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Trai consultation paper on DTN platform services lists four key concerns

One of the main issues raised in the consultation paper released today is exclusivity of content provided by distribution platform owners

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Many DPOs, especially DTH service providers, carry a number of PS channels

Urvi Malvania Mumbai
The telecom regulator released a consultation paper regarding services offered by distribution platform owners (DPOs), expressing a range 

of concerns raised by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting through a letter it wrote in July. Platform services (PS) channels are those that are provided by local cable operators or direct-to-home (DTH) operators exclusively to their subscribers such as Tata Sky Active or Tata Sky World Screen. 

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) has asked for comments on revision of the registration fee for PS channels. At present, broadcasters pay a processing fee of Rs 10,000 for registration of a channel in
Topics : TRAI

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First Published: Aug 28 2019 | 6:51 PM IST

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