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TDSAT directs Zee Sports to restore Incable feed

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MUMBAI: The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) has directed Zee Turner Ltd to restore the feed of Zee Sports to Incablenet.

Incablenet, on its part, will have to deposit a sum of Rs 2 million with the tribunal. The matter will come up for hearing again on 10 October.

TDSAT has asked Incablenet to, meanwhile, negotiate with Zee Turner and try to conclude the subscription agreement by 10 October. If both the parties fail to conclude a mutually acceptable agreement by then, the tribunal will finally hear the matter and decide the issue.

Zee Turner raised an apprehension that Incablenet may choose not to enter into an agreement after the DLF cricket tri-series which ends on 24 September. The MSO may get away by paying just a month's subscription. "The TDSAT has asked us to raise the issue on 10 October, depending upon factual matrix," says a Zee Turner spokesperson.

Following TDSAT's interim order today, Zee Sports will be available on Incablenet's network in Mumbai, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Nagpur, Nashik and Baroda. For Bangalore, Incablenet already has an agreement with the sports channel.

Incablenet had earlier moved the TDSAT, arguing that Zee Turner had not served 21-day notice before blacking out the signals of Zee Sports. Zee Turner, which distributes Zee Sports, had submitted its reply yesterday.

Zee Sports, which has the exclusive rights to the DLF tri-series, has been asking several cable operators to enter into commercial agreements for carrying the pay channel on their networks. The sports channel is priced at Rs 10 a month per subscriber.

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