Tag Archives: Kolkata

Kolkata MSOs to meet Star to resolve RIO rates issue

Kolkata-based MSOs are likely to meet Star India representatives on October 28 to discuss the issue of reference interconnect offer (RIO) rates as per the outcome of the Telecom Disputes Settlement Appellate Tribunals (TDSAT) order of putting Star India channels on a la carte. While the package prices will go down by INR 9 (USD [...]

Orange TV launches in Kolkata

Kolkata-based advertising and production house, T Sarkar Ltd, announced the soft launch of its Orange TV FTA satellite entertainment channel in West Bengal. The channel will be officially launched March 31 with a mix of music, non-fiction and film content. Orange TV will be distributed by SitiCable, KCBPL-GTPL, Manthan, Digicable, AMBC and DEN Networks and [...]

Kolkata LCOs fight for control of last mile

More than 2,000 local cable operators (LCOs) from Kolkata have joined forces as the Joint Forum of Cable Operators Association (JFCOA) to take control of billing from their multi-system operators (MSOs). With the Phase I and Phase II implementation of digitisation of cable-TV services, the MSOs have been made responsible for sending bills to cable-TV [...]