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18 new channels in Jan-March period
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NEW DELHI: In good news for the Indian broadcasting sector, the total number of channels in the country has shown an increase from 485 to 503 over a three month period.

For the quarter ended March this year, 18 new channels were registered with the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, the quarterly report of broadcast regulator TRAI said on Thursday.

The 'Indian Telecom Services Performance Indicator Report' further said there are 147 pay TV channels in existence as reported by 24 broadcasters.

There were six DTH licencees apart from Doordarshan and all the six DTH service providers together have a 21.3 million subscriber base, the report said.

The maximum number of TV channels being carried by any of the reported multi-system operators is 259 whereas in the conventional analogue form, maximum number of channels being carried by the reported MSOs is 100 channels.

There was, however, no increase in the number of private FM Radio stations in operation which remained at 248 at the end of of March.

The total number of set-top boxes installed in CAS notified areas of Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai increased from 7,45,953 in December 2009 to 7,62,238 in March 2010.

Source: The Economic Times

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