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‘Bigg Boss’ producer to do both fact & fiction
The company is already working on two shows, including the second season of ‘Test Case’ for AltBalaji and one show each for Hotstar and Netflix.

Distribution operators need to pay new tariff to broadcasters starting Feb: IBF
The IBF issued the statement regarding the pricing after DPOs sought clarification following TRAI decision to extend the deadline to March 31, 2019.

Operators can't charge TV viewers more than current monthly outgo under 'best fit plan': TRAI
TRAI is monitoring the situation and will take action on consumer complaints, if any, on the issue.

Star, ZEE, Sony Pictures, Viacom18 to withdraw channels from platform
Free Dish offers 80 channels, including 23 DD channels, Rajya Sabha TV and Lok Sabha TV.

Trai allows consumers time till March 31st to select channels under new tariff regime
Earlier, the deadline to migrate consumers on the new tariff regime was February 1st.

Decluttering industry sees big growth in India
Decluttering consultants providing professional organising services report a 30-35% increase in service requests and queries in India.

Nine crore TV homes migrate to new tariff regime: R S Sharma, Trai chief
Sharma said Trai has received responses from 3 operators on special schemes for multi-connection homes.

Network capacity fee for 2nd, subsequent connection not mandatory: TRAI
The clarification came after some subscribers raised the issue regarding the price of the multiple TV connection at home.

New broadcasting regime to cut down tariff by 15%: Trai
The regulator has asked the DTH and MSO to migrate to a new framework from Feb 1, 2019.

TRAI refutes Crisil report on rise in TV viewing bills under new tariff regime
TRAI Chairman R S Sharma said the assumptions made in the said report had been "wrong and unrealistic" and hence the conclusions, were not correct.

Film, music industry moot voluntary code to curtail ad revenue of pirate websites
A unit of the commerce ministry’s Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade called Cell for IPR Promotion and Management is spearheading the effort.

ZEE says agreement with lenders valid, no need to take SEBI permission
ZEE also said that the company has not received any communication from SEBI or from any Mutual Fund Company, pertaining to a decision taken with regards to the moratorium.

TV subscription bill may go up for most users: Report
The rating agency observed that the new regime could drive consolidation in the broadcasting industry as content will be the king and key differentiator.

ZEE Entertainment in talks with global players, mostly US firms
The lenders have agreed that there will not be any event of default declared till September 30 due to the movement in the stock price of Essel Group’s listed corporate entities.

Many viewers yet to get new TV tariffs
“Consumer will exercise the option and nobody is going to switch-off the channels,” Trai secretary SK Gupta told ET.