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Aug 27 2012 (TRI)

Durga City Cable Network Vs. Msm Discovery Pvt. Ltd.

Court : Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal TDSAT

1. In this petition the Petitioner has, inter alia, prayed for a declaration that the notice dated 16.1.2012 issued by the Respondent purported to be in terms of Clause 4.1 of the Telecommunication (Broadcasting and Cable Services) Inter Connection Regulations, 2004 as amended from time to time (the Regulations) is null and void. 2. The Petitioner earlier filed a petition before this Tribunal which was marked as Petition No.322(C) of 2011 entitled Durga Citi Cable Network Vs. MSM Discovery Pvt. Ltd., which by a judgment and order dated 4.11.2011 was disposed of with a direction upon the parties thereto to enter into negotiations therewith. 3. The Petitioner was directed to furnish its Subscriber Line Report to the Respondent within one week from the said date on the basis whereof the parties were to enter into negotiation for settling the commercial terms for renewal of the agreement in terms of Clause 8.1 of the Regulations. 4. The said petition was filed, inter alia, on the premise t...

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Aug 22 2012 (TRI)

Conscious Citizen Forum Vs. Den Network Ltd. and Others

Court : Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal TDSAT

The maintainability of this petition is in question. 2. The Petitioner is said to be a group of consumers. It is registered under the provisions of Bombay Public Trust Act. The first two Respondents are companies incorporated and registered under the Indian Companies Act, 1956. The Respondent Nos. 3 to 9 are Directors and / or Officers of the Respondents No. 1 and 2. The Collector of the Thane district has been arrayed as Respondent No. 10; whereas the Commissioner of Police, Navi Mumbai has been arrayed as Respondent No.11. 3. The substance of the allegations in the petition is that Petitioners No. 1 and 2, who are Multi Service Operators and thus are required to obtain Postal Registration Certificate in terms of Section 3 of the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act, 1995 and Rule 3 of the Cable Television Networks Rules, 1994, had been broadcasting a local channel known as NM TV illegally and unauthorizedly. 4. Respondent in its short reply contended that the Petitioner has for...

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Aug 17 2012 (TRI)

Reliance Communications Ltd. Vs. Union of India and Another

Court : Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal TDSAT

The Petitioner, a licensee under Section 4 of the Indian Telegraph Act, 1885, is before us questioning the guidelines issued by the First Respondent herein being dated 3.7.2012. 2. It has also prayed for a direction upon the said Respondent to allow the CDMA operators also to have access to two blocks of spectrum of 1.25 MHz in 800 MHz CDMA band which is said to have been allowed to the existing GSM operators in 1800 MHz band. 3. The question as to whether the aforementioned guidelines can be impugned before us at this stage fell for our consideration in Vodafone India Ltd. and Ors. vs. Union of India and Anr. , Petition No.461 of 2012 disposed of on 1.8.2012. The principal contention of the Petitioner is that by reason of the impugned guidelines whereas the GSM operators have been allowed to obtain additional spectrum depending upon the number of subscribers, the CDMA operators like the Petitioner have been deprived therefrom. The said question has arisen, inter alia, having regard to...

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Aug 17 2012 (TRI)

idea Cellular Ltd. and Others Vs. Union of India and Another

Court : Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal TDSAT

These petitions involving common questions of law and fact were taken up for hearing together and are being disposed of by this common judgment. The Petitioner is aggrieved by and dissatisfied with an order dated 24.2.2011 passed by the Department of Telecommunication (DoT) imposing a penalty of Rs.50 crores on Spice Communication Ltd. in each of these cases inter alia on the premise that in relation to the circles in question both the Petitioner and the said Spice Communication Ltd. although had been holding different licenses, the later transferred shares of more than 10% in favour of the Petitioner. On the premise that the Spice Communication Ltd. had violated conditions No.1.4, 6.1 and 6.2 of the Unified Access Service License and Clauses 1 and 17 of the Guidelines dated 22.4.2008 for Intra Service Area merger of CMTS/UAS licenses, the said orders imposing penalty were issued. The basic fact of the matters is not in dispute. Spice Communication Ltd. obtained licenses in respect of ...

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Aug 14 2012 (TRI)

Sree Konark Digital Systems and Another Vs. M/S Maa Television Network ...

Court : Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal TDSAT

1. These petitions involving similar questions of fact and law were taken up for hearing together and are being disposed of by this common judgment. 2. The Petitioners herein are Multi Service Operators; whereas the Respondent is a Broadcaster. Their respective areas of operation are Srikakulam (Urban and Rural) and Ankapalli respectively. 3. The Petitioner in the first case is a partnership firm; whereas in the second, it is a proprietory concern. We may, however, notice the broad facts of the matter from the petition of Sree Konark Digital Systems. A letter of request was sent by the Petitioner to the Respondent requesting it to supply the signals of its channels on or about 5.8.2011. It however, stands admitted that with the said letter, no document was annexed. 4. An e-mail was also sent on 6.8.2011 wherewith copies of some documents being the deed of partnership, postal registration certificate, a map showing the cable network of the Petitioner and its area of operation, a subscri...

