Information & Broadcasting Minister Urged to Increase Welfare Advertising

Information & Broadcasting Minister Urged to Increase Welfare Advertising
Information & Broadcasting Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar has urged all Ministries to expedite the Government’s ‘Har kaam, Desh ke naam’ campaign. This campaign will be carried till 31 March 2020. The cabinet ministers have been asked to advertise about their public welfare work through TV, newspapers, outdoor and digital mediums. The I & B Minister Javadekar wrote a letter on... Read More

No Proposal to Levy 10% License Fee on Cable Operators, Broadcasters: I & B Minister

No Proposal to Levy 10% License Fee on Cable Operators, Broadcasters: I & B Minister
There is no proposal to levy 10% licence fee across the board on broadcasters & cable operators, said Information & Broadcasting minister Shri Prakash Javadekar. The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (MIB) has stated that it has no plans to levy a 10% Licence Fee on Cable Operators & Broadcasters. This News is Brought to You by SATiiTV.COM The minister... Read More

DD Authorized Set Top Boxes Are Being Promoted To Attract More TV Viewers / Subscribers

DD Authorized Set Top Boxes Are Being Promoted To Attract More TV Viewers / Subscribers
Information & Broadcasting (I&B) Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar has said, that the public broadcaster Prasar Bharati is growing the customer base of its free Direct to Home (DTH) platform DD Free Dish through DD authorised Set Top Boxes (STBs). This News is Brought You By www.satiitv.com Till now Doordarshan has selected 11 Set Top Box manufacturers for providing MPEG-4 STBs... Read More

Information & Broadcasting Ministry in Favour of Regulating OTT Platforms

Information & Broadcasting Ministry in Favour of Regulating OTT Platforms
Information & Broadcasting (I&B) Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar has suggested that there is a need to have some kind of regulation for Over The Top Platforms (OTT) on the lines of print, electronic media & films. He said that the mainstream media outlets have complained that there was no level playing field as OTT platforms are completely unregulated. “I have... Read More

No Proposal to Bring Any Law Prohibiting Vertical, Horizontal Cross Holdings in Media

No Proposal to Bring Any Law Prohibiting Vertical, Horizontal Cross Holdings in Media
Information & Broadcasting (I&B) minister Prakash Javadekar has said that Government doesn’t have any proposal to bring any law to prohibit vertical and horizontal cross holdings in the media space. Former I&B minister and Anandpur Sahib MP Manish Tewari asked whether the Government proposes to bring any law/policy/notification to proscribe vertical and horizontal cross-holdings in the media space. He also... Read More

TV Viewers / Subscribers in Metro Cities Saving Up to 15% in Subscription: Prakash Javadekar

TV Viewers / Subscribers in Metro Cities Saving Up to 15% in Subscription: Prakash Javadekar
Information & Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar  has said that TV Viewers / Subscribers in India’s metro cities are saving 10 to 15 per cent in their subscription following the implementation of the new regulatory framework by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). Apart from the metro cities, customers in the non-metro areas are also saving between 5 to 10 per... Read More