Category: Cable

Siti Networks, the Essel Group-owned company has revealed a growth of 4.85% in its fiscal Q2. Its digital subscriber base has increased to 8.7 million following the addition of 400000 set-top boxes (STBs) during the last three months which ended on September 30. The number of STBs seeded have been the same as the previous […]


Auction for direct-to-home (DTH) licences will still be taking place tomorrow. The government has opposed to postponing the process. Consequently, cable operators have suspended their services in several regions of Pakistan. Those areas include Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Gujarat and Multan. There is a concentrated number of DTH users in the region of Islamabad, Lahore, […]


The Delhi High Court has dismissed eight cases in connection with the implementation of the digital addressable system (DAS) Phase III. Also, applicants are asked to switch over to digital in the coming three weeks. The decision has been taken since the deadline for the digital switch over for Phase III has not been met […]


Star India, the Indian media and entertainment company, and Ortel Communications, the cable television service provider engaged in the distribution of analogue and digital cable television services, will be signing a pact based on the reference interconnection offer (RIO) for areas of the digital addressable system (DAS). An agreement for non-DAS areas will also be […]


The Indian’s Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) has identified 9 private companies in total to produce set top boxes equipped with Indian Conditional Access System (iCAS), giving the consumer the choice over the pay channels beamed into his home. Although a time-limit for the production of the STBs for the growing demands of […]


The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting in India has granted Fastway Media Cable Network from Ludhiana, with a provisional Pan-India multi-system operator’s (MSO) licence. The cable operator also holds the temporary MSO licence for digital addressable system (DAS) Phases II, III and IV. The ministry also granted recent provisional licences to MSOs last month. With […]


Siti Cable Network, the multi-system operator (MSO) in India, will soon change the name of the company to Siti Networks Limited. This has been decided after seeking the approval from its shareholders. Casting of votes are open to shareholders who wish to go ahead with the renaming or not. In addition to conventional method of […]


Siti Cable, the multi-system operator, has something new for its customers across 12 cities; it has generated a new packaging. This has been decided after considering an increase over the average revenue per user (ARPU) under phases I & II. The entry pack has been increased by Siti Cable and offers two options to its […]


The joint venture companies of multi-system operators (MSO) Hathway Cable and Datacom and Siti Cable have received provisional MSO licences from the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (MIB). Hathway CCN Entertainment, the joint venture company of Hathway in Chhattisgarh has also received provisional licence for the state of Chhattisgarh. The two registrations are part of […]