Sunday, 1 July 2012

July 2012


2/7/12 -- Two petitions were filed in TDSAT, one by DigiCable and the other by a group of independent MSOs of Delhi including Delhi Distribution Company(DDC), Home Cable and other MSO(I) against TRAI’s tariff order.


30/7/12
Netherland-based broadcast technology and solutions company Exset has launched 'The India Page' initiative for the Indian cable industry with the aim to allow them to meet the challenges of digitisation.
27/8/12
Travel Trendz TV, an international TV channel dedicated to the cause of promoting world travel and tourism in its true perspective, has seen its official launched in Bengaluru.
27/7/12
ASSOCHAM organized a meeting on Cross Media Holding.
26/7/12
Department of Information Technology organized a meeting on making Indian CAS.
23/7/12
P.K. Tiwari and Anand Tiwari the two directors of Mahuaa Media were arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation in New Delhi for allegedly using forged documents to procure loans of nearly `1 billion from three nationalised banks.
20/7/12
TV channels advised by BCCC to restraint in depiction of animals in programmes, specially in reality show.
19/7/12
A delegation of Tamilnadu Cable TV Service Providers Association led by SPK.Goguldoss : State President,TCSPA, SK.Bhaskar : State General Secretary,TCSPA.,D.Dhairiyanathan : State Treasurer,TCSPA.& V.Subramanian : The Chairman, M/s Akshaya Diginet Cable Vision Private Limited,Chennai met I&B Minister Ambika Soni and brief her about the digitalization preparedness in Tamil nadu.
18/7/12
Broadcasters including Star India, Zee News Ltd and Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) have filed a petition in the Delhi High Court challenging the extension of digitisation deadline from to 1 November in the four Metros.
17/7/12
The Madras HC ordered that the Tamil Nadu Arasu Cable TV Corporation should not open, until further orders, price bids for fixing carriage fee and allotment slots for satellite FTA and pay channels in its cable TV service in the State. (except Chennai.)
16/7/12
13th meeting of the Task Force held in New Delhi. The meeting was chaired by the Addl. Secretary (I&B).
12/7/12
Japanese media conglomerate Dentsu is buying out UK-based Aegis Media Group for a whopping $4.9 billion.
12/7/12
DD declined to telecast the Indo-Sri Lanka bilateral cricket series which coincides with the London Olympics that will see the largest ever Indian contingent taking part in the world's biggest sporting event starting from 27th July12.
12/7/12
The Advertising Standard Council of India (ASCI) found 9 ads alongwith Tata Sky's print ad stating 'Cable is just a Dabba' as unfairly denigrating other products. The direct-to-home (DTH) operator was referring to the cable set-top boxes (STBs) as 'dabba' implying that it was of non standard or poor quality box, which is not the fact.
11/7/12
The Press Council of India has decided to institute its own 'National Awards for Excellence in Journalism'. Among the categories under which the Press Council has instituted the awards are the Raja Rammohan Roy National Award for Excellence in Journalism, which would carry a cash component of `100,000.
9/7/12
A task force being set up by the Human Resource Development Ministry at the initiative of the Information and Broadcasting Ministry to find ways to check the unethical mushrooming of media schools all over the country.
8/7/12
I&B ministry has come out with new cable rules under which multi-system operators (MSOs) and local cable operators (LCOs) can lose their license if they fail to provide data on digitisation sought by the government.
6/7/12
Viacom Inc signed an exclusive licensing agreement with Eros International Media for new and forthcoming releases.
5/7/12
Time Warner has upped its stake from 40 per cent to 49.9 per cent in Bermuda-based media and entertainment company Central European Media Enterprises for approximately $90.8 million.
4/7/12
The fourth edition of Champions League T20 will feature four IPL teams with Mumbai Indians, Kolkata Knight Riders, Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Daredevils.
4/7/12
Sahara One has decided to have Colors as its simulcast partner for its expensive singing reality show Sur-Kshetra, making it the first occasion in India that two Hindi GEC from rival companies have tied up to telecast a show together.
3/7/12
Jaya TV has scooped the television rights of Tamil language for the Rajinikanth starrer action-adventure film, Kochadaiyaan.
3/7/12
The competition watchdog (CCI) imposed a fine of `84 million on Fast Way Group for misusing its dominant position in Punjab and Chandigarh in violation of the provisions of the Competition Act, 2002. The order was passed pursuant to investigation carried out by the Director General of CCI on a complaint filed by Kansan News.
2/7/12
12th meeting of the Task Force was held in New Delhi. The meeting was chaired by the Addl. Secretary (I&B).
2/7/12
Two petitions were filed in TDSAT, one by DigiCable and the other by a group of independent MSOs of Delhi including Delhi Distribution Company(DDC), Home Cable and other MSO(I) against TRAI’s tariff order.
Source: http://cablequest.org/important-information/important-events/item/2284-july-2012.html


Source: http://cablequest.org/important-information/important-events/item/2284-july-2012.html

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