Cabinet Approves MoUs Signed Between India & Foreign Broadcasters In The Field Of Radio & Television

Cabinet Approves MoUs Signed Between India & Foreign Broadcasters In The Field Of Radio & Television
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given approval for the MoUs between India & Foreign Broadcasters in the field of Radio & Television. Benefits: The MoUs with the Foreign Broadcasters will help: Public broadcaster in exploring new visions, New Strategies to address the demands of new technologies and stiff competition Media liberalization and Globalization... Read More

Indian Broadcasting Foundation Disproves TRAI On Various Tariff Related Issues

Indian Broadcasting Foundation Disproves TRAI On Various Tariff Related Issues
The Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) has mitigated Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (TRAI) criticism that Broadcasters are resorting to heavy discounting to push bouquets. IBF submitted comments on TRAI consultation paper ‘Tariff related issues for Broadcasting and Cable services’, that only 1 bouquet out of the 331 bouquets offered by top five broadcasters has a discount higher than 65%. It... Read More

Discovery Launches B2C Food Network Kitchen

Discovery Launches B2C Food Network Kitchen
Discovery is launching Food Network Kitchen in USA, a direct to consumer product with proprietary streaming technology offering consumers live, interactive cooking instruction. The announcement includes a collaboration between Discovery & Amazon to offer Food Network Kitchen through Amazon Alexa and Echo Show, Fire Tablets, Fire TV streaming media devices and Fire TV Edition Smart TVs. Subscription price is fixed... Read More

TRAI Has Released Consultation Paper on Interconnection Regulation

TRAI Has Released Consultation Paper on Interconnection Regulation
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released consultation paper on Issues related to Interconnection Regulation 2017. The main objective of this consultation process is to review the provisions of the existing Interconnection Regulation 2017 and consult with all the stakeholders on the following issues:  Issues related to Target Market  Issues related to Placement & other agreements between Broadcasters... Read More

Sun Direct Offers All FTA Channels for Rs 130 Network Capacity Fee

Sun Direct Offers All FTA Channels for Rs 130 Network Capacity Fee
After implementation of New Tariff Regime by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), DTH operators are now providing offers to existing subscribers. South India based DTH Service provider, Sun Direct has done away with the additional Network Capacity Fee (NCF) price which used to be charged above the base price of Rs 130. Sun Direct Offers 155 Free To Air... Read More

TRAI Planning to Reduce Monthly TV Bills by Implementing Tariff Regime

TRAI Planning to Reduce Monthly TV Bills by Implementing Tariff Regime
TRAI recently issued a consultation paper for revising the broadcasting tariff regime which became effective earlier this year in April. Right after the new regime became effective, Cable TV & DTH Customers complained regarding increased TV bills. The primary aim of TRAI was to bring transparency to the sector, however, somehow it managed to increase the monthly bills, largely due... Read More

Sony Pictures Networks India Acquires Media Rights For World Wrestling Championship 2019

Sony Pictures Networks India Acquires Media Rights For World Wrestling Championship 2019
Sony Pictures Networks India (SPNI) has acquired media rights comprising of exclusive television broadcast rights and non-exclusive digital transmission rights for the World Wrestling Championship 2019, to be held from 14th to 22nd September, 2019 in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. The agreement with Sporty Solutionz, UWW’s Media Rights exclusive partners for the territory, covers television and digital rights in the Indian sub-continent.... Read More

Amagi Launches 1000 Channel Broadcast Monitoring Facility in Delhi

Amagi Launches 1000 Channel Broadcast Monitoring Facility in Delhi
Amagi, a global leader in cloud-based technology for TV & OTT broadcasters, has launched a new broadcast monitoring facility in New Delhi, India. It can monitor up to 1,000 channels with 24×7 support and is powered by playout monitoring platform on the cloud and advance automation capabilities. As large and traditional broadcasters are starting to make cloud as their primary... Read More