Responding to TRAI's recent consultation paper, the IBDF has said the regulatory body should move towards forbearance

Javed Farooqui Jun 9, 2022 8:08 AM


The paper seeks stakeholders’ comments on points or issues that are pending for full implementation of New Regulatory Framework 2020

exchange4media Staff May 7, 2022 12:02 PM


The broadcasters withdrawing the appeal against NTO 2.0 signals a thaw in the relationship after two years of litigation

Javed Farooqui Feb 16, 2022 8:22 AM


While the withdrawal will be unconditional, it is learnt that the TRAI is likely to come out with a consultation paper to take care of the grievances of all stakeholders

Javed Farooqui Feb 15, 2022 11:01 AM

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On 1st October, the apex court had refused the request of IBDF and other broadcasters for interim relief and listed the matter before the appropriate court for final disposal on 30th November

exchange4media Staff Nov 30, 2021 4:14 PM


The ministry has asked IBDF, NBDA, and NBF to provide their comments on the 39-page report dated 4th January 2021

exchange4media Staff Nov 23, 2021 8:39 AM

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The appointment of R. Mahesh Kumar, MD, Sun Network as a Director on the Board under Casual Vacancy has also been ratified by the members of the foundation

exchange4media Staff Oct 22, 2021 4:38 PM


Apart from IDPCGC, the MIB has already granted registration to OTT self-regulatory bodies floated by IBDF and IAMAI

exchange4media Staff Oct 11, 2021 8:34 AM


The IBDF Secretariat has also received valid nominations from Avinash Pandey, ABP Network and Megha Ariez Tata, Discovery Communications India for election to the Board of Directors

exchange4media Staff Oct 5, 2021 8:21 AM


Counsels for all parties have been directed to file their written submissions before 12 November 2021

exchange4media Staff Oct 4, 2021 8:24 AM


In the previous hearing, the bench had stated that it will consider IBDF's prayer for interim relief on 7th Sep. It had also asked TRAI to file its counter affidavit before the next hearing

exchange4media Staff Sep 16, 2021 9:04 AM


The regulator contended that the bouquets prescribed by the broadcasters are created only with a view to increase their ad revenue

Javed Farooqui Sep 6, 2021 2:08 PM


The petition states that the Bombay HC's recent order rejecting petitions filed by broadcasters against the NTO will allow TRAI to micro-manage the broadcasting sector

Javed Farooqui Jul 19, 2021 7:55 AM


The schism has left broadcaster-owned OTT platforms on the IBF side and standalone streaming platforms on the IAMAI side

Javed Farooqui May 28, 2021 9:38 AM


The renaming marks IBF's plans to form a new subsidiary that will handle digital media

exchange4media Staff May 27, 2021 11:26 AM