National Television and Radio Council prepares rules for cable TV operators' activity
Azerbaijan, Baku, October 23 / Trend H. Valiyev /
The National Television and Radio Council prepares rules of activity for cable operators, Chief Specialist of the law and licensing department of the council, Tohid Aliyev, told Trend .
Aliyev said that the document is regularly discussed at the interim meetings of the council. The document is amendedin case of necessity. The rules define duties, rights and responsibilities of legal entities that provide cable television services.
The concept of cable television is indicated as the organization rendering services of TV and radio broadcasting in a certain territory.
At present, the rules include technical aspects. For example, in case of suspension of broadcasting by cable TV operator, the operator must renew it within two days after a subscriber appeal the operator.
After new regulations come into force, special terms will be laid down before operators. These terms envisage delivery of content to a consumer via alternative lines, in case of switching off signal.
If cases contradicting the Azerbaijani current legislation on Television and Radio Broadcasting are fixed, the council reserves the right to suspend activity of the operator.
The rules will also promote uniting of cable TV operators into the association.
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