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Aug 14 2012 (TRI)

Sree Konark Digital Systems Pvt. Ltd. and Another Vs. Sun 18 Media Ser ...

Court : Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal TDSAT

The Petitioners, Sree Konark Digital Systems Pvt. Ltd. and Eswara Communications herein are Multi System Operators, having their respective areas of operation in the towns of Srikakulam and Vijayawada and Mangalagiri respectively. 2. At the outset we may notice that the Petitioner, Sree Konark Digital System Pvt. Ltd. as also one Sree Devi Communications Pvt. Ltd. filed petitions before this Tribunal on almost identical grounds against MAA Televisions Network Ltd. Even the dates of request and other details necessary for disposal of these petitions are also identical. We have dealt with the contentions raised by the parties therein by a judgment and orders delivered this date. The findings of ours in the said decision shall mutatis mutandis apply in these cases also. 3. We may, therefore, notice only certain additional grounds raised in these petitions. 4. It is not in dispute that one I. R. K Raju, who also either in his individual capacity or a Managing partner of firm or a Director ...

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Aug 13 2012 (TRI)

Utsav Communication Pvt. Ltd. Vs. Media Pro Enterprises India Pvt. Ltd ...

Court : Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal TDSAT

The Petitioner, a Multi Service Operator operating in the town of Indore, has filed this petition inter-alia for a direction upon the Respondent to withdraw its notice dated 30.5.2011 as also a direction upon it to supply the counter signed copies of the subscription agreements relating to Zee and Star Channels. 2. The dispute between the parties lies in a narrow compass. 3. The Petitioner entered into agreements with the predecessor in interest of the Respondent, namely, Zee Turner Ltd. and Star Den. As it is now conceded at the Bar that the Petitioner has no grievance with regard to supply of signals as also supply of a copy of the agreement in respect of Zee Group of channels, this petition shall stand confined to supply of signals of Star channels. 4. The Petitioner entered into an agreement with Star Den Media Services sometimes in the month of November, 2010, pursuant whereto and in furtherance whereof some IRD boxes and VCs were supplied to it. 5. One of the grievances of the Pe...

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Aug 09 2012 (TRI)

God Father Communications Vs. Sun 18 Media Services North (P) Ltd.

Court : Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal TDSAT

P.K. Rastogi, Member This petition has been filed as the respondent has rejected the application of the petitioner for supply of signals to its network. The petitioner is a Multi System Operator in Amritsar and the respondent is a broadcaster as defined under the Telecommunication (Broadcasting and Cable Services) Interconnection Regulation, 2004. The petitioner has prayed for following reliefs: (i) Declare the action of rejecting the application for affiliation/request for grant of signals as wrong and illegal; (ii) Direct the respondent to sign Subscription Agreement with the petitioner, provide TV Signals to petitioner‟s Cable TV Network and also direct the respondent to supply of decoders boxes of channels of Bouquet-IA comprising of Colors, IBN 7, CNBC Awaz, IBN Lokmat and Bouquet- 2 comprising of MTC, Nick, VHI, CNBC TV and CNN IBN to the petitioner on reasonable terms and conditions. 2. The petitioner has submitted that it had sent a letter to the respondent in the year 2...

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Aug 09 2012 (TRI)

S.Radhakrishnan and Another Vs. M/S Solamalai Communique and Another

Court : Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal TDSAT

P.K. Rastogi, Member The petitioners have filed this petition for supply of signals of the channels of the respondent no. 2 to the petitioner against the payment made by them to the respondents. In the alternate, the petitioner has requested to direct the respondent to refund the amount paid by it alongwith interest. 2. The petitioners have submitted that the petitioner No. 1 is a Deed Writer by profession. His son petitioner No. 2 being unemployed was assisting him in the work of documentation. As the petitioner No. 2 was unemployed but a qualified Civil Engineer, petitioner No. 1 wanted to set up an independent business for his son petitioner No. 2. The respondent No. 1 was officiating as authorized Distributor of ESPN and Star Sports channels owned by respondent No. 2 for down south Tamil Nadu. On the insistence of the Respondent No. 1 to invest in the business of cable T.V. networking and avail decoder for enabling the same in Surandai Town and nearby area, the petitioners decided...

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Aug 03 2012 (TRI)

Sistema Shyam Teleservices Ltd. and Another Vs. Telecom Regulatory Aut ...

Court : Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal TDSAT

After the judgement was pronounced, some typographical/clerical errors therein have been noticed. Therefore, we intend to make requisite corrections in our judgement dated 20th July, 2012. 1. Wherever the word ‘Petitioner’ in the judgement appears, the same shall be substituted by the word ‘Appellant’. 2. In para 1 at page 2, the words ‘hereinafter called and referred to for the sake of brevity as the said Regulations shall be within the brackets. 3. In para 2 at page 2 in stead and in place of Section IV, ‘Section 4’ shall be inserted. 4. In para 3 in the third line in place of words ‘ Otherwise than’ the words ‘In stead and in place of’ shall be inserted. In para 3 at fifth line, the word ‘Article 14 of’ shall be inserted before the words ‘Constitution of India’. In sub para 2 of Para 3, the words ‘ which are relevant for our purpose is to be deleted. 5. At para 4, in stead and in place of...

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