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Aug 03 2012 (TRI)

idea Cellular Ltd. Vs. Union of India and Another

Court : Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal TDSAT

1. This petition filed by the Petitioner, a licensee under the Indian Telegraph Act, 1885, is directed against the letters dated 7.1.2010 and 18.1.2010, whereby and whereunder the Respondent purported to have rejected requests made by it to the effect that permission be granted for merger of its licenses with that of Spice Communications Ltd. (hereinafter called and referred to for the sake of brevity as “Spice") for the service areas of Haryana, Maharashtra, Delhi, Punjab, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh were rejected. 2. A prayer has also been made by the Petitioner to forwith transfer the licenses held by `Spicein the said service areas to it. The impugned letter dated 7.1.2010 reads as under: “This has reference to M/s Idea Cellular Limited (ICL) and M/s Spice Communications Limited intimated to DoT vide their letter dated 25 June 2008, July 15, 2008 and ICL leter dated July 17, 2008, August 1, 2008 regarding proposed merger of Spice Communications Limited with Idea Cellul...

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Aug 29 2011 (TRI)

Subhodaya Communications Pvt. Ltd Vs. M/S. Star Den Media Services Pvt ...

Court : Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal TDSAT

S.B. Sinha The petitioner is a Multi Service Operator. It entered into a subscription agreement with the respondents for obtaining supply of signal its channels in Toopran, Ramayampet and Chegunta villages.  An agreement was entered into by and between the parties hereto on or about 9.6.2010 for the period 1.1.2010 and 31.12.2010. Annexure B appended to the said agreement apart from mentioning the aforementioned villages postulated the area of operation to be “As per Annexure-1”. The petitioner has annexed a list of subscribers which are at of the paper book containing the names of Mandals and Villages within which the subscription agreement is said to be operating. The respondent, however, contends that Annexure-1 to the agreement is not what has been projected to be at the aforementioned pages and the same was to be containing the details of the LCOs operating in the said villages. The petitioner by a letter dated 21.7.2010, however, expressed its intention to extend...

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Aug 18 2011 (TRI)

M/S Kable First Davanagere P. Ltd and Another Vs. M/S. Cablenet and Ot ...

Court : Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal TDSAT

S.B. Sinha, J.  The petitioners herein are companies incorporated and registered under the Indian Companies Act, 1956. Respondent no.1 is a partnership firm wherein originally the respondents no.2 to 5 and 7 were partners. The respondents no.6 and 8 to 10, however, joined the firm as its partners later on. The respondents no.11 to 18 are Local Cable Operators. The said respondents were affiliated to respondent no.1 which was a Multi Service Operator. The petitioner no.2 and the respondent no.1 entered into a Joint Venture Agreement on or about 18.1.2008, in terms whereof the petitioner no.1 company was constituted. Disputes and differences arose between the petitioners, on the one hand, and respondents no.1 to 10, on the other, with regard to the functionings of the affairs of firm and alleged non-co-operation of some of its erstwhile partners, by resorting to their indulging in some activities which are said to be detriment to the affairs of the company and against the spirit of ...

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Aug 17 2011 (TRI)

Oil India Limited Vs. Union of India and Another

Court : Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal TDSAT

S.B. Sinha, J. The petitioner is a public sector undertaking. It applied for and was granted a license for carrying out NLD operations in terms of Section 4 of the Indian Telegraph Act, 1885 (the Act). It also was granted ISP Registration Certificate. In terms of the said certificate only sum of Re.1.00 only was to be paid. It is not a licensee within the meaning of Section 4 of the Act. No license fee is also payable therefor. With the Registration Certificate granted to the petitioner dated 17.2.2003 a copy of the guidelines for registration of Infrastructure Provider Category-I was also annexed, clause 8 whereof reads as under: “8.The IP-I registered company shall provide dark fibres, Right of Way, duct space, towers on lease/rent out/sale basis to the licensees of telecom services on mutually agreed terms and conditions." The purpose of grant of such certificate, inter alia, is to establish and maintain the assets such as dark fiber, right of way, duct space and tower was to ...

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Aug 16 2011 (TRI)

Den Networks Limited Petitioner Vs. Multi Vision Network

Court : Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal TDSAT

S.B. SINHA, J. Mr. Navin Chawla, learned counsel appearing on behalf of the Judgment Debtor would contend that having regard to the decision of this Tribunal in Tata Teleservices Ltd. (Maharashtra) Vs. Union of India (Petition No.12 of 2002), this Tribunal having held that no ad-valorem Court Fee can be levied by this Tribunal on its administrative side, the Judgment Debtor could not have been saddled with any costs/including the amount of Court Fee. 2. It is true that in the aforementioned judgment, this Tribunal has held that no ad-valorem Court Fee could be levied by this Tribunal by an administrative order. It is, however, not in dispute that the decree-holder had paid ad-valorem Court Fee in terms of the rules framed by this Tribunal. The two petitions filed by the decree holder herein have been allowed with costs. The decrees have been prepared accordingly. 3. The decree holder, in our opinion, is entitled to execute the decree as it stands. The Judgment Debtor, in our considered...

