Guest Column: Should NTO 2.0 be scrapped?

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...


Guest Column: TRAI 5G spectrum suggestions could adversely impact DPO

Guest Column: TRAI 5G spectrum suggestions could adversely impact DPO

By Rajiv Khattar| TRAI has released its much-awaited recommendations on the 5G spectrum pricing as the government plans to auction the spectrum later this year to generate revenue and meet the demand of the telcos to start trials of their 5G services. The ecosystem of the 5G use will take its own time, as the devices, the bas...


Guest Column: Budget didn’t totally ignore M&E sector

Guest Column: Budget didn’t totally ignore M&E sector

By Ashok Mansukhani--- India’s Union Budget for 2022-2023 has been widely hailed for focusing on six pillars: health and well being of all Indians; physical and financial capital; infrastructure; inclusive development for aspirational India; reinvigorating human capital; innovation R&D and minimu...