DTH Television Services Current Affairs, GK & News

100% FDI in DTH

The Union Cabinet recently approved revised guidelines for Direct to Home (DTH) broadcasting services. The guidelines allow 100% Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in DTH. Also, it has increased the license period to twenty years. Earlier, it was ten years. What are the new Guidelines? The license fee has been revised to 8% from 10% of ..

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GSAT-31 launched from French Guiana

India’s communication satellite GSAT-31 was successfully launched from the Spaceport in French Guiana. GSAT-31 was launched from the launch vehicle Ariane 5 VA-247. Features of the GSAT-31 The important features of the GSAT-31 are: GSAT-31 would be placed at Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit. GSAT-31 will augment the Ku-band transponder capacity in Geostationary Orbit. GSAT-31 derives its heritage from ISRO’s earlier ..

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