digitisation
DAS Phase II: LCOs in Gujarat want deadline postponed

With just 45 days left, LCOs are finding it difficult to complete the STB installation process and there are growing calls to postpone the deadline

Abid Hasan Feb 13, 2013 8:41 PM

Customer unwillingness hampers STB seeding in Maharashtra

About 30%-40% of STB installation has been done in nine cities of Maharashtra. LCOs & MSOs fear that customer apathy might delay digitisation process

Abid Hasan Feb 5, 2013 10:25 PM

I&B Minister pushes for an over-arching regulatory architecture

I&B Minister Manish Tewari said a mechanism is needed to address issues related to convergence across media, entertainment & telecom

exchange4media Staff Feb 4, 2013 8:35 PM

I&B Minister pushes for an over-arching regulatory architecture

I&B Minister Manish Tewari said a mechanism is needed to address issues related to convergence across media, entertainment & telecom

exchange4media Staff Feb 4, 2013 8:35 PM

I&B Minister pushes for an over-arching regulatory architecture

I&B Minister Manish Tewari said a mechanism is needed to address issues related to convergence across media, entertainment & telecom

exchange4media Staff Feb 4, 2013 8:34 PM

Dish TV Q3 FY13 growth remains sluggish

The DTH operator has recorded a net loss in Q3 at Rs 449 mn; EBITDA declined 12 per cent QoQ to Rs 1.38 bn

exchange4media Staff Jan 23, 2013 7:16 PM

Lack of awareness plagues UP’s DAS march

Lucknow, Varanasi, Agra, Allahabad, Kanpur, Meerut & Ghaziabad are moving towards digitisation amid concerns about timely STB installations

Abid Hasan Jan 22, 2013 7:07 PM

DAS Phase II: MIB confident of meeting deadline

I&B Secy Uday Kumar Varma says that 16 mn STBs would be required to digitise the 38 cities, of which 6 mn TV sets are already digitised

exchange4media Staff Jan 21, 2013 6:43 PM

Why Kolkata missed the DAS deadline thrice?

Along with scarcity of STBs, Kolkata is plagued with law and order problem, and a tussle between the Central and State Governments

Abid Hasan Jan 9, 2013 6:50 PM

Quick five with Uday Verma on DAS Phase II

I&B Secretary Uday Kumar Verma is confident of meeting the Phase II DAS deadline and says that most problems faced in Phase I have been ironed out

Abid Hasan Dec 27, 2012 6:34 PM

Quick Five with DigiCable’s Sisir Pillai

DigiCable’s Chief Strategy Officer feels that the challenges are immense in DAS Phase II since the coverage area is much larger than Phase I

Abid Hasan Dec 21, 2012 9:17 PM

Quick five with Debarpita Banerjee on Nat Geo Wild

“Post digitisation, the scope has increased for niche channels,” says the VP, Mktg & Communication, NGC Networks & Fox Int'l Channels

Synjini Nandi Dec 20, 2012 4:46 AM

“Even channels packages due to DAS will impact viewership”

Ajay Chacko, President, A+E Networks|TV 18 explains that the bigger impact of digitisation addressability will come from the smaller details

Noor Fathima Warsia Dec 18, 2012 8:00 PM

Ministry seeks TRAI’s view on govt's foray into b'casting

In 2008, TRAI had suggested that the state government and its constituents may not be permitted to enter into broadcasting

Abid Hasan Dec 18, 2012 7:09 PM

Jayalalithaa writes to PM on issuing DAS license to ARASU

The multi-system operator had applied for the license on July 5 but hasn’t received one till date

exchange4media Staff Dec 18, 2012 6:28 PM

Reporter’s Diary: When boss asks, Why Abid?

A new journey is about to begin as a new year knocks at the door and reporter Abid Hasan is gearing up for bigger challenges

Abid Hasan Dec 15, 2012 10:43 PM

TRAI steps in to fix carriage fee @Rs 3-5 per STB per year

The regulator suggests that broadcasters sign an agreement with cable operators to share the offer of channel packages and carriage fees

Abid Hasan Dec 14, 2012 7:55 PM

TRAI to aid MIB in curbing cable monopolies

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has sought the views of TRAI on measures to prevent monopolistic operations by MSOs and LCOs

Abid Hasan Dec 14, 2012 7:09 PM

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As Chief Operating Officer, Banerji will lead the company’s growth strategy in the TV search, EPG and recommendations space

exchange4media Staff Dec 6, 2012 6:31 PM

What’s-On-India ropes in Sugato Banerji as COO

Banerji will lead the company’s growth strategy in the TV search, EPG and recommendations space

exchange4media Staff Dec 5, 2012 8:58 AM