Broadcasters have to offer pay channels on an a la carte basis — stupendous
Maximum price of FTA for 30 channels fixed at Rs. 77 plus taxes — not new
Two compulsory schemes for set-top boxes also announced — good
But the broadcaster are set to go to court.
This is again a case where policy and people find themselves at a huge distance from each other. The proposal this time is for the consumer. It needn’t be so every time.