Orange City Cable Operators Bahu-uddeshiya Sanstha, Nagpur held a meeting of cable operators from across the state to discuss the hike in subscription rates per STB announced by MSOs. The meeting was held on 28 June, 2014 at Tilak Patrakar Bhavan, Dhantoli, Nagpur.
Hathway on July 1 had launched a movie streaming service. The service will enable Hathway Broadband customers to watch high quality movies on multiple devices like smart- TVs, PCs, laptops, tablets and mobiles. This subscription service, sourced from Eros Now’s, will be available to Hathway Broadband customers across the country.
The special Investigating Team (SIT) of Mumbai Police on 27 June arrested two local operators of Hathway network for swapping the Digi Cable network STB and whisking away 80,000 set boxes of digi cables worth Rs 12 crores in a span of three months. The two arrested persons have been identified as Amir Gabaji and Ravi Pasi. Police have also recovered 8,000 set boxes from the two accused.
The Karnataka State Cable Operators Association (KSCOA) has decided to switch off signals of multi-system operator (MSO) Hathway Cable & Datacom across Bengaluru on 3 July for failing to keep its promises.
A meeting of representatives of Cable TV Operators from various districts of Assam was held on, 29/6/14 at Kalaguru Sangeet Mahavidyalay, Lalmati Tezpur from 10.30 am onwards. The meeting was primarily held to discuss about preparation for migrating from analogue to digital.
JAINHITS, India’s only HITS Platform has announced that it is extending audio feeds in dual languages to 3 more channels, at no additional cost to its customers, with immediate effect. JAINHITS started with 4 channels recently.
Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court will hear Malwa Cable Operators Sangh’s plea on 1 July, against increased subscription fee demanded by multi system operators (MSO).
Hyderabad police on 29 June had conducted a raid in Thirumalgery, Secunderabad area and arrested four persons who are illegally tapping the Satellite signal and also making Signal Piracy of cable TV service providers in the name of M/s Pearl Technology.
JAINHITS, India’s first and only HITS based Direct to Network (DTN) service is reasserting its commitment to its growing list of local cable operators (LCO’s) across India. Thus JAINHITS has recently launched schemes titled “Double Happiness Dhamaka” and “Double Freedom Dhamaka” and are valid for billing till 30th September 2014.
Leading multi system operator Den Network with over 6 million subscribers on June 16 had selected HD cable chipset manufactured by global semiconductor maker STMicroelectronics for its set top boxes.
Telangna Multi System Operator association on 14th June has announced that they had stopped airing the programme of TV 9 and another channel after the Telangan Legislative Assembly has passed a resolution authorizing the Speaker to initiate any action as he deemed fit against TV 9 for airing objectionable matter against MLAs.
New Delhi, 11-June-2014: Cable Operators Federation of India (COFI) held an urgent meeting of Cable Operators from all over the country to initiate a Fight to Finish and defend their fundamental right to do business as last mile service providers. The meeting was held on 11th June 2014 at the Karnataka Bhawan Auditorium, R K Puram in New Delhi.
Nagpur based Multi-System Operator (MSO) UCN has acquired Atria Convergence technologies cable TV business in Indore ahead of digital addressable system (DAS) phase II implementation. Atria is a Bangalore based MSO.
Cable TV Operators from across the India are gathering together on 11th June in Delhi under the patronage of Cable Operators Federation of Indian (COFI) to put their demands of amending regulation related to digital addressable system (DAS) before the Union Government.
Kolkata Multi-System Operators (MSOs) are planning to increase the channels package rates, because the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (TRAI) directions to multi system operators (MSOs) on 27th May 2014 to ensure delivery of bills to subscribers by hand, post or email as opted for by them, and provide within 45 days an online payment option in their subscriber management system (SMS) for subscribers to pay their bills in the first phase of the digital addressable system (DAS).
Tamil Nadu government-owned multi-system operator (MSO) Arasu Cable TV Corporation has again give warning to the local cable operators (LCOs) against charging more than Rs 70 from cable TV subscribers.
Information Technology major Wipro and national level Multi System Operators (MSO) & cable distribution company, DEN Networks has signed an agreement to provide end-to-end fully managed solutions to enhance customer experience for its cable and broadband subscriber.
Sea TV Networks has reported 19 per cent rise in operating profit in its fourth fiscal quarter. This happen because of lower outