Satellite television: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Foreign Investment limit raised to 74% for Broadcasting Services

The Government of India increased the foreign investment cap for the broadcasting service providers to 74%. The hike in foreign investment cap is for service providers of Direct to Home (DTH), modernized cable network and mobile television. This decision of the government will allow the global players in capturing major stakes in the broadcasting companies. ..

New Up-linking & down-linking policy for TV channels

There are several types of information transmission paths provided by communication satellites to connect two points on earth for the purpose of telecommunication. The Uplink part is used for transmission of signals from an Earth terminal to a satellite or to an airborne platform. A downlink (DL) is the link from a satellite to a ..