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    Default SC refuses interim stay to Zee Turner

    SC refuses interim stay to Zee Turner

    New Delhi, May. 16 (PTI): The Supreme Court today refused to give an interim relief to Zee Turner, which had sought a stay on broadcast tribunal TDSAT's order that allowed DTH operator TataSky to drop 13 of its channels.

    A bench headed by Justice B P Singh after hearing both the parties posted the matter for hearing on July 9.

    While challenging the correctness and validity of the TDSAT order, Zee Turner, a joint venture of Zee and Turner International which distributes Zee and other channels, said TataSky was bound to carry on all 32 channels on its DTH service for 50 per cent of the Cable TV rate.

    Senior counsel Harish Salve, appearing for Zee, contended that TataSky, a joint venture of Tatas and Star India, was virtually managed and run by its rival Star TV which did not want all Zee channels to be carried.

    "This was affecting our TRP ratings and our market value. We want TataSky to carry all our 32 channels and not only 19 channels even without paying anything," Salve said.

    TataSky counsel K Venugopal and Mukul Rohtagi, however, said it was not bound to carry all channels in five bouquets, including four channels of Turner International and all Zee Telefilms channels.

    According to Zee, as per the existing licence conditions and TRAI stipulations, TataSky was bound to carry signals of all channels so as to give a choice to consumers.

    It said TataSky was carrying 113 channels and had a capacity to carry at least 70 more channels.

    While seeking setting aside of the observation made by TDSAT that Zee Turner Ltd, Zee Telefilms Ltd, and Dish TV's managing company ASC Enterprises Ltd were defaulters, Zee said these remarks were "completely perverse".
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    Thanks for posting this news MJ



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