Delhi High Court Stays TRAI Direction to DTH Platforms to Reinstate Long Duration Packs, Next Hearing on 11 July

Delhi High Court

On 15 May, the Delhi High Court stayed TRAI’s 1st May order to DTH platforms, facing them to revive recent plans of long duration pack (LDP) subscribers and abstaining from moving them to the new Tariff order. A division bench of jurist Rajendra Menon & Justice V Kameswar Rao passed the order on Tata Sky’s plea for an instantaneous stay. Tata…

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Sony Pictures Networks India Acquires Exclusive Archery Broadcast Rights for Indian Sub-Continent

Sony Pictures Networks

World Archery and Sony Pictures Networks India Private Limited (SPN) have signed an exclusive broadcast deal that will see broadcast of major international archery events across eight territories of the Indian sub-continent: India, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Maldives. The agreement covers the 2019 Hyundai Archery World Cup season and the 2019 Hyundai World Archery Championships, which…

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Arasu Cable mulls Launching DTH service

Arasu Cable

Tamil Nadu Arasu Cable TV Corporation (TACTV) is planning to launch DTH service to overcome the issue of eroding subscriber base due to pricing and service related issues under the new tariff order regime. Arasu Cable TV was launched by TN government with a motive of offering chap Cable TV connections to people across Tamil Nadu. However, under the new…

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These Four Areas Expected to Improve After New TRAI Regulatory Framework

These Four Areas Will Undergo Improvement After New TRAI Regulatory Framework

The most debated part about the broadcasting and TV industry right now is the new regulatory framework put together by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). This new tariff regime by the industry regulator sought to implement new norms to make the industry more transparent and cost-effective for the subscribers and also to improve the business side of things…

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Cable Operators Can Charge Rs 25 Extra As Income Falls Under New TRAI Regime

Cable Operator

TRAI’s new Cable TV rules are in force effective April 1st, and this has changed the equations of the game. Earnings for cable operators have especially been negatively affected, as people are now paying only for the channels which they wish to watch. Under these circumstances, Cable Operators in Kolkata have decided to impose additional service fees on customers, to…

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