MIB okays 3 MSO ops in Aug, Sept; rejects one application

MIB okays 3 MSO ops in Aug, Sept; rejects one application

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) has granted three MSOs registrations and given permissions to operate networks in the months of August and September.

As on September 12, 2022, the total number of registered MSOs in India stood at 1,749. As per a 2017 order, all reg...


Telcos implement TRAI rules on monthly voucher schemes

Telcos implement TRAI rules on monthly voucher schemes

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Monday said the country’s telcos have implemented an amendment in the tariff rules on 30 days vouchers for the consumers.

Pointing out the Telecommunication Tariff Order (TTO) was suitably amended after consultations with stakeholde...


Trai issues consultation paper on DRM in b’cast services

Trai issues consultation paper on DRM in b’cast services

India’s broadcast regulator TRAI on Friday issued a consultation paper to address issues related to digital rights management (DRM) and piracy impacting the broadcast and cable distribution sector.

It said that during dialogues with stakeholders numerous comments were received on DRM...


DistroTV ups distribution; streaming free on VIZIO smart TVs

DistroTV ups distribution; streaming free on VIZIO smart TVs

DistroTV, the US’ largest, independent, free, ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) app, has announced that it is expanding its content offerings to VIZIO.

Now millions of VIZIO users can stream DistroTV’s impressive and diverse content lineup --- 270 channels and growing plus thousands o...