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May 21, 2019, 06.28 PM IST
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3 months into new tariffs, TRAI looks to lower TV bills

TRAI may issue a consultation paper aimed at reducing monthly cable and DTH bills of consumers.

Cable operators body bats for Rs 20cr entry-level net worth for MSOs

It is of the view that eligibility of minimum net worth will not only put a check on the violation of rules by MSOs but also ascertain the sustainability and growth of MSOs and cable sector.

TRAI mulls regulating apps streaming TV channels

Trai has proposed to bring apps under licensing regime similar to one that governs broadcasters.

NCLAT stays proceedings on TV9’s small investors’ plea

The NCLAT was responding to a petition filed by Alanda Media & Entertainments, the holding company of two Hyderabad-based infrastructure firms that now claims to own 90.54% in Associated Broadcasting Company (ABCL), the operator of TV9 bouquet of channels.

DTH consumers caught in a tariff trap

Many such consumers believed they would not have to pay extra for their favourite TV channels until the validity of their existing packs ended.

TRAI ropes in BECIL to audit systems of cable TV, DTH operators under new regime

TRAI has pulled up a number of operators, both Cable TV and DTH service providers, for violation of rules

LinkedIn’s advertisements on TV rise two-and-a-half times during Jan-April

While the online networking site had advertised on 17 channels in 2018, this year its ads were aired on 49 channels

The Economic Times trumps all business dailies combined

ET is ahead by more than half of the combined readership of the other 4 newspapers — Hindu Business Line, Business Standard, Mint and Financial Express.

The Economic Times had a total readership of 3.7 million: IRS Q1 2019

ET has also shown robust growth using another yardstick, called average issue readership.

TRAI pulls up Dish TV India; seeks compliance with new regulatory norms

As per complaints, the DTH operator "is forcefully offering a bouquet of free-to-air channels with no choice to subscribers and without their consent".

TV9 Deal: SAIF partners moves NCLT against Srini Raju, others

TV9 Deal: SAIF partners moves NCLT against Srini Raju, others

SAIF Partners wanted to block the deal wherein Raju and his associates agreed to sell their entire holding in favour of a consortium of two Hyderabad based infrastructure groups for around Rs 460 crore.

Hotstar claims a reach of 267 million viewers in 3 weeks of IPL

Hotstar claims a reach of 267 million viewers in 3 weeks of IPL

Hotstar also said that it has witnessed a 2x growth in watch time over the same period last year.

Doordarshan seeks Rahul Gandhi interview amid allegations of bias

Doordarshan seeks Rahul Gandhi interview amid allegations of bias

After EC rebuke, I&B asks Prasar Bharati to set up panel to ensure model code compliance.

Singtel, Bharti Airtel and Warburg Pincus mull new dish to sour Jio plan

Singtel, Bharti Airtel and Warburg Pincus mull new dish to sour Jio plan

Singtel, Airtel and Warburg Pincus are in talks to buy 61% stake of Subhash Chandra in Dish TV.

Barc uploads TV viewers' data after TRAI's notice

Barc uploads TV viewers' data after TRAI's notice

Barc stopped publishing viewership data when Trai’s new tariff order came into effect and affected on-ground distribution.

Migration to new TV channel tariff regime complete: TRAI

Migration to new TV channel tariff regime complete: TRAI

Sources say that only 60% of cable TV consumers have opted for channels of their choice, while 39% have been migrated to BFP.

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