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Airtel Digital TV posts highest Q2 net subscriber addition in 4 years

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Airtel Digital TV’s ARPU dropped to Rs 232 during the quarter compared to Rs 233 in the trailing quarter. It added 256,000 net customers in Q2 of FY17. This has been the highest subscriber addition by the company during the second quarter in the last 17 quarters or almost four years.

Ortel’s biz from emerging markets turns EBITDA-positive in Q2

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Ortel’s revenue from carriage drops 9% QoQ. Content cost also falls 13.3%. Total subscriber base grows to 804,889.

Hathway Cable & Datacom’s performance in FY16

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Hathway Cable & Datacom made strong progress in broadband revenue in FY16 while its cable TV biz was impacted by delay in the implementation of DAS in Phase III and continued challenges in driving up subscription revenue shares from LCOs. Led by STB seeding in Phase III and broadband investment, capex was higher at Rs 11 bn in FY16 versus Rs 4.4 billion a year ago.

Videocon d2h to turn PAT positive for full fiscal; eyes 2.5 mn gross subs in FY17

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Videocon d2h is eyeing full-fiscal profitability at the net level in 2016–17 and has also guided for free cash flow breakeven. It expects to achieve a gross subscriber addition of at least 2.5 mn for the entire fiscal.

Ortel’s Q1 net profit falls amid digitisation

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Ortel’s Q1 net profit fell 68.9% to Rs 9 mn compared to Rs 2.8 crore in the preceding quarter. EBITDA excluding other income dipped 20.9% to Rs 13.4 crore.

Dish TV’s Q1 subs adds strong, EBITDA up 12% amid flat ARPU

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Dish TV reported strong subscriber additions in Q1 and content cost increased below double-digit but ARPU stayed flat. The DTH operator added 402,000 net subscribers in Q1, taking its net subscriber base to 14.9 mn.

Airtel Digital TV’s Q1 net subs adds highest in 4 years, EBITDA up 9.5% QoQ

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Airtel Digital TV has reported its highest fiscal Q1 net subscriber additions in the past four years. EBITDA has grown 9.49% QoQ to Rs 301.1 crore. ARPU is up 1.7% from the trailing quarter.

Videocon d2h turns profitable at net level for first time

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Videocon d2h has turned profitable at the net level for the first time. After Dish TV, it is the second Indian DTH company to be PAT positive.

Hathway adds 2.2 mn STBs in FY16; EBITDA up 52% amid drop in carriage rev

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Carriage revenue fell 4% while content cost grew just 1%. Broadband revenue saw significant growth in the fiscal.

Siti Cable’s full-fiscal profitability for first time and other milestones

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Siti Cable has turned profitable at the net level for the full fiscal for the first time in its history. It has also reported the highest number of digital customer acquisitions in a year and its footprint is the largest in the country.