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DTH operators complain to HM about jammers disrupting service

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 18:42

Direct-to-Home (DTH) television operators have sought Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's intervention to sort out the issue of alleged disruption of their services by local cable operators using jammers.

TRAI recommends extension of licence period for DTH operators

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 17:51

Broadcast regulator TRAI Wednesday recommended extension of licence period of direct-to-home (DTH) operators to 20 years, while proposing bringing down fees to 8 percent of the adjusted gross revenue.

TRAI releases recommendation on new DTH licensing regime

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 13:49

Under the new recommendation, the period of DTH licence would be increased from 10 years to 20 years, renewable by 10 years at a time.

Govt looking into tax rationalisation demand of DTH operators

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 13:09

DTH operators feel the double taxation -- service tax by the central government and entertainment tax by various states -- is unjustified.

DTH operators seek tax rationalisation, lower duty on STBs

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 18:37

Ahead of the Budget, direct-to-home (DTH) service providers have asked government to rationalise tax structure for the sector and reduce the licence fee.

Sun Direct opens 200 'Sunshine' customer service centres

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 15:46

Chennai Sun Direct, DTH player of the Kalanithi Maran-owned Sun Group, has launched 200 'sunshine centres' in South India aimed at providing end-to-end services to customers.

DTH scheme to give money directly to beneficiaries

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 16:04

After the direct benefit transfer project, the Government is now planning to usher in a Direct-To-Home (DTH) scheme to plug leakages and handover pensions, work wages and other entitlements directly to beneficiaries across the country.

'DTH operators should provide inter-operability of set tops'

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 15:53

Direct to Home (DTH) operators should provide their consumers either commercial or technical inter-operability of set top boxes, TRAI chairman Rahul Khullar on Tuesday said.

Tata Sky reduces price of HD set top box to Rs 2,000

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 15:02

DTH service provider Tata Sky on Tuesday announced reduction in price of its high definition (HD) set top box to Rs 2,000 from Rs 3,100 earlier.

Airtel Digital TV launches set-top box for Rs 2,000

Last Updated: Sunday, October 27, 2013, 14:48

Airtel Digital TV, the direct to home (DTH) arm of Bharti Airtel, Sunday launched a set-top-box for Rs 2,000 wherein customers can record by plugging-in an external storage device such as pen drive.

Airtel DTH subscribers can now watch their tweets live on TV

Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 20:57

This has been made possible by the company through a partnership with Twitter.

TRAI to recommend renewal procedure for DTH licences

Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 10:59

Broadcast regulator TRAI has initiated a consultation process to suggest guidelines for renewal of Direct to Home (DTH) licences after the I&B Ministry wrote to it seeking recommendations.