Dec 31, 2022

Guidelines for Platform Services Offered by Multi System Operators

MIB has, on November 30, 2022, notified Guidelines for Platform Services offered by Multi System Operators, 2022 (‘MSO Guidelines’). Platform services have been defined as programs transmitted by Multi System Operators (‘MSOs’) exclusively to their own subscribers, excluding Doordarshan channels, registered television channels, and foreign television channels not registered in India. MSOs offering platform services are required to comply with the MSO Guidelines by November 30, 2023. The MSO Guidelines prescribe various compliance requirements including channel registration, security clearance, disclosure, channel cap, and exclusivity requirements for the offering of such platform services.




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