The TRAI has released several recommendations for platform services offered by DTH operators, defining them as programmes transmitted by distribution platform operators exclusively to their own subscribers.The definition excludes Doordarshan and registered TV channels, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) said in a statement on November 13.Platform services shall not include foreign TV channels that are not registered in India, the telecom regulator said.Close A reference was received from the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) on July 2 this year, seeking recommendations of the TRAI for inclusion of a few issues regarding platform services with reference to the DTH guidelines. related news Hybrid Funds: Get complete guide on Hybrid Mutual Fund Children's Day Special | Plan your child's financial future What explains the strength in VIP’s stock and should you buy now? The TRAI issued a consultation paper on 'Platform Services offered by DTH … [Read more...] about Definition of DTH platform services excludes foreign channels not registered in India: TRAI
When a bomb threat prompted officials to shut down all 900 schools in the L.A. Unified School District last December, chaos ensued. Confused parents got the news via robocall around 8 a.m. and scrambled to pick up their kids and find last-minute child care. Others didn’t get the call at all. Communication between the district, principals, and teachers collapsed. The threat exposed the existing emergency system’s weaknesses, but amid the mayhem, many educators turned to Remind, the four-year-old messaging tool for students and teachers. advertisement advertisement “We saw a 700% increase in messaging usage during that bomb threat,” says Brett Kopf, cofounder and CEO of Remind. “We started meeting with some teachers and principals, and they were telling us it was chaos. It made us realize there was a huge need to have all the communication in one single place.” Today, Remind is launching a new product called Remind for Schools, a schoolwide … [Read more...] about Remind Launches New Slack-Like App For Schools
Last May, Stephen Colbert shocked teachers in his home state of South Carolina by “flash funding” all of their project requests made via the education crowdfunding platform DonorsChoose.org–a total of $800,000 worth of grants. A few days later, DonorsChoose.org CEO and founder Charles Best got an email from Twitter cofounder Biz Stone saying he wanted to do the same for all classroom projects in his hometown of Boston, and his wife Livia’s hometown of Richmond, California. Stone said he’d already spoken with Jack Dorsey, who agreed to fund all projects in Missouri, and by the way, Ev Williams was on board to cover San Francisco and Nebraska. advertisement advertisement “It was like a behind-the-scenes philanthropic flash mob forming by one person telling another person,” Best told Fast Company. “I said, ‘Let’s keep it a secret and see if some other people would want to join you. Then let’s unleash all of these … [Read more...] about Celebrities Partner With DonorsChoose.org To Fund $14 Million In Teacher Projects
A man walks into a pizza shop with an assault rifle, fires it, and points it at an employee. This isn’t the start of a joke. It’s what happened in Washington, D.C., in early December. A scruffy young conspiracy theorist had come to Comet Ping Pong Pizza brandishing and firing a gun in search of a purported child sex trafficking ring tied to prominent liberal politicians supposedly run out of one of its backrooms. advertisement advertisement It’s not clear who gave birth to “pizzagate,” which cropped up shortly after WikiLeaks released John Podesta’s hacked emails. But much of the theory’s fleshing out happened on the social news aggregation site Reddit through a group of pseudonymous Donald Trump supporters on one of the many subreddits where conspiracy theories and far worse things sometimes flourish. When CEO Steve Huffman eventually banned r/pizzagate from the site in an effort to prevent online … [Read more...] about Will Reddit Ever Grow Up?
Teneshia Warner is the first-ever African-American woman to accept a Grand Prix award on stage at Cannes Lions . . . last month. advertisement advertisement That it took until June 2018 for this to happen illuminates the advertising and marketing industry’s need to diversify the ranks of its creative leadership, and the increasing urgency with which brands need to acknowledge and make work that reflects a more diverse consumer experience. Warner, founder and CEO of multicultural agency Egami, helped create P&G’s award-winning ad “The Talk,” which was just landed an Outstanding Commercial Emmy nomination last week. The spot chronicles black parents explaining the realities of racial bias and discrimination to their kids across multiple decades, up to today. Made in partnership with the agency BBDO, which included multiple African-American women on the Grand Prix-winning team, including senior producer Whitney Collins and copywriter Nedal Ahmed. … [Read more...] about How P&G found the insight behind its Emmy-nominated ad “The Talk”