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NBF seeks members’ view on uplinking/downlinking submission

MUMBAI: The News Broadcasters Federation (NBF) secretariat has requested all its members to take a collective view on its submission to the ministry of information and broadcasting on its uplinking/downlinking policy for private television channels and teleport operators. The initial deadline set...

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TRAI recommends changes in BARC India to improve credibility, transparency of TV ratings

MUMBAI: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has come out with its recommendation on television measurement and rating systems review. The regulatory body has advised structural reform in the existing body Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India. It has stated that the changes...

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TRAI issues consultation paper on technical specs for CAS, SMS compliance

MUMBAI: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released a consultation paper seeking comments on standardising CAS and SMS systems for broadcast and cable TV.   Pursuant to the full digitisation of the cable sector in India, which concluded by 31 June 2017, the focus should now be on...

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TRAI recommends mandatory STB interoperability

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) today released recommendations on interoperability of set top box (STB) for digital TV broadcasting services. Presently, the STBs deployed in the cable TV networks are non-interoperable, i.e. the same STB cannot be used interchangeably across the...

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‘Ramayan’, movies drive out pay Hindi GECs, news from across genres list

BENGALURU: Weeks 12 of 2020 (Saturday, 21 March 2020 to Friday 27 March 2020) and 13 of 2020 (Saturday, 28 March 2020 to Friday, 3 April 2020) witnessed big changes in Broadcast Audience Research Council of India (BARC) weekly lists of Top 10 Channels Across Genres on All Platforms. Week 12, the...

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