Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) will hold back the data on weekly TV ratings on public platforms as industry migrates to new tariff order laid down by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). The data will only be available the subscribers of the agency, BARC said on the official website on its weekly data […]
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) is in the process of evolving a framework under which it will ask Direct To Home (DTH) and cable operators to ensure that the rental of their ‘Best Fit Plan’ that is offered to subscribers does not exceed their old bill amount. Sources told FE that the regulator […]
Telecom regulator TRAI Wednesday asserted that operators cannot charge TV viewers more than their usual monthly outgo under the ‘best fit plan’ to be offered during the transition period, and cautioned that the regulator will take action on any such complaint. “TRAI has clearly asked distribution platform owners (DPOs) to ensure that for consumers, the […]
TRAI on Tuesday extended the deadline for DTH and cable TV subscribers to select their channels till March 31 under the new tariff regime. The telecom regulator also said that the subscribers’ old plan would continue till the consumer makes the choice before March 31.
Facebook is looking to lure some of YouTube’s big name creator talent as it pushes to become a destination for the billions of people hooked on online video.
The Delhi High Court on Friday ruled in favour of digital streaming services including Netflix and Amazon prime in response to a PIL filed by an NGO in October last year that sought a ban on such services till the regulations are created.
Disputing CRISIL’s report that TV bills may go up for a majority of subscribers after the new regulatory framework for broadcasting and cable services kicked in from February 1, 2019, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on Wednesday said that initial data from broadcasters shows that bills have gone down by 10-15% in metros […]
Promoters of Essel Group and lenders that have a pledge on promoter’ shares have agreed that there will not be any event of default due to a movement in the stock price of Zee Entertainment, Punit Goenka, chief executive officer, informed investors on Monday. This will give the group time to complete sale of its […]
TRAI’s new rules for DTH and Cable TV kicked in on 1 February 2019. While TRAI had intentioned to transfer the power to consumers and reduce the TV bill for the millions of TV consumers, the early reactions to the new regime do not look fulfilling. In fact, twitterati claimed that their monthly bill soared […]
TRAI’s New Rule for DTH: TRAI’s ambitious plan to usher TV viewing in new era has kicked in today and while a large number of the population has already switched over to the new plan, the service providers along with the authority are regularly working to prioritize the switch, TRAI said in a press release […]
TRAI’s new recommendations for TV viewing are kicking in tomorrow i.e 1 February 2019 and if you are wondering how to select your channels using various DTH service providers’ websites, here’s how.
In case you were wondering how expensive could your TV viewing become, here’s an answer. According to TRAI’s channel selector application, you would end up paying Rs 6,137 if you were to subscribe to each and every channel offered by DTH and cable operators.