11 Dec 2017
Live Post
Star Gold Select HD partners select DTH ops to showcase ‘Mughal-E-Azam’ in colour, B&W
ALTBalaji offers subtitles for its original shows in three regional languages
Unitech Moves Supreme Court Against Government Taking Over
Court sends accused to police custody for two days in actress case
UP shocker: 15-year-old cancer survivor gang-raped, then raped by passerby too
Tags : jagdish-kumar

Hathway’s video biz CEO TS Panesar quits

Hathway video biz CEO TS Panesar has resigned. He departs at a time when the cable TV biz has been transferred to a wholly owned subsidiary while the broadband operations is in the parent company. He introduced several changes, brought in processes and launched VAS. His successor will live in a new period of the company’s journey and face new challenges.

Jagdish Kumar quits Hathway; Rajan Gupta is made new MD

Jagdish Kumar has stepped down as Hathway Cable & Datacom MD and CEO. Rajan Gupta is new MD.Panesar is elevated to CEO of video biz.

How GST is going to impact the media industry

Bogged down by multiple doses of taxation, DTH and cable TV companies are going to be major beneficiaries in the media and entertainment sector once the GST comes into existence. Here is how.

Sony’s organisational rejig as NP Singh gets ready for bigger bets

Sony Pictures Networks India CEO NP Singh has expanded the role of Rajesh Kaul by making him the prez of distribution and sports. Rohit Gupta gets additional role as international biz gets consolidated within the networks’ sales and syndication biz. Why were these changes made?

Cable TV and DTH firms do not see any immediate impact on FDI inflows

Though several cable TV and DTH companies are looking to rope in foreign investors, industry experts feel that just putting the broadcast carriage services sector under 100% automatic route isn’t enough. Nothing, after all, has changed since the government increased the FDI ceiling in the media sector almost seven months back.

How 700 MHz spectrum auction can impact the business of MSOs and LCOs

For the first time, the government will be auctioning 700 MHz spectrum to telcos. Cable TV companies fear that this will lead to interference of signals. They also say that this will impact their future expansions in terms of value-added services and the number of TV channels on offer.

Stakeholders analyse the impact of 3 years of DAS

What has been the impact of three years of digital addressable system? Have balance sheets of MSOs been stretched? Will FDI liberalisation ease fund-raising? What is the status on ARPU, packaging and billing?

Hathway launches online portal for LCOs

The portal is designed to provide technological support to LCOs through a dedicated online portal, which will have detailed features allowing LCOs to run their business efficiently and offer better quality experience to customers.

Hathway walks away with ET Best Tech Brand 2015 award in B2B tech

Hathway featured in the list of top 150 technology brands of India as per ET & MRSS’ industry-agnostic study to understand what goes into the making of leading tech brands in the B2B space.

Hathway puts spotlight on broadband biz with demerger

The idea behind the demerger is to increase the focus on the broadband business, says Jagdish Kumar. The company would spend Rs 400–500 crore on broadband business between April 2015 and June 2016 to set up last mile and increase footprint.