Thursday, 10 September 2015

TDSAT Seminar At Nainital Held at ATI, Nainital, Uttarakhand on 22 August 2015 Broadcast Industry does not run on Principles and Good trade practices- Chairperson TDSAT

If  there is any organisation sincerely working for the success of digitalisation in the country, it is the industry Tribunal, TDSAT. The Tribunal is the only organisation creating maximum awareness among the stakeholders and consumers regarding implementation of Digitisation. 

TRAI Tariff orders to be revamped 27.5 percent inflation linked tariff hike set aside

All Tariff Orders of TRAI for television distribution services are in for a revision, thanks to the Supreme Court declining to stay the order of the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) setting aside the amendments in two tariff orders, which had sought to put an inflation-linked hike of 27.5 per cent on addressable and non-addressable systems.

TRAI Releases Telecom Consumers Protection Regulations, 2015

Consumer is most confused regarding his billing of data usage by telecom and mobile operators. TRAI, the sector regulator has issued new regulations to keep a check on this.

No More Security Clearance for MSOs Provisional MSOs to get 10-year licences in due course

The Home Ministry has last month officially informed the Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Ministry that it will not insist on security clearance for multi system operators (MSOs) for digital addressable television for cable television.

A little known studio creates ‘Baahubali’ Grandeur

Makuta VFX, a studio from Hyderabad has taken the whole world of animation and VFX by storm, creating the biggest blockbuster in India. Cable Quest reached Hyderabad to bring this first hand information about the studio that has become world famous with the unprecedented success of ‘Baahubali’

TRAI Open House becomes a battleground for stakeholders

The Open House Discussion (OHD) on commercial tariffs held on 18 August at PHD Chambers of Commerce at Delhi, became a battleground between broadcasters and distribution platform, with broadcasters demanding more revenue from commercial establishment and distribution companies wanting no distinction between commercial and domestic subscribers.

RIO – A big hurdle in Digitisation

The published RIO rates are often used as a means to arm-twist the distribution platforms from going the RIO way and to dissuade the end consumer from being able to make a-la-carte choices as per his/her preferences.

'Mann Ki Baat ' On Digitisation

It is surprising that mandatory digitisation that touches 160 million TV households or 800 million people in the country has not come under PM's scrutiny.

Telangana sets December 31 deadline for cable TV to go digital

Cable TV industry in the south saw the latest technologies at display at the Cable Net Expovision 2015, held at the Hitex ground, Hyderabad, 12-14 August.

TRAI Gets a New Chief Ram Sewak Sharma takes charge

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) announced last month that Mr. R.S.Sharma has taken over as Chairman, w.e.f. 10th of August, 2015. Ram Sewak Sharma is a 1978-batch IAS officer of Jharkhand cadre.

Can Mind Control Machines

Not only control machines through mind, last month Scientists achieved the first remote human-to-human brain interface, when Rajesh Rao sent a brain signal over the Internet that moved the hand of colleague Andrea Stocco—even though Stocco was sitting all the way across the University of Washington's campus.

Can Infrastructure be Shared in Broadcasting Sector

Broadcasting Industry today has grown to an enormous size in the country. Each Distribution Platform Operator (DPO) retransmits on an ave...