01 Jul '11, 11pm

Cross-carriage Pay-TV rules to go ahead from August: COUCH POTATOES may get to watch previously exclusive pay-TV...

On Friday evening, the Government announced that it would go ahead with its controversial decision requiring pay-TV operators to carry each other's exclusive content. -- ST PHOTO: BRYAN VAN DER VEEK COUCH POTATOES may get to watch previously exclusive pay-TV content on their own pay-TV provider from August, without having to sign up for another pay-TV subscription or install another set-top box. On Friday evening, the Government announced that it would go ahead with its controversial decision requiring pay-TV operators to carry each other's exclusive content. The move, said Singapore's content regulator Media Development Authority of Singapore (MDA) in a statement, will help create 'a vibrant pay-TV market to the benefit of consumers and industry'. Operators will have to implement the measure, known as cross-carriage, from next month (August), it added. This means that pay...

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