22 Sep 2017
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Hathway’s cable TV and broadband capex to be Rs 270 cr in FY18
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Global child bride racket busted in Hyderabad, 20 arrested
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Violence in Tripura: Journalist hacked to death, sec 144 imposed

IBF urges Nepal govt to defer clean feed policy till completion of cable TV digitisation

Govt of Nepal issues clean feed policy under which only those downlinking licences of foreign broadcasters will be permitted for distribution in Nepal that do not contain any ads.

GTPL Hathway makes a tepid market debut

Being the first stock to list after the GST, the scrip plunged to a low of Rs 162.25 and then recovered to close at Rs 171.65. During the day, it touched a high of Rs 175.

Siti Networks leads as MSOs add 1.67 mn pay TV subscribers in Q1: Study

Leading operators gained 1.67 mn pay TV subs in Q1 of 2017; Siti Networks adds 800,000 subs, as per informitv’s Multiscreen Index.

MIB writes to chief secys to crack down on analogue signal transmission

Faced with complaints of analogue signal transmission even after the sunset date, MIB has written a letter to the chief secretaries of states to take action, through the authorised officers, against cable operators who are still carrying analogue signals.

MIB allows Arasu Cable a month’s extension to switch to digital

Tamil Nadu govt requests MIB to stretch DAS deadline for MSO Arasu Cable by 3 months. MIB decides to grant one month’s extension. Arasu will thus have to achieve total digitisation by 17 Aug.

Punjab govt slaps Rs 684 cr tax evasion notice on Fastway; MSO denies charges

The Punjab govt has slapped a Rs 684-cr tax evasion notice on Fastway Transmission for allegedly evading taxes by under-declaring subscriber numbers. The allegation is that the MSO has been evading ET, sales tax, road digging charges and charges for using electricity poles in the 10-year reign of the Akali Dal govt. Fastway has denied such charges.

GTPL Hathway IPO oversubscribed 1.5 times on final day

The IPO of GTPL Hathway was fully subscribed on the final day of the issue on Friday. The issue was oversubscribed 1.52 times, data from stock exchanges showed. It received bids for 30.86 mn shares against the total issue size of 20.21 million shares, excluding the anchor investors’ portion.

GTPL Hathway IPO subscribed 41% on second day

The portion of shares reserved for QIBs was subscribed 69%, non-institutional investors 15% and retail investors 15%. The issue closes today.

GTPL Hathway IPO subscribed 27% on debut day

The portion reserved for qualified institutional buyers was subscribed 69% and retail investors 15%. The IPO closes on Friday.

GTPL Hathway, Darsh in advanced talks to set up JV for expansion in Bihar

GTPL Hathway, which is raising Rs 480 cr via IPO, and Patna-based Darsh Digital Network are in advanced talks to form a 50:50 JV to expand in the Bihar market. Talks are also on to stretch the JV to the Jharkhand region.