Wednesday, 1 July 2009

July 2009

Friday, July 03, 2009 -- The direct-to-home service provider Big TV launched its portfolio tracking service 'iStock' in association with Reliance Money.

Thursday, July 30, 2009
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs cleared the decks for converting DD Broadcast into HDTV format as proposed by I&B ministry.
Wednesday, July 29, 2009
The Supreme Court rejected a plea for putting curbs on the media and TV channels from conducting sting operations. It held that any attempt to control and regulate the media from outside was likely to cause more harm than good.
Monday, July 27, 2009
The Delhi High Court ordered the appointment of a former senior Judge to supervise Board meeting of Prasar Bharati in the future and asked the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) to prove the alleged financial irregularities.
Monday, July 27, 2009
Star Plus sent its reply to the I&B ministry saying that its reality show ‘Sach Ka Samna’ has not violated any programming guidelines.
Friday, July 24, 2009News Broadcasting Standards ( Dispute Redressal) Authority directed NDTV India to run an apology as a scroll and also an announcement saying that it did not intend any harm to eye bank co-ordination and Research Centre (EBRC) and Arpan eye bank. 24/07/09 : aMap partnered with Eurodata to provide International TV ratings in India as well as disseminate Indian TV ratings worldwide.
Wednesday, July 22, 2009The Information & Broadcasting ministry served a show cause notice to Star Plus India for its reality show ‘Sach Ka Samna’ after Rajya Sabha member complained about it. Channel has been asked to reply by 27July09.
Tuesday, July 21, 2009IBM announced the signing of a service deal to implements and manage Customer Relationship Management related applications for Sun Direct TV.
Monday, July 20, 2009The Communications Ministry has invited bids to set-up about 28,000 wireline broadband exchanges and 6000 satellite sites. It seems a big move to enhance interne off-stake in the country.
Monday, July 20, 2009Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) launched its new service delivery platform ‘BSNL Live’- a Web portal that would offer VoD, movie streaming for its 3G customers for the first time.
Saturday, July 18, 2009North East Television(NETV) and NeHi-Fi announced a content sharing collaboration with the Assamese daily Asomiya Pratidin, to improve the quality of the channels.
Wednesday, July 15, 2009The Uttar Pradesh government decided to imose entertainment tax or Direct to Home (DTH) service providers all over the state.
Wednesday, July 15, 2009MTNL invited bids from international firms to run its fledgling third generation (3G) mobile services in Delhi and Mumbai for 10 years.
Wednesday, July 15, 2009The Delhi High Court slammed the Prasar Bharati CEO on his style of function.
Wednesday, July 15, 2009Reliance Big entertainment and Steven Seilberg’s Dream Works studio entered into a ‘joint venture’ to start movie production. The initial investment will be $ 825 million.
Tuesday, July 14, 2009Kishore Biyani – led Future TV entered into a marketing tie-up with TAG Media Network that will have an in-store television presence at over 500 retail outlets across India.
Tuesday, July 14, 2009JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav said in the Parliament that serial Balika Vadhu should be banned immediately because it promotes child marriage.
Sunday, July 12, 2009Doordarshan will broadcast live the World Badminton Championship to be held at Gachibowli stadium in Hyderabad from August 10 to 16.
Thursday, July 09, 2009DTH player Dish TV forge a partnership with online job portal to offer its job searches value added services.
Tuesday, July 07, 2009Hathway, the Multi System Operator has stopped its cable operations in Chennai due to continuously cutting of its cable by its rival (SCV).
Tuesday, July 07, 2009Government informs Parliament that despite competition from private TV channels, there was increase in net revenue of Doordarshan during the previous financial year.
Tuesday, July 07, 2009Two DTH service provider namely Dish TV and Tata Sky has decided to pass on the 5% custom duty imposed in the budget on the customers.
Tuesday, July 07, 2009The Andhra Pradesh legislative Assembly's Media Advisory Committee decided to cancel all passes issued to the print media reporters and TV network crews. A limited number of new passes would be reissued.
Monday, July 06, 2009The Central government has increased the budget outlay for the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (I&B) by 27%.
Friday, July 03, 2009Music Channel MTV run an apology scroll from 3rd July to 6 July for using abusive, Vulgar language on its show MTV Rodies for Violating Pragramme and Advertising Code.
Friday, July 03, 2009The direct-to-home service provider Big TV launched its portfolio tracking service 'iStock' in association with Reliance Money.


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