I&B sets deadline for MSOs interested in DAS phase III

NEW DELHI: All multi-system operators interested in distributing digital cable television services through the local cable operators in areas covered under phase III have been asked to apply by 21 December, this year.

Phase III Digital Addressable System comes into effect from 31 December 2015, according to the revised deadlines.

 This phase will cover all remaining Municipal Corporations and Municipalities.

 The application in Form 6 (in triplicate) duly filled in and complete in all respects along with enclosures/documents and processing fee etc., has to be submitted to the Information and Broadcasting Ministry.

 It must contain details of the company/firm, directors/key executives and shareholding pattern etc in the prescribed Proforma.

 Application can also be submitted in person during Open House Meeting held on every Tuesday between 11 AM to 12 noon after sending request by email at or .

 The application form (Form 6) and Proforma for details of company etc can be downloaded from Ministry's official websites: or www.

 Applications received after 31 December 2014 will not be accepted/entertained for phase lll areas till cutoff date of phase lll is over. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

 Queries in this regard can be addressed to or contact Section Officer (DAS) on telephone no. 011-23381478.

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