Reliance Big TV subscribers still stuck on 5 million

Monday, February 13th, 2017 
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MUMBAI — Reliance Communications Limited (RCom) has announced its consolidated financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2016.

Our Direct-To-Home (DTH) digital TV Business, branded as Reliance Big TV, offers a full combo of Standard Definition, High Definition & High Definition-DVR STBs, along with largest channel bouquet. We also introduced a new technology advancement which made us the 1st operator to offer all 294 channels in HD like quality. Reliance offers nationwide Direct-To-Home satellite TV services, employing state-of-the-art MPEG-4 technology.

Reliance Digital TV is available at nearly 36,000 outlets across numerous cities in the country. The retail and distribution reach, as well as other elements of infrastructure established for our wireless network, have been leveraged to expand our DTH presence. Reliance Digital TV currently has about 5.0 million subscribers, with 6% share of the DTH market in India.

                                          2014                    2015                    2016
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                          Q1    Q2    Q3    Q4    Q1    Q2    Q3    Q4    Q1    Q2    Q3    Q4
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Subscribers (millions)   4.8  4.82  4.82  4.87  4.87  4.87   4.9   5.0   5.0   5.0   5.0   5.0
India market share        8%    8%    8%    7%    7%    6%    6%    6%    6%    6%    6%    6%

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