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Mavis to restore Jaya signals to Asianet in October: TDSAT

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NEW DELHI: Mavis Satcom Ltd has been directed by the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal to restore the connection to Asianet Satellite Communication Ltd from 1 October 2016.

Before that, Mavis and Asianet will sign the interconnect agreement, member B B Srivastava said in his directive of 19 September 2016.

Listing the matter for 18 October, the Tribunal however made clear that this would be without prejudice to the rights and contentions of either party.

The Tribunal was informed by the Mavis that the Jaya TV signals are now being supplied only on HD format and according ot Mavis’ communication to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, the rate is Rs 40 per subscriber per month. With regard to other three channels - Jaya Plus, JMOVIE and JAYAMAX - the rates of Mavis as per existing published RIO are Rs 1.68, Rs 2 .52 and Rs 2.52 respectively per subscriber per month.

Mavis counsel Meet Malhotra submitted that their RIO is under updation and would be published on their website soon.

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