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MIB grants 27 provisional licences to multi-system operators

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting or MIB has granted 27 new provisional licenses and three permanent licenses for multi system operators (MSOs). The licence owners can now expand their operations in areas being covered under the third and fourth leg of the digital addressable system (DAS). Government of India has maintained that the deadline [...]

MIB grants 20 new MSO provisional licences

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting or MIB has cleared two permanent and 20 provisional multi-system operator licences. The deadline for Digital Addressable System Phase III is 31 December, 2015 and the Ministry has fast-tracked the process for MSO registration. GTPL Hathway has won pan-India provisional licence, excluding some cities under the DAS Phase II. [...]

MIB clears 25 multi-system operator licences

Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (MIB) has granted 25 multi-system operators licences. The latest approvals take total number of MSOs in the country to over 190. The Ministry has quicken the pace of MSO registrations to meet the the deadline for Phase III of digital addressable system (DAS). The biggest name among the MSOs that [...]

MIB to issue provisional registration to multi-system operators

Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has announced that it is giving Multi-system operators provisional licences. According to MIB, the provisional licences will only be given to applicants who have no history of convictions and to those who have passed earlier security clearances. MSOs, whose subsidiaries or parent companies have been denied security nod, will also [...]

ETV wins MIB approval for three new channels

Three general entertainment channels from Eenadu Entertainment Television have won Ministry of Information and Broadcastings approval for launch in 2015. A fourth channel Vedas Om TV has also received clearance from MIB. New GEC channels from Hyderabad-based media house are; ETV Plus, ETV Life and ETV Abhiruchi. The year 2015 has seen only four channels [...]

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting issues new TV licences

Exclusive Vision Media and Sri Sai Media have won licences to run television channels in India. Sri Sai Media, which is a Chandigarh-based company has acquired rights to broadcast Swadesh News while Delhi-based Exclusive Vision Media can now air Vedas OM. As of 9 April 2015, total number of channels in India stands at 832. [...]

MIB rejects Digi Navi Mumbai Network’s MSO licence application

Digi Navi Mumbai Network (DNMN), which is a joint venture promoted by Digicable Network India, has failed to get an approval from Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (MIB). The company had filed an application for a permanent multi-system operator (MSO) registration back in August, 2014. The Ministry has rejected the application, saying that the Ministry [...]

MIB asks broadcasters to file affidavits for license renewal

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has called for applications from broadcasters for interim renewal of licenses. The companies have been asked to submit details about board of directors as well as foreign direct investments. The ministry has also directed the companies to submit annual renewal fee for both uplinking and downlinking licences. The notice inviting [...]