Category Archives: Cable

Steadview Capital invests USD 15 million in Hathway

One of India´s top MSOs, Hathway has allotted over USD 15 million worth of shares to Hong Kong-based alternative asset manager, Steadview Capital. This would enable it keep up with the on-going digitisation process taking place in India. According to Hathway, it has issued 3,521,000 paid-up equity shares to Steadview Capital Mauritius, LTR Focus Fund [...]

GVT ya opera triple play para residenciales en Sao PauloGVT already provides triple play for residencies in Sao Paulo

La empresa de telecomunicaciones GVT (Vivendi) comenzó a operar servicios de TV paga (DTH-IPTV), banda ancha y telefonía fija en el mercado residencial de la ciudad de Sao Paulo en Brasil. La compañía estaba comercializando sus servicios solamente a nivel corporativo en la región industrial del área metropolitana de esa ciudad. Inicialmente, GVT prestará servicios [...]

Operadores de TV paga en Puerto Rico contra la pirateríaPay-TV operators in Puerto Rico against piracy

Dish, Choice, Liberty Cablevisión y DirecTV se unieron para apoyar un proyecto de ley que propone combatir y sancionar la piratería de señales de TV en Puerto Rico. La propuesta catalogaría como delito penal la venta, instalación, interferencia, alteración o uso de equipos de recepción de servicios de TV paga. “En Puerto Rico pueden existir [...]

5.5 mill STB shipments in India

During the CY Q2 2013, India has recorded 5,558,910 shipments of STBs. This is a 5% increase over the previous quarter and top amongst the players comes the Hongkong based electronics and home appliance manufacturer, Skyworth with 38% of the market share. The data, reported by technology portal, CIOL.com finds Skyworth, Cisco and Skynet having [...]

Exset, Koffee Media ink deal for digital monetisation

India-based Koffee Media, a subsidiary of Tera Software Limited, formed to provide managed services and VAS services to the MSOs in the cable industry, has inked a new digital monetisation deal with Netherland-based Exset wherein Exset will provide DMS (digital monetisation system) CAS to Koffee Media´s digital cable platform. Exset will also be offering middleware [...]