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Dish TV reports highest Q1 subscriber additions in 3 years, net at Rs 54.2 cr

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Dish TV has reported its highest ever first-quarter subscriber additions over the last three years and is well on its target of achieving 1.5–1.7 mn net additions during the fiscal. ARPU is expected to grow 6% in FY16, mainly driven by a price increase before the festive season.

Dish TV is first Indian DTH firm to turn profitable at net level

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After a decade of operations, Dish TV has turned profitable at the net level for the fiscal. It has 12.9 mn net subscribers. Carriage rev is Rs 81 crore in FY15. Content cost grew 2.87%.

Airtel Digital TV adds 1.06 mn subs in FY15, EBITDA sees strong growth

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EBITDA is at Rs 675.2 crore compared to Rs 334.7 crore a year ago. ARPU is at Rs 214 while net subscriber base stands at 10.07 mn.

Dish TV’s run to market leadership

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Dish TV is India’s first DTH service provider. Despite Rupert Murdoch-controlled News Corp’s several attempts to launch DTH first in the Indian market, regulation and lobbying helped Zee-founder Subhash Chandra to kick-start the service on 2 October 2003 with 47 channels and gain the first mover advantage.