Tuesday, 1 April 2008

April 2008

Wednesday, April 02, 2008 -- UTV software communication unveiled its English business news channel, UTVi. The company entered into a content tie-up with Disney-ABC international television for news programming.

Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Upholding TRAI’s order, Supreme Court held Tata Teleservices ‘Walky’ and RCom’s ‘unlimited cordless’ as limited mobile phones and ordered them to pay Access Deficit Charge(ADC) to BSNL.
 
Saturday, April 26, 2008
TRAI released its recommendations on foreign investment limits for broadcasting sector.
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2008
Srinagar Deputy Commissioner Sheikh Aziz said that under the Cable Act, 1995, Pakistanichannels-Geo, PTV,ARY and AAJ are not permitted as they are not registered.
 
Tuesday, April 22, 2008
The News Broadcasters Association submitted its self-regulation guidelines to the government.
 
Saturday, April 19, 2008
Broadcast Worldwide ltd. launched a Channel TV South Asia in Mumbai.
Friday, April 18, 2008
TRAI has uploaded on its website the bouquet rates and a-la-cate rates for Cable TV pay channels in non-CAS areas reported by the broadcasters.
 
Thursday, April 17, 2008
Social networking site, Myspace-owned by News Corporation launched in India.
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2008
National federation of Akashvani and Doordarshan employees took-out a rally in New Delhi regarding retention of employees and assets of Air and Doordarshan with the government.
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2008
The Information & Broadcasting ministry (I&B) reduced the licence fee for DTH players from 10 per cent to 6 per cent for which it has got TRAI’s approval.
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2008
TRAI held an open house discussion in Delhi regarding the other entities entering in the broadcasting sector.
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2008
Private DTH players form DTH operators Association of India (DOAI).
Tuesday, April 15, 2008
BBC tied up with Radio mirchi, to bring its programmes to audience in North-Bengal and Sikkim.
 
Tuesday, April 15, 2008
Metropolitan magistrate Sameer Bajpai summoned India TV Rajat Sharma to appear before the court on july 15 in connection with showing derogatory video of model-turned actress Jhanvi Kapoor.
 
Monday, April 14, 2008
News X tied up with both Tata Sky and Dish TV to reach out to (DTH) consumers.
 
Thursday, April 10, 2008
Neo Sports Broadcast, part of Nimbus Communications launched, Neo Cricket.
 
Thursday, April 10, 2008
Anil Ambani owned Reliance Big Entertainment Ltd (RBEL) acquired US-based DTS Inc.
 
Tuesday, April 08, 2008
Government agreed “in principle” for role out of conditional access system (CAS) in the whole of Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai and also in 55 other cities of the country.
 
Tuesday, April 08, 2008
The Central government cleared 20 FDI proposals worth Rs 1962.05 crore, including Rs 924 crore proposal of UTV software communication Ltd.
 
Monday, April 07, 2008
The Sun TV network launched its FM radio station ‘SFM’ in Guwahati Assam.
Monday, April 07, 2008
Sri Venkateswara Bhakti Channel (SVBC), promoted by Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams to propagate Hindu Dharma was launched on Ugadi, the Telegu new year.
 
Saturday, April 05, 2008
Afghanistan government banned popular Indian soap operas from 15th April.
 
Friday, April 04, 2008
Essel Group’s firm Digital Media Convergence announced the launch of mypopcorn.com, a video based entertainment portal.
 
Friday, April 04, 2008
Cable TV operators in Tamil Nadu decided to black out Kanada Satellite TV channels in retaliation the Kanada cable TV operators decision to ban Tamil Channels.
 
Friday, April 04, 2008
TDSAT organized an open house discussion on FDI limits in Broadcasting sector in Mumbai.
 
Friday, April 04, 2008
News broadcaster India TV approached the Delhi High Court seeking to restrain Infotainment TV from launching a news channel ‘India news’, whose name it said is deceptively similar to its own.
 
Friday, April 04, 2008
Goldstone Technologies tied up with ESPN IPTV to provide services all over India.
 
Thursday, April 03, 2008
Two South Delhi based cable operators were arrested for piracy, after star-den media services Pvt. Ltd complained against them to police.
 
Thursday, April 03, 2008
NDTV announced NDTV good Tunes to be a pay channel from 01-May 08.
Thursday, April 03, 2008
I&B Ministry gave its nod for a state-owned ARASU Cable in Chennai City.
Wednesday, April 02, 2008
Sahara One Media & Ent. Ltd. appointed NDTV media as its exclusive advertising sales partner in India.
 
Wednesday, April 02, 2008
UTV software communication unveiled its English business news channel, UTVi. The company entered into a content tie-up with Disney-ABC international television for news programming.
Source: http://cablequest.org/important-information/important-events/item/2339-april-2008.html

Source: http://cablequest.org/important-information/important-events/item/2339-april-2008.html

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