Tag Archives: Dish TV

Dish TV transfers STB business to its subsidiary

Dish TV has reported that it would shift its non-core entities to its subsidiary, essentially to save on licence fee and to focus on core business areas. The companys subsidiary, Xingmedia Distribution, will now handle its set-top-box business, dish antenna and allied services. Dish TV has planned to transfer debt of around INR 1,300 crore [...]

Dish TV in pact with MEC India

Dish TV has partnered with MEC India. Dish TV has planned to merge its ATL and digital business divisions. MEC will manage the media-related activities of the merged entity. We are delighted with this win. We, look forward to (our partnership with) Dish TV on their quest for disproportionate share of the digitisation opportunity. We [...]

Dish TV’s Q1 operating profit up by 22%

India, direct-to-home (DTH) operator, Dish TV India, reported a 21.9% increase in operating profit, with an addition of 332,000 net subscribers during the quarter ended June 30, 2014, taking its total subscriber base to 11.7 million at the end of the period. The broadcaster reported first quarter fiscal 2015 standalone subscription revenues and total operating [...]

Dish TV launches Zing in Maharashtra

Dish TV has expanded its sub-brand, Zing, in Maharashtra to target the low-paying strata of the market. It will be launched in Gujarat, shortly. Zing is currently available in eastern states of West Bengal, Tripura and Odisha. Zings connection is available for INR 1,099 with additional INR 200 installation charges. We have launched the product [...]

I&B Ministry directs 6 DTH players to pay INR 20 bn in licence fee

Indian Information and Broadcasting Ministry has issued demand notices to six DTH operators Tata Sky, Dish TV, Sun Direct, Airtel Digital TV, Reliance Digital TV and Videocon D2H to pay over INR 20 billion (USD 335 million) collectively as licence fee within 15 days; after seeking an opinion from the law ministry. The [...]

Indian trade regulator rebuffs Dish TV’s allegations against six MSOs

Indian fair trade regulator, Competition Commission (CCI) has chucked out DTH Dish TVs allegations against six Multi-System Operators (MSOs) under section 26(2) of the Competition Act, 2002 on March 6, 2014 stating that it did not find any prima-facie case for conducting an investigation. Dish TV had alleged that MSOs – namely Den Networks, [...]

Dish TV launches Zing and VOD service in India

Indian DTH provider, Dish TV, has launched the Zing brand for regional markets and is planning to invest over Rs 70 million (USD1.1 million) on marketing campaigns. The new Zing packages are priced at Rs 175, Rs 249 and Rs 349 and will initially be rolled out in West Bengal, followed by Gujarat and Maharashtra. [...]

Dish TV eyes Sri Lankan move

Dish TV is readying to launch its DTH service in Sri Lanka via Dish TV Lanka (Private) Ltd, a joint venture it floated in Sri Lanka with Satnet Pvt Ltd. Dish TV owns 70% of the joint venture and aims to invest a total of Rs 1 billion (USD 16 mil.) in the Sri Lankan [...]

Dish TV launches new incentive for subscribers

One of the top DTH players in India, Dish TV is now giving its subscribers the option of entirely removing a channel from specific packages and opt for channels only of their liking. For channels that are removed, the player would deposit 100 bonus points which is equivalent to USD 1.59. Dish TV India Chief [...]