Broadcasting articles

Srinagar admin directs cable ops to stop transmitting 30 banned TV channels

The Srinagar district administration has asked cable operators in Kashmir valley to immediately shut the ‘banned private satellite channels’ for maintaining peace and tranquillity in the region. The additional district commissioner (ADC), Srinagar in an order dated 12 July has accused cable operators in the valley of transmitting unpermitted and banned private satellite channels within

ZEEL issues disconnection notice to cable TV networks in Maha

Media conglomerate ZEEL has issued disconnection notices to a number of cable TV networks in Maharashtra for non-payment of outstanding dues, non-signing of distribution agreement, non-submission of SMS report, and non-cooperation in audit. The broadcaster has issued a public notice stating that the ZEE group of channels will be deactivated to these networks three weeks

BARC India to increase panel size to 44,000 homes in FY19

Television rating agency Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India will increase its panel to 44,000 meters in FY19 from the current 33,000 meters. The plans is to finally take it up to 55,000 in the coming years. The agency will also increase the number of panel homes in rural to 38% from the existing 33%.

Arasu Cable TV FY18 net profit sinks 91% to Rs 1.68 cr

Tamil Nadu government-owned multi system operator (MSO) Arasu Cable TV Corporation’s unaudited net profit for the fiscal ended March 2018 has dropped 91% to Rs 1.68 crore compared to Rs 18.22 crore in the previous fiscal. However, the cable TV service provider’s revenue for the fiscal has jumped 5.5% to Rs 248.95 crore compared to

Red FM to expand network with four new FM radio stations

Sun Group’s FM radio network Red FM is slated to further expand its network with a series of station launches. After launching stations in Jammu, Srinagar, and Mumbai with Magic 106.4 FM, the network will be expanding to Dehradun, Dhule, Nanded, and Muzaffarpur this month. The new stations will be aligned to Red FM’s brand