Television

Govt to study Trai's recommendations on digitisation of cable TV

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2016/03/26/TRAI.jpg?itok=_jYMDZEu

NEW DELHI: The government is examining the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) recommendations for a national plan for digitalisation of cable television.

Informing fellow parliamentarians, information and broadcasting minister Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi today said in the Lok Sabha (Lower House) that the recommendations are being studied for feasibility of implementation.

However, he gave no time frame to a government decision on this.

In September, Trai had recommended there should be a national plan for digitalisation from 1 April, 2006 till 31 March, 2010, coinciding with the holding of the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi.

The essential features of this plan are:

    Introduction of digital service in all cities/urban agglomerations with a population of over one million by 2010. All existing analogue service will continue simultaneously.

    Licensing for new entrants and automatic licensing for existing operators.

    Rationalisation of import and domestic duties by 1 April, 2006.

    Usage of entertainment tax for a consumer education programme during these four years (2006-10).

The minister also informed Lok Sabha that there were 302 instances of violations of censors) during 2005 that have come to the notice of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC

This included 104 violations in Thiruvananthapuram, 100 in Bangalore, 45 in Chennai, 22 in Delhi, 20 in Kolkata, six in Hyderabad and five in Mumbai.

The enforcement of the penal provisions of the Cinematograph Act lies with the state governments/Union Territories.

However, to strengthen the hands of the states in detecting violations of the Cinematograph Act and the federal government has evolved a scheme for appointment of private detective agencies for all the nine regions of CBFC, the minister said.

These agencies assist in checking violations by conducting raids in cinema theatres and filing of reports with the police.

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/13/zee.jpg?itok=Rw8Tfbjd
Essel Group engages Goldman Sachs to sell half its stake in Zee Entertainment

Mumbai: 13th November 2018, Subhash Chandra and family along with its advisors met in Mumbai over the Diwali weekend to undertake a strategic review of its businesses in view of the changing global media landscape. The strategic review underscored the importance of technological advancements such...

Television TV Channels GECs
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/13/sony.jpg?itok=RWws_WoP
Neville Bastawalla to take over as marketing head of SPN India sports cluster

Sony Pictures Network (SPN) has made some internal changes and handed the responsibility of heading marketing for the sports cluster to Neville Bastawalla, a source close to the development informed Indiantelevision.com.

Television TV Channels Sports
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/13/ganga.jpg?itok=dPGLZyYn
Big Ganga Sets up Safe Changing Rooms for Women During Chhath Puja

Riding on the success of multiple initiatives, ZEE Entertainment Enterprise Limited’s No. 1 Bhojpuri Channel, Big Ganga introduces a much-needed social initiative - ‘Ek Kadam Swabhiman Ki Aor’ on the occasion of one of the most popular festivals of the region, Chhath Puja.

Television TV Channels GECs
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/13/kids.jpg?itok=yvGnQLXi
Most awaited awards of the year - Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards 2018 is back, bigger than ever!

It’s time to blow the trumpets and roll out the orange carpet for Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards 2018.

Television TV Channels Kids
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/13/kumkum.jpg?itok=RCbjy0Of
Zee TV leads GEC urban in BARC week 44

Zee TV that was on the fourth position in the previous week climbed to the second position in the Hindi (U+R) genre in Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) data for week 44 of 2018.

Television TV Channels Viewership
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/12/nushka.jpg?itok=u1AhchW9
Anushka Sharma joins hands with Discovery to promote Tiger Conservation Movement

Leading Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma has joined hands with to promote a global awareness movement to save tigers from extinction.

Television TV Channels Factual @ Discovery
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/12/Untitled-1.jpg?itok=5g9OEhsK
Shemaroo Entertainment brings back the Golden Era of Nimmiji

Shemaroo Entertainment’s retro music channel Filmi Gaane launched a compilation of 35 songs of 1950’s veteran actress Nimmi by the name “SUPERHITS OF NIMMI - The Vintage Beauty”.

Television TV Channels Music and Youth
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/12/star.jpg?itok=C67XVMCc
Star India publishes RIO as per TRAI tariff order

After Supreme Court of India gave the verdict in favour of Telecom Regulatory authority of India (TRAI) in the tariff order case.

Television TV Channels GECs
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/12/cnbc.jpg?itok=L4vaERIT
CNBCTV18.com and CNBC-TV18 break new ground with launch of educational web series — Mutual Funds Simplified

CNBCTV18.com, the premium financial news digital platform, and CNBC-TV18, India’s No. 1 business new channel, will launch a new digital series named “Mutual Funds Simplified” on November 13, 2018.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories