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MIB grants registration to 15 MSOs in Feb

There are 1645 registered MSOs in India as on 28 February 2020

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MUMBAI: The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) has published a document listing all the registered multi-system operators (MSO) in the country. As per the document, there are 1645 registered MSOs in India as on 28 February 2020.

Fifteen MSOs were granted registration in the month of February 2020. A total of 150 MSOs were granted registration in the year 2019. Surprisingly, just one MSO, Sharma Cable Network, was granted registration in the entire of 2018 as per the document.

All the granted registrations are valid for a period of 10 years. The name of the companies that were added in the registration list in January includes Haur Cable Network,  Nabadiganta Cable Network, Krishna Enterprises, Lamjingba Times,  Sneha Digital Networks, Bangabhumi Cable and Broadband, AIS Cable & Broadband, Durga Digital, Asian Cable Network, GTPL Vijayaraya Network, VSN Network, Sri Srinivasa Cable Network, City Cable Network,  Star Digital Services and Mak Infrapromoters  

The ministry has not cancelled any registration in February 2020. A total number of MSOs registrations cancelled by MIB is 74 till 31 January 2020.

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