Digital TV News: Airtel

Turkcell partners with Qwilt and Cisco to boost content delivery
Feb 21, 2024 – Cisco and Qwilt have partnered with Turkcell to bring superior streaming experiences and faster data delivery to Turkcell's mobile and fixed broadband subscribers.
News categories: Qwilt, Cisco, Turkcell, Alon Maor, Theodore Tzevelekis, Emre Erdem, Elif Yenihankaya, Content Distribution, Digital TV, IPTV, Streaming, Turkey

India telecom and pay-TV revenue to grow at 3.1% CAGR
Oct 24, 2023 – According to GlobalData, pay-TV revenues in India will decline over the 2022-2027 forecast period due to a continuing drop in cable TV, DTH and IPTV subscriptions and falling ARPU levels.
News categories: GlobalData, Sarwat Zeeshan, Broadband, Digital TV, India, Market Research, Mobile, TV Services

Airtel Xstream Play achieves 5 million subscriber milestone
Oct 20, 2023 – Bharti Airtel's video streaming service, Airtel Xstream Play, has crossed the five million paid subscriber mark and continues to be the fastest growing OTT aggregator in India.
News categories: Airtel, Adarsh Nair, Apps, Digital TV, India, Streaming, Subscribers

Vodafone deploys streaming CDN with Qwilt and Cisco
Jul 11, 2023 – Qwilt and Cisco will deploy their CDN solution at Vodafone, increasing the performance of Vodafone’s streaming delivery to mobile and fixed broadband customers in Europe and Africa.
News categories: Qwilt, Vodafone, Cisco, Alon Maor, Giorgio Migliarina, Nadia Benabdallah, Africa, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Europe

Airtel Digital TV subscribers down 39,000 in 1Q 2023
May 16, 2023 – Bharti Airtel has announced results for the quarter ended March 31, 2023. Digital TV continued to consolidate its market position with a customer base of 15.9 million, down 37,000 in the quarter.
News categories: Airtel, Digital TV, India, Results, Satellite

Multiplay service revenue in India to grow at 4.9% CAGR over 2022-2027
May 22, 2023 – Multiplay service revenue in India is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.9% between 2022 and 2027 in line with the rising adoption of service bundles, according to GlobalData.
News categories: GlobalData, Pradeepthi Kantipudi, Digital TV, India, IPTV, Market Research

Bharti Airtel Lanka to combine operations with Dialog Axiata
May 2, 2023 – Dialog Axiata, Axiata Group and Bharti Airtel have entered into a binding term sheet to combine operations of Bharti Airtel Lanka (Private) Limited, Airtel's wholly-owned subsidiary with Dialog.
News categories: Dialog Axiata, Axiata Group, Bharti Airtel, MandA, Sri Lanka

Airtel Digital TV subscribers up 66,000 in 3Q 2022
Oct 31, 2022 – Bharti Airtel has announced results for its second quarter ended September 30, 2022. Revenue of Digital TV remained stable with the customer base growing 66,000 to 15.771 million in the quarter.
News categories: Airtel, Digital TV, India, Results, Satellite, Subscribers

DTH subscribers down 1.6 million in India in 1Q 2022
Jul 26, 2022 – According to TRAI, the total Pay DTH active subscriber base in India decreased from 68.52 million in December 2021 to 66.92 million in March 2022. There are 12 MSOs & 1 HITS operator with a subscriber base of over one million.
News categories: Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, Cable TV, Digital TV, India, Satellite, Subscribers