Author Archives: Mayessen Nagapa Chetty

Noida Software Technology Park (NSTPL), a conglomerate of India based Jain TV group engaged in TV broadcasting and production is planning for a pan-India launch of Headend In the sky (HITS) platform branded as JAINHITS. NSTP has signed a multi-year, multi-transponder agreement with Intelsat for C-band capacity on their 902 satellite (at 62 degree East). […]


Dish TV, India’s DTH operator broadcasting 267 digital channels launched Standard STB Dish+. This is the country’s first SD-STB with USB recording feature. Dish + will be launched in 42 cities classified as Phase I and Phase II for digital transformation. The company plans to increase its market share in these major cities to 30 […]


Jadoo TV, a SanFrancisco based South Asian aggregator and distributor of content to their proprietary IPTV STB, partners with Pearl Media Group, a multiplatform solution provider to launch JadooPLUS. JadooPLUS is an OTT entertainment application which bundles content from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Afghanistan to JadooTV’s IPTV platform. JadooPLUS will also offer […]


Bharti Airtel, India’s largest service provider launches examination tutoring service “Aakash TV Tutoring” on its iExam DTH platform in partnership with Aakash Educational service. This tie up will ensure to deliver Aakash’s educational content to students through Airtel’s DTH. Aakash TV Tutoring can be availed during any time of the day through Airtel Digital TV’s […]


India’s Information and Broadcast Ministry has disclosed that 1.707 million STB’s are installed of the total 3.485 million STB requirements in the country’s commercial capital Mumbai. 50% of cable TV households in Mumbai are set for the digital transformation. MSO-wise installation breakup are as follows,Hathway 0.616 million STBs followed by IMCL with 0.477 million installations, […]


Exset , a leading CAS , middleware service provider launched in India its Digital Monetisation System(DMS) for cable operators. Exset also plans to provide STB’s in the price range of $12 to $ 22 embedded with value added services. The STB is proposed to have an “India Page” through which subscriber will be offered a […]


Sahara, operating a few television channels in India plans to acquire one of the country’s largest cable TV distributor DigiCable Network. This ownership will set a stage for Sahara to enter the cable TV business. Sahara proposed to fund Stellar Interactive, the promoter of DigiCable , to acquire 49% of stake from Ashmore Investment Management, […]


TransGaming Inc, provider of multiplatform gaming contents signed an agreement with a major IPTV service provider in Asia to deliver GameTree TV, an entertainment brand for connected and smart TV. The unnamed Service provider is a market leader reaching 8 million households in Asia-Pacific. GameTree TV service is tentatively scheduled for a launch in September […]