Thursday, 1 December 2005

December 2005

Friday, December 02, 2005 -- Information and Broadcasting and Parliamentary Affairs Ministry PriyaRanjan Das Munsi informed the Lok Sabha that the UPA government has prohibited transmission /retransmission of satellite channels like Blue Kiss, Blue Kiss Express, Blue Kiss Promo, TBL-XXX and free XTV for violating the programme and advertising code prescribed under the Cable television Network (Regulation) Act,1995.

Tuesday, 1 November 2005

November 2005

Wednesday, November 02, 2005 -- A group of India broadcasters, under the banner of India Media Group, asked the government to direct cable operators to digitally deliver all foreign television channels through set-top-boxes. Broadcasters say a digital system will further open up capacity in the cable network. so that more channels can be carried.

Saturday, 1 October 2005

October 2005

Monday, October 03, 2005 -- Thousands of Cable Homes in Bangalore and surrounding areas continued to be blacked out for the second day following the indefinite strike called by multi-system operations (MSOs) last evening to protest against the double taxation policy of the state government.

Thursday, 1 September 2005

September 2005

Friday, September 2, 2005 -- The Municipal Corporation of Hyderabad (MCH) decides to cancel the cable tax collection contract give to Hathway, a Multi-System Cable (MSO) owned by Rahejas. The civic body was rapped by senior officials at a high level meeting convent by the Municipal Administration and Urban Development Department (MA&UD) secretary SP Singh.

Monday, 1 August 2005

August 2005

Monday, August 01, 2005 -- Rajat jain joins Walt Disney International (India) and Walt Disney Company (India) as Managing Director and Vice president.

Friday, 1 July 2005

July 2005

Friday, July 01, 2005 -- Anil Ambani group applies for DTH licence under company “ Anil Ambani Dhirubhai enterprises”.

Wednesday, 1 June 2005

June 2005

Wednesday, June 01, 2005 -- The Hinduja Group owned in Mumbai closed its operations following huge losses. A spokesperson from Hinduja confirmed the closure but said its other two channels namely CVO and ‘IN Time’would continue to operate.

Sunday, 1 May 2005

May 2005

Monday, May 2, 2005 -- The Madras High Court, justified the move made by Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the then former president, Mr. Jagmohan Dalmiya, in cancelling Zee Tele filim’s telecast rights in 2004.

Friday, 1 April 2005

April 2005

Thursday, April 7 , 2005 -- STAR India, said that it will not continue with Indian Cable Net, the largest multi-system operator in the CMDA area in Kolkata as its local distributor.

Tuesday, 1 March 2005

March 2005

Tuesday, March 1, 2005 -- The Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DoT) entered into a partnership with Vanu Inc., a leading developer of software radio solutions based in Cambridge, for introducing, on an experimental basis, Vanu’s Anywave Software Radio GSM base station technology in communication programmes of rural India.

Tuesday, 1 February 2005

February 2005

Tuesday, February 1, 2005 -- The Delhi High Court dismissed petitions filed by three private radio FM operators Radio Today Broadcasting Ltd (Red FM), Music Broadcast Pvt Ltd (Radio City) and Entertainment India Network India Ltd (Radio Mirchi) seeking a direction to the government to take a decision on Telecom Regulatory Authority of India recommendations dated 11 August, 2004 The FM Operators also sought setting aside of a 17 November, 2004, order of TDSAT by which they were ordered to deposit one third of the licence fee for the year within two months.

Saturday, 1 January 2005

January 2005

Monday, January 5, 2005 -- VSAT service providers received letters from the DoT notifying them of an amendment made to the license conditions that would now allow VSAT Cos to obtain an ISP licence and provide internet broadband services.

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