TRAI released a consultation paper on the interconnection framework for broadcasting TV services distributed through addressable systems. It proposes a management system that could put in place the issues of logistics and monitoring with constant agreements between LCO’s and MSO’s or HITS and every DPO distributing TV signals of every pay TV broadcaster
Microsoft is considering becoming a virtual cable operator and wants to put television content on to its Internet connected Xbox 360 video game consoles. While the company has no plans to introduce this in India for now, the system could become a niche operator in the long run.
The Government was likely to implement content regulation in three tiers for news channels, said Uday Kumar Varma, Special Secretary, MIB, at the three-day Convergence India 2010 conference that got underway in Delhi on March 24. While the first two tiers will be offered for self-regulation, the third tier will be an independent autonomous body.