Cable Television
Opinion  /  Published 20.11.20

Two faces: Manipulating press freedom

When the Supreme Court nudged the Centre to exercise its powers under the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act to rein in rogue television channels disseminating objectionable content, it appear...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 19.10.20

Remote control: Is govt subverting TV regulation?

The news broadcasting business is under the scanner, and on the face of it, it looks like we are at a tipping point for the industry. The Supreme Court and high courts are examining news broadcasts ev...
By Sevanti Ninan in

Opinion  /  Published 28.09.20

Untamed spirit: News TV is immune to regulation

By Sevanti Ninan in

West Bengal  /  Published 04.03.19

Users ‘dump’ cable for DTH

A few city subscribers have started to shift from local cable operators to DTH platforms, saying their preferred channels had gone off TV sets. Their contention: channels chosen in the new cable tarif...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.01.19

Cable-lobby gamble close to deadline

Cable operators and multi-system operators (MSOs) wanting a larger share of the pie from broadcasters under the new tariff system have decided to seek the state government’s intervention amid conce...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 27.12.18

Time for cable TV switch till Jan 31

The national telecom regulator has allowed time till January 31 for the cable industry to complete the transition to the new payment regime. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) had announ...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.12.18

Paused: new cable TV tariff system

The national telecom regulator has put on hold the new cable television tariff model that was to take effect at midnight on Friday amid confusion and conspiracy theories surrounding the process of mig...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.02.19

Phased plan to cut off pay channels

A multi-system operator (MSO) with almost a 50 per cent share of the city’s cable television pie has decided to switch off pay channels from Monday to get non-compliant subscribers to transition to ...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta


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