Broadcasting articles

SPNI revises channel pricing, unveils new bouquets for the MRP regime

Broadcaster Sony Pictures Networks India (SPNI) has revised the maximum retail price (MRP) of its 29 channels and unveiled 27 new standard definition (SD) and high definition (HD) bouquets. SPNI owns and operates 18 standard definition (SD) and 11 high definition (HD) channels. Sony Entertainment Television (SET), Sony Sab, and Sony Ten 1 have been

TDSAT refuses to pass interim order on Fastway’s appeal against TRAI tariff order implementation

The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) has refused to pass any interim order on a petition filed by multi system operator (MSO) Fastway Transmissions seeking directions to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) against proceeding with tariff order and interconnection regulations. Fastway had moved TDSAT arguing that the regulator should wait for

Tata Sky, IndiaCast get another 30 days from TDSAT to sign agreement

The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) has granted 30 more days to direct to home (DTH) operator Tata Sky and TV18-owned content distributor IndiaCast Media Distribution to enter into a content agreement. The parties had made a joint prayer before the tribunal for extending the period granted earlier for entering into an agreement.

Discovery India publishes MRP, bouquet rates of channels

With very days left for the new tariff regime to kick-in, Discovery Communications India has published the maximum retail price (MRP) and the bouquet rates of its channels. Discovery, which owns and operates 13 standard definition (SD) and high definition (HD) channels, has priced its SD channels between Rs 1 to 4. The HD channels