Keeping in view the implementation of Digital Addressable Systems (DAS) and effectively utilizing its benefits, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) after due consultation process brought out a common regulatory framework for digital addressable systems on 3 March 2017. This framework comprises of Interconnection Regulations, Quality of Service Regulations and Tariff Order for providing broadcasting services relating to television through digital addressable system.
The Interconnection regulations namely the Telecommunication (Broadcasting and Cable) Services Interconnection (Addressable Systems) Regulations, 2017 dated 3 March 2017 (herein after the Interconnection Regulations 2017) cover technical and commercial arrangements between Broadcaster & Distributor and Distributor & Local Cable Operators (LCOs) for providing television services to the consumers. TRAI also issued Telecommunication (Broadcasting and Cable) Services Interconnection (Addressable Systems) (Amendment) Regulations, 2019 (7 of 2019) on 30 October 2019 (herein after called Amendment Regulations).
Komandoor & Co LLP has been empanelled as via letter dated 05th February 2021 bearing reference number F.No.21-2/2020-B&CS authorized to carry out Digital Addressable System (DAS) for a period of 2 years in accordance with the "Telecommunication (Broadcasting and Cable) Services Interconnection (Addressable Systems) Regulations, 2017, the "Telecommunication (Broadcasting and Cable) Services Standards of Quality of Service and Consumer Protection (Addressable Systems) Regulations, 20 J 7 and the "Telecommunication (Broadcasting and Cable) Services (Eighth) (Addressable Systems) Tariff Order, 2017, dated the 3'd March, 2017 and their subsequent amendments. The validity of empanelment is for two years i.e. up to 04.02.2023. However, TRAI may, at its discretion extend the validity of the empanelment.
Audit of Digital Addressable System (DAS) [Subscriber Management System (SMS)/ Conditional Access System (CAS)] (technical and/or subscription) of distributors; or
Audit of billing and metering and/or payment and prepaid charging system involving the use of software tools and/or Banking IT system;