Monday, 23 April 2018

Bodhi Tree to produce content for OTT

Bodhi Tree Multimedia is producing content for OTT platforms such as Viu, Voot and Times Group-owned Worldwide Media.Bodhi Tree Multimedia Director Sukesh Motwani said the company is in talks with other digital players for producing shows.

Asianet must sign RIO or reach negotiated deal with Star in one month: TDSAT

According to the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT), the multi system operator (MSO) Asianet Satellite Communication should enter into a written interconnect agreement with Star India either on reference interconnect offer (RIO) or mutually agreed terms in a month’s time.

MIB’s prohibitive rules harm prospects of M&A in FM radio sector

In near future, there may be not many mergers & acquisitions (M&A) in the FM radio space due to prohibitive rules put in place by the ministry of information and broadcasting (MIB).

RBTV-Antrix matter reaches TDSAT

Eight days after Antrix disconnected transponder service to the Direct To Home (DTH) operator Reliance Big TV, the latter has now moved the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT).The service was expired on 14 April.

Sunday, 22 April 2018

TRAI to finalise recommendation on privacy, security & ownership of data in telecom sector by April end

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) had issued a consultation paper on the privacy, security and ownership of data in telecom sector in 2017 and followed it up with an open house discussion in February 2018. Now, the recommendations are expected to come out by April end, as per RS Sharma, TRAI Chairman.

Saturday, 21 April 2018

Hathway & ZEEL make out-of-court settlement

On 20 February, broadcaster ZEEL had moved the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) to recover outstanding dues from MSO Hathway. The broadcaster had issued a demand notice of Rs 50 crore against Hathway. The dues were for a period of 4-5 months.

West Bengal CM launches a committee to address LCOs’ issues

To address the issues of the local cable operators (LCOs) in West Bengal, the chief minister of the state Ms. Mamata Banerjee has set-up a committee, which includes Urban Development Minister Firhad Hakim, Labour Minister Malay Ghatak, Youth and Sports Minister Arup Biswas, the Commissioner of Police, and representatives of broadcasters and cable operators.

Bodhi Tree to produce content for OTT

Bodhi Tree Multimedia is producing content for OTT platforms such as Viu, Voot and Times Group-owned Worldwide Media.Bodhi Tree Multimedia ...