India Digital TV News

GTPL Hathway finishes 2021 with 7.5 million digital CATV subscribers
Jan 13, 2022 – GTPL Hathway Limited (GTPL) has announced results for the period ended December 31, 2021. Paying CATV subscribers at year-end stood at 7.50 million. GTPL continues to widen its footprint in existing and new markets.
News categories: GTPL Hathway, Anirudhsinh Jadeja, Cable TV, Digital TV, India, Subscribers

DTH subscribers down 970,000 in India in 3Q 2021
Jan 10, 2022 – According to TRAI, Pay DTH in India had an average active subscriber base of 68.89 million at 30th September 2021. At the same time there were 12 MSOs and 1 HITS operator with a subscriber base of more than one million.
News categories: Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, Cable TV, Digital TV, India, Satellite, Subscribers

Sony Pictures Networks India and Zee Entertainment Enterprises agree merger
Dec 22, 2021 – Sony Pictures Networks India (SPNI) and Zee Entertainment Enterprises (ZEEL) have signed definitive agreements to merge ZEEL with and into SPNI and combine their linear networks, digital assets, production operations and program libraries.
News categories: Zee Entertainment, Sony Pictures Networks India, Punit Goenka, N.P. Singh, Digital TV, India, MandA, Streaming

Sangli deploys Synamedia video network solutions
Dec 16, 2021 – Synamedia has announced that Sangli Media Communication has deployed Synamedia's video network solutions allowing it to increase the number of channels it delivers to local cable operators in Maharastra while reducing bandwidth.
News categories: Synamedia, Sangli Media Communication, Khushvant Kundi, Madhav Betgeri, Cable TV, Content Distribution, Digital TV, India

aha 2.0 streaming service launches globally with Firstlight Media
Nov 16, 2021 – The aha streaming service is using Firstlight Media's end-to-end cloud-native OTT platform as the technology foundation to power its next phases of growth in India and beyond, the two companies have announced.
News categories: Firstlight Media, aha, Andre Christensen, Allu Bobby, Ajit Thakur, Content Distribution, Digital TV, India, Streaming, Worldwide

Airtel Digital TV subscribers down 11,000 in 3Q 2021
Nov 2, 2021 – Bharti Airtel has announced results for its quarter ended September 30, 2021. At period-end Airtel's Digital TV customer base stood at 18.0 million, down 11,000 over the quarter, and up 600,000 Y-o-Y.
News categories: Airtel, Digital TV, India, Results, Satellite, Set Top Box, Subscribers

DTH subscribers up 290,000 in India in 2Q 2021
Oct 21, 2021 – According to TRAI, Pay DTH had an average active subscriber base of 69.86 million at 30th June 2021. At the same time there were 12 MSOs and 1 HITS operator with a subscriber base of more than one million.
News categories: Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, Cable TV, Digital TV, India, Satellite, Subscribers

Airtel launches Video Platform as a Service product
Oct 19, 2021 – Bharti Airtel has launched Airtel IQ Video, a Video Platform as a Service offering. Airtel IQ Video allows businesses to build video streaming products with minimal investment in infrastructure and technology.
News categories: Airtel, CG Group, Eros Now, Adarsh Nair, Niravana Chaudhary, Ali Hussein, Content Distribution, Digital TV, India, Nepal, Streaming

Tata Sky expands quality and availability monitoring with DataMiner
Oct 15, 2021 – Skyline Communications has announced an expansion of its DataMiner platform at Tata Sky. DataMiner continues to fully manage Tata Sky's DTH operations, but now across a wider range of data sources.
News categories: Skyline Communications, Tata Sky, Pramod Gupta, Digital TV, India, QoE, Satellite