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Regional TV to receive government advertising windfall

India's regional cable and satellite TV channels are to benefit from an increase in government advertising after new guidelines were issued by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on 11 May. Out ...

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India's TV news channels could have their licenses cancelled if they are found guilty of five 'violations', according to a clause in the government's new broadcasting policy guidelines – a move which has ...

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Indian Government extends deadline for digital cable TV

The Indian Government has postponed by four months the switchover from analogue to digital cable TV in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata, in recognition that just 20% of cable homes had installed the ...

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Indian TV advertising faces new restrictions

The duration of television advertisement breaks in India is to be capped at 12 minutes during each hour of the clock - a move likely to prove unpopular with broadcasters. The Telecommunications Regulatory ...

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Misleading ads target for new government body

TV, online and print advertisements are to be regulated by a new Indian Government body currently being established by the ministries of information and broadcasting, consumer affairs and health. Until ...

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Expanded advertising revenue promise from India’s digitisation

... revenue streams in favour of increasing their subscription revenues. Indeed, the government-led digitisation process could provide a new business model for broadcasters where niche channels concentrate ...

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Indian Government advises against superstition promotion on TV

Broadcasters in India have been told by the Government to stop airing programmes which promote superstition or the occult. The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has circulated an advisory to alert ...

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Delhi High Court sets Kantar hearing for July

Kantar Media's court challenge to the Indian Government's cross shareholding clause for TV ratings agencies has been adjourned until 11 July. The new government guidelines, which came into effect on ...

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Cable digitisation to transform India’s US$7bn TV industry

The government mandate to digitise India's fragmented cable TV network will provide a boost for the state economy, consumer choice, broadcasters' revenues, cable and direct to home (DTH) subscriptions, ...

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Indian Government considers tax holiday for broadcasters

A ten-year tax holiday, duty exemptions, and the granting of infrastructure status are among the proposals reportedly being considered for the Indian broadcasting industry by the government at a meeting ...

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Government set for digitisation information campaign

A mass media campaign to inform the public about India's cable TV digitisation schedule is to be launched by the Indian Government next month. An 'all out' digitisation campaign begins in February ...

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... material uploaded onto them. The government, he said, would “set guidelines” for social networks. Although Sibal has since reportedly denied wanting to promote censorship, but instead to just prevent ...

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Indian Government updates list of obligatory channels on IPTV

... television broadcaster Doordarshan, as well as educational channel Gyan Darshan, and the Government-provided parliamentary channels Lok Sabha TV and Rajya Sabha TV. The Doordarshan channels include National, ...

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Zoom increases advertising rates by 30%

Bollywood channel Zoom has raised its advertising rates by 30% with immediate effect. Avinash Kaul, CEO of ET Now, Times Now and Zoom, said: “Zoom’s strong and consistent viewership figures capture ...

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Indian Government believes TV self-regulation is ‘desirable’

The Indian Government is to progress with a self-regulation framework for electronic media, comprising two autonomous bodies: the new Broadcasting Content Complaints Council (BCCC) which began in June ...

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Indian government reiterates media self regulation backing

... to establish its credibility and acceptance." Speaking after the International Press Institute (IPI)-India Excellence in Journalism awards, Soni reiterated the government is committed to facilitating ...

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India on track for fully digital TV in 2014: government

... initiative is very unique because of its sheer size and the fact that we aim to complete it in less than three years," added Varma. Phase One of the government's cable digitisation plan will be implemented ...

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Indian TV and advertising bodies combine for research board

India is to have a new Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC), following a tie up between the Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF), the Indian Society of Advertisers (ISA) and the Advertising Agencies ...

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India cracks down on internet after communal violence

...  Reuters reports that the government said it had already blocked access to 245 web pages it said contained doctored videos and images, and the telecommunications secretary, R Chandrashekhar, threatened ...

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Quarter of new TV channels likely to fail India’s net worth criteria

Up to 25% of the 400 pending television channel applications are reportedly facing rejection for failure to fulfil the government's new criteria on net worth, despite being lodged prior to the changes ...