Tuesday, 1 September 2009

September 2009

Tuesday, September 1, 2009 -- TRAI further extended the date for submission of information by the stakeholders for tariff issues for Cable TV services in Non-CAS area till 22 September' 09.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009
The Supreme Court asked TRAI to complete its exercise to fix tariff for the DTH services by 15 January 2010.
Tuesday, September 29, 2009I&B Minister Ms Ambika Soni has written a letter to all the States and Union Territories seeking their views on draft Broadcasting Services Regulation Bill.
Wednesday, September 23, 2009UTV Software Communication sent legal notices to Adlabs Film, demanding compensation of Rs 50 crore for allegedly facilitating piracy of the film 'What's your Rashee'.
Wednesday, September 23, 2009The government approved 13 foreign direct Investment projects worth Rs. 393.62 crore including a proposal of Dish TV.
Tuesday, September 22, 2009The CEO of 365 Din Channel, Amal Jain has been arrested on charges of fraud and blackmail.
Sunday, September 20, 2009To propagate the Hindu ideology, VHP launched Web TV, ie. www.vhp.in by VHP International President Ashok Singhal in Chennai.
Saturday, September 19, 2009I&B miniter Ms. Ambika Soni met the representatives of Broadcast Editors Association over the content code issue.
Saturday, September 19, 2009Katyayani, India's first TV channel, dedicated to Mother Goddess was launched by Delhi CM Smt. Sheila Dixit in the presence of Mr. JK Srivastava MD of Veecon Group, in New Delhi.
Friday, September 18, 2009I&B Addl. Secretary Mr. Uday Kumar Verma met Cable Operators Led by Mrs. Roop Sharma, President, Cofi over the Broadcasting Bill in New Delhi.
Thursday, September 17, 2009ESPN Star Sports inked bulk deals with advertisers worth Rs. 500 Crore for the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy.
Wednesday, September 16, 2009BSNL joined hands with HCL Info Systems to launch the National Broadband Penetration Programme to accelerate proliferation of information technology.
Tuesday, September 15, 2009SIndiatimes.com and Dish TV entered into a strategic tie-up to offer mobile interactive services called Mobile Active to viewers.
Tuesday, September 15, 2009Doordarshan celebrated Golden Jubilee of its telecast.
Tuesday, September 15, 2009Multi System Operators Association (MSOA) of Tamil Nadu called for extending the CAS for cable entertainment throughout the state, said B.Jayaraman President in press Conference in Chennai. At present, it is available only in Chennai.
Monday, September 14, 2009I&B minister Ms. Ambika Soni met the representative of IBF and NBA over the content code issue in New Delhi.
Friday, September 11, 2009The general public/Cable operators/MSO and all concerned were informed that NewsX channel shall be converted from pay channel to FTA w.e.f. 10th Oct' 09.
Friday, September 11, 2009BSNL issued a new tender for its franchisee-based WiMax project with changes in the terms and conditions including allowing International operators to bid for the contract.
Thursday, September 10, 2009Tata Tele Services Ltd. (TTSL) launched its mobile broadband internet device 'Photon Plus' in Lucknow.
Thursday, September 10, 2009Karnataka State Cable operators Association (KSCOA) decided not to telecast the Karnataka Premier League cricket match over sudden increase in the annual fee, just ahead of the KPL matches by ESPN-Star Sports. Those who refused to show the two sports channels were ACT, Citi Cable, Hathway, Amogh and Digicable.
Thursday, September 10, 2009US-Based Bloomberg Television joined hands with business news channel UTV as Bloomberg UTV.
Thursday, September 10, 2009The ESPN-Star Sports launched its new on-air presentation across the Asian Network.
Tuesday, September 8, 2009Malaika Arora and Amrita Rao launch the new reality show 'Perfect Brides' of STAR Plus at a press conference in Mumbai.
Tuesday, September 8, 2009Sun Direct (P) Ltd., the DTH service provider crossed 4 million subscriber base.
Monday, September 7, 2009When organisers called off the audition, Chaos erupted at the Kamani Auditorium in Delhi. More than 2,000 fans stormed the audition for Sony Entertainment Television's Dance Premier League, a reality show.
Monday, September 7, 2009UAE based Etisalat DB Telecom joined hands with Tech Mahindra to roll-out telecom service across 15 circles in India.
Monday, September 4, 2009TRAI filed an interlocutory application in Supreme Court seeking time to complete the tariff norms for DTH and non-CAS area only by 31st December 2009. A Bench comprising Mr. Justice BN Aggrawal and Mr. Justice GS Singhvi, adjourned the hearing of the matter to September 30.
Monday, September 4, 2009Uttar Pradesh government issued a notification regarding change in Entertainment Tax being charged on Cinema tickets, Cable TV and DTH services. According to the notification issued by the Principal Secretary Tax and Registration. Mr. Desh Deepak Varma, the new rates have come into effect from today.
Tuesday, September 1, 2009TRAI further extended the date for submission of information by the stakeholders for tariff issues for Cable TV services in Non-CAS area till 22 September' 09.
Source: http://cablequest.org/important-information/important-events/item/2322-september-2009.html

Source: http://cablequest.org/important-information/important-events/item/2322-september-2009.html

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