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BSNL has entered into an agreement with Aeris Communications to jointly tap the Internet of Things market in India.
Eros Now expects to double its paying subs base; eyes revenue of $40 mn in FY18 and $100 mn in FY19.
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.
Jio’s subscriber base stood at 112.55 mn. Top 5 wired broadband service providers were BSNL, Airtel, Atria, MTNL and You Broadband.
Dish TV expects to gain by Rs 160 cr a year once the GST regime comes into force. Videocon d2h is also expected to have an almost similar material benefit. How will it impact MSOs? Will broadband have an inflationary impact?
The top five wired broadband service providers were BSNL (9.95 mn), Bharti Airtel (2.07 mn), Atria (1.14 mn), MTNL (1.03 mn) and You Broadband (0.62 mn).
BSNL customers can enjoy 10GB of data daily at 2Mbps connectivity speed for just Rs 249 per month. Plan also offers users unlimited calling on all Sundays and unlimited night calling from 9 pm to 7 am.
Reliance Jio added 19.93 mn broadband subs in Dec to end 2016 with 72.16 mn subs; Bharti Airtel was behind with 43.56 mn subs.
Launching its telecom operations in Sep last year, Reliance Jio has 52.23 mn wireless broadband users, ahead of Bharti Airtel’s 41.90 mn.