Asianet knocks at Delhi High Court’s doors again as Star India deactivates its channels

Star India switched off its signal on Asianet Digital Networks on June 8 despite Delhi High Court’s order putting an interim arrangement between the t...

TDSAT directs Multi Reach Media, Sony Pictures Networks to enter into RIO based agreement

The Telecom Disputes Settlement and appellate Tribunal in an interim arrangement has directed West Bengal based Multi Reach Media Pvt Ltd and Sony Pic...

TDSAT allows DEN to be governed by agreement on RIO basis

TDSAT has accepted DEN’s demand that it should be governed by an agreement on RIO basis. However, the Tribunal also ordered DEN to pay ZEE approximate...

TDSAT tells DEN to pay Zee Rs 10 cr; orders audit of its systems

TDSAT orders DEN to continue ZEE channels as per the agreement which expired on December 31, 2017 until further orders

Regulator cannot prohibit wrongful practices if landing page direction revoked, TRAI tells TDSAT

TRAI, in its response to the TDSAT, said that it will be left with no immediate power to prohibit wrongful practices if the landing page direction is...

TDSAT orders stay on TRAI's landing page direction till Dec 22

On November 8, TRAI had issued a direction to all broadcasters and distributors of television channels to not place any registered satellite televisio...

TDSAT refuses injunction on Dish TV’s plea seeking restrain on the launch of Star Bharat

Besides Dish TV, Videocon d2h which is being merged with the former simultaneously moved to court against Star India.

TDSAT directs Hathway to pay Rs. 14.56 crore to MSM

Hathway and MSM have two separate deals for phase I&II cities. Hathway didn't pay the money for last seven months to MSM. The company approached TDSAT...

IndiaCast case against Disney dismissed in TDSAT

Disney informed media that a TDSAT case against it filed by IndiaCast earlier this week has now been withdrawn. IndiaCast filed the case for wrongful...

Supreme Court gives relief to broadcasters, asks TRAI to not revise wholesale tariff

SC has asked TRAI not to take the order forward which asked broadcasters to roll back the 27.5 per cent tariff hike for non-addressable areas and addr...

How Star's new RIO is a game changer for the broadcast industry

Star India CEO Uday Shankar speaks to exchange4media exclusively on why MSOs are resisting Star's new RIO, the risk taken by the channel to better the...

One advantage of new RIO is that carriage fees will go away: Uday Shankar

Uday Shankar, CEO, Star India talks about how all stakeholders will benefit from the new RIO

Telangana MSOs face MIB heat for not reinstating TV9 channel

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...

Hathway accused of causing disruption to channels

Following the dispute over sports channels, the MSO has been accused of causing disruption on entertainment channels as well. Hathway MD & CEO Jagdish...

TDSAT Delivers Its Judgment in Hathway, Taj TV & Star India dispute

Read the latest news on‘Telecom Disputes Settlement Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) Delivers Its Judgment In Hathway, Taj TV & Star India Dispute’.

Law Ministry drafts bill to tame the digital beast

The communication bill aims at regulating social media that has enjoyed a free run so far, say experts. Once implemented, the law will replace TRAI an...

Govt mulls setting up new regulator for communications sector

The Modi Govt is planning to set up a new 'super regulator' for the communications sector that could replace the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India...

SC refuses ETV & MAA TV stay on TDSAT; orders to direct signals to JainHITS

SC has ordered the two b'casters to provide signals within two days to JainHITS. TDSAT had held that ETV & MAA TV cannot refuse to grant signals on gr...

Sony TV joins the 12-minute bandwagon

Media planners & marketers indicate adherence to the ad cap is also due to the inconsistent demand-supply gap from the ad fraternity. Not just Sony, o...

10+2 ad cap: B'casters might resort to frugal techniques of inventory booking

The Sun TV model of sourcing part of the ad inventory through content partners has hurt their revenues. In case national b'casters hike their inventor...

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