Digital TV News: FICCI

DD Free Dish now reaches more than 43 million households
Mar 31, 2022 – With improved auction processes leading to more and better quality channels, between 2017 and 2022 the free DTH service from Doordarshan achieved growth of almost 100% from 22 million in 2017 to 43 million in 2022.
News categories: DD Free Dish, Digital TV, India, Satellite, Subscribers

Indian M&E sector recovered 16.4% to reach ₹1.61 trillion in 2021
Mar 21, 2022 – According to the 2022 EY-FICCI report, TV advertising in India grew 25% to end 2021 just 2% short of 2019 levels. Subscription revenue continued to fall, down 6.2%. Connected TV sets increased to 10 million.
News categories: EY, FICCI, Ashish Pherwani, Sanjay Gupta, Jyoti Deshpande, Advertising, Digital TV, India, Market Research, Streaming

Media and Entertainment in India to reach ₹2.23 trillion by 2023
Mar 26, 2021 – The Indian Media and Entertainment (M&E) sector is expected to grow by 25% in 2021 to reach ₹1.73 trillion (US$23.7 billion) according to a FICCI-EY report. The sector is expected to reach ₹2.23 trillion (US$30.6 billion) by 2023.
News categories: FICCI, EY, Dilip Chenoy, Ashish Pherwani, Digital TV, India, Market Research

Dish TV India offers VOD content with MX Player app
Apr 27, 2020 – Dish TV India has announced that it has partnered with MX Player to offer video-on-demand content to its customers. DishTV and d2h users can access MX Player’s content through their Android Set-top-Boxes.
News categories: MX Player, Dish TV India, Abhishek Joshi, Anil Dua, Android TV, Apps, Digital TV, India, Satellite, Set Top Box, Streaming

Netflix launches $3 per month mobile plan for India
Jul 24, 2019 – Netflix has announced the launch of a low-cost mobile plan for India. At INR 199 (~$3) per month, members will be able to enjoy all of Netflix’s content - uninterrupted and without ads - in standard definition (SD) on one smartphone or tablet at a time.
News categories: Netflix, Digital TV, India, Streaming