TRAI issues draft DAS interconnection regulations?blur=25

TRAI releases draft amendments to interconnection regulations applicable for DAS & tariff order applicable for all addressable systems

exchange4media Staff Jun 6, 2013 7:44 PM

TRAI releases consultation paper on monopoly of cable operators?blur=25

The objective is to prevent monopolies of interest in order to ensure fair competition, improved quality of service and equity

Abid Hasan Jun 4, 2013 8:52 AM

Post DAS, individual channel billing hits a roadblock?blur=25

The billing pattern of channels is yet to be in place as the Know Your Customer forms have not been filled up due to lack of manpower & customer awareness

Abid Hasan May 31, 2013 7:45 PM

A non-functioning TDSAT worries broadcasters, MSOs?blur=25

The Tribunal has suspended hearings for the last one month and all cases are being shifted to the Delhi HC, which is delaying hearings & judgements

Abid Hasan May 10, 2013 7:14 PM

TRAI extends deadline for comments on tariff orders till May 3?blur=25

The deadline extension comes following request by the stakeholders. The earlier date for sending in written comments was April 26, 2013

Abid Hasan Apr 29, 2013 6:55 PM

TBWA India wins Samsonite and American Tourister?blur=25

The brands were assigned to TBWA without a pitch, on the back of the agency’s work on handbags brand Lavie

exchange4media Staff Apr 24, 2013 8:14 PM

Cable TV digitisation: TRAI releases tariff orders?blur=25

TRAI has released draft standard tariff packages for STBs, Digital Addressable Systems & Consumer Premises Equipment for operators

Abid Hasan Apr 12, 2013 7:43 PM

MIB claims overall 67% digitisation in 38 cities of Phase II?blur=25

As on Mar 23, a total of 108 lakh set top boxes have already been installed in Phase II cities, against the target of 1.60 crore

exchange4media Staff Mar 26, 2013 2:03 AM

Cable operators contest Govt claim of 55% digitisation?blur=25

Cable operators say that the Government data also includes DTH figures; they maintain that only 30-35% of the STB installation has been done so far

Abid Hasan Mar 5, 2013 7:55 PM

TRAI seeks status on subscriber management system from MSOs?blur=25

As per Quality of Service rules of TRAI, MSOs are required to maintain details of the subscribers in DAS areas, along with their choice of services

exchange4media Staff Feb 26, 2013 6:57 PM

Customer unwillingness hampers STB seeding in Maharashtra?blur=25

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

Lack of awareness plagues UP’s DAS march?blur=25

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

MIB seeks TRAI’s advice on cable TV sector reforms?blur=25

The Ministry has knocked on TRAI’s door to solve issues related to ground based channels operated at the level of cable TV operators/MSOs

exchange4media Staff Jan 21, 2013 7:21 PM

TRAI extends date for comments on DAS?blur=25

The new date for receiving comments is Jan 18. The comments pertain to placement & carriage fees and minimum channel carrying capacity of MSOs

exchange4media Staff Jan 14, 2013 6:41 PM

Quick five with Uday Verma on DAS Phase II?blur=25

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

Is TRAI’s involvement in TV distribution needed??blur=25

Stakeholders do not completely agree with I&B Ministry’s move to involve TRAI to suggest ways to avoid potential monopoly of large operators

Abid Hasan Dec 19, 2012 7:24 PM

TRAI steps in to fix carriage fee @Rs 3-5 per STB per year?blur=25

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?blur=25

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

MSOs in Kolkata get bullish to outshine DTH?blur=25

It’s been a month since Phase I of DAS was kicked off. MSOs in Kolkata are on a war path to retain their cable customers and prevent switchover to DTH

Abid Hasan Dec 3, 2012 6:36 PM

Govt to observe genre-wise blackout for phase II prep?blur=25

To ensure digitisation deadline of Mar 31, 2013 is met, govt plans to switch off channels genre-wise in all 38 cities beginning January

Abid Hasan Nov 27, 2012 7:06 PM