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Eutelsat acquires GE-23 satellite for $228 mn

Satellite operator Eutelsat has concluded negotiations to acquire from GE Capital the GE-23 satellite, associated customer contracts and orbital rights.

Satellites Satellite Operators
FDI nod for Sun's DTH

MUMBAI: Kalanithi Maran's Sun Direct TV has secured government approval to induct 20 per cent foreign equity worth $150 million. Malaysia-based Astro is making the investment in the direct-to-home (DTH) venture through its wholly owned subsidiary company South Asia Entertainment Holdings Ltd (SAHEL...

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Uniform regulatory norms across all media on govt's agenda: Arora

The government is looking at a near uniform approach across all forms of media, said information and broadcasting ministry secretary SK Arora while explaining the policy of 20 per cent cap on foreign holding in case of radio. Print media (except non news publications where 100 per cent is allowed)...

Regulators I&B Ministry
BBC could face investigation from UK's Office of Fair Trading

MUMBAI: The BBC could face an investigation by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) if it does not scale back its commercial activities.  Media reports indicate that the OFT has written to the BBC warning that such profit-making activities could be uniquely damaging to effective competition. It said...

Television TV Channels GECs
Planning Commission to study regulatory issues

NEW DELHI: Planning Commission, a government think-tank on economic issues, has set up two cells to look into the issues of infrastructure and regulatory mechanism in areas where it exists and in those where it doesn't. The cell on regulatory mechanism would study the broadcast and cable industry...

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