MIB declares Dec 21 as deadline for Phase III applications for MSOs?blur=25

MIB notice also said that Phase III of digitisation is to be completed by December 31, 2015 in the remaining Municipal Corporations and Municipalities

exchange4media Staff Nov 7, 2014 1:12 PM

Star India revised RIO for all its channels to MSOs?blur=25

The network expects the move to will result in openness in pricing for consumers and empower both, the viewers and platforms

exchange4media Staff Oct 28, 2014 5:22 PM

Telangana MSOs face MIB heat for not reinstating TV9 channel?blur=25

TDSAT has asked the MIB to cancel the licenses of all MSOs for failing to follow its directions to carry TV9 news channel, which was taken off air on June 16 following the CM satire controversy

Deepa Balasubramanian Oct 20, 2014 8:01 AM

I&B Min calls for Indian set top boxes at DAS Task Force meeting?blur=25

I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar insisted that the process of digitisation should give options to consumers, affordable rates and include Indian set top boxes in the equation

Abid Hasan Oct 9, 2014 7:03 PM

Home Ministry streamlines process for getting security clearance by MSOs?blur=25

The Ministry of Home Affairs has devised a new format for furnishing details in respect of applicant MSO companies and directors/ key executives of their companies for providing the requisite security clearance

exchange4media Staff Sep 18, 2014 11:15 AM

High kickbacks on carriage fees hurt TV industry: EY M&E Fraud Survey?blur=25

Carriage fees have been a contentious issue between broadcasters and MSOs and LCOs; 83 per cent of the respondents said kickbacks were a key concern in the industry; M&E industry sees 56 per cent rise in fraud and corruption

Collin Furtado Sep 18, 2014 8:30 AM

TRAI pulls up MSOs, LCOs over non-compliance of norms?blur=25

The Authority has sought comments from MSOs and their linked LCOs on penalising those who do not obey norms on billing and issuing receipts

exchange4media Staff Aug 29, 2014 9:14 AM

I&B Ministry cautions MSO applicants about false claims on license procedures?blur=25

The Ministry has advised MSO applicants to avoid dealing with unauthorised persons approaching them with false claims of expediting license procedures. Ministry reassured transparency on its end in issuance of MSO licenses

exchange4media Staff Aug 7, 2014 8:00 AM

MIB holds talks with MSOs to iron out various issues?blur=25

The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting organised its ninth open house meeting, which was attended by 12 leading MSOs. Among the key issues discussed was the issue of getting security clearance from the MHA

Abid Hasan Jul 25, 2014 9:17 AM

MediaPro split likely to benefit MSOs??blur=25

With the MediaPro split there is a possibility that more content aggregators might emerge in the market. The implications are likely to affect the MSOs and are expected to give them better bargaining power

Abhinav Trivedi Jun 4, 2014 9:02 AM

TRAI issues directions to MSOs in DAS areas over subscriber bills?blur=25

The directions are issued to ensure delivery of individual subscriber bills, provide option for online bill payment and electronic acknowledgement to subscribers for receiving the payment

exchange4media Staff May 29, 2014 8:00 AM

American Tourister campaign shows how to 'Live Fashionable'?blur=25

Conceptualised by Taproot India, the four-film campaign seeks to enhance luggage brand's current global positioning of young, international and colourful

exchange4media Staff May 3, 2014 11:05 AM

Star Sports fumes as Hathway removes it from the regular package?blur=25

Hathway removed Star Sports bouquet of four channels from its regular package and offered it for a more expensive pick and choose option

exchange4media Staff Apr 11, 2014 8:36 AM

Industry welcomes MIB move to remove cable monopoly?blur=25

Industry observers have said that the proposed guidelines for MSO modules by I&B Minister Manish Tewari will end the nuisance of cable monopoly, which adversely affects fair competition, pricing & quality of service

Abhinav Trivedi Feb 11, 2014 9:14 AM

TRAI issues notification for streamlining distribution of TV channels?blur=25

TRAI has today notified amendments to the existing regulatory framework with regard to distribution of TV channels from broadcasters to Distribution Platform Operators

exchange4media Staff Feb 11, 2014 7:49 AM

TV distribution: Despite digitisation, old woes continue to haunt stakeholders?blur=25

Issues such as high carriage fees, disputes with LCOs, MSOs & DTH players, and the unorganised market at the grassroot level continue to be the bone of contention for all stakeholders

Abhinav Trivedi Dec 18, 2013 9:35 AM

TRAI gives MSOs 10 days to complete CAF formalities?blur=25

If the MSOs fail to complete the formalities within the stipulated time, the regulator has asked the broadcasters to shut down their respective signals by December 31

Abhinav Trivedi Dec 17, 2013 9:01 AM

Slow digitisation progress in Chennai leaves b'casters despondent?blur=25

The distribution in Chennai is still largely on analog mode, being controlled either by SUN TV or Govt-owned ARASU TV. This is not providing a level playing field to players

Abhinav Trivedi Dec 13, 2013 9:17 AM

Dispute with MSOs causes Sony's ratings to plummet?blur=25

The channel's positioning and placement has suffered in the past few weeks due to the ongoing dispute between One Alliance and the two major MSOs - DEN and Hathway

Abhinav Trivedi Dec 6, 2013 8:34 AM

We have asked MIB to conduct an external audit on the digitisation process: Manish Tewari?blur=25

The audit will be done to gauge the satisfaction quotient of b'casters, MSOs, LCOs and consumers, and better the process in Phase III, says the I&B Minister

Abid Hasan Oct 7, 2013 8:52 AM