Minister Sujit Bose, Pawan Jajodia, Ok Ok Binani, Rajesh Doshi, Rajendra Prasad Agarwal and others CTMA members on the 2nd day of Cable TV Show 2024 Exhibition in Kolkata

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], January 10: The twenty fifth CABLE TV SHOW 2024 Kolkata which was inaugurated on 9th January on the Biswa Bangla Mela Prangan (Milan Mela), Kolkata was visited by Minister Sujit Bose, Division of Hearth and Emergency Companies, Govt. of West Bengal right here right this moment.

Addressing the cable operators on the exhibition the minister assured that the federal government of Mamata Banerjee would handle the wants and varied problems with the cable business. Expertise will proceed to evolve however the curiosity of the native cable operators shall all the time be factored in in order that they proceed to function easily.

Mr Bose was responding to the issues voiced by cable operators fearing lack of enterprise and livelihood within the wake of technological onslaught. It’s estimated that just about 1.5 million folks in West Bengal, instantly and not directly, earn their livelihoods via the cable business.

The Indian broadcast and cable TV market has been valued at USD 13.61 billion in 2023 and is projected to register a 7.85 per cent annual development price until 2029. 

“This 12 months the Cable TV Show 2024 can be the most important such present in its historical past in Kolkata having efficiently accomplished 25 years since 1997 when it began on the Ice Skating ring in Kolkata with just a few stalls and members. The three-day B2B mega present, anticipated to attract over 50,000 folks from throughout the nation and Bangladesh, would have 92 stalls, 85 pavilions and eighty plus members on the sprawling Milon Mela Prangan in Kolkata,” mentioned Mr Pawan Jajodia, Chairman Exhibition, CTMA.

The three-day B2B mega occasion, open free to the general public, is organized by Kolkata-based Cable TV Equipments Merchants & Producers Affiliation (CTMA) and draws all the large multi-system operators (MSOs) and types related to the cable tv sector within the nation. The newest applied sciences, merchandise, options and companies can be showcased throughout the three days. 

“CTMA has been the voice of the cable tv sector within the japanese area for the previous 30 years. With the Authorities working in the direction of finalising the draft Broadcasting Companies (Regulation) Invoice, 2023, to interchange the three-decade-old Cable Tv Networks (Regulation) Act of 1995, CTMA would proceed to articulate the voice and calls for of the cable tv community in India,” mentioned Mr Ok Ok Binani, Secretary, CTMA.

Greater than 10,000 cable operators, MSOs and representatives, merchants, producers, channel companions, distributors, broadcasters and Multi-System Operators (MSOs) from throughout India and abroad are anticipated to go to the CABLE TV SHOW 2024.

At the moment, there are greater than 1500 MSOs in India. The cable tv (CATV) sector in West Bengal is estimated to cowl almost 10 million cable properties offering tv software program and web companies throughout city and rural areas.

The 25th CATV SHOW 2024 has Alliance Broadband and Meghbala Broadband because the gold sponsors; MRMPL, SG Beldon, SyRotech and WishNet because the silver sponsors; CtrlS, Digisol, Excessive, Seanet and Star because the bronze sponsors. The Show is supported by SITI Networks and GTPLKCBPL.

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