Wednesday, 1 April 2009

April 2009


Wednesday, April 01, 2009 -- TRAI released quarterly performance indicators of Indian Telecom Services for the quarter ending December 2008.


Thursday, April 30, 2009
The Supreme Court gave the green signal to TRAI to work-out a fresh tariff regime that would determine how much a consumer paid for watching TV channels.
 
Tuesday, April 28, 2009
Dish TV announced the change of its brand positioning from 'Wish Karo, Dish Karo' to 'Sabse Zyaada' in a press conference at its Noida office.
 
Tuesday, April 28, 2009
TRAI held an open house in New Delhi to discuss the tariff and other issues in DTH with the stakeholders.
 
Tuesday, April 28, 2009
The Supreme Court dismissed the income tax department's plea alleging that Zee Telefilm Ltd. was not entitled to tax benefits against cinematographic film rights leased to its overseas customers.
 
Monday, April 27, 2009
Videocon D2H, DTH service was soft launch in Macau in China in front of 25,00 dealers. The full comme-rcial roll-out will start from May 1.
 
Monday, April 27, 2009
Style icon actor Feroz Khan passes away.
Saturday, April 25, 2009
ESPN, the sports broadcaster acquired the broadcasting rights of the Wimbledon Tennis for a period of six years.
 
Saturday, April 25, 2009
The Election Commission of India has issued a clarification on broadcast of panel discussion and debate on TV during the election period.
 
Saturday, April 25, 2009
Dayanidhi Maran slapped a legal notice on AIADMK chief Jayalalitha for alleging irregularities in use of his phone for uplinking programmes of Sun TV.
Friday, April 24, 2009
Chennai Telephones launches 'Myway BSNL' Interactive Personalised TV and video services.
Thursday, April 23, 2009
Sun Network and Zee Ent. maintained their number one and two position respectively in the Asia-Pacific pay broadcaster rank for the second year in a row.
 
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Super Cassette Industries (T-Series) got an injunction from the Delhi High Court on India News for using its content without procuring a valid license.
 
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Eminent ghazal singer Iqbal Bano passed away in Lahore.
Monday, April 20, 2009
DD blacklisted 13 production companies for cheating but decided against taking legal action.
 
Monday, April 20, 2009
ISRO's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C12) successfully placed two satellite 'RISAT-2' and 'ANUSAT' in the desired orbit.
 
Monday, April 20, 2009
The Nokia has sold its enterprise mobile TV unit to India's Wipro.
Sunday, April 19, 2009
Three Board members of Prasar Bharti have written to PM seeking his intervention in the public broadcaster's affairs.
 
Saturday, April 18, 2009
The Supreme Court admitted an appeal by the IT Dept. against the relief given to Sony Entertainment by the Bombay High Court.
 
Thursday, April 16, 2009
UTV New Media Ltd., the digital arm of UTV has launched a music video channel on mobile, titled UTV@play.
Thursday, April 16, 2009
Ministry of I & B issued notice in respect of uplinking/downlinking proposals relating to TV channels to 14 companies and asked them to furnish the details by 15th May' 09.
 
Wednesday, April 15, 2009
TAM Media Research announced the launch of TAM sports, which would cater to answering all sponsorship, advertising, brand placements and PR related queries.
 
Wednesday, April 15, 2009
The Bombay High Court slapped public broadcaster Doordarshan with fine of Rs 1 million for Plagiarising documentary film maker Anand Patwardhan's film Waves of Revolution.
Wednesday, April 15, 2009
The Election Commission of India banned any dissemination of result of opnion and exit polls of Lok Sabha by the media.
 
Tuesday, April 14, 2009
Spacetoon India launched India'a first global cartoon characters Fafa and Juno in Mumbai
 
Monday, April 13, 2009
The Supreme Court has asked Cable TV operators to stick to TRAI's tariff rates in Non-CAS area, which vary between Rs. 132-260 per month.
 
Monday, April 13, 2009
The Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards for brightest journalist in India was presented by Chief Justice of India K G Balakrishanan.
 
Sunday, April 12, 2009
Sun TV Network launched two kids channel titled Kushi Television and Chintu Television.
 
Saturday, April 11, 2009
India TV have withdrawn from the NBA after questioning the decision to penalise the channel.
 
Friday, April 10, 2009
The News Broadcasting Standards Dispute Redressal Authority (NBSDRA) slapped a fine of Rs. 1lakh on India TV and also asked to carry an apology for a report it ran in Dec. 2008.
 
Thursday, April 09, 2009
Sun Direct (P) Ltd. launched High Definition broadcast on its DTH Platform in India.
 
Monday, April 06, 2009
Religious channel Peace TV is not registered with I&B and is therefore declared illegal.
 
Monday, April 06, 2009
Network 18 acquired the investment advisory business of its group company capital 18.
 
Monday, April 06, 2009
Zee Muzic, the 24 hour music channel from Zee group has been rebranded as Zing.
 
Friday, April 03, 2009
The Union Government has given its nod to subtitled daily news for the deaf on Doordarshan.
 
Thursday, April 02, 2009
Sun Direct, DTH service provider introduced Fox International Channels in its bouquet.
 
Wednesday, April 01, 2009
The Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) asked Ten Sports to temporarily suspend its advertisement that stated "Ten Sports is the No. 1".
 
Wednesday, April 01, 2009
The Greater Guwahati Cable TV Operators association (GGCTOA) boycott the entire ZEE Package, alleging adamant and dictatorial attitude of the broadcaster.
 
Wednesday, April 01, 2009
TRAI released quarterly performance indicators of Indian Telecom Services for the quarter ending December 2008.
Source: http://cablequest.org/important-information/important-events/item/2327-april-2009.html


Source: http://cablequest.org/important-information/important-events/item/2327-april-2009.html

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