NBF stated that Republic TV was being targeted by the Mumbai Police at the behest of the Maharashtra Government.
IBF welcomes revisions in DTH guidelines while urging Govt to remove cross-media ownership restrictions
IBF stated that DTH sector could also benefit from the natural synergies and efficiencies between a broadcaster and distribution platform.
Siddharth Jain, Managing Director (South Asia), Turner International, Rahul Joshi, Managing Director, Viacom18, and Rajat Sharma, Chairman, India TV have been elected to serve as the Vice Presidents of IBF.
The meeting discussed BARC, NTO 2.0, dues from the BOC, permission for film and TV content shooting, among others.
IBF has made over 18 requests to the I&B Ministry which include relief mainly concerned with tax, regulatory issues, and distribution platform operators.
The broadcasters are supporting the government of India in the fight against COVID-19 and helping people stay at home by keeping them entertained.
IBF strongly objected the use of terms like Popular/Unpopular, Wanted/Unwanted channels by TRAI.
Any further Intervention will have disastrous consequences, Indian Broadcasting Foundation told TRAI
IBF stated that TRAI is working in a rush without adequate analysis of consumer data for another set of changes in regulation.