Posted on: 18/07/2017 09:25 AM
Kalanithi Maran-promoted Sun Direct has posted full-fiscal net profit for the first time. In FY17, Sun Direct’s net profit stood at Rs 32.21 cr compared to a loss of Rs 35.30 cr a year ago. Revenue grew to Rs 1,211 cr and ARPU climbed. Addition of transponders and HD channels helped.
Posted on: 17/07/2017 08:30 AM
Prasar Bharati will likely distribute around 10 lakh DTH set-top boxes free in Naxal-hit areas of the country. Purpose is to help people connect to development schemes of the govt.
Posted on: 13/07/2017 09:37 AM
Videocon d2h COO Himanshu Patil has resigned and will be starting his own technology venture.
Posted on: 10/07/2017 10:40 AM
In a presentation to lenders about its long-term debt reduction plan, Reliance Communications has included the sale of its DTH business.
Posted on: 10/07/2017 09:09 AM
Airtel Digital TV takes its share to 21% of total active subscriber base, up 1% from earlier quarter. Sun Direct falls by a percentage point to 9%. Share of other 4 DTH ops remains unchanged. Dish TV leads pack.
Posted on: 07/07/2017 10:40 AM
After the merger pact between Dish TV and Videocon d2h, it is the turn of Tata Sky and Airtel Digital TV to explore the possibility of a deal. Will they merge? What are the complexities of such a deal?
Posted on: 06/07/2017 08:36 AM
Digitisation of cable TV, proposed tariff order by TRAI, fast growth of DD Freedish and DTT on mobile infrastructure will drive the uptake of free television.
Posted on: 04/07/2017 09:07 AM
Total active subscriber base of six private DTH ops grew 12% in CY2016 to 62.65 mn from 55.98 mn in the previous year.
Posted on: 04/07/2017 08:58 AM
If a deal is to be hatched, Reliance Digital TV will necessarily have to move to Sun Direct. How will Sun Direct benefit from the deal? What are the clouds that still darken the prospects of a deal?
Posted on: 30/06/2017 09:22 AM
Star India has issued a public notice stating that the signals of its channels will be discontinued to Reliance Digital TV within 21 days due to non-payment of licence fees.