Demonetisation, A History Now Broadcasting Industry Adapted Well With It


With the most-talked-about economic move in recent times, completing a year, the media and entertainment industry has finally managed to recover from it and is already witnessing a steady growth. With demonetisation, the broadcast industry de-grew in November-December 2016 as much as 21 per cent compared to last year losing an estimated Rs. 850 crores, but things started looking up…

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TRAI to Make Recommendations On Various Issues

Telecom Market In India

In a bid to push reforms in the broadcasting sector, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has decided to approach the information and broadcasting (I&B) ministry to take a call on a range of recommendations pending with the latter since 2013. The regulator will write to the ministry as well as meet the new I&B minister Smriti Irani with…

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Li-Fi May Soon Rewrite The History Of Communication Technology


Li-Fi claims to be 100 times faster than standard Wi-Fi. But what exactly is it. Li-Fi is a bidirectional, high-speed and fully networked wireless communication technology similar to Wi-Fi. The term was coined by Scientist Harald Haas and is a form of optical wireless communications (OWC) and uses the visible spectrum as well as ultraviolet and infrared radiation. Li-Fi could…

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ISRO To Develop Space Launch Vehicle

Space Launch Vehicle

Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is in the process of developing a smaller space launch vehicle that can be assembled in three days when compared to a regular-size PSLV which takes about 30 to 40 days. The manufacturing cost of the smaller launch vehicle is said to be one-tenth the original manufacturing cost of a PSLV, which ranges between Rs…

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Morocco Successfully Launches The Mohammed VI-A


Morocco has successfully launched an earth observation satellite. Vega lifts off for its 11th successful mission (VV11) from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana with the MOHAMMED VI–A satellite. Dubbed “Mohammed VI-A”, the satellite was launched by Arianespace’s Vega rocket from French Guyana Space Centre on 7 November at 10.42 p.m. local time in Kourou, according to a statement by the…

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RSCC, Chronosat Join Hands For Express-AM7 Satellite

Express-AM7 Satellite

Russian state-owned satellite operator RSCC has signed a new cooperation agreement with the operator Chronosat GmbH. The contract stipulates increased use of RSCC’s Express-AM7 satellite capacity by the European company. RSCC and Chronosat started cooperating earlier this year, Chronosat began using the capacity of the Express-AM7 satellite to provide services in the countries of the Middle East. The new strategic…

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Koreasat-5A Launched Successfully


California-based space company SpaceX, launched a commercial communications satellite for South Korea – the KoreaSat 5A – and then landed the rocket on a floating drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean. A SpaceX two-stage Falcon 9 rocket carrying the satellite was flagged-off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The satellite was deployed to a geostationary transfer orbit about 36…

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Ukraine Will Launch First Satellite In 2018

Ukraine satellite

Ukraine plans to launch its first satellite “Lybid” into orbit next year, the State Space Agency of Ukraine (SSAU) said. “We expect that we would be able to complete all the works necessary for Ukraine to finally get its own communication satellite in the orbit in the second half of 2018,” Pavlo Degtyarenko, head of the SSAU, was quoted by…

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