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Star Vijay case in Madras HC: TRAI to conclude arguments today, AIDCF & Videocon to argue tomorrow

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MUMBAI: In the Star-Vijay-TRAI case hearing in the Madras High Court, one of the TRAI's senior counsel P Wilson concluded his arguments on Wednesday. The other TRAI (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India) counsel Saket Singh is expected to put forth his arguments on Thursday, official sources told Indiantelevision.com

Interveners in the case -- All India Digital Cable Federation (AIDCF) and Videocon hope to put forth their arguments on Friday. And, on Friday itself, the Madras High Court would provide a rejoinder date -- for the final outcome and directive in the case that challenged the jurisdiction of TRAI to issue tariff orders on the ground that content came under the Copyright Act.

TRAI TV reference interconnect offer (RIO) and Quality of service order (QoS) came into effect from 2 May following the order of the high court.

In the hearing in April-end, it had said Section 3 of the Tariff order and all other consequences of such implementation/enforcement would be subject to the outcome of the main petition.

 

Apart from the Tariff order, the regulator also issued the DAS Interconnect Regulations, and the Standards of Quality of Service and Consumer Protection (Digital Addressable Systems) Regulations which had been issued on 10 October last year.

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