Friday, 1 July 2011

July 2011

2/7/11 -- Cartoon Network announced a joint agreement with Singapore's MDA to launch Snaptoons .

29/7/11
TDSAT said Prasar Bharati is 'best equipped' to decide which channel should form part of its DTH bouquet so as to attract viewers and at the same time discharge its duties under Section 12 of the Prasar Bharati Act.
28/7/11
Prasar Bharti held its e-auctions for DD Direct Plus slots successfully with a new software company.
23/7/11
The first meeting of the 18-member Task Force constituted to oversee and facilitate the implementation of digital addressable cable TV systems in the country held in New Delhi.
23/7/11
Tata Sky, in association with Ryz Media launched an app that enables subscribers to user their iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch as a universal remote.
22/7/11
TRAI issued the consultation paper suo-motu focusing on future looking regulatory framework for provisioning of MVAS.
19/7/11
While facing the parliamentary committee Rupert Murdoch admitted that News of the World had been “caught with dirty hands”.
19/7/11
Asianet News Network (ANN) acquired a 51 per cent stake in Kannada Prabha, the New Indian Express Group's leading Kannada daily newspaper.
19/7/11
ESPN Star Sports announced the launch of ESPN HD and Star Cricket HD, India's first 24x7 High Definition sports channels.
18/7/11
The Copyright Board has been reconstituted with Justice Ramesh Chandra Chopra (retired) as the Chairman.
18/7/11
Airtel digital TV, the DTH service from Bharti Airtel, has added 41 new channels to its bouquet.
18/7/11
BSNL announced joining with Sai InfoSystem (India) Ltd. (SIS) to launch the first of its kind VOIP services in India.
18/7/11
Neo Sports has acquired the rights for the Rugby World Cup that takes place from 9 September -23 October in New Zealand.
15/7/11
India's PSLV-C17 successfully launched the ISRO's GSAT12 communication satellite.
15/7/11
Sun18 Media Service North, ESPN Software India, Neo Sports Broadcast, Zee Turner, Star Den Media and Taj Television India have been directed by the TRAI to adhere to the tariff order when charging from DTH and IPTV operators.
14/7/11
Chief Justice Dipak Misra of the Delhi High Court has decided to see two recent episodes of the reality show Emotional Atyachar on UTV Bindass, following a petition that it is vulgar and obscene.
13/7/11
The Department of Telecomm wants Supreme Court to direct Sun Direct, the DTH venture promoted by the Kalanithi Maran family, to pay an annual licence fee according to the licence agreement.
13/7/11
News Corp announced that it no longer intends to make an offer for the entire share capital of UK pay-TV BSkyB.
13/7/11
Kalanithi Maran received police summons in connection with cheating cases lodged against the Sun Pictures.
13/7/11
STAR CJ Alive announced its entry into the new market of Uttar Pradesh to begin its distribution.
12/7/11
Neo Sports acquired the rights for the tennis Grand Slam event for five years, beginning 2012.
11/7/11
You Broadband deployed Ruckus Wireless' managed Wi-Fi service offering within Mumbai's international airport.
9/7/11
Online gaming portal Zapak.com announced the launch of Zapak Plus, which is its first subscription gaming service.
7/7/11
One97 Communications' subsidiary, paytm.com launched recharges for direct-to-home (DTH) television subscribers.
7/7/11
The Union Cabinet has approved auctions for the third phase of FM radio privatization. The government expects to earn `17.33 billion from auctioning the radio licences, Information & Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni said.
7/7/11
NDS announced that NDS Studio Design has received the Red Dot Product Design Award for the new remote control.
6/7/11
FICCI and the Korean Creative Content Agency (KOCCA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in a bid to boost media and entertainment business partnership between India and Korea.
6/7/11
In response to a PIL filed by Mukesh Sharma that challenges a promo of Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC 4) for insulting and maligning the slogan ''Tum mujhe khoon do, main tumhe azadi doonga'' coined by Subhash Chandra Bose, the Bombay High Court has issued notices to Amitabh Bachchan and Sony Entertainment Television.
5/7/11
Star India acquired the exclusive satellite TV telecast rights for the movie Ra.1 for `350 million.
5/7/11
Asiasat announced that Ary Digital Network has signed a new agreement for one 36 MHz C-band transponder on AsiaSat 3S.
5/7/11
Saregama India has taken a 10 per cent stake in Timbre Media, a company floated by ex-WorldSpace Radio employees.
4/7/11
Bigadda.com has gave in to the competition. The company announced the discontinuation of the social media services.
3/7/11
Following up on a two-year-old complaint filed by producer Selvaraj of Kandhan Films, Sun Pictures CEO Hansraj Saxena was arrested in Tamil Nadu on his return from Hyderabad.
2/7/11
Discovery got government permission to launch four channels but it would take over a year before starting their run in India.
2/7/11
Bhojpuria TV channel launched in hindi heartland.
2/7/11
Cartoon Network announced a joint agreement with Singapore's MDA to launch Snaptoons .
Source: http://cablequest.org/important-information/important-events/item/2302-july-2011.html

Source: http://cablequest.org/important-information/important-events/item/2302-july-2011.html

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