The leading direct to home (DTH) operator Dish TV India has launched its Skill for Amazon Alexa. With this launch, DishTV’s customers will be able to find programmes and provide recommendations on programs, movies, sports, and music. They will enjoy voice-assisted TV viewing and content discovery experience with Alexa.
To woo Bhojpuri film lovers, the direct to home (DTH) operator Dish TV India has partnered with Shemaroo Entertainment. The DTH operator has launched ‘Bhojpuri Active’ service on Dish TV and d2h platforms. ‘Bhojpuri Active’ is a 24-hour service, and is now available on channel number 1556 on DishTV and channel number 861 on d2h platform.
From 1 August, Star India channel will be available on la carte basis on the platform of leading direct to home (DTH) operator Sun Direct, as per a notice issued by the DTH operator.
Due to thick sports events in recent times, the direct to home (DTH) Dish TV’s subscription revenue has spiked up 8.1% to Rs 1489.3 crore for the quarter ended 30 June as against Rs 1377.1 crore in the trailing quarter.
Tata Sky, the leading direct to home (DTH) operator, may file an application against the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (TRAI)’s new tariff order, interconnection regulations, and quality of service (QoS) norms.
With the launch of SES-12 satellite, the Indian DTH operatorswill be able to boost their capacity ofcarrying more channels, as per satellite operator SES.
The leading dish antenna maker Nucleus Satellite Communications Madras’ revenue has doubled in FY 2018. The company manufactures dish antennas for direct to home (DTH) operators.
To power its personalised content recommendations across connected devices, the direct to home (DTH) platform Tata Sky has reached an agreement with the content discovery and viewer lifecycle management leader ThinkAnalytics. The DTH operator will launch ThinkAnalytics Recommendations Engine to its OTT users soon.
Implementation of 114 controls, spanning 14 domains encompassing various departments such as IT, HR, Sales, Revenue Assurance, Administration, Business Process Engineering, Call Centre technology, RF, and Electrical, has earned the ISO 27001 Certificationto the direct to home (DTH) operator Dish TV India for its Noida and Greater Noida facilities.
Nearly 0.7% stake in Dish TV have been acquired by the well-known investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala for Rs 92.69 crore. The purchase of 1.3 crore shareswas done through Jhunjhunwala's firm Rare Enterprises at Rs 71.30 per share.
To avoid future problems such as not being able to sync its plans with the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) tariff order and interconnect regulation, the direct to home (DTH) Dish TV India is doing short-term deals only.
Dish TV, which after the successful merger with Videocon d2h is aiming to add 1.3 million net subscribers during FY19, will spend Rs 1200 crore in this fiscal (FY19), according to the direct-to-home (DTH) operator’s India CFO Rajeev Dalmia.
The troubled direct to home (DTH) operator Reliance Big TV has got more time to clear outstanding dues. In Antrix Corporation-RBTV case, the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) has given another opportunity to the DTH operator, and has asked Antrix to restore signals to the DTH operator within 48 hours.
The consolidated net profit of the DTH operator Dish TV India was Rs 118.2 crore in Q4 (quarter ended 31 March) as against as a net loss of Rs 168.3 crore in the trailing quarter. Its EBITDA came down 19.5% to Rs 400.6 crore compared to Rs 497.8 crore.
The leading DTH operator Dish TV India has launched a campaign “Saadhey aath mein jeeto saare heart” which enables customers to handpick channels of their choice and pay for them only. This is first-of-its-kind industry initiative that allows freedom of choice for its customers.
To attract more customers in the South India, the direct to home (DTH) operator Tata Sky has launched a campaign featuring actress Nayanthara. The campaign aims to attract new customers in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and Karnataka. The Campaign highlights the importance of moving from analogue cable to digitised entertainment.
Despite merger of Dish TV with Videocon d2h, Dish TV will allow Videocon brand to continue like a separate entity.
The first big news post-merger of two big direct-to-home (DTH) operators (Dish TV&Videocon d2h), is a possible launch of over the top (OTT) service. The new initiative is aimed at allowing the subscribers of the two DTH brands to access content on the go.
Rs 2200 crore has been paid as levies, taxes and licence fee by the direct to home (DTH) service provider Tata Sky for FY2018. The licence fee stands at Rs. 561 crore which was paid to the ministry of information and broadcasting (MIB). The licence fee has been paid at 10% of gross revenue.
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