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Aug 11 2011 (TRI)

Harika Cable Vision Vs. Sun 18 Media Services South Pvt. Ltd

Court : Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal TDSAT

The Petitioner is a multi service operator operating in the town of Tenali in the District of Guntur Andhra Pradesh. For the said purpose, it had entered into a subscription agreement on or about 10.3.2010 with the respondent which is a broadcaster. The area of its operation, according to the petitioner is five Mandals in the said district as would appear from a plan appended to the petition which, however, according to the respondent is confined to the part of the town of Tenali only.  For the purpose of extending it area of operation in two other Mandals being Guntur Mandal and Chebrolu Mandal, a request was made by the petitioner on or about 9.4.2010. As no reply was received from the respondent, a reminder therefor was sent on 4.5.2010 stating :- “I am here with enclosing copies of the letters dated 2.4.2010, 9.4.2010 and the reply dated 30.4.2010.  On pursuing all out earlier requests kindly permit us to expand the near by area and control the illegal acts of M/s. ...

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Aug 10 2011 (TRI)

Vision Digital Cable Vs. M/S Star Den Media Services Pvt. Ltd

Court : Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal TDSAT

P.K. Rastogi, Member The Petitioner firm is a Multi System Operator (MSO) and the Respondent is the broadcaster of Star Den TV channels. 2. According to the averment of the Petitioner, it has started its Network on 19.11.2007. Thereafter, the Petitioner approached the Respondent for supply of its signals. The respondent did not supply the signals to the petitioner in spite of submitting necessary documents. Therefore, a Petition No.81(C) of 2009 was filed before this Tribunal on 15.04.2009 for supply of signals, Decoders and IRD Boxes. After hearing the parties, this Tribunal pronounced its final Order on 11.01.2010 and directed the Respondent to provide its signals to the Petitioner. Accordingly, a joint survey was conducted from 15.02.2010 to 04.03.2010 and it was found that the petitioner was having only 1454 subscribers. Finally, an agreement was signed between the Petitioner and the Respondent on 19.04.2010. 3. After entering into an agreement with the petitioner, the Respondent i...

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Aug 10 2011 (TRI)

Neo Sports Broadcasting Pvt. Ltd Vs. Uttar Banga Cable Pariseba Pvt.Lt ...

Court : Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal TDSAT

P.K. Rastogi, Member The present petition has been filed on behalf of the Petitioner for recovery of the outstanding amount of Rs. 1,91,976.08 being Rs. 1,18,956.15 towards the principal amount alongwith interest. 2. The Petitioner is a private limited company engaged in the business of producing, broadcasting, and distributing satellite based television channels, and has exclusive rights to market and distribute the same in the territory of India. 3. The Respondent Company is a MSO/ Cable Operator incorporated under the Companies Act, 1956 operating in the area of Jalpaiguri, West Bengal and is engaged in distributing the television channels through its cable network to its subscribers. 4. According to the petitioner, on the basis of representations and the subscriber base declared by the Respondent, the Petitioner agreed to execute the Subscription Agreement dated 1.11.2007 for a period of 12 months, expiring on 30.10.2008, whereby the Respondent was authorized to subscribe the signa...

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Aug 04 2011 (TRI)

Sky Vision Vs. Msm Discovery Private Limited

Court : Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal TDSAT

The petitioner is a Multi Service Operator. The respondent herein is a content aggregator of various channels of different broadcasters. The petitioner by this petition has inter alia prayed for issuance of a direction upon respondent to sign a subscription agreement for providing TV signals to its network by supplying decoders on reasonable terms and conditions. The petitioner is registered in terms of Cable T.V. Network Act, 1995. It made a request for supply of signal of various channels of which respondent is the distributor on or about 3.2.2011. With the said application, however, no document was annexed furnishing informations as are required in terms of the Telecommunication (Broadcasting and Cable Services) Inter Connection Regulations 2004 as amended from time to time (the Regulations). A reminder thereto was sent on 10.2.2011. The respondent by its letter dated 14.2.2011 acknowledged the receipt of the said letters and asked the petitioner to furnish the following documents. ...

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Jul 28 2011 (TRI)

Media Worldwide Pvt. Ltd and Another Vs. Prasar Bharti

Court : Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal TDSAT

P.K. Rastogi, Member for Self and Mr. G. D. Gaiha, Member These two petitions being interconnected have been heard together and being disposed of by this common judgment. An application for impleadment has also been filed by M/s Information TV Pvt. Ltd. which was allowed. 2. In Petition No. 17(c) of 2011, the petitioner is seeking redressal from this Tribunal against the disconnection of the petitioner’s channel “Music India” on DTH platform of the respondent on 18.10.2010 without complying the clauses 4.1 and 4.3 of the Interconnection Regulations. 3. The petitioner is running a music and entertainment channel by the name and style of Music India and for the purpose of the present petition, is a broadcaster. The respondent herein is a Broadcasting Corporation of India and is running the DTH Service DD Direct +. 4. The petitioner submits that it had been trying to place its channels on the respondent’s network since 2006 however, the respondent vide its letter d...

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