10+2 ad cap: TDSAT defers hearing yet again; new date is Nov 11?blur=25

TDSAT, which was slated to hear the petition filed by NBA & some other major broadcasters against the 10+2 ad cap yesterday, has shifted the date of hearing to November 11

Abid Hasan & Abhinav Trivedi Nov 1, 2013 7:43 AM

10+2 ad cap: TDSAT hearing deferred to October 31?blur=25

The TDSAT hearings, scheduled for Oct 21 for select music channels & on Nov 11 for news broadcasters, have been rescheduled collectively to Oct 31 for all the channels

Abhinav Trivedi Oct 19, 2013 10:20 AM

TRAI issues consultation paper on DTH extension licence?blur=25

Bank guarantee, licence fee & entry fee are the main issues highlighted in the consultation paper. Oct 15 is the last date for receiving comments from stakeholders

Abid Hasan Oct 3, 2013 8:06 AM

TRAI's amendments to interconnection norms upset MSOs?blur=25

The MSOs feel that the latest amendments will adversely impact their business model. MSOs are set to take up this issue with TRAI and may also approach the TDSAT

Abid Hasan Oct 1, 2013 8:05 AM

Sun TV too knocks on TDSAT's door for ad cap reprieve?blur=25

Sun TV filed an appeal on September 25 seeking exemption from implementing the 10+2 ad cap on Oct 1. The Tribunal is yet to fix a hearing date on the appeal

Abid Hasan Sep 27, 2013 8:21 AM

10+2 ad cap on more channels delayed on TDSAT hearing observation?blur=25

The TDSAT verbal order comes in response to a petition filed by a leading music broadcaster. Following this, TRAI will not take any action against Mastiii, 9XM, MTunes & B4U channels

Priyanka Mehra and Abhinav Trivedi Sep 27, 2013 7:53 AM

Oct 1 is just five days away, but will TRAI impose the 10+2 ad cap??blur=25

Even as the deadline approaches, there is still lack of clarity over the implementation of the ad cap; besides some b'casters, especially music channels, are set to defy the TRAI diktat

Abid Hasan Sep 26, 2013 8:37 AM

TRAI amends Interconnection Regulations & tariff order for DAS?blur=25

The amendments modify the twin conditions that regulate the a la carte rate of channels vis-à-vis the bouquet rates at retail level, protecting subscribers' interests

Abid Hasan Sep 24, 2013 7:41 AM

Issues of convergence, cross media ownership need to be fixed: TRAI Chairman?blur=25

According to Rahul Khullar, challenges of convergence, spectrum constraint & cross media ownership need to be tackled for the broadcast sector to be at par with developed nations

Abid Hasan Sep 16, 2013 8:20 AM

TRAI proposes fresh guidelines for TV ratings agencies?blur=25

As per the new guidelines, the minimum sample size has been raised to 20,000 households, to be set up within six months of the guidelines coming into force

exchange4media Staff Sep 12, 2013 7:58 AM

Delaying ad cap to Nov 11 could increase ad revenues by 15%: Experts?blur=25

While some news b'casters expect a 15% hike in ad revenues, others are not so optimistic, though they are hoping for the ad cap to be deferred to December 2014

Abid Hasan Sep 3, 2013 9:50 AM

Delaying ad cap to Nov 11 could increase ad revenues by 15%: Experts?blur=25

While some news b'casters expect a 15% hike in ad revenues, others are not so optimistic, though they are hoping for the ad cap to be deferred to December 2014

Abid Hasan Sep 3, 2013 7:58 AM

Respite for news broadcasters, TDSAT tells TRAI not to take action?blur=25

TDSAT has directed TRAI not to take action against News Broadcasters Association & its members till further notification on ad cap; exempts NBA from filing weekly reports

exchange4media Staff Aug 31, 2013 8:47 AM

Guest Column: Unleashing the full potential of mobile marketing?blur=25

As long as the marketer embraces the 3Cs of mobile campaigns – Customised, Clear & Concise – and selects the right channel, mobile marketing will pay rich dividends, says Vikram Raichura, MD, VivaConnect

Vikram Raichura Aug 2, 2013 1:35 PM

B'casters brace for 10+2 ad cap in Oct; hike ad rates by 15-20%?blur=25

In a move to offset the significant impact of TRAI's order on their revenues, b'casters are increasing their ad rates & not signing fresh deals beyond Sept 30

Abid Hasan Jul 26, 2013 8:24 AM

Sluggish DAS implementation in Kolkata draws TRAI's ire?blur=25

TRAI has taken serious note of the slack implementation of DAS in Kolkata; directs MSOs/ LCOs to take immediate action or face penal action as per the TRAI Act

Abid Hasan Jul 19, 2013 8:09 AM

MIB seeks TRAI and PCI’s views on revised FDI caps proposal?blur=25

With the consultations with TRAI & PCI likely to take time, MIB has called for existing limits of FDI caps & entry routes in print & broadcasting to continue

exchange4media Staff Jul 16, 2013 7:47 AM

TRAI extends date for comments on monopoly in cable TV sector?blur=25

Stakeholders can send their comments till July 1. MIB has sought TRAI’s recommendations on restrictions on MSOs to prevent monopolies of interest

Abid Hasan Jun 25, 2013 7:45 AM

TRAI extends date for comments on interconnection regulations?blur=25

Last date for receipt of written comments has been extended up to June 26. The interconnection regulations are applicable for Digital Addressable Systems

Abid Hasan Jun 20, 2013 8:58 AM

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