MIB grants 13 new MSO licences in January-March 2022

MIB grants 13 new MSO licences in January-March 2022

The ministry reported 1763 registered MSOs on 21 March.


Mumbai: The ministry of information and broadcasting reported that there are 1763 registered multi-system operators (MSOs) as of 21 March as compared to 1752 registered MSOs at the end of January. The ministry has granted 13 new licenses to MSOs between 31 December 2021 and 21 March 2022.

Among the new licensees are Sky Media, SGRA Satellite Cable Network, Dainik Savera News and Media Network, Sai Namo Digital Cable Network, Inishia Media, Ganapati Digital Network, Swastika, Grand Gumber Network, Digital Fusion Network, Raaga Communication, SSCN Digital TV and Broadband, Assistive Netspeed Technologies and Asiasat Channel and Consultancy India.

It also granted two provisional registrations to Tamil Nadu Arasu Cable TV Corporation, which operates in the state of Tamil Nadu only, and to Godfather Communication, which operates only in Punjab, Haryana, Jammu & Kashmir, Rajasthan, Chandigarh, and Himachal Pradesh.

The ministry cancelled the licenses of eight MSOs including Sai Enterprise, Anil Kumar Singh, SSV Cable, Kavali Entertainment, Vimitel Network, Hubli Digital Cable Net and Broadband Services, Star Club Cable and Broadband and Bhyraveshwara Cable Network since January.