Friday, June 07, 2013

Ad's to be reduced on Indian feeds of channels

Those of you who are sick of the advertisements carried on the Indian feeds of International channels over all  the pay television operators in Sri Lanka can rejoice at a recent ruling that has placed an ad cap on channels commencing next month.

As per the new regulations, advertisements on Indian feeds of channels will not 20 min per hour for news channels and 16 min for GEC's (General Entertainment Channels) from July 1st 2013.

The regulations further state that from October 1st 2013 advertisements for GEC's & news channels cannot exceed 12 min per hour.

This only applies for Indian feeds of channels being received into Sri Lanka, most of the other feeds that originate outside Indian such as those from Singapore are more or less commercial free for the most part.

24 comments:

Vishwa said...

There is a rumor that Neth Fm has bought Siyatha TV, pls confirm

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Sam said...

Long wait Lakviru Fm Now On Air

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oshada said...

got clear signals 4m yfm 92.7fm from down south!!!!

Ravindu said...

Im from nikaweratiya.we cant listen to lakviru fm.please send to me contact number of lakviru fm. RAVINDUR68@gmail.com

Eva Andressa said...

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This trek will take you into some of the wildest and most scenic areas of Nepal from the fertile rice basins of Trisuli to the dense forests of rhododendron and conifer on the higher slopes, the high alpine Yak pastures, glaciers and moraines around Kyangin Gompa. The remote holy lakes at Gosainkunda along the route we experience the whole range of Himalayan topography.


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Nishantha De Silva said...

we seen part of screen ten cricket. more space used to advertisement. but CSN channel broadcast full screen.
very bad peo tv.

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Lochana Ranasingha said...

Seems like MBC's YFM has seized their transmission from Bandarawela (Nayabedda) on 92.7 FM and the down south signals are strong. Admin pls find us the reason for the sudden change.

Sam said...

I THINK THEY RELAUNCH Y FM.BECAUSE EARLIER S.M.MARIKKAR WAS THE CHANNEL HEAD OF SIRASA FM AND Y FM .BUT SUDDENLY THEY CHANGE KIRULA FM IN TO LEGEND FM SO THEY PUT KINGSLY RATHANAYAKA AS THE NEW HEAD OF SIRASA FM AND MARIKKAR MOVE TO Y FM CHANNEL HEAD . AFTER THAT THESE CHANGERS ARE CAME.

Kelum Navaratne said...

There is a new English radio testing on 91.4

Any one got more info about it ?

Mahen said...

91.4 is alai FM its already on air i guess

Kelum Navaratne said...

Alai FM is not any more. There is a new english radio on 91.4, please listen and see. There is seems far better coverage and quality on it.

Chris said...

91.4 is now broadcasting english music and has been for around 2 to 3 weeks.Quality is good, and music selection is 80's & 90's

Chris said...

Any news re 91.4 anyone?

darshana said...

New english station from neth fm

darshana said...

Also they will start new tv channel on oct .

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The construction of the Colombo Lotus Tower at D.R. Wijewardana Mawatha, Colombo 10 at a cost of $ 104 million continues to move forward. It will stand 350 meters tall when work is completed sometime in early 2015. The tower will facilitate the transmission of signals of 50 TV Channels and over 35 FM Radio Stations.

Picture Shows Mr. Lalith Weeratunga, Secretary to the President and Chairman of the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka, Mr. Anusha Palpita, Director - General of TRCSL, Prof. Samitha Manawadu, Major General Prasad Samarasinghe, and Mr. W.D. de Alwis, Project Director, inspecting the progress of work at the base of the Colombo Lotus Tower.

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Manaslu Trek Itinerary – 14 days

The manaslu trek on od the popular trekking trail in Nepal the trek start from Arughat to wherever the jeeps can reach above Besisahar takes around 14 to 16 days depend on you walking days, but can be done more quickly, or more slowly (better), and with side trips to Tsum Valley, from even continuing to Himalaya Trail. Itineraries are totally up to you, but here is something to get started with.
Day Walking time Altitude Accommodation
1 6h (Drive) KTM -> ArughatMany good lodges here
2 5h Arughat – Soti Khola (or Arket), basic lodges G.H. & ABC G.H.
3 5h Soti Khola – Machha Khola, good lodges here
4 6h Machha Khola – Jagat, good lodge (25 rooms, 50 pax) 1440 Jagat Guest House.
5 6h Jagat – Deng, good lodge (20 rooms, 40 pax)
6 6h Deng – Namrung, reasonable lodges 2560
7 4h Namrung – Shyala, basic lodge (or Lho, reasonable)
8 2h Shyala – Samagaon, good lodges. Optional rest day in Sama – Manaslu Basecamp excursion. 3500
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9 4h Sama – Samdo, via Manaslu Basecamp, reasonable lodges in Samdo 3800
10 4h Samdo – Larkye Phedi, good lodge now (60 pax) 4460
11 8h Larkye Phedi – Bimthang, good lodges 3700
12 6h Bimthang – Tilje, good lodges 2300
13 6h Tilje – Sirichaur, good lodges 1150 s.
14 6h (Drive) Sirichaur – Besisahar – KTM

On this itinerary you can save one day of acclimatization on either days 8 or 10. And obviously you can add extra days for rest, or make half days to stay in different villages.

Larkya peak, Panbari, Samdo Himal, Nirekha, Saula, Khayang and other peaks can be climbed.
Do visit Manaslu basecamp and the Manaslu glacier which is incredible up close.
Wonder what Tibet is like? You can gaze into Tibet from the border point which is short trek from Samdo.
Ancient Gompas along the trail. Not big but often frequented by Rinpoches due to the relative accessibility of Nubri Valley.
From Larkya La you can see four glaciers converging above amazing views to Lamjung Himal and the Annapurnas.
It sounds cliché, but Manaslu is an authentic, Nepali trekking experience. It really is like the Annapurna Circuit way back when

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