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MSOs Sun & Prabhu Cable resolve dispute on allegations of piracy

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NEW DELHI: Sun Distribution Services Pvt Ltd has informed the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Arbitration Tribunal (TDSAT) that it will not take any steps against Prabhu Cable Network on allegations of piracy.

Both multi system operators (MSOs) also informed the Tribunal that they had agreed to treat the provisional interconnect agreement agreed into at the instance of the Tribunal as a final agreement.

TDSAT chairman Justice Aftab Alam and members Kuldip Singh and B B Srivastava accordingly treated the petition by Prabhu Cable Network as withdrawn.

The Tribunal by orders of 6 July and 4 August had directed Sun Distribution to enter into the provisional interconnect agreement with the petitioner and to supply its signals to it until final disposal of the matter.

During the pendency of the matter, the parties have come to terms and Sun said it was willing to treat the provisional interconnect agreement as the final agreement.

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