Tag Archives: cable TV

Cablevisions net sales up 51.9% in 2016

Argentinas Grupo Clarín presented its financial statement for the fourth quarter of 2016 in which it reported annual net sales of its telecommunications company Cablevision for AR$ 30.6 billion (USD 1.96 billion), up 51.9% from previous year. According to the company, the increase is mostly attributable to an increase in subscription charges (Cable TV and [...]

Cable TV suspended in regions of Pakistan

Auction for direct-to-home (DTH) licences will still be taking place tomorrow. The government has opposed to postponing the process. Consequently, cable operators have suspended their services in several regions of Pakistan. Those areas include Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Gujarat and Multan. There is a concentrated number of DTH users in the region of Islamabad, Lahore, [...]

Taj TV to bring back signals to All Digital Network India Ltd

All Digital Network India Limited, the MSO formed by Cable TV, will now have its supply signals back from Taj Television India Private Limited, the wholly owned subsidiary of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL), the television, media and entertainment company. This was decided by the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal. The MSO also agreed [...]

Government considers FDI hike to 100% in cable TV, DTH

The government is mulling over a proposal to increase the limit on foreign direct investment to 100% in direct-to-home and cable TV companies. India has six private direct-to-home Tv service operators, including Dish TV, Tata Sky, Videocon d2h, Airtel Digital TV and several Multi-system companies such as DEN Networks and Hathway. The proposal, if accepted, [...]

Kerala receives new HD feeds from Asianet, MMTV

Broadcasters, content developers as well as cable TV companies have begun launching channels and programmes customised for the Kerala TV market. Asianet, the Malayalam satellite TV network, as well as MMTV have introduced high definition feeds while Dish TV has taken its regional brand Zing to Gods Own Country. Asianet HD feed offers TV shows [...]

OTT services hurting cable TV industry; AICDF says

All India Digital Cable Federation, lobby group for the multi-system operators, wants broadcasters to keep a level playing field for over-the-top and cable TV services. The AIDCF has written to Star India, Multi Screen Media and IndiaCast Media Distribution, saying that broadcasters are releasing content for free on OTT platforms, but cable TV companies are [...]

DTH, Cable TV to cost more in Delhi as AAP increases entertainment tax

Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party has increased tax on direct-to-home service providers as well as cable companies in New Delhi. The entertainment tax has been increased from 20 to 40%, meaning that consumers will have to pay more for cable and DTH services. The recent announcement of doubling of entertainment tax on cable TV and [...]

Cable TV digitisation opening new business opportunities; Ericsson

increase in demand for billing systems as well as internet-based delivery networks among Indian cable TV operators has led to newer avenues for growth for Ericsson. Ericsson already provides video compression solutions to four out of seven DTH providers in the country. According to the telecom equipment vendor, video streaming services are gaining popularity in [...]