Tag Archives: Ministry of Information & Broadcasting

MIB approves 33 provisional Multi-System Operator licences

Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has approved one permanent and 33 provisional multi-system operator licences. Valarr Gokkulam from Coimbatore won the permanent MSO licence while OM Systems from Madhya Pradesh and Sanny Digital Communications from Telangana received nod for provisional permits. The approvals are expected to accelerate work on in regions that are being covered [...]

7 SEA, ABC News denied security clearance

Four news channels- 7 SEA, Mahuaa News UP, ABC News and Voice of Nation- have lost Ministry of Information and Broadcastings permission. The channels were denied security clearance from the Home Ministry, which has resulted in MIB withdrawing its permission. Mohali-based Panj Darya Telecasting runs 7Sea while Mahuaa News UP is owned by Mahua Media. [...]

MIB grants provisional registration to 60 MSOs

  Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has given provisional registration to as many as 60 multi-system operators, mostly in the regions coming under the third phase of DAS, Digi Home Cable Entertainment India private limited from Mumbai, Sumangala Enterprises from Gulbarga, Karnataka, Manthan Broadband Services Pvt. Ltd and Reliance Jio Media Private Limited are among [...]

Sun TV case: MIB asks for detailed report from Home Ministry

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has sought a detailed report on the Sun TV case from Ministry of Home Affairs. Sun TV was recently denied security clearance by the MHA due to cases against the networks promoters. Lack of security clearance could lead to Sun TV losing licence to broadcast its 33 TV channels. [...]

Swadesh News, Da Vinci Learning win I&B approval

Information and Broadcasting Ministry (I&B) has given broadcast permission to two new channels; Swadesh News owned by Sri Sai Media Pvt Ltd and Da Vinci Learning a non-news channel owned by Da Vinci Media India Pvt. Ltd. The latest permits take the total number of channels in India to 832. As many as six [...]

MIB seeks applications to issue DAS phase III licence by December 21.

Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has sought applications to grant licence for the phase III areas of digital addressable system from interested multi-system operators by December 21, 2014. Applicants are asked to submit Form 6 (in triplicate) along with enclosures/ documents and a processing fee to the MIB. The applicants have to provide details of [...]

MIB to speed up licence approval process

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) has assured to fast-track the licence clearance process. Direct-to-home, multi-system operators, headend-in-the-sky, uplinking and downlinking of channels, setting up teleports and TV rating agencies will receive MIB approval within four months. According to a report, the ministry will forward the applications in two months, after the receipt of the [...]