TDSAT asks MSO to pay Rs 6 lakh and reconcile accounts with Indiacast UTV

NEW DELHI: Vishal Cable Network has been directed by the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal to pay Rs six lakh in two installments to lndiacast UTV Media Distribution Pvt.Ltd by 5 August 2016.

In his order on 28 July 2016, member B B Srivastava had said the first installment of Rs three lakh would be paid immediately and the next Rs three lakh by % August 2016, by which date the two sides should meet and reconcile their accounts.

Indiacast Counsel Kunal Tandon told the Tribunal that the signals had been disconnected on 15 June 2016 and the arrears had mounted to Rs 9,12•,935.

Fixing the matter for 30 August 2016, the Tribunal said The respondent is also directed toundertake audit of the system of the petitioner and complete it by the next date fixed.

Earlier, Vishal Cable counsel Vikram Singh submiteds he did not appear on 3 Jue 2016 as no notice was given by the Registry due to inadvertence. As a result, the Tribunal had recalled theinterim protection granted to the petitioner by the order of 19 August last year.

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