Category Archives: Pay TV

Pace to focus on value-added products

Pace, a solutions company, reveals the companys focus and priority will be locked on value added products. Bopanna Muddappa. Head of Solutions, Pace, believes the way forward for the company will be to occupy the quality space. Talking during the NexTV Summit, New Delhi, today, Mudappa says: We believe that the quality products both in hardware [...]

Ashit Kukian, new president – revenue at Times Network

Times Network has roped in Ashit Kukian as president revenue in a bid to bolster its senior management leadership. The latter was formerly the COO of Radio City. He spent 10 years working for Radio City driving revenues for the brand through traditional and non-traditional sources. Kukian will now be responsible for content, distribution, [...]

Zee Café ready to step up to the HD world

Zee Café, which is part of Zee Entertainment Enterprise Ltd (ZEEL), will launch Zee Café HD as from this coming Saturday. The channel telecasts the latest English shows on TV and this experience will be enhanced after the move to High definition (HD). #ThePlaceToBe campaign will be launched shortly to reiterate all the attributes of the [...]

Da Vinci Media launches kids’ HD channel in India

Da Vinci Learning, the HD educational channel, is entering the market with a joint venture between Da Vinci Media GmbH and Quintillion Media Pvt Ltd (The Quint). The Quint is a digital venture founded by Ritu Kapur and Raghav Bahl, stalwarts of the Indian media and entertainment industry. Founded in 2007, Da Vinci Media GmbH, with [...]

Times Now joins UK’s Sky

Indian English news channel, Times Now, has made its entry in the English television market after signing a major deal with UKs leading pay TV operator, Sky. The United Kingdom being one of the country with the largest Indian diaspora in the world, the TV channel will initially diffuse Indian contents before broadening into a [...]

India Today and Aaj Tak seal deal with Facebook for ‘Instant Articles’

US giants Facebook has launched Instant Articles on its platform for the first time in India with India Today Group. India Today, an English news channel, Aaj Tak, a news website and DailyO, an online opinion platform, all part of India Today Group, will be roped in this new partnership with Facebook. Instant Articles are available to all iOS [...]

Dish TV mulling over multi-layer CAS amidst possible security threats

DTH operator Dish TV India has indicated it is giving serious consideration to adopting a multi-layer Conditional Access System (CAS). It will give Dish TV the muscles to fight off possible security threats and a better system efficiency going forward. The DTH operator are also considering the recall of all the Set-Top-Boxes (STB) delivered to [...]