The Cable Television Networks (Regulations) Ordinance Act, 1995
2. Definitions –
In these rules unless the context otherwise requires –
(a) “Cable operator” means any person who provides cable service through a cable television network of otherwise controls or is responsible for the management and operation of a cable television networks.
(b) ‘Cable service” means the transmission by cables of programmes including re-transmission by cables of any broadcast television signals.
(c) “Cable television network” means any system consisting of a set of closed transmission paths and associated signals generation, control and distribution equipment, designed to provide cable service for reception by multiple subscribers.
(d) “Company” means a company defined in section 3 of the Companies Act, 1956.
(e) “Form” means form appended to these rules.
(f) “Person” means:
(i) An individual who is a citizen of India
(ii) An association of individuals or body of individuals, whether incorporated or not, whose members are citizens of India
(iii) A company in which not less than fifty one percent of the paid up share capital is held by the citizens of India.
(a) “Programme” means any television broadcast and includes:
(i) Exhibition of films, features, dramas, advertisement and serials through video cassette recorders or video cassette players.
(ii) Any audio or visual or audio-visual live performance or presentation and the expression “programming service” shall be construed accordingly
(a) “Registering authority” means the registering authority notified under clause (h) of section 2 of the Cable television Networks (Regulation) Ordinance 1994.
(b) “Subscriber” means a person who receives the signal of cable television network at a place indicated by him to the cable operator, without further transmitting it to any other person.