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Taj TV directed by TDSAT to enter into interim agreement with Asianet subject to final judgment

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New Delhi, 21 March: The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal has directed Taj TV to enter into an interconnect agreement with Asianet Satellite Communications Ltd for Telengana and Andhra Pradesh as an interim measure and without prejudice to Asianet’s rights.
 
The directive came after Asianet counsel Shirin Khajuria said that her client was ready for such an agreement on Taj TV’s RIO terms.
 
Chairman Aftab Alam and members Kuldip Singh and B B Srivastava said “there cannot be any objection to such a request”.
 
The Tribunal said that Asianet’s representative will visit the Bangalore office of Taj TV and the latter was asked to ensure that the agreement is executed on the same day and following the execution of the agreement the signals are supplied without any undue delay.  
 
The interim arrangement under which the RIO agreement is directed to be executed between the parties shall abide by the final result of the case.
 
Taj TV was directed to file the reply and the matter was listed for further hearing on 30 March.

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