Tag Archives: Hathway

Hathway to launch free OTT service

Hathway Cable and Datacom Ltd is planning to launch a free OTT and cloud service in the next three months and is currently working with top content providers. Initially, the free service will be launched in Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Kolkata. According to Rajan Gupta, Managing Director, Hathway, The customers will also have access to [...]

Hathway high speed network to be launched in South India

Hathway the Indian telecommunication and broadcasting firm has announced a plan for the next three years. This plan consists of an investment of INR 500 crore or US$ 77.350.000 in south India in order to install a high-speed internet connection. The rise of OTT content due to recent players making move like Amazon prime which [...]

Hathway Cable to launch Divine spiritual channel

Hathway Cable & Datacom, the Indias national cable TV MSO, will be launching its spiritual channel, Divine, in the beginning of September, during the festival of Lord Ganesh, mainly celebrated in Maharashtra. It will be available on channel 47 on the companys cable TV network. The channel will operate throughout the year, aiming highly on [...]

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 [...]