Guest Column: Uplinking & downlinking a forward-looking policy

Guest Column: Uplinking & downlinking a forward-looking policy

By Rajiv Khattar India’s Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) recently --- and finally --- unveiled revised uplinking and downlinking guidelines and instantly it sparked off a debate on the pros and cons. But, please remember, the rules have been updated after 11 years from the time it was first conceptualised in 20...


Guest Column: TRAI must maintain level playing field in tariff rules

Guest Column: Should NTO 2.0 be scrapped?

By Ashok Mansukhani

  1. Let me give you some background. In 2002, a new Section 4A was introduced into the Cable Act 1995 to provide a new Conditional Access System (CAS) regime. The main objective was to empower the viewer to select pay channels of his choice...