Broadband, will increased revenue stream for last mile operators (LMOs) outside the cable TV revenue without necessitating huge investments in infrastructure, said speakers at a panel discussion during an event GroundPost held in Maharashtra.
JAINHITS, India’s first and only HITS based Direct to Network (DTN) service has recently launched a scheme ‘Go Digital’ to deliver digitized content across any type of terrain anywhere in India. JAINHITS technology in partnership with Motorola (now ARRIS) and IntelSat offers a unique proposition to the LCOs (local cable operators)- of an overnight plug and play digitization solution that comes for an investment as low as Rs. 4.99 lakhs only. This makes them fulfill TRAI guideline requirements of All India digitization by 31st Dec 2014.
Kolkatta cable operators have organised a protest march against the Regulation / Directive formulated by the Union Government for cable Industry 25th April.
Kerala Cable Operators on 25th April had announced that they have decided to go on indefinite Hunger Strike from the 29th of April 2014 in front of the State Secretariat with following agenda.
India’s leading multi-system operators (MSOs) Digicable has agreed to clear its dues to Sun TV Network’s Distribution arm Sun Distribution Services in three instalments.
Following suggestion made by the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT), Sports broadcaster Star Sports and multi-system operator (MSO) Hathway Cable & Datacom have decided to resolve their commercial dispute through mediation.
With the deadline for the third and fourth phases of cable television digitisation set for the end of this year, SITI Cable said it would look only at profitable growth.
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has banned bundling of channels from more than one broadcaster by channel aggregators through its regulation namely, Telecommunication (Broadcasting and Cable) Service (Fourth) (Addressable System) Tariff (Third Amendment) Order 2014.The first and the biggest impact of this regulation already visible now within two months of its notification. Star Den and Zee Turner on 11th April have decided to split their three years old distribution joint venture Media Pro Enterprises that was created just before Digitalisation came into force.
Raheja group owned multi-system operator Hathway has removed signals of channels of the global sport broadcaster Star Sport from its regular packages.
J Jayalalithaa, chief of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) on 08th April has released it manifesto for the upcoming general election. In its manifesto she has promised to allow the state government to provide cable TV service.
Although dark period is going on, in media & entertainment industry, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL) and Hathway Cable & Datacom were busy collecting gains following the bulk deals recorded on their counters.