TDSAT directs MSO to pay Rs 40 lakh to ZEEL within a week, stays disconnection

NEW DELHI: Darsh Digital Network Ltd has been directed by the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal to pay Rs 40 lakh to Zee Entertainment Enterprise Ltd within ten days.

Staying the disconnection notice by ZEEL, the broadcaster was yesterday directed to file it's reply on issues which includes the issue of refund of amount paid by the MSO towards the 27.5 percent hike.

(The Tariff order relating to the hike has since been withdrawn by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India.)

Member B B Srivastava listed the matter to come up on 17 August and asked the MSO to pay Rs 60 lakhswithin four weeks of payment of the first instalment.

Darsh Diigital was also directed that to continue to make payment towards monthly subscription upon issuance of invoices.

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