Information and Broadcasting Ministry sources said the issue had already been taken up with the Human Resource Ministry which administers the Copyright Act.
The sources clarified to radioandmusic.com that the channels that had been licensed in Phase II had complained that they were unable to break even primarily because of the huge royalty they were forced to pay to the music companies.The methodology of fixing royalty will be discussed, particularly as to the basis on which the royalty payment should be fixed.
The source also confirmed that the issue of permitting news on private FM Radio channels was also under consideration.
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