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All TV channels asked to facilitate feed to EMMC by 25 August

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NEW DELHI: All television channels have been given a deadline of 25 August to provide one set of professional IRD for each TV channel which can give SD-SDI output (in case the channels are HD then HD-SDI output) along with one spare IRD per bouquet to the electronic media monitoring cell (EMMC).

Additionally, the pay TV broadcaster / service provider should provide viewing card (VC) with matching CAM module for interface with demodulators to decrypt and demodulate the channels over lP.

This reminder by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry is in furtherance of the earlier letter of 22 July.

The Ministry informed all TV channels that any failure to provide the module to EMMC within the time schedule will be viewed seriously.

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