Monday, 1 September 2008

September 2008

Monday, September 01, 2008 -- TRAI announced further measures to improve transparency in tariff offers and to protect the interest of mobile consumers.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008
G.Krishnan, execlusive director and CEO of TV Today has been re-elected president of the News Broadcasters Association for 2008-09.
Saturday, September 27, 2008
Playback Singer Mahendra Kapoor died at the age of 74.
Friday, September 26, 2008
Paul Newman, the Academic Award winner actor died.
Wednesday, September 24, 2008
The United Nations has launched its television channel on You Tube.
Tuesday, September 23, 2008
The Government increased the advertising rates for print media by 24 percent.
Tuesday, September 23, 2008
TRAI released consultation paper on Media Ownership.
Monday, September 22, 2008
The I&B ministry has given clearance to Hinduja to downlink and distribute foreign channels.
Sunday, September 21, 2008
Essel group got clearances from I&B ministry for the commercial launch of HITS.
Saturday, September 20, 2008
Reliance Big Ent. & SKG have inked a $1.5 billion deal to set-up the new Dream Works.
Friday, September 19, 2008
PTC India Foundation Organized a seminar on next generation carrier system, trends and technologies at ASSOCHAM House, New Delhi.
Thursday, September 18, 2008
The government allowed foreign magazines with 26 percent FDI to have Indian edition.
Wednesday, September 17, 2008
Dish TV launched the Happy Home pack, a bouquet of 125 channels at a monthly fees of Rs.100/-.
Wednesday, September 17, 2008
Star Den entered a distributing agreement with MGM Inc. to distribute the 24-hour MGM channel in India.
Wednesday, September 17, 2008
The National Commission for protection of child rights recommended that children below the age of 16 should be barred from participating in reality shows.
Wednesday, September 17, 2008
Eros International signed a multi-film content licensing deal with Star TV.
Tuesday, September 16, 2008
TDSAT issued notice to Neo-Sports on a petition filed by Tata Sky seeking a stay over any possible disconnection of signals by the Sports channel.
Monday, September 15, 2008
Arasu Cable TV Corporation started its operation in Tamilnadu except Chennai.
Monday, September 15, 2008
Hinduja group announced they are starting a World class TV & Communication network in India.
Friday, September 12, 2008
Sun Direct made a foray into northern region by launching its services in Punjab, H.P., Haryana and J&K.
Thursday, September 11, 2008
The popular game show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' was adjudged unfair in certain aspects by the National Consumer Commission, and imposed a fine of Rs.1 crore on broadcaster Star Plus and Airtel.
Thursday, September 11, 2008
ESPN-Star Sports paid a staggering of $975 million for exclusive global commercial rights for Twenty 20 Champions League for a period of 10 years.
Thursday, September 11, 2008
The Information & Broadcasting Ministry issued advises to India TV and Aaj Tak for spreading misinformation, fear and horror among the people.
Wednesday, September 10, 2008
TDSAT directed Prasar Bharti to restore signals of three Zee Groups channels on its DTH platform.
Tuesday, September 09, 2008
TDSAT issued notice to Channel Plus on a petition from Arasu Cable TV Corp seeking a direction to Sun TV to supply its signals to the Corporation.
Monday, September 08, 2008
The I&B Ministry issued guideline for Internet Protocol Television (IPTV)
Sunday, September 07, 2008
Reliance Big Entertainment acquired majority stake in the US based Cricket Webcasting portal, Willow TV.
Saturday, September 06, 2008
Smart Broadband services in partnership with MTNL launched personalized TV service for MTNL customers in Delhi.
Friday, September 05, 2008
Andhra Pradesh government decides to take action against 'obscene' crime-based programme being telecast by various television channels.
Wednesday, September 03, 2008
Two Private Channels (Total TV & Time TV) approached the TDSAT against Prasar Bharti's move to increase the fee for carrying their channels on its DTH platform DD Direct.
Wednesday, September 03, 2008
ESS acquired five years media rights to broadcast the F1A Formula One world championship.
Tuesday, September 02, 2008
The J&K Government lifted the nine-day ban on local television channels after the operators gave on undertaking that they will abide by the regulations of Cable Television Act.
Tuesday, September 02, 2008
UT Starcom bagged a contract from Aksh Optifiber ltd to deploy IPTV solution in 20 cities on BSNL broadband network.
Monday, September 01, 2008
TRAI announced further measures to improve transparency in tariff offers and to protect the interest of mobile consumers.


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