Regulators

Day 14: Mumbai joins Rs 100 crore club for FM Phase III channels

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/regulators-images/2015/08/13/radio_set_600.jpg?itok=J1DrOzLN

NEW DELHI: Mumbai finally became the third city to join the Rs 100 crore club on the fourteenth day of the e-auction for the first batch of FM Phase III cities. The cumulative provisional winning price touched around Rs 1022 crore on day 14, though the overall progress showed only mild signs of rise at the end of the 56th round.

With this, a total of 88 channels in 56 cities became provisional winning channels whose aggregate reserve price was about Rs 425 crore. Thus the summation of provisional winning prices surpassed the cumulative reserve price of the 88 channels by Rs 596.61 crore or 140.1 per cent. 

Overall, cumulative provisional winning price exceeded the total reserve price of the first batch of 135 FM channels in 69 existing cities - Rs 550.18 crore - by Rs 472.08 crore or 85.8 per cent - around three per cent above yesterday. 

While Delhi continued to show a rise, Bengaluru remained static though it was still above Mumbai where two channels were allocated to provisional winning bidders for Rs 100.94 crore each.

The Auction Activity Requirement continued to remain at 90 per cent, raised after the 37th round on 7 August. 

The thirteen cities for which bids have still not come are Asansol, Gulbarga, Mangalore, Mysore, Puducherry, Rajahmundry, Siliguri, Tiruchy, Tirunveli, Tirupati, Tuticorin, Vijaywada and Warangal.

The demand over the price in most cities fell by up to three per cent and four per cent below the excess demand at the price in 56th round in Hyderabad. 

The Percentage Price Increment (in INR) applicable for the Next Clock Round rose to five in Chennai and Mumbai but was just one in Amritsar, Chandigarh, Cochin,  Jaipur and Pune.

The highest Provisional winning price was in Delhi at Rs 167.49 crore (for just one channel), followed by Mumbai at Rs 100.94 crore, both showing marginal increase compared to yesterday. Bengaluru with Rs 106.04 crore remained static.

Among cities recording more than Rs 10 crore, it rose sizeably in Chennai at Rs 49.84 crore and Pune at Rs 41.20 crore and marginally in Jaipur at Rs 28.06 crore, Chandigarh at Rs 18.67 crore and Cochin at Rs 13.36 crore.

Besides, Bengaluru, Ahmedabad at Rs 42.68 crore, Hyderabad at Rs 18 crore, Patna at Rs 17.89 crore, Lucknow at Rs 14 crore and Nasik at Rs 10.30 crore remained static.

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/03/29/TRAI1.jpg?itok=r8Oi5eze
TRAI clears path for TV infra sharing, suggests amending independent head-end clause

The Central Government should encourage sharing of infrastructure, wherever technically feasible, in TV broadcasting distribution network services, on voluntary basis including sharing of head-end used for cable TV services and transport streams transmitting signals of TV channels, among...

Regulators TRAI
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/03/28/madaras-high-court%20%281%29.jpg?itok=30dcEsHP
TRAI extends tariff regulations execution date, Madras High court arguments to continue

Following the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India's request that its tariff regulations which were slated to come into effect on 2 April were being deferred to 2 May 2017, Star India and Vijay TV decided not to press for their pleas in view of the ongoing case in Madras hIgh Court.

Regulators TRAI
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/03/28/cinepramaan.jpg?itok=8JdUHJ7t
Online film certification starts, 33% rise in 'shoot' permission

NEW DELHI: A total of 41 shooting Permissions were given for foreign films/projects in 2016 which was approximately 33% increase over 2015. Stating this, the information and broadcasting minister M Venkaiah Naidu said his Ministry has been proactively taking initiatives to promote Ease of Doing...

Regulators I&B Ministry
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/03/25/perma1_0.jpg?itok=ONl7sQoX
Notices to several Pak TV channels for 'violations'

MUMBAI: Freedom of speech is being curtailed in the sub-continent. Media watchdog Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has issued show-cause notices to nine channels -- Waqt TV, Ab Tak TV, Channel 5, 7 News, Aaj TV, Sach TV, Roze TV, News One and Capital TV -- for airing 'fake...

Regulators I&B Ministry
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/03/24/trai1-800x800_0%20%281%29.jpg?itok=KighZfVo
TRAI rejects complaint against free promos, says consumer comes first

The Telecom Commission’s contention that free promotional offers are responsible for the industry’s falling financial health and lower licence fee payments to the government has been rejected by the regulator Telecom Regulatory Authority of India.

Regulators TRAI
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/03/24/Rjavardhan-rathor-800x800%20%282%29.jpg?itok=q1QzCcu7
No middlemen in film certification process anymore

NEW DELHI: The Indian Government has said that it has obviated the role for intermediaries/ agents in the existing as well as new online certification system. Minister of state for information and broadcasting Rajyavardhan Rathore has told the Parliament that the online system is user-friendly, and...

Regulators I&B Ministry
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/03/23/Bigg_Boss-Khatron_ke_Khiladi.jpg?itok=CERAE8EH
28 complaints against 12 TV channels about reality shows since 2006

NEW DELHI: Twelve television channels have faced action from the Information and Broadcasting Ministry for 28 complaints relating to reality shows since 2006.

Regulators I&B Ministry
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/03/23/MIB-800x800.jpg?itok=ict0XgWE
Automatic renewal of TV channels subject to fee and ten-year validity

NEW DELHI: The Government, which had said that payment of annual permission fee sixty days before the due date will by itself be sufficient permission for continuation of a channel for a further period of one year, has clarified that all the TV channels and Teleports are likely to benefit from this...

Regulators I&B Ministry
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/03/23/Rajyavardhan%20Rathore1.jpg?itok=xdCR_XOI
Eleven TV channels directed to go off air for fixed periods in last three years

NEW DELHI: Eleven television channels have been asked to suspend transmission for limited period of a minimum one day up to 30 days for violations of Programme or Advertisement Codes since 2014.

Regulators I&B Ministry

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories