Tag Archives: TDSAT

TDSAT tasked four broadcasters to work out commercial deals with MSO

The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal ordered four broadcasters to constitute a joint team to work an agreement with MC Transmissions for commercial deals. But the broadcasters were not satisfied with the MSO for having omitted to correct pointed out defects. The Tribunal asked BECIL for a supplementary report which was presented on April [...]

TDSAT urges four broadcasters to sign deal and give signals to Chirala LCO

Four broadcasters namely Eenadu Television, Maa TV, Sun Distribution Services and Taj TV have been directed by the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) to enter into interconnect agreements with Chirala Cable Network for retransmission of their respective signals in 14 panchayats. The broadcasters were directed to execute the agreement not later than two [...]

TDSAT directs Shiv Cable Network to pay INR200,000 to MSM Media

Telecom Disputes Settlement and Arbitration Tribunal (TDSAT) has asked MSM Media Distribution Pvt Ltd to restore signals to Shiv Cable Network. The cable TV company has to pay INR200,000 to the media distributor as content dues. The companies are fighting over dues for signals. Shiv Cable says that MSM had sent a disconnection notice along [...]

Broadcasters move TDSAT against Trai’s commercial subscriber tariff order

Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) along with Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. and Multi Screen Media has filed a petition with the Telecom Disputes Settlement & Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT), challenging Trais tariff orders for addressable and non-addressable systems. Broadcasters want a stay on the Telecom Regulatory Authority of Indias tariff orders. The Tribunal admitted the petitions on [...]

TDSAT issues notice to Star India over Uttarakhand MSO interconnect agreement

Telecom Disputes Settlement & Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) has issued a notice to Star India over interconnect agreement order with Uttarakhand multi-system operator (MSO) Rudhrapur Cable Network (RCN). The tribunal wants to know why it should not take action against the broadcaster for not following the courts orders over the content sharing deal. In an order [...]

Broadcasters to move TDSAT against new tariff order for commercial users

Broadcasters are planning to move TDSAT against the new tariff order for commercial subscriber, which was recently issued by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India. The regulator has defined commercial subscriber as the one who charge their clients separately to use TV services. Broadcasters say that the definition of commercial users laid down by TRAI [...]

TDSAT demands explanation from MSO over advance subscription fee case

Sun Distribution Services, the multi-system operator, has been asked to provide a reason as to why it failed to act on the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Arbitration Tribunals orders. The MSO has reportedly denied signals for the local cable operator (LCO) Prabhu Cable Network, despite the benchs orders. TDSAT had send orders on 4 and [...]

TDSAT asks Hathway to pay INR145.6 million to MSM Media

The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) has directed Hathway Cable & Datacom to pay INR145.6 million to Multi-Screen Media Distribution Pvt. Ltd. Hathway, the multi-system operator, has also been asked to honour the MOU that it signed with MSM Media. The Memorandum of understanding between the companies runs till 31, October, 2015. “We, [...]

Wholesale Tariff revision: SC stays Trai’s directive

The Supreme Court has stayed the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India or Trais directive on wholesale tariff revision. The regulator has been asked to not put its order into effect until the next hearing. The stay is bound to cause embarrassment for the telecom watchdog. Trai had released a statement yesterday, asking the broadcasters to [...]

TDSAT directs NTSPL to pay INR10 million to Star India

The Telecom Disputes Settlement & Appellate Tribunal has directed Headend-in-the-sky (HITS) operator Noida Software Technology Park Ltd to pay INR10 million to Star India. The bench has also asked Star to not disconnect signals to NSTPL. The HITS company, which operates under the brand name JAINHITS, has to pay the fee to he broadcaster within [...]