M/S Kollam Internet Cable … vs Union Of India & Ors on 9 November, 2016

1. The petition has been filed seeking grant of time for installing the
set-top boxes and till the completion of installation of set top boxes, the
respondent be restrained from stopping the supply of analogue signal.

2. The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting by Notification dated
11.11.2011 had, in public interest, notified that it shall be obligatory for
every cable operator to transmit or re-transmit programmes of any
channel in an encrypted form through a Digital Addressable System
(DAS) in such cities, towns or areas, as specified in table contained

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therein.

3. Effective dates ranged between 30.06.2012 to 31.12.2014. The
said period of implementation was subsequently extended from time to
time and the last extension for the implementation of DAS Phase-III was
granted upto 31.12.2015. The petitioner admittedly is part of the Phase-III
implementation of the digital system.

Source: Indian Kanoon

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