The advent of video streaming platforms such as Amazon Prime Video, Netflix and ZEE5, and their willingness to make long-term investments and create a varied (and bigger) catalogue promises to alter the country’s entertainment landscape. The relentless focus on storytelling in these platforms seems to be having a ripple effect on mainstream cinema as well. […]
Cable TV subscribers across the State may not be able to watch pay channels from February 13 following the implementation of the new tariff order by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), according to the Seemandhra Cable TV Operators’ Association.
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has expressed confidence that the more than 170 million digital TV customers in India would not face any service disruption on account of the introduction of the new tariff regime in broadcasting from Friday.
Network Capacity Fee (NCF): Compulsory 100 channels to be provided for Rs. 130 + 18% GST, which works out to Rs. 153.40. Of these 25 channels will be DD, while the remaining 75 can be chosen by the consumer. For every slab of additional 25 channels, an additional NCF of Rs. 20 will be levied.
The Karnataka State Cable Television Operators Association has decided to black out cable channels across the State on January 24 from 6 a.m to 10 p.m to protest against Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s order on the new tariff order.
The new regulatory framework by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), which comes into effect from February 1, will apply to all direct-to-home (DTH) and local cable operators.
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Wednesday clarified that customers will not face any disruption of their TV services due to implementation of its new regulatory framework for broadcasting and cable services.
Public broadcaster Prasar Bharati is set to overhaul its workforce, a long-pending exercise that was recommended by the Sam Pitroda Committee in early 2014. The last time the Prasar Bharati hired was in 1996.
The chairman of the Australian Broadcasting Corp. resigned on Thursday over allegations that he pressured the independent national broadcaster to fire two political journalists because the ruling conservative government disliked them.
The controversial issue of dubbing of entertainment content from other languages into Kannada has come to the fore again, as pro-dubbing activists have recently written to managements of all Kannada entertainment channels asking them to broadcast dubbed serials, films and other content.
Samsung Electronics Co. has stepped up its technology play to deal with competition, especially from Chinese television manufacturers, in a bid to retain its lead in the Indian TV market.
With just over two weeks to go for the release of Rajinikanth-starrer Kaala, Airtel has announced an association with the movie, in which users of the Airtel TV App will get to access content, including behind-the-scenes footage as well as the audio launch of the film.