iCAS- installed by 80 MSOs.

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According to a report submitted by the Standing Committee on Information & Technology (SCIT) in Lok Sabha , Indigenous conditional access system or iCAS has been deployed in 300,000 set-top boxes (STBs) by about 80 multi-system operators (MSOs) across the country.

iCAS is being developed by the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) in collaboration with Bengaluru-based ByDesign, which expects 10 lakh STBs with iCAS to be installed in the next 6–9 months. The iCAS design was approved by the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) in November 2015 and its rollout started in January 2016.

In a written note to the committee, the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (MIB) stated that, after the rollout of iCAS, about 100 lakh (1 crore) STBs had been installed by MSOs, out of which about three lakh STBs were with iCAS, giving a market share of 3%.

 The ministry stated that, as per data provided by the sssociation of domestic STB manufacturers, during the period 2013–16, 190 lakh STBs were produced by domestic manufacturers. The association of domestic STBs manufacturers had demanded long-term financing to the MSOs. The association had also pointed out that…..

MIB: Provisional MSO licenses should be treated as Regular Registration.

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Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB)-India has declared that Provisional MSO licenses should be treated as Regular Registration for 10 years unless cancelled or suspended.

With this step MIB has removed ambiguity between provisional and permanent or regular registrations. Provisional Registration also valid for a period of 10 years and require security clearance from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA)

MIB said, “It has been decided by the competent authority that all valid provisional MSO registrations, unless cancelled/suspended subsequently, may be treated as deemed regular registrations for a period of 10 years from the date of issuance of respective provisional registration”

MIB added that registration could be cancelled if any MSO is found detrimental to the security of the country. All other terms and conditions stated in the provisional registration letters will continue to apply.  However, the MSOs have to submit, within six months from date of issuance of MSO registration, the details of the headend, SMS, subscriber list and….

LiveU: introduced new ENG Rack Mount Encoder.

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LiveU today introduced its new hybrid satellite and cellular HD solution, transforming its ultra-small LU200e uplink unit into a rack-mounted product. Leveraging LiveU’s market-tested bonding technology, the LU210 and LU220 solutions allow news teams to combine satellite and cellular networks for newsgathering on-the-move and in fixed locations.

The LU210 offers a single encoder in a cost-effective, rack-mount configuration.

The LU220 provides higher density with two independent encoders in the same rack-mount configuration and support for dual path streaming, enabling simultaneous streaming from two video sources.

Both encoders can be connected to LiveU’s Xtender transmission device and IP-based Ka-Sat, providing resiliency in extreme scenarios. For studio-based solutions, they enable content contribution from remote/fixed locations and the uploading of content to LiveU’s MultiPoint internal and cross-organizational video distribution service.

Key benefits are…..

DEN- Soft -launched its OTT Services.

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DEN- MSO (Multi-system operator) soft launched its OTT service “DEN TV+” with 144 free-to-air (FTA) channels. The app is available on Android as well as iOS. The MSO has partnered with DigiVive Services,to launch the OTT service.

SN Sharma CEO-DEN Networks said, “We have soft-launched DEN TV+. It is available on Android as well as iOS. We will do the formal launch in due course”.

DEN TV+ is a live streaming app exclusively for DEN’s cable TV and broadband subscribers. It offers live TV channels, shows, video-on-demand and movies on the go. Some of the channels on the platform are B4U, 9X Jalwa, India TV, Zoom, Aaj Tak, ABP News, BBC World News, ET Now, Times Now, India Today and….

Inovonics: showcased its product line at BES Expo-2017.

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Inovonics manufactures professional radio broadcasting equipment for AM, FM, HD, RDS, and Radio Streaming. Come see our new product innovations for this year at the BES Expo in New Delhi, Stall #23.

With over 40 years in the market, Inovonics is world renowned for manufacturing specialized equipment in the areas of: Radio Broadcast Processors, Radio Broadcast Monitors, and RDS messaging.

Ben Barber- President/ CEO Inovonics said,….

Quicklink: Remote Communicator and TX Multi solutions to be showcased at BVE and CABSAT 2017.

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At BVE and CABSAT 2017, Quicklink will show their new, ground-breaking Remote Communicatorsolution. The Remote Communicator which was launched in January 2017 allows you tostream real time, full duplex ultra-low delay audio/video or audio only that is sent and received from a single web browser, enabling broadcasters to create high quality, ultra-low latency video and audio contributions.

The Quicklink Remote Communicator is a complete versatile solution that can be used on Quicklink hardware or installed on the users own hardware. The new solution includes cloud advanced firewall punch through with automatic fall back to Quicklink Relay Services guaranteeing connectivity on the most challenging and secured networks…….