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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.

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.