Tuesday, 1 June 2010

June 2010

1/6/10 -- leading Bollywood music channel B4U Music launched in Africa.

30/6/10
TRAI comes-up with recommendations on FDI in Broadcasting sector.
29/6/10
Internet search giant Google announces to stop re-directing its users in China to Hong Kong.
27/6/10
Reliance Infra and GTL announce to merge themselves to create world’s largest telecom Infrastructure company.
27/6/10
I&B Minister Ambika Soni announces that DD Direct is all set to carry 100 channels on its platform by the end of this fiscal year.
27/6/10
The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) issues notice to sports broadcaster ESPN Star Sports over the signal row.
26/6/10
I&B Minister Ambika Soni says that her ministry is mulling the idea of bringing DTH under the purview of HITS scheme.
24/6/10
India’s leading movie library Eros India seals a multi-year movie licensing deal with Star Network.
23/6/10
Bharti Airtel’s DTH arm Airtel Digital TV launches HD service for as low as Rs 2250.
23/6/10
Google wins against the $1 billion copyright lawsuit filed by Viacom as a US court has rejected the latter’s allegations on Google’s video sharing website YouTube of allowing copyrighted video content on it without Viacom’s permission.
22/6/10
I&B Ministry asks all community radio stations that have either signed Grant of Permission Agreement (GoPA) or received letters of intent (LoI) from the Ministry to submit their up-do-date status report to the ministry.
21/6/10
Anil Ambani owned Reliance ADAG sets-up a joint venture with US’s CBS to launch an array of TV channels in South Asia.
18/6/10
 ESS signs deals with DTH players Tata Sky and Airtel Digital to bring to their viewers the FIFA World Cup and Wimbledon in HD format.
16/6/10
9XM, the Bollywood music channel begins its live streaming on its new website www.9xm.in.
16/6/10
ESPN Star Sports files police complaints against Last-mile Cable Operators (LCOs) in Gujarat for piracy of signals during FIFA World Cup.
15/6/10
 Star India announces to launch 24x7 shopping channel by August, this year.
15/6/10
FIPB approves proposals to increase foreign stakes from Hindustan Media Ventures and Turmeric Vision besides three other proposals.
14/6/10
Tata Sky launches HD service at Rs 2,599.
14/6/10
The board of directors of Reliance Communications approves an equity stake sale of up to 26% to private equity investors.
14/6/10
With Shakira and her ‘Waka Waka’, a track selected from her album ‘Listen-Up’ as official FIFA World Cup 2010 anthem, Sony Music Entertainment teamed up with popular music channel 9XM.
12/6/10
Hathway Cable & Datacom sets the revenue target of Rs 10 billion to be achieved by the end of this fiscal.
12/6/10
Kalanithi Maran buys 37.75 percent stakes in SpiceJet, the second largest low-fare carrier in India
11/6/10
TDSAT sets aside TRAI’s regulation of charging three to five times higher cable charges from hotels than that from domestic consumers.
11/6/10
The BWA auctions bring-in a revenue of Rs 385 billion to the exchequer.
10/6/10
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has issued a consultation paper on 'National Broadband Plan' to prop-up the broadband penetration in India.
10/6/10
The Delhi High Court rejects DTH operator Tata Sky’s petition seeking an urgent hearing of its case against sports broadcaster ESPN over providing high-definition (HDF) signals.
9/6/10
The Securities and Exchange Board of India finds Adlabs founder, Mr Manmohan Shetty, guilty of insider trading and slaps a fine of Rs 1 crore on him.
9/6/10
Colors inks a deal with Reliance Big Pictures for over Rs 500 million to acquire the TV rights of 30 movies.
8/6/10
Bharti Airtel increases its stake in Bharti Telemedia, the subsidiary company that holds the DTH, broadband, wireline and IPTV businesses.
7/6/10
UTV re-brands itself with the new logo and feel.
5/6/10
Colors sends a legal notice to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) stating that the latter has violated the contract signed between them for a reality show.
4/6/10
The latest Nielsen Global Online Survey puts India in the Top 10 list of nations that watch Soccer World Cup 2010.
4/6/10
Minister of state in Communications & IT ministry, Gurudas Kamat removed from the telecom department.
3/6/10
In a first-of-its-kind application of social networking site, Disney starts selling tickets for ‘Toy Story 3’ on Facebook.
2/6/10
India Gaming Championship 2010 launched by Zapak.com.
1/6/10
DQE (International) enters into a three-year licensing deal with Europe’s leading licensing agency – The Copyright Promotions Licensing Group (CPLG).
1/6/10
One of the world’s largest comic book libraries – Liquid Comics starts digitizing its comic books based on Indian characters.
1/6/10
leading Bollywood music channel B4U Music launched in Africa.
Source: http://cablequest.org/important-information/important-events/item/2314-june-2010.html

Source: http://cablequest.org/important-information/important-events/item/2314-june-2010.html

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