Tag Archives: Hathway

Hathway, MSM Media end contract dispute

MSM Media Distribution and Hathway Cable and Datacom have ended their dispute over payments. The companies have reportedly settled for a fixed-fee deal for digital addressable system (DAS) Multisystem operator, Hathway, had switched off MSM channels in Das Phase II areas and had put the channels on a-la carte basis in DAS phase I regions. [...]

Hathway, GTPL to jointly negotiate content deals with broadcasters

Multi-system operators, GTPL and Hathway have inked a deal. The cable TV companies have agreed to jointly negotiate carriage deals with broadcasters. The agreement will include carriage-cum-placement deals for DAS and non-DAS areas as well as all-India subscription agreements, reports Indian Television. . Our mutual understanding with GTPL will bring in better synergies with a [...]

RBI approves Hathway’s FDI proposal

Hathway Cable and Datacom has received approval from Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to increase the foreign direct investment in the company from the current 49% to 74%. The MSO had earlier received a nod from the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB). The multi-system operator can now increase the limit for purchase of equity shares [...]

Maharashtra Cable Operators Federation protests against Hathway

Cable TV operators in Mumbai have threatened to disrupt the broadband distribution network under Hathway over the MSOs recent tussle with broadcaster Multi Screen Media (MSM). Anil Prabhu, president of the Maharashtra Cable Operators Federation has reportedly asked the cable operators to delink from Hathway Cable and Datacom, reports Mumbai Mirror. According to media reports, [...]

Hathway, MSM fight over distribution agreement

MSM Media Distribution (MSMMD) and MSO Hathway Cable & Datacom continue to fight over carriage and subscription fees. The multi-system operator, Hathway, has decided to not renew contract with MSMMD for Phase II regions. The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) had recently directed Hathway Cable & Datacom to pay INR145.6 million to Multi-Screen [...]

Hathway FY2015 net loss widens to INR1.80 billion

Hathway Cable & Datacom Ltd reported a consolidated net loss of INR1.80 billion for the financial year 2015. The net loss stood at INR 1.11 billion a year ago. The companys EBITDA was at INR2.6 billion, a drop of 16% compared to FY2014. The multi system operator also saw a fall in operating profit and [...]

Hathway to pay INR 27 CPS to Star India

Telecom Disputes Settlement Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) has directed Star India and Hathway Cable & Datacom to enter into cost per subscriber (CPS) deal, as a midway arrangement. TDSAT has asked Hathway to pay INR 27 per subscriber to the broadcaster for its entire bouquet. Hathway had planned to pay INR 22 per subscriber deal but [...]

Hathway, Star Sports enter into RIO agreement

Hathway Cable and Star Sports have planned to enter into an agreement based on reference interconnect offer (RIO) to settle their dispute. The two companies have informed Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT). The tribunal had earlier stated that if the companies are unable to resolve the dispute through mediation, it would be decided [...]

Hathway launches VoD service with Eros

Hathway Cable and Datacom and Eros International have joined hands to launch a subscription-based movie streaming service, Broadband Movies, in India. The service can be accessed by Hathway Broadband customers from Eros Now platform. The service is being launched with a two months free trial period and will be available with a monthly subscription based [...]

Star India, Taj TV de-activate signals to Hathway

Star India and Taj Television Network, the distribution arm of Zee and Turner channels will de-activate signals to Hathway Cable and Datacom and its franchisees. Both the companies issued separate public notices alleging that Hathway has not paid carriage fees, delayed the signing of a new subscription and interconnect agreement, and also refrained from submitting [...]