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Majority of MSOs await security clearance held up by Home Ministry

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NEW DELHI: Nine of the 13 multi-system operators (MSOs) who attended the last two open house meetings for MSOs in the Information and Broadcasting Ministry were told that their cases are awaiting security clearance by Home Ministry, even as the Ministry has now decided to consider the cases afresh.

Reliance Jio Media’s representative was informed that details of Reliance Jio CEO K. Jayaraman were being sent to the Home Ministry.

Others in the queue for Home Ministry who turned up in the meetings on 30 March and 7 April are Seven Star, Infinite Television & Telecom, K Net, GTPL Hathway, Shirdi Sai Digital, Sahyog Telelink, Om Systems and Subhodhaya Communication.

The cases of Subhodhaya Communication, Technobile System, Akshaya Diginet Cable, Technobile Systems and Bhaskar Cable Network have also been held up for other reasons including policy decisions.

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