Tag Archives: Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (MIB)

The Indian government has set up a free hotline for queries in a bid to ensure the successful implementation of the Cable TV digitisation. Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has put forward a Toll Free Telephone Number 1-800-180-4343 to answer queries of stakeholders, including consumers, for seamless transition to digitization. The queries can be answered […]


As many as 200 TV channel licences are awaiting approval from the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (MIB). According to R Jaya, who is the joint secretary of MIB, the government has cleared around 830 TV channels. With the deadline for the digital addressable system phase III fixed on 31 December, 2015, Jaya has asked […]


Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (MIB) has considered to discuss with Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) to aid multi-system operators gain access to long-term financing for procuring set-top-boxes from indigenous manufacturers. During the fifth meeting of the DAS Task Force, JS Mathur, Joint Secretary of broadcasting, MIB and Chairperson of Task Force, has […]


Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (MIB) has considered to smoothen the registration process of multi-system operator. The ministry is likely to introduce electronic filing of applications for MSO registration and establish regional units to facilitate registration of MSOs. MIB has also extended the timeline for registration by four to five weeks under Phase III in […]