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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Free To Air Channel Viewership High as per New TRAI Tariff Regime

TRAI Regime

TRAI Tariff Regime to Effect Channel Viewership, FTA Channels Gain Viewers While Pay Channels Slip. The new TRAI tariff regime forced the subscribers to reselect their channels thus rearranging the ratio between FTA channels and pay channels. The new tariff implementation by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has brought some significant changes to the pricing pattern of channels,…

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MIB to amend Sports Broadcasting Bill


The ministry of information and broadcasting (MIB) is proposed to amend The Sports Broadcasting Signals (Mandatory Sharing with Prasar Bharati) Act, 2007 (Sports Act 2007) in order to ensure that the events of national importance have widest possible reach. The national importance sports events may soon be available to larger number of audience on free-to-air Prasar Bharati broadcast platforms, including…

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Doordarshan Launched Science Channels

India Science channel

The Department of Science and Technology and public broadcaster Doordarshan launched two science channels – DD Science and India Science, officials said.  Speaking at the launch of the free-to-air channels, Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan said developing a scientific temperament was a “critical necessity” and the ultimate aim was to launch a 24/7 channel dedicated to science. While DD…

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How to Get Lowest Pricing on Your Cable TV / DTH Monthly Billing with TRAI Channel Selector App. ?

channel selector apps

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) introduced the new pricing regime keeping TV Viewers benefited / interest in mind. TRAI wants the TV Viewers / Subscribers / Consumers to have a smooth transition to the new channels packs. It is worth noting that previously the subscribers were used to paying a monthly rental for the channels they were watching,…

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Implementation of TRAI New Regulatory Framework Dated 4 February 2019

New Regulatory Framework

As you are aware, TRAI notified the new regulatory framework for Broadcasting & Cable Services, comprising of the i) Telecommunication (Broadcasting & Cable) Services (Eighth)  (Addressable Systems) Tariff Order, 2017, (ii) Telecommunication (Broadcasting  & Cable ) services Interconnection (Addressable Systems) Regulations, 2017 and (iii) Telecommunication (Broadcasting and Cable ) Services Standards of Quality of Service  and  Subscriber Protection (Addressable Systems)…

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