TAM Ratings Row: Broadcasters brace for revenue impact?blur=25

With broadcasters pulling out of TAM, experts stress there is need to decide on the parameters to bring advertisers on board as there is no substitute currency

Abid Hasan & Priyanka Mehra Jun 13, 2013 1:44 PM

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

DAS: Taking stock post week 1?blur=25

Though Delhi & Mumbai have met the October 31 deadline, there are many pockets in the cities that continue to receive analogue signals

Abid Hasan Nov 8, 2012 6:26 PM

Delhi digitisation: Govt says on track, LCOs disagree?blur=25

While the government is claiming that over 60% of STB installation has been done in Delhi, a section of LCOs dispute this figure

Abid Hasan Oct 8, 2012 8:34 PM

Reporter’s Diary: Can we bell the cat on October 31??blur=25

With barely 52 days left for the digitisation process to kick in, there are some issues that still remain unaddressed, says reporter Abid Hasan

Abid Hasan Sep 8, 2012 8:59 PM

Biz model for local cable ops is broken too: Roop Sharma?blur=25

Some issues to be sorted before digitisation are set top box scarcity, revenue model for cable operators & informing them on digitisation benefits, says the COFI President

Abid Hasan Sep 1, 2012 8:18 PM

MIB asks MSOs to provide status on digitisation progress?blur=25

The diktat is seen as move to pre-empt another plea for extension of the digitisation deadline. Providing incorrect data can lead to cancellation of license

Abid Hasan Jul 3, 2012 7:11 PM

Govt defers decision on digitisation by a week?blur=25

With barely two weeks to go for the digitisation deadline, uncertainty hangs over the process with the Govt yet to take a decision on postponing the date

Abid Hasan Jun 18, 2012 3:07 AM

Digitisation deadline: LCOs come out to protest in Delhi?blur=25

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

Chennai likely to miss digitisation deadline?blur=25

Shortage of set top boxes to derail the digitisation process in Chennai; LCOs have pleaded with MIB to postpone the deadline to December 2012

Abid Hasan May 23, 2012 8:59 PM

Is Delhi ready for July 1 digitisation deadline??blur=25

The digitisation process in Delhi could be derailed by shortage of set top boxes & manpower; meeting deadline is difficult but some are hopeful

Abid Hasan May 18, 2012 8:13 PM

Will digitisation deadlines be met??blur=25

Representatives from Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, distributors, and cable operators highlight challenges facing digitisation

Abid Hasan May 8, 2012 10:47 PM