Thursday, 1 September 2011

September 2011


1/9/11 -- MSM launched its music channel Sony Mix.


28/9/11India and China are the most poorly regulated markets for pay TV, says a report from the Cable and Satellite Broadcasting Association of Asia (CASBAA).
28/9/11The Information and Broadcasting Ministry is actively working with the Health and Family Welfare Ministry to find ways to prevent glamourisation of smoking in cinema and television.
28/9/11Shemaroo Entertainment is planning to raise `1.15 billion via an initial public offering (IPO). Shemaroo has filed its draft red herring prospectus (DRHP) with the Securities & Exchange Board of India (Sebi).
26/9/11The government is working on an ordinance to speed up digitisation of the cable and satellite television industry.
26/9/11Leeladhar Mandloi, a senior officer of the Indian Broadcasting (Programme) Service, has been made the Director General of All India Radio.
26/9/11The News Broadcasters Association (NBA) has put a bar on live telecast of any fresh footage from general entertainment channels, even as it says that a Designated News Broadcaster may broadcast a maximum of eight minutes of 'Fresh GE Footage per News Day', though it may be repeated as specified.
21/9/11NDTV Group executive vice chairman KVL Narayan Rao has been re-appointed president of the News Broadcasters Association (NBA) for 2011-12.
20/9/11Ten Sports has bagged the television production and broadcasting rights of the Mena Golf Tour.
20/9/11Star India chief executive officer Uday Shankar has been re-elected president of the Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) for the second term.
16/9/11WWE is getting its mobile content to India. For this purpose, it has tied up with gaming company, UTV Indiagames.
15/9/11The Election Commission of India has asked the Centre to impose a minimum punishment of two years to anyone found guilty of indulging in the malaise of paid news.
14/9/11The Tamil Nadu assembly passed a Bill to impose 30% entertainment tax on DTH and 25% tax on IPL cricket being played in Chennai.
13/9/11The Broadcast Content Complaints Council (BCCC) has adjourned hearing on complaints relating to UTV Bindass' reality show Emotional Atyachaar, as the matter is sub judice before Delhi High Court.
12/9/11Kaleidescape has launched an application for iPad, which introduces a new way to browse and select movies and music.
9/9/11Zee-controlled Taj Television Limited has renewed the Cricket South Africa (CSA) television rights for a period of eight years. The agreement with Taj Television covers the South African Cricket seasons from 2012/13 through to 2019/20.
7/9/11Prime Focus Technologies (PFT) has launched a new enterprise-class iPad Application.
6/9/11Sports Minister Ajay Maken said that The Parliament was informed that a case has been registered against the former chief executive officer of Prasar Bharati BS Lalli and a private individual in the case of award of contract by Prasar Bharati to a private company for telecast of the Commonwealth Games last year.
6/9/11Internet giant Google has acquired the digital coupons and incentives platform Zave Networks for an undisclosed amount.
5/9/11
UTV Software Communication said that its shareholders have agreed for voluntary delisting of equity shares from the stock exchanges.
5/9/11Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting S Jagathrakshakan admitted in Parliament that 19 state governments had been asked to allocate land free of cost to AIR for setting up the AIR FM channels.
5/9/11Doordarshan has successfully e-auctioned and allotted 26 slots to private broadcasters on the country's only free-to-air direct-to-home platform DD Direct Plus, bringing in `630 million.
5/9/11A CBI team from Hyderabad arrested the co-owners of Kannada news channel Janashree News, Galli Janaradhana Reddy and his brother-in-law BV Srinivasa Reddy. Janashree News started operations on 18 February this year.
3/9/11Doordarshan has begun arbitration proceedings against 84 agencies to get back a sum of `2.93 billion.
3/9/11Agra-based multi-system operator Sea TV is upgrading its infrastructure so that it can enhance its channel offerings.
2/9/11The Government has clarified that there is no proposal to make any changes in the Programme or Advertisement Codes stipulated under the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act 1995.
1/9/11MSM launched its music channel Sony Mix.
Source: http://cablequest.org/important-information/important-events/item/2300-september-2011.html


Source: http://cablequest.org/important-information/important-events/item/2300-september-2011.html

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