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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

The media industry must "give the self regulation process some time" to establish its integrity, India's Minister for Information and Broadcasting Ambika Soni said on Friday (24 February). Dismissing ...

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Regulatory hurdles hamper pay-TV sector in India and China: CASBAA

India and China are ranked as the worst countries globally at forming and implementing regulatory policies for the video broadcasting industry, according to a new report from the Cable and Satellite Broadcasting ...

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No regulatory framework for Indian mobile TV

The Indian Government will not implement a regulatory structure for mobile television as the available spectrum is below requirement, parliament has been told. In response to a question by MPs Sanjeev ...

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Indian industry slams MPs' call for clamp down on 'paid' TV news

The implementation of a media council to prevent 'paid news' on Indian television and in print proposed by a parliamentary committee has been instantly rejected by the industry in favour of self-regulation. ...

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Leap in Q4 revenues for India’s Network18

India's Network18 Group, which includes the TV18 news and entertainment network and Viacom18 channel Colors, has reported a 63% leap in consolidated revenues of INR 659.5 crore for the fourth quarter, ...

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Guidelines agreed for India's TV ratings agencies

The Indian Government has approved a new regulatory framework for television ratings agencies, in a bid to ensure audience measurement systems become credible and accountable. Regulatory control over ...

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Indian regulator slammed for ‘legitimising’ high TV carriage fees

News broadcasters are rallying against what they call official legitimisation of expensive carriage fees paid to cable operators in India, following the publication of the regulator's notification on tariffs ...

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TRAI criticises Kolkata's delay in DAS implementation

Kolkata's cable TV operators have been reprimanded by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) for their slow rate of conversion to digital addressable systems. A meeting held in the Indian ...

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News Broadcasters ask Indian PM to restrain PCI's reach

... outside his remit, according to India Today. "We earnestly request you to intervene and request the chairman, Press Council of India, to engage himself constructively with print media matters, which ...

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Zee and Star TV India distribution deal faces regulatory probe

India's competition watchdog has found prima facie evidence that Media Pro Enterprises, the joint venture for television content distribution formed by Zee Group and Star TV India, could hinder competition ...

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Misleading ads target for new government body

... now, India's advertising industry has been self-regulated, with complaints dealt with by the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) . "In a meeting with ASCI representatives, I told them there ...

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News channels must weigh up national security and public interest: NBSA

... the country's defence establishment. The NBSA, a self-regulatory body, has written to all its member channels according to the PTI, stating: "It must be appreciated that most defence related matters ...

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India's new history based TV channel set for launch

Epic, the new Hindi entertainment channel focusing on Indian history, is readying itself for an August launch on digital direct-to-home (DTH) or cable TV platforms, subject to regulatory approvals. The ...

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Broadcasters slam restrictions on TV ads

... and managing director and chief executive of Times Television Network, told Live Mint. He has publically stated self-regulation by broadcasters on the issue of advertising is the best way forward. The ...

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... 479 complaints with appropriate action taken by the self-regulatory body, said the Press Trust of India. Of these, 36 were regarding the appearance of Sunny Leone on the latest series of the reality ...

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Indian Government advises against superstition promotion on TV

... quality which cannot be proved should not be shown. The Advertising Standards Council of India also has its own self-regulatory mechanism, which has previously upheld complaints against advertisements ...

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... Shazi Zaman, president of the Broadcast Editors' Association (BEA) is reported as saying in The Times of India. "The government has subverted self regulation by putting the five violation clause for renewal. ...

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Indian MSO Den plans US$160 million share sale

Cable TV company Den Networks is to raise US$160 million by selling shares to institutional investors, as India embarks on the third phase of its nationwide cable TV digitisation programme. The Delhi-based ...

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DigiCable wins first MSO license for digital cable in metros

Multi system operator DigiCable Networks (India) has been awarded a license from the Information and Broadcasting Ministry to provide digital cable television services in Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata. DigiCable ...