Postponing deadline was a setback to digitisation: Vikram Chandra

The CEO of NDTV Group stated that digitisation would help channels to invest in quality content, the lack of which was the first reason that pointed towards the need for digitisation

Noor Fathima Warsia Sep 1, 2012 8:09 PM

Digitisation is an idea whose time has come: Supriya Sahu, MIB

The Jt Secy, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, asserted that digitisation deadline will not be delayed further & the govt is constantly monitoring on-ground developments

Noor Fathima Warsia Sep 1, 2012 8:05 PM

BBC News’ Alan Quartly, Jawahar Sircar @NewsNext

NewsNext 2012, to be held in Delhi on August 31, will highlight the changing news broadcast scenario in the backdrop of the cable TV digitisation

exchange4media Staff Aug 22, 2012 7:40 PM

Metros heavily bent towards cable STBs: TAM study

The TAM-DAS dynamic estimation of digital off-take in four metros shows an overwhelming intent to buy cable STB vis-à-vis DTH STB

exchange4media Staff Aug 20, 2012 7:09 PM

WWIL signs DAS interconnect deal with MediaPro

For timely implementation of digitisation, WWIL has signed DAS interconnect arrangements with Mediapro Enterprises for 70 channels

exchange4media Staff Aug 16, 2012 7:00 PM

TRAI sets Aug 21 deadline for interconnection deals

Failing which, TRAI will intervene between MSOs & broadcasters to stipulate tariff & carriage norms for DAS

Noor Fathima Warsia Aug 13, 2012 8:11 PM

Digitisation deadline extension gets mixed reactions

With I&B Ministry’s decision to modify the June 30 deadline, MSOs and LCOs are breathing a sigh of relief; DTH players & broadcasters are disappointed

Dipali Banka Jun 22, 2012 9:42 PM

Cable TV digitisation deadline put off till October 31

Government decides to defer the plan for switchover as the metros of Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata are not ready for it

exchange4media Staff Jun 21, 2012 8:50 PM

Hathway launches 20 HD channels

Gearing up for digitization, Hathway has beefed up its offerings with 20 HD channels in Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Hyderabad and Bangalore

exchange4media Staff Jun 13, 2012 7:28 PM

Guest Column: Digitisation & the changing face of TV

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

Guest Column: Multiply TV ad inventory

Baskar S, Co-Founder, Amagi talks about turning the challenge of fixed advertising inventory into a long lasting opportunity

Baskar S May 25, 2012 8:43 PM

Digitisation deadline: LCOs come out to protest in Delhi

With options and no. of days left for digitisation deadline dwindling, LCOs are leaving no stone unturned to highlight their problems

Abid Hasan May 25, 2012 8:13 PM

Reporter’s Diary: Of TRAI diktat & digitisation deadlines

Less ads during one’s favourite soap is a welcome move for the viewers, but e4m’s Shanta Saikia wonders how it would impact ad rates and revenues

Shanta Saikia May 19, 2012 9:13 PM

Broadcast associations likely to oppose TRAI’s cap on ads

Broadcasters believe that the cap of 12 minutes will drastically impact businesses and that it should not have been made effective ahead of digitisation

Noor Fathima Warsia May 15, 2012 9:26 PM

NDTV’s Vikram Chandra chats with TRAI's JS Sarma

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

TRAI’s tariff order reinforces digitisation deadline

TRAI’s tariff order for DAS has cleared uncertainties around the issue asserting that June 30, 2012 analogue sunset date for four metros is real

Noor Fathima Warsia May 3, 2012 9:05 PM

AdAsia 2011: Uncertainty, digitisation & the advertising business – WATCH VIDEO

I&B Minister Ambika Soni, AFAA Chairman Pradeep Guha, Bal Mundkur and Gerson da Cunha on their book AdKatha, IAA President Alan Rutherford and actor Shah Rukh Khan set the tone on what can be expected over the next three days at AdAsia 2011.

exchange4media Staff Nov 2, 2011 10:32 AM

Digital will drive television development: Industry experts

Experts say that the future of television lies in two stages of digital – first the proposed switch to a digital signal from analog, and then a switch to Internet-based delivery of content.

Gopal Sathe Mar 24, 2011 9:13 AM

Indian TV Distribution Networks Congress 2010: ‘If content is king, then distribution will always remain God’

The first panel discussion at the Indian Television Distribution Networks Congress 2010 dealt with the topic of ‘Digitisation of Distribution’. TAM’s LV Krishnan gave a run through on the current TV scenario in India before moderating the session, which saw the participation of SN Sharma, Salil Kapoor, Sugato Banerji, and Saurabh Bhatia.

exchange4media Staff Feb 19, 2010 7:37 AM

Indian TV Distribution Networks Congress 2010: Industry honchos bat for digitisation

The Indian Television Distribution Networks Congress 2010, an exchange4media Group initiative, was held in the Capital on February 18. The Congress saw Sameer Manchanda and Uday Shankar deliver the key note addresses, where they touched upon a wide array of topics ranging from digitisation, broadband, advertising revenues, and cable versus DTH, among others.

Deepti Aggarwal Feb 19, 2010 7:36 AM