e4m Recap: The Week That Was

Your weekly news roundup, a summary of some of the stories to keep an eye on

Tata Sky files contempt petition against TRAI in Delhi High Court

Tata Sky's objection is that TRAI did not inform the Delhi High Court before announcing in the press release that the tariff order has come into effec...

Why TRAI still cannot implement tariff order

Though Madras HC has ruled in favour of TRAI, a similar case is pending in the Delhi High Court

TRAI tariff order: Battle between broadcasters and the cable industry

The distribution industry is elated while the broadcasters feel the weight of responsibility as subscription fee may be affected

Industry reposes confidence in BARC India

BARC India is a joint industry body, set up by the Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF), Indian Society of Advertisers (ISA) and Advertising Agencies...

Over 3,000 complaints against DTH service providers in 3 yrs: Govt

The complaints are related to various issues involving technical, financial and policy matters, the Ministry of Information has informed the Lok Sabha

TRAI, yet again, recommends issuing DTH licences for 20 years

The authority also recommended to the MIB that a one-time entry fee of Rs 10 crore should be charged in the new DTH licensing regime

TRAI defends Net Neutrality, recommends non discriminatory treatment of content

Defending Net Neutrality, TRAI says Internet services in India should be bound to follow the “core principles” of net neutrality

Sunil Kumar Gupta promoted as Secretary, TRAI

He takes over the responsibilities from Sudhir Gupta who retired on 31 July, 2017

Spotlight: How TRAI's tariff order could change the broadcast game in India

If the tariff order manages to pass the litmus test before the law, it would drastically alter the manner in which channels are offered by broadcaster...

TRAI, Star India bicker before Madras HC regarding serving of written submissions

While the bench has directed Star India to serve its submissions by 5 p.m. today, TRAI will do the same tomorrow

Backing TRAI, interveners claim pricing power rests with regulator

Besides the Indian Broadcasting Foundation,the All India Digital Cable Federation and Videocon d2h are interveners in the tariff order dispute being h...

TRAI concludes arguments, Videocon & AIDCF to intervene on Monday

Advocates P Wilson and Saket Singh argued on behalf of the regulator before the Madras High Court

TRAI to soon complete arguments in favour of tariff order before Madras HC

Following the submissions of the regulator, Videocon D2H and All India Digital Cable Federation will intervene

Charges fly thick as broadcasters accuse each other of running multiple feeds

The News Broadcasters Association recently complained against Republic TV to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India

Flashed yesterday: SC grants stay on TRAI's tariff order regulations

Star India had filed a special leave petition before the Supreme Court

Star India publishes rate card ahead of tariff order case hearing in SC today

The Madras HC had previously struck down Star’s plea for an interim stay on the tariff order and interconnect regulations scheduled to be implemented...

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