Membership Benefits and other Privileges

Following benefits and privileges, inter alia, are available to Members of Broadband India Forum (IPTV Society):

  • Attend Society Membership Meetings and General Body Meeting;
  • Eligible to be nominated for election to the Governing Council, which establishes and guides policies and priorities;
  • Eligible to vote on important issues and matters related to the society: the Constitution, office bearer elections, etc. (Patron & Corporate Members Only);
  • Participate in any of the BIF Working Groups, Committees etc.;
  • Access to information related to BIF and other telecom journals where members can also contribute;
  • Expert opinion on all the subjects related to ICT, Broadband, Satellite, Radio Communications, Spectrum, Telecommunication , research & development and standardization etc. can be made available to the members;
  • Attend free or at discounted rates, the seminars, conferences and workshops organized by the Forum and the third party events supported by the Forum;
  • Propose creation of new benefits and programs at the General Body Meeting, after the approval of which they would become available;
  • The Foundation maintains dynamic website for members to provide updated information.

Patron Members enjoys special privileges such as;

  • Automatically prominent visibility at web site
  • Mentioned in the members introduction,
  • Logo prominently positioned at all the event/programme/publication conducted by BIF
  • Other thing been equal Preference in nomination as Chairman and Co-Chairman of various BIF Hi-Level Committees
  • Preference in Research Projects and Studies
  • Member of Strategic Advisory Council, proposing guiding policies for the Forum to consider in consonance with ethos of BIF

Categories of Membership:

Patron Members:

A company or an institution or any other legal entity engaged in the field of activity as related to the scope and purpose of the society shall be eligible to become Patron Member of the society. Patron Membership shall be as a right subjected to the other provisions of these Rules and Regulations relating to Expulsion etc.

Corporate Members:

A company or an institution or any other legal entity engaged in the field of activity as related to the scope and purpose of the society shall be eligible to become corporate Member of the society. Corporate Membership shall be as a right subjected to the other provisions of these Rules and Regulations relating to Expulsion etc.

Startup, Professional, Academia & Research Oragnisation:

Startup, Professional Academia & Research Organisation Membership is by invitation, for those who are engaged in the field and activities as related to the scope and purpose of the society shall be eligible to become an Startup, Professional Academia & Research Organisation Member. This category has no voting right.

Honorary Member:

Honorary Membership is by invitation from the Executive Council, for those Individuals who are engaged in the field and activities as related to the scope and purpose of the society shall be eligible to become an Honorary Member. This category is restricted and only by recommendation and invitation and has no voting right.