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Tata Sky launches new HD service with Star Sports

Tata Sky is launching a high-definition (HD) service called Star Sports Add On HD. The direct- to-home service provider has partnered with sports broadcaster Star Sports for content. Star Sports Add On HD went live on 25 October and is available on channel 423 and 424. The channel will initially run English Premier League and [...]

Tata Sky picks IBM hybrid storage

Direct to home (DTH) operator Tata Sky has picked IBM hybrid storage system to limit data loss risk. The DTH company currently caters to about 30 million subscribers in India. Tata Sky says that partnering with IBM will reduce latency in day-to-day operations. The company is using IBM DS8000 systems as its primary storage for [...]

Tata Sky to discontinue Discovery India channels

Tata Sky, the direct-to-home service provider, has served a disconnection notice to Discovery Communication India. According to the DTH operator, content agreement between the two parties expired on 1 August, 2015. Tata Sky users will no longer be able to access channels such as Discovery HD, Discovery Kids, Discovery Science, Discovery Tamil, Discovery Turbo, Investigation [...]

Tata Sky partners with Brilliant Living TV for value-added services

Direct-to-home (DTH) operator Tata Sky has joined hands with Brilliant Living TV to launch a fitness-based interactive service. Brilliant Living TV is backed by Bollywood actor Suniel Shetty and Adarsh Gupta. The DTH operator plans to expand its value added services with the new partnership for health-oriented interactive add-ons. The service will enable subscribers to [...]

Tata Sky carries Epic Channel HD

Tata Sky, the direct-to-home TV service provider, is carrying Epic Channels high definition version. The channel showcases comedy, supernatural, action and drama content set against Indian historical and cultural backdrop. Epic Channel is already available on all major DTH networks, including Tata Sky, Airtel, Videocon, Dish TV as well as multi-screen operators such as DEN [...]

Focus News to be taken off from Videocon d2h, Tata Sky channel-list

Direct-to-home service providers- Videocon d2h and Tata Sky- will discontinue broadcasting Positiv Televisions Focus News from 30 September, 2015. Positiv Television had recently pulled down two other channels- Focus NE and Focus Hi Fi. The channels were reportedly shut down after the Ministry of Home Affairs denied security clearance to Positiv TV. The company, however, [...]

Tata Sky to expand services in Karnataka

Direct-to-home service provider, Tata Sky, says that it plans to reach 4,500 towns in Karnataka to strengthen its footprint in Southern region. We are present in 2,500 towns covering over 80 per cent of the population and we aim to reach 4,500 towns by end of this fiscal, said Saleem Shaikh, Chief Sales Officer at [...]

Tata Sky, BBC Worldwide ink VOD pact

Tata Sky has signed a video-on-demand agreement with BBC Worldwide. Under the deal, subscribers in eight metropolitan cities will be able to access BBC shows via BBC On-Demand on the SVOD platform of the Indian DTH service provider. Shows available via the platform include Luther and The Honorable Woman. The agreement also includes Yes, Prime [...]

Tata Sky adds Sony Pix on its mobile app

Tata Skys mobile app has added Sony Pix, the English movie channel from Multi Screen Media, to its channel list. Subscribers of the mobile application can watch shows from Sony Pix as well as AXN at home and on-the go. Tata Sky app currently has around 80 channels. With the Tata Sky mobile app and [...]

Tata Sky picks IBM’s mobile solutions for its mSales app

Broadcast satellite television provider, Tata Sky, has chosen IBM MobileFirst Platform to accelerate its business in India. The new mobile solutions from IBM can help the DTH provider expand its offering to rural markets. The mSales app, for example, can track new subscribers and even help dealers and distributors of Tata Sky reply to existing [...]