Friday, 1 August 2008

August 2008

Friday, August 01, 2008 -- Videocon group obtained license to start its Direct-to-Home (DTH) services.

Sunday, August 31, 2008
Reality TV will move out from Zee-Turner bouquet from 1st September’ 08.
Sunday, August 31, 2008
TDSAT organized a meeting of all stake holders on Dispute settlement mechanism in Chennai.
Saturday, August 30, 2008
Renowned industrialist K K Birla passed away.
Friday, August 29, 2008
The Delhi High Court sought response from I&B Ministry and regulator TRAI on a petition seeking regulation of fee charged by MSOs, cable operators and DTH operators to carry the channels.
Thursday, August 28, 2008
Tata Sky came under scrutiny of fair trade regulator MRTPC again over its pricing of channels.
Sunday, August 24, 2008
The SC sought the government reply on regulation guidelines of the television news channels.
Friday, August 22, 2008
Star Group launched its Bengali GEC, Star Jolsha.
Friday, August 22, 2008
I&B Ministry observed that the theme of advertisement of “Axe Dark emptation Deodorant” are indecent, vulgar and repulsive and should be axed by TV Channels.
Friday, August 22, 2008
Bombay High Court said the Sony Entertainment Television (SET) Singapore is not liable to pay tax in India, as the foreign entity has paid an “arm’s length remuneration’ to its local agent. SET, India, which is now called SM.
Thursday, August 21, 2008
The Union Government cleared the policy guidelines for the commercial rollout of IPTV.
Thursday, August 21, 2008
Lawyers RK Anand and I U Khan held guilty by Delhi High Court for obstructing Administration of Justice in BMW hit and run case and debarred from appearing in any Court for four months.
Tuesday, August 19, 2008
TRAI releases its final recommendations on Television Rating Points (TRP).
Tuesday, August 19, 2008
Balaji Telefilms announced the ending of a four years old association with Star group.
Tuesday, August 19, 2008
Reliance Big TV the DTH Platform of ADAG launched in Mumbai.
Tuesday, August 19, 2008
RPI President Ramdas Athawale supporters attacked the office of TV Channel Colors alleging that he was dropped from its reality show Big Boss -2.
Monday, August 18, 2008
TRAI issued recommendations on “Issues Related to Internet Telephony”.
Saturday, August 16, 2008
The I&B Ministry issued notice to TV Channels namely MTV, IBN-7 and Headlines Today for violating Progarmme Code.
Wednesday, August 13, 2008
MTNL slashed its broadband charges by upto 50 percent to increase its user base in the capital.
Tuesday, August 12, 2008
A Woman eliminated from a game show, filed a civil suit against producer of a reality show
Monday, August 11, 2008
NDTV imagine launched Imagine Showbiz, a 24 hour Bollywood biz and Entertainment Channel.
Sunday, August 10, 2008
Union Railway Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav launched the Bhojpuri Channel, Mahuaa TV in Delhi.
Saturday, August 09, 2008
Aaj Tak bagged most popular Hindi News Channel award at the NT Awards Ceremony.
Friday, August 08, 2008
UTV Software acquired 75percent stake in UTV Global Broadcasting Ltd for Rs.240 Crore.
Thursday, August 07, 2008
Big TV bagged the DTH partnership right for IPL for a bid of $31.16 millionV for the next four years.
Wednesday, August 06, 2008
MRTPC directed Dish TV to stop its free set-top-box advertisement campaign featuring Shah Rukh Khan after finding it was making false representation.
Wednesday, August 06, 2008
TRAI lodged a complaint before the Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) Court seeking the prosecution of ESPN Software India for non-compliance of`its direction on pricing for DTH Platform.
Tuesday, August 05, 2008
Tata Sky launched a Hindi Programme Guide.
Monday, August 04, 2008
News Corporation will invest $100 million in the next 12- months to start six regional channels in India announced company MD & Chairman Rupert rdoch.
Sunday, August 03, 2008
The Jammu administration blacked out two local TV News Channels and sealed the offices of two Hindi dailies for allegedly whipping up communal passions.
Sunday, August 03, 2008
TDSAT issued notice to DTH operator TataSky and TRAI on a petition from a consumer organization alleging illegal removal of Star Sports Channels and Ten Sports from its basic package.
Friday, August 01, 2008
ARASU Cable TV Corporation commenced its Cable TV operations.
Friday, August 01, 2008
Videocon group obtained license to start its Direct-to-Home (DTH) services.


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