22 Sep 2017
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Hathway’s cable TV and broadband capex to be Rs 270 cr in FY18
Cut in interconnect charge may boost RIL's EPS by 8%
Package soon to boost economy; no cuts in fuel rates: Arun Jaitley
Global child bride racket busted in Hyderabad, 20 arrested
Tracked so far: Rs 75 crore in Dera bank accounts
Violence in Tripura: Journalist hacked to death, sec 144 imposed

Delhi HC allows MSOs to implead in Tata Sky, Airtel Digital TV case against TRAI

Delhi HC has allowed All India Digital Cable Federation to implead in the case filed Tata Sky and Airtel Digital TV challenging TRAI’s tariff order and interconnection regulation.

Hathway MD Rajan Gupta replaces Panesar as new AIDCF president

Rajan Gupta has replaced TS Panesar as the new president of All India Digital Cable Federation. This change has been made as Panesar has resigned from Hathway.

Atria to invest Rs 700 cr in FY18, eyes expansion in 4 new cities

Having stepped into the Delhi market, the private equity-backed company is planning to invest Rs 100 crore in the city. It is also looking to enter 3-4 cities.

GTPL Hathway deploys Harmonic unified video headend system for cable TV, OTT

GTPL Hathway has deployed a next-generation software-based unified video headend system from Harmonic, a video delivery infrastructure company.

Hinduja Group’s NXT Digital enters Punjab

The Punjab cable TV market, dominated by Fastway Transmission, will have a new competitor. NXT Digital’s aim is to have LCOs migrate to the HITS platform.

Siti Networks re-designates Rajesh Sethi as chief business transformation officer

Siti Networks has re-designated Rajesh Sethi as a chief business transformation officer of the company with immediate effect. In June, Sethi had replaced VD Wadhwa as the new head of Siti Networks and had been designated as the executive director and CEO of the company.

MIB unhappy with DAS implementation in North-Eastern states

In Assam, the STB seeding percentage is 94% followed by Mizoram with 80%. Meghalaya’s STB seeding was just 69% while in Tripura it was only half complete with 49%.

Cable operators in Nepal critical of government’s clean feed policy

Cable operators in Nepal are opposed to the government’s clean feed policy for foreign broadcasters as it will mean higher payouts for sourcing such content.

Arasu Cable’s broadband and cable TV initiatives

Tamil Nadu govt’s proposal to expand internet service connectivity has received over 300 applications and 170 companies have got the green signal to go ahead.

Allegations timed to scare bankers and investors, says Fastway MD Gurdeep Singh

The negative publicity is timed to scare bankers and investors as we are trying to raise capital from the open market, says Fastway MD Gurdeep Singh. “We have spread our cable biz to many states. Do we enjoy political patronage everywhere?” he said.