Advertisement


Advertisement

Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
DTH Updates : Independent TV fails to make payments to Antrix for resumption of signals
#1
Advertisement
MUMBAI: Direct to home (DTH) operator Independent TV has neither made the required payments nor furnished the bank guarantee to Antrix Corporation for reconnection of signals.

As a result, the DTH operator’s service is still unavailable even as more than one month has passed.

In its earlier order, the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) had directed Independent TV to pay up to Rs 12 crore in order to get signals reconnected by Antrix Corporation.

The tribunal had asked the DTH operator to pay Rs. 5.83 crore along with a bank guarantee of Rs. 6 crore or furnish a bank guarantee of Rs. 12 crore valid for at least two months for the restoration of transponder service.

“As soon as the petitioner complies with this part and furnishes the bank guarantee or makes the payment, of respondent no. 1 shall reconnect the signals,” the TDSAT had said in its order.

While hearing the matter on Thursday, the tribunal noted that the DTH operator has failed to make the payments due to which resumption of signals has not happened. It directed the DTH operator to make the payment at the earlier.

“Since the petitioner has not been able to make the required payments or furnishing the bank guarantee, as indicated in the last order passed on 2.7.2019, the resumption of supply of signals has not happened. Petitioner should make the payments at the earliest,” TDSAT said in its order on Thursday.

The matter has been posted under the same head on 12th September.

The DTH operator’s signals were disconnected by Antrix on 12th June due to non-payment of outstanding dues and its bank guarantees worth Rs 15 crore was encashed by the corporation, which is Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) commercial arm.

Independent TV had filed an application before the tribunal to direct Antrix to resume supply of signals. It had also sought direction to Antrix to enter into a long-term lease agreement more so since it has now received intimation that it has been granted the required licence by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) on certain conditions and the licence is valid till 31st December 2019.

Televisionpost
___________________________________________
Airtel Digital HD Recorder / Kerala Vision Digital TV
Reply
Thanks given by:
Advertisement
Advertisement




Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  General News: Independent TV message on Independence day Hassan Syed 0 304 08-15-2019, 05:51 PM
Last Post: Hassan Syed
  DTH News: MIB suspends interim renewal of licence of Independent TV nairrk 0 183 08-09-2019, 10:47 PM
Last Post: nairrk
Thumbs Up General News: Independent TV will start on Independence day Hassan Syed 0 194 08-05-2019, 11:54 AM
Last Post: Hassan Syed
Thumbs Down DTH News: Independent TV Website not working Hassan Syed 0 260 07-18-2019, 11:46 PM
Last Post: Hassan Syed
Thumbs Down DTH News: Independent TV new message about signals resumption Hassan Syed 0 333 07-12-2019, 06:09 PM
Last Post: Hassan Syed
Tongue DTH News: Independent TV signals resumption Hassan Syed 0 297 07-12-2019, 12:42 AM
Last Post: Hassan Syed
Thumbs Up DTH Updates: Independent TV signals resumption in 6 to 7 days Hassan Syed 0 263 07-05-2019, 01:29 PM
Last Post: Hassan Syed
Rainbow Breaking News: Independent TV new message for signals resumption Hassan Syed 2 214 07-05-2019, 01:26 PM
Last Post: Hassan Syed
  DTH Updates: Independent TV life gayan and Monday motivation to customers Hassan Syed 0 219 07-01-2019, 12:23 PM
Last Post: Hassan Syed
  General News: Independent TV new message is like adding insult to injury Hassan Syed 1 262 06-30-2019, 12:49 AM
Last Post: tarun.s

Forum Jump:


Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)
Advertisement