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Indian TV advertising faces new restrictions

... advertising during live sports events must be limited to natural breaks in the sporting action, according to the new regulations announced by TRAI on 14 May. Further guidance stipulates that only full ...


Indian Government extends deadline for digital cable TV

... upon the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), which issued its regulations on tariffs and interconnection three months later than expected, on 30 April 2012. Negotiations between broadcasters ...


Broadcasters slam restrictions on TV ads

... Standards of Quality of Service Regulations 2012, which TRAI issued on 14 May, state: "Any shortfall of ad duration in any clock hour cannot be carried over." The regulations also state that advertisements ...


News Broadcasters ask Indian PM to restrain PCI's reach

... the NBA code of ethics and the redressal regulations and various specific guidelines as part of the programme code under the cable TV rules".  ...


Indian media revenues to soar to $25bn by 2015

... and pricing, regulations and piracy."  ...


Indian TV must come clean on call, SMS charging

... failure to adhere to these rules will be an offence to good taste and decency, and will violate Rules 6 (1)(a) and 7(1) in section 20 of the Cable TV Networks (Regulations) Act 1995. Each channel, as ...


Astro denies wrongdoing in Sun TV deal

... says due to India's broadcasting regulations on foreign direct investment, it was initially restricted to buying Tamil language programmes from Sun TV for its own pay-TV platform, despite wanting to be ...


Indian cabinet sets out cable TV digitisation timetable

... 4A of the Cable TV Networks (Regulations) Act 1995 must be amended as currently it does not cover the transmission of free to air channels through a digital set top box. About 116 million homes in India ...


Unified communications license proposed for India’s service providers

... instead of the current INR 50 crore. Existing regulations such as the 74% limit on foreign direct investment in a company, and resident Indians heading the ventures involved, are to remain intact.  ...


TRAI criticises Kolkata's delay in DAS implementation

... DAS is "totally unacceptable". Immediate steps must be taken to ensure the subscriber management system is updated, TRAI added. Under the Digital Addressable Cable TV Systems Regulations 2012, cable ...


India's DTH TV subscriber base tops 54.5MN

Subscribers to India's six private direct-to-home (DTH) satellite TV providers have now reached 54.52 million, according to the latest figures issued by the Telecom Regulations Authority of India (TRAI). ...


Indian news channels barred from broadcasting live Twenty20 footage

... the News Access Regulations, issued on Thursday by ICC Development (International) Ltd (IDI), the commercial arm of International Cricket Council, also restrict broadcast of fresh footage per "news day" ...


DigiCable wins first MSO license for digital cable in metros

... comply with the amended Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act 1995, and further regulations or directives issued by the regulatory authority or the ministry. In addition, the MSO must have the capacity ...


Stakeholders meet minister over Indian TV digitisation

... the late availability of the tariff regulations by the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), the high carriage fee, and what they consider to be the non-viability of digital addressable ...


ESPN Software India and Dish TV in retrans row

... after expiry of 21 days due to non-signing of agreement, illegal provisioning/retransmission of services and breach of applicable regulations including reporting requirements.” RC Venkateish, CEO of ...


Reliance announces buy-back offer for broadcast arm

... (Delisting of Equity Shams) Regulations, 2009. The floor price for the offer per equity share determined by Reliance ADA is INR46.47. Company shareholders have already approved the de-listing, following ...


Consultation promised on Indian regulator’s digital TV guidelines

India's Minister for Information and Broadcasting Ambika Soni has assured digital television stakeholders that they will be consulted before the final decision is taken on the cable TV tariff and distribution ...