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FM players seek FDI at par with GECs since only AIR news permitted

NEW DELHI: The Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the radio sector should be increased and the government should consider a 15 per cent national ceiling for future auctions and allow news on private FM radio, private FM players have said. A Stakeholders’ Consultation on 22 January on the Phase III...

Regulators I&B Ministry
AIR/DD engineers to inspect MSO set-ups for DAS; b’casters asked to stop signals to unlicensed MSOs

NEW DELHI: Broadcasters have been asked to ensure that signals should not be made available to those multi-system operators (MSOs), who have not received registration from the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) and who do not provide digital encrypted signals in Digital Addressable...

Cable TV DAS
Manpower audit required to identify posts in Prasar Bharati that need to be filled: Rathore

NEW DELHI: Prasar Bharati has been advised to carry out a Manpower Audit to identify posts that actually need to be filled up, the Parliament has been informed.  

Regulators I&B Ministry
PM Modi lauds Zee News for reportage of programme on solar energy to spread awarness in monthly Mann ki Baat

NEW DELHI:  While policy announcements were avoided in view of the ongoing Parliament session, Zee  News came in for praise in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monthly Mann ki Baat for its coverage of advantages of solar energy.   Modi's reference was to a link he received of a news report from...

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Government plans to increase funds for M&E industry: CII

Minister wants industry to take a lead in the endeavour to create centers of excellence, which would enable the M&E industry to reach $100 billion by 2025.

Regulators I&B Ministry