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I&B ministry grants registration to 15 new MSOs in July

There are 1679 registered MSOs in India as on 3 August 2020.

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NEW DELHI: The ministry of information and broadcasting (MIB) has granted registration to 15 new multi-system operators (MSOs) in the month of July. As per data released by the MIB, the total number of registered MSOs now stands at 1679 as on 3 August 2020.

MIB issued six MSOs in the month of March, two in April, six in May and four in registrations in June (till 24 June). A total of 48 MSOs have been granted registration in 2020 until now. There are two provisionally registered MSOs now.

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 the two month includes Bharta Cable Network,  Maa Jagdamba Network,  Shiva Cable Communications,  Moka Malleshara Cable Network, New Skynet Digital Services, Vijaynagara Cable Network,  MS Digital Cable Network,  Induandmahadev Broadband, World Phone Infrastructure Services, Shri Vitthal Rukmini Cable Net Service, 4k Digital Communications Pvt Ltd.; Balaji Cable Network, Multicast Communication and Distribution Limited, Rohin Connect and Yupptv Digital India Pvt Ltd.

The ministry has cancelled three MSO applications in July 2020. 

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