Digital TV News: Sun TV

Sun TV partners with MEASAT for global channel distribution
Jul 1, 2024 – MEASAT has signed an agreement with India's Sun TV to support the distribution of 37 TV channels via MEASAT-3d, extending the service to audiences in the Asia Pacific, Europe and Africa regions.
News categories: MEASAT, Sun TV, Ganendra Selvaraj, S Kannan, Africa, Asia, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Middle-East, Satellite

Pay TV services market in India rapidly transforming
Jan 31, 2018 – The Pay TV services market in India has been rapidly transforming as a result of mandates such as digitization, GST, and demonetization. A social revolution in terms of content consumed, willingness to pay, rising trend of OTT video viewing, and demand for unconventional entertainment is shaping the mindset and outlook of the masses.
News categories: Frost & Sullivan, Aafia Bathool, Vidya S. Nath, Digital TV, India, Market Research, Mobile

Lebara diversifies into migrant OTT TV
Jun 19, 2015 – Lebara has announced the launch of an entertainment service for migrants. Lebara Play will be the only multi-ethnic entertainment service bringing together free and premium, fully licensed content in 13 languages in one place, without long-term commitments.
News categories: Lebara, Lebara Play, Yoganathan Ratheesan, Aditya Thakur, Digital TV, Europe, Set Top Box, Streaming

Asia-Pacific digital pay-TV subscriptions reached 148 million in 2010
May 12, 2011 – According to Asia Pacific Pay-TV & Broadband Markets 2011, a new report published by Media Partners Asia (MPA), India is set to overtake the US as the largest satellite market next year and will surpass China as the largest pay-TV ad market by 2018.
News categories: Media Partners Asia, Asia, Cable TV, Digital TV, India, IPTV, Market Research, Satellite, Subscribers

APAC Pay-TV and Broadband Markets Poised For Profitable Growth
Apr 22, 2010 – Broad industry trends remain favorable in Asia's pay-TV and broadband markets, according to a new report published by Media Partners Asia (MPA). The report, entitled Asia Pacific Pay-TV & Broadband Markets 2010, says industry fundamentals are strong.
News categories: Media Partners Asia, Australia, Cable TV, China, Digital TV, DVR, India, Indonesia, IPTV, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Market Research, Satellite, Singapore, Streaming, Taiwan, Terrestrial, Thailand

Ku-band Supply Crisis in South Asia: Myth or Reality?
Nov 27, 2007 – Direct-to-Home (DTH) services are the red hot topic in the South Asian commercial transponder market. Many within the industry are even raising the question if there simply is enough Ku-band transponder supply available and planned for the coming years to meet the rapid increase in Ku-band capacity demand in the region.
News categories: Northern Sky Research, Bangladesh, Digital TV, India, Market Research, Pakistan, Satellite, Sri Lanka, TV Services

OpenTV Announces Deal with Sun Direct TV in India
Nov 6, 2007 – OpenTV (Nasdaq: OPTV) has announced that Sun Direct TV has selected OpenTV to provide the end-to-end solution and deployment management enabling its digital television services.
News categories: OpenTV, Sun TV, Digital TV, India, Middleware, Satellite

Sun TV to use Irdeto's Digital TV Security Solution in Launch of Direct-to-Home Satellite Broadcasts Across India
Jun 18, 2007 – Irdeto has announced at CommunicAsia that it has signed an agreement with India's Sun Direct TV to protect Sun TV's new direct-to-home (DTH) satellite television service.
News categories: Irdeto, Sun TV, BroadcastAsia, Conditional Access, Digital TV, India, Satellite

India - Sun TV joins hands with Malaysia's Astro for DTH
Apr 9, 2007 – Kalanithi Maran promoted Sun TV Group has forged a joint venture with Malaysia-based Astro All Asia Network Plc to provide Direct-to-Home (DTH) services in India in the second half of this year. More …
News categories: Digital TV, India, Malaysia, Satellite