Interoperable STB Will Arrive In Market Shortly

Interoperability STB

In what may be good news for consumers, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has successfully developed an interoperable set-top box (STB) for digital Cable TV broadcasting services, which will allow subscribers to use the same STB interchangeably between various service providers, the regulator said. This essentially means that in case a consumer wants to change his service provider…

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Fiber Cable To Fulfil The Dream Of Digital India A New Age Of Communication Is About To Begin

Fiber Cable

Everywhere on this planet hair-thin optical fibers carry vast quantities of information from place to place. There are many desirable properties of optical fibers for carrying this information. They have enormous information-carrying capacity, are low cost, and possess immunity from the many disturbances that can afflict electrical wires and wireless communication links. The superiority of optical fibers for carrying information…

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India Is Being Truly Digital Credit Goes To Effort Of Government

While the Indian government has been taking various steps to make India a digitally driven economy with some evident positive results, is it really ready to handle all existing micro challenges and penetrate digitisation into India’s remotest areas and roots? “I was both amused and amazed when my vegetable seller connected with me over a video call to show me…

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Information & Broadcasting Ministry To Take Action Against Illegal & Unauthorised Television Channels

The I&B ministry has decided to hold consultations with broadcast industry stakeholders in a bid to crack down on illegal and unauthorised television channels. The information and broadcasting (I&B) ministry has decided to hold consultations with broadcast industry stakeholders in a bid to crack down on illegal and unauthorised television channels that are transmitted by cable operators across the country.…

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Impact Of GST On Cable TV Operators & Broadband Service Providers

The Taxable Supplies by Local Cable Operator(LCO) under the Cable TV Industry are as follows: Supply of Cable TV Package to Customers. Supply of Set-top box (STB). Set-top-box(STB) Repair Services. Supply of Broadband Package on Behalf of Multi System Operator(MSO) / Broadband Service Provider. Other Related Supplies Made For the Provision of Cable TV / Broadband Package; Some of the…

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Bringing Digital India To Life Opens Up New Opportunities For Brands

Digitisation is creating tremendous opportunities for economies across the globe, and India is an example of a country that not only understands this opportunity, but has embraced it. What India has been able to achieve in terms of economic transformation over the past two decades is commendable. Through sweeping economic reforms, initiatives to open up Indian markets to global business…

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Now CID will Investigate Cable TV Piracy

Broadcasters have approached the Haryana Government to look into the matter. Following which, the investigations have now been handed over to the state CB-CID. Notably, there are only three authorised officers who are empowered under the Cable Television Network (Regulation) Act to take action against the violators – the police chief of the district, sub-divisional magistrate and district magistrate. The CB-CID will work in…

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