Saturday, 1 May 2010

May 2010


1/5/10 -- Ending a four-month of blackout, ESPN Star Sports re-joins Digicable Network.


31/5/10
TRAI convenes open-house meet with stakeholders to discuss tariff related issues in the cable TV sector.
28/5/10
DEN Networks leaves its competitor Hathway behind to become the biggest multi-system operator (MSO) of the country in terms of revenue.
28/5/10
Leading multi-system operator (MSO) Wire and Wireless (India) Limited (WWIL) alleges its competitors for cutting the former’s cable lines in Delhi-NCR region.
28/5/10
For the first time, the search engine giant Google issues a list of ‘Most Searched Brands’ in India.
27/5/10
Dish TV announces the launch of High Definition (HD) Service - Dish Tru HD.
26/5/10
The Excise Department of Delhi Government slaps a penalty of 25 percent of the total tax dues on DTH players Tata Sky and Airtel Digital.
25/5/10
The digital set top box (STB) manufacturer Pace emerges as the numero uno company to ship STBs globally to pay-TV customers in 2009.
25/5/10
The auction for Bandwidth Access (BWA) commences.
24/5/10
Asia Broadcast Satellite acquires Koreasat-3, a Lockheed Martin A2100 spacecraft which was launched in September 1999.
24/5/10
India’s leading English daily Hindustan Times is now available on iPhone.
23/5/10
A report by the International research firm In-Stat forecasts that Asia will takeover North America as the largest satellite market in 2010.
22/5/10
Facebook withdraws Prophet Mohammad page encouraging people to post the photo of Prophet Mohammad for which it was banned in Pakistan.
21/5/10
The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting asks Google, Yahoo and MSN not to post the ad links related to sex-determination tests.
20/5/10
Google Inc launches “Google TV” along with its partners Sony Corp and Intel Corp.
20/5/10
Facebook launches its mobile edition – 0.facebook.com.
19/5/10
The Foreign Investment Promotions Board (FIPB) clears Asianet Communications’ proposal to induct Rs 4250 million into the company. Star India Holding has also got approval to infuse Rs 3,240 million in order to acquire 49 per cent share holding stake in TS Investments Ltd, which in turn will acquire shares of Tata Sky Ltd, a DTH joint venture with Tata.
19/5/10
The 3G auctions get complete after a period of 34 days and 184 rounds of bidding, rakes-in more than Rs 67,000 crore for the Government.
18/5/10
NDS announces to treble its investment in China.
18/5/10
A Prague-based IP- based video asset management company KIT Digital announces to acquire the Asian video asset manager Benchmark Systems.
18/5/10
YouTube celebrates 5th anniversary.
 
17/5/10
A local court in Chandigarh issues a notice to the Information and Braodacsting Ministry over nudity on TV.
16/5/10
The well known Tamil actress Khushboo dropped by Jaya TV as an anchor after she had joined DMK, a rival political party of Jayalaitha’s AIADMK.
15/5/10
TDSAT seminar held in Shimla.
13/5/10
What’s On India announces its association with Star Plus as an exclusive content partner for a dance reality show - Zara Nach Ke Dikha.
13/5/10
Wikipedia dons an all new look along with new features.
 
12/5/10
Microsoft Corporation India Private Limited announces the launch of the latest version of its office application – MS Office 2010.
11/5/10
Indi Media announces to re-launch NewsX with a new brand identity of IMN News (Independent Media Network News).
 
11/5/10
Ministry of Information & Broadcasting sets-up a committee under the chairmanship of FICCI Director General Amit Mitra to review the existing TRP system.
11/5/10
Gmail experiences a worldwide crash for the first time since its inception. 
10/5/10
Veteran actor Mac Mohan who was immortalized with his character of Sambha in the movie Sholay dies of Cancer in Mumbai.
10/5/10
Information and Broadcasting Ministry announces to increase the ambit of Journalists Welfare Fund to include the electronic media journalists into the scheme as well.
8/5/10
Reliance Communications announces to roll out its IPTV services in Delhi and Mumbai in the next three months.
7/5/10
Nokia files fifth patent infringement case against Apple Inc in the Federal District Court in the Western District of Wisconsin (USA).
6/5/10
Big Entertainment Ltd acquires a majority stake in International film distribution company IM Global.
6/5/10
Minister of State for Communication & Information Technology Sachin Pilot launches the India office of the International Standardization Body - World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).
5/5/10
Sahara Samay reporter Ajay Tiwari, 34, died in a fire which broke out at a factory in Dabri in South-west Delhi.
5/5/10
NDS, the leading provider of technology solutions for digital pay-TV announces that it has signed a new agreement with Hathway to boost its digital cable TV subscriber base.
3/5/10
NDTV calls off the deal with the US based Scripps Networks Interactive for offloading its 69 percent stakes in NDTV Lifestyle Ltd.
3/5/10
MTS launches its mobile TV application in Indian market.
1/5/10
The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) orders the BBC to cease its Urdu News bulletins on its 24 partner FM radio stations.
1/5/10
Ending a four-month of blackout, ESPN Star Sports re-joins Digicable Network.
Source: http://cablequest.org/important-information/important-events/item/2315-may-2010.html


Source: http://cablequest.org/important-information/important-events/item/2315-may-2010.html

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