV’s Vikram Chandra chats with TRAI's JS Sarma?blur=25

In an interview with Vikram Chandra, CEO, NDTV, JS Sarma, Chairman, TRAI clarifies various issues on the tariff order for DAS including carriage fee

exchange4media Staff May 9, 2012 2:27 AM

Let’s see how carriage fee changes post digitisation: JS Sarma?blur=25

JS Sarma tells exchange4media that there is still time to see how carriage fee changes post digitisation and the regulation can be revisited if the need arises

Noor Fathima Warsia May 4, 2012 8:37 PM

IBF welcomes TRAI order; seeks clarity on carriage fee?blur=25

IBF Prez Uday Shankar states TRAI order is a sincere attempt to align multiple stakeholders’ interests. Carriage fee is a concern

Noor Fathima Warsia May 4, 2012 7:52 PM

TRAI says it will not revisit tariff order regulations?blur=25

Reportedly, JS Sarma, Chairman, TRAI has said that the carriage fee issue is “well-regulated” and TRAI will “not relook the regulations” on the subject

Noor Fathima Warsia May 3, 2012 10:13 PM