Cable Tv

  • No more ads which threaten of TV going blank in absence of STB 24-01-2014 05:58 PM

    New Delhi: Government has decided to junk advertisements which told consumers that their TV screens would go blank if they do not buy Set Top Boxes before the deadline for Digitisation and would instead try to convince the viewers of benefits of converting to the new system. I&B minister Manish...
  • IPL: Centre, BCCI get notice for 'promoting' liquor brands 30-05-2013 08:40 PM

    New Delhi: The Centre, BCCI and a TV channel have been directed by the Delhi High Court to respond to a PIL alleging that Indian Premium League (IPL) platform was used for promotion of liquor brands and it was aired by the channel in violation of law. A division bench...
  • Cable TV digitisation to be over within a year: Report 14-04-2013 04:10 PM

    New Delhi: The process of full digitisation of cable TV systems in the country is expected to be over well before the end of the current fiscal given a sharp surge in the installation of set-top boxes by large distributors, a report has said. The large cable TV distributors, known...
  • No extension of digitisation deadline: Manish Tewari 04-04-2013 01:05 AM

    New Delhi: The government will not extend the deadline for the second phase of digitisation of TV set-top boxes, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari said on Wednesday. "We are not going to relax the deadline. We want digitisation to go through," Tewari told reporters. He added that transition from...
  • Scores of TVs go blank as digitisation deadline ends 01-11-2012 10:09 AM

    New Delhi: Television sets without set top boxes (STBs) in hundreds of households across Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata went blank as the deadline for switch over to cable TV digitisation ended on October 31 midnight. People watching various programmes faced a TV blackout when the clock struck 12. However, in...
  • Deadline to switch to set top box from cable ends today 31-10-2012 10:22 AM

    New Delhi: The deadline for cable operators to switch to digital TV ends on Wednesday in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai. What it essentially means is that if you don't have a set top box, then you can't watch TV starting Wednesday. This is the first of the three-stage process...
  • Mamata threatens agitation on TV digitisation issue 30-10-2012 05:06 PM

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday threatened to launch an agitation if television transmission was blacked out after the October 31 deadline for digitisation and accused the Centre of trying to adopt a path of "confrontation" with the states on the issue. "When set top boxes are...
  • BBC blocked in Pakistan over documentary 30-11-2011 04:41 AM

    Islamabad: Pakistan s cable television operators on Tuesday blocked BBC World News, accusing the channel of broadcasting what they described as "anti-Pakistan" content in the wake of a cross-border NATO attack that killed 24 soldiers. Some operators said the channel was blocked for airing the two-part documentary "Secret Pakistan", which...
  • Ordinance to phase out analogue cable TV gets Prez nod 29-10-2011 10:13 AM

    New Delhi: President Prathibha Patil has given her nod to an ordinance, which would make digitisation of cable services mandatory by 2014. The presidential assent marks the coming in to force of the government ordinance, which is set to bring the analog era in the Indian television to an end,...
  • Jaya launches revived state-run cable TV 02-09-2011 05:58 PM

    Chennai: In an apparent move to break the near monopoly of the Maran-controlled cable TV business in Tamil Nadu, the Jayalalithaa Government on Friday revived the dormant state-run cable TV service by formally launching its operations that would cover 1.45 crore households. Giving fresh life to the Arasu Cable TV...
  • SC to hear Tamil Nadu's free TV case today 29-07-2011 09:34 AM

    Chennai: The Supreme Court on Friday is likely to hear the case related to free colour television (CTV) distribution scheme of the Tamil Nadu government. City based advocate S Subramaniam Balaji moved the apex court against the previous DMK government's free CTV scheme, terming poll promises as "unconstitutional and bribery"....
  • Cable TV signals to go digital from analog 03-02-2011 05:14 PM

    New Delhi: The quality of pictures on our TV screen is set to get better with the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) considering a Government proposal to shift cable TV signals from analog to digital. If TV signals change from analog to digital the viewers will get to choose...
  • TRAI recommends digital broadcasting by 2013 05-08-2010 07:07 PM

    New Delhi: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Thursday recommended that all analogue signals be phased out by 2013 to allow consumers to watch high quality digital channels of their choice on a-la-carte basis. Digitization will help companies improve signal quality and offer more interactive and value-added services....
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  • Broadcasters cry foul over TRAI order 31-08-2006 09:06 PM

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