had earlier listed for 25 August a petition by IndusInd Media
and Communications Ltd (IMCL) in this regard, even as it permitted
news broadcasters NDTV, Time Global (holding company of Times
Now), India TV, TV Today, Total TV, and News Broadcaster's
Association (NBA), Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF), and
other broadcasters to be a party to it. However, it said the
broadcasters' impleadment would be subject to the objections
raised by IMCL.
has approached the broadcast tribunal opposing the sector
regulators new revenue sharing mechanism. In its petition,
Digicable said Trais tariff order is "unjust, unfair,
unreasonable, arbitrary, irrational, and discriminatory"
and is tilted towards the broadcasters. According to the Trai
tariff order, charges collected from the subscription of paid
channels or bouquet of paid channels shall be shared in the
ratio of 65:35 between MSO and the local cable operator respectively.