view of this, the Ministry has decided to amend the Cable
Television Network Rule, 1995 (Cable Rules) making it obligatory
for every cable operator and Multi-system Operator (MSO) to
provide correct and timely information to the Ministry as
and when it is sought for."
to MIB, the timely availability of accurate data with regard
to the seeding of STBs by service providers is critical for
digital switch over within the timeframe as well as for taking
mid-course corrections if necessary.
the Cable Television Network Rule, 1995(Second Amendment)
Rule, 2012, a new rule, namely, rule 10A Obligation to furnish
information, has been inserted making it mandatory for MSOs
and cable operators to provide information as and when it
is sought for by the Central Government or State Government
or authorised officer or any agency of the Central Government.