Cable TV network laws, acts empowers officers to seize equipments used for operating TV network: DC

Deputy Commissioner, Mohammad Harun Malik said the Cable TV network laws and acts empowers the authorized officers to seize equipments used for operating cable TV network if there is contravention being observed by the controlling authority , therefore it makes obligatory for every cable operator to transmit or retransmit programs of any channel in an encrypted form through DAS with effect from the dates notified by the government.
In a meeting held here today to review the progress on cable TV digitisation in the district, DC impressed upon the stakeholders to put in efforts to expedite the ongoing process of digitisation so that desirable results could be achieved in stipulated time period set by the GOI.
While discussing the ban on carriage of Analog signal and urgency of shifting
to Digital Addressable system(DAS) the Deputy Commissioner said there is urgent need for carrying out massive awareness campaign to sensitizes the subscribers through local electronic and press media about the advantages of shifting to DAS.

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