Sunday, 1 February 2009

February 2009

Monday, February 2, 2009 -- Nimbus Sports bagged the worldwide broadcasting and sponsorship right for the Indo-SriLanka Cricket series.

Friday, February 27, 2009
Atria convergence technology launched the first ever IPTV services in Bangalore.
 
Friday, February 27, 2009The Supreme Court asked broadcasters to work out some interim arrangement on tariff to be charged for cable services across the country.
 
Wednesday, February 25, 2009TRAI released a draft regulation for amending the Interconnection Regulations for seeking comments of the stakeholders by 7th March'09.
 
Wednesday, February 25, 2009TRAI released its recommendations on Cross-Media ownership.
 
Tuesday, February 24, 2009Tata Sky Ltd. and Atom Technologies a major player in mobile/IVR payment solutions provider signal an agreement to offer phone/mobile across India.
 
Tuesday, February 24, 2009TV introduced two new packages for its consumer.
Tuesday, February 24, 2009The Central Government reduced the excise duty and Service Tax to bolster Consumer Confidence.
 
Tuesday, February 24, 2009TRAI issued the Standards of Quality of Service (Broadcasting and Cable Services in Non-CAS Areas) regulations of 2009.
 
Saturday, February 21, 2009Kalaignar TV launched a Tamil Comedy Channel Siripoli. The channel was inaugurated by Kamal Hassan.
 
Friday, February 20, 2009Herbal Cosmetic giant Ayur announced the launched of its channel. They have launched its own website www.ayurlivingindiatv.com.
 
Friday, February 20, 2009In the wake of Mumbai Terror attack, the Central Government has constituted a Media Advisory Committee.
 
Friday, February 20, 2009Veteran Journalist and Media Critic Amita Malik died. She was 86.
Thursday, February 19, 2009Kunal Dasgupta CEO of Sony Ent. Television has quit the company after heading it for around 14 years.
 
Wednesday, February 18, 2009Makkal TV has been banned by SriLanka government with immediate effect.
 
Monday, February 16, 2009Acting Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee presented the Interim Budget for 2009-10 in the LokSabha.
 
Friday, February 13, 2009TRAI released recommendations on growth of Value Added Services and regulatory issue.
 
Tuesday, February 10, 2009News Broadcaster Associations issued specific guidelines covering reportage of emergencies.
 
Tuesday, February 10, 2009Star group Ltd. decided to scrap three soap operas being produced for it by Balaji.
 
Tuesday, February 10, 2009Ten Sports bagged international cricket broadcast rights from South-Africa under a new multi year agreement between Taj Television and Cricket South Africa.
 
Tuesday, February 10, 2009The Supreme Court listed the issue of Cable TV pricing for hearing.
 
Monday, February 9, 2009The Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting of the Pakistani Senate recommended that the government should immediately ban Indian TV Channels.
 
Monday, February 9, 2009A Consultative committee of Members of Parliament raised concern about the violence and gore beamed on TV channels to raise TRP ratings.
 
Monday, February 9, 2009MTNL launched 3G Jadoo service in Delhi at a monthly rental of Rs. 599.
Sunday, February 8, 2009NDTV Convergence the digital arm of NDTV announced its foray into the social video space with Tubaah, which will host video clips across various content categories.
 
Friday, February 6, 2009Channel Plus (Sun TV bouquet), Star Den Media Services Ltd. And MSM Discovery Pvt. Ltd. has now agreed to provide their signals to Arasu Cable TV Corporation.
 
Thursday, February 5, 2009A cable Operator was stabbed to death by some drunken men in Rohtas Nagar area of East Delhi.
 
Tuesday, February 3, 2009BSNL announced the launch of IPTV in Nagpur, Nasik, Kolhapur, Aurangabad, Kalyan and Solapur, (Maharashtra).
 
Tuesday, February 3, 2009Sony Picture Entertainment acquired 100 percent stake in Bangla Entertainment Ltd. That runs ‘Channel 8 Talkies’.
 
Tuesday, February 3, 2009TRAI received comments on consultation paper on interconnection issue relating to broadcasting and cable services.
 
Monday, February 2, 2009The Bombay High Court allowed Star TV to telecast Oscar’s awards distribution Ceremony even though the clipping of the nominated films might contain some ‘A’ category content.
 
Monday, February 2, 2009ISRO Chairman G. Madhavan Nair declared the CNN-IBN Indian of the year 2008 award.
 
Monday, February 2, 2009Nimbus Sports bagged the worldwide broadcasting and sponsorship right for the Indo-SriLanka Cricket series.
Source: http://cablequest.org/important-information/important-events/item/2329-february-2009.html

Source: http://cablequest.org/important-information/important-events/item/2329-february-2009.html

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