MIB notifies MSOs, LCOs, and AIDCF about surrender of permission of AXN and AXN HD TV channels by Culver Max

MSOs/LCOs reminded of Rule 6(6) of CTN Rules 1994 by MIB in its communique notifiying surrender and cancellation of AXN and AXN HD on 11th July 2022.

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The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) today in a communique informed all MSOs/LCOs and AIDCF about the surrender of permission of two non-news and current affairs TV channels namely AXN and AXN HD by Culver Max Entertainment Private Limited.

The Ministry vide communication dated 11th July 2022 has accepted the surrender request of Culver Max Entertainment Private Limited regarding downlinking of two Non-News and Current Affairs satellite TV channels namely AXN and AXN HD.

Culver Max had sent an email to MIB on 11th March 2022 surrendering the two Non-News and Current Affairs TV channels namely AXN and AXN HD. Accordingly, the two TV channels namely AXN and AXN HD have been deleted from the list of permitted satellite TV channels in India. DreamDTH had exclusively broken the cancellation of the two TV channels on 11th July itself.

MIB in its communique reiterated Rule 6(6) of the Cable Television Network Rules 1994 which specifies that no cable operator shall carry or include in his/her cable service any television broadcast or channel which has not been registered by the Central Government for being viewed within the territory of India.

MIB has directed all MSOs/LCOs to not downlink the above-mentioned channel on their network failing which appropriate will be initiated against the defaulters as per extant guidelines.

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