The TRP Fiasco Escalates With TAM Considering Legal Recourse

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Even while Indian television broadcasting methods are increasingly going digital, the archaic methodologies of verifying content popularity continue to haunt the segment.We had recently covered how the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) had taken bold steps in an attempt to bring in more transparency with the Television Rating Points (TRP) which decisively concludes the popularity rating...
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TRAI’s Guidelines For TRP Brings In BARC To Challenge TAM’s Monopoly

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The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) had been jostling to bring in better regulation of Television Rating Points (TRP) and looks like the Central Government has listened.The Union Cabinet has accepted TRAI’s recommendations for TV Ratings and it has released comprehensive policy guidelines. The Government has given a period of 30 days to ensure compliance. Interestingly, one of the...
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DTH Providers Must Offer Inter-Operability Of STB: TRAI

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The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has asked Direct To Home (DTH) Operators to ensure ‘Inter-Operability’ of Set Top Boxes (STB) used to receive and decode television signals. t Rahul Khullar, Chairman, TRAI made the official statement, “Direct to Home (DTH) operators should provide their consumers either commercial or technical inter-operability of set top boxes.” Essentially,...
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Google Experimenting With Nexus TV, ChromeCast Out?

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Google appears to be experimenting with Smart Televisions again and plans to introduce an Android Powered Set Top Box (STB).Cleverly christened Nexus TV, industry insiders are speculating the company is working hard to develop a full-fledged STB to re-enter the television market. But Google already has a solution in the form of ChromeCast. After tinkering with multiple iterations and hardware configurations,...
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Intel Looking To Get Into The Internet TV Business

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Intel is in the process of talking with various US media companies as it plans to use its processors in the Internet powered TV segment. This is not their core business and represents a big departure for the chip-making company.TechCircle reports that although the discussions are at an early stage, it is highly possible that Intel will end up making deals with major content providers like broadcasters...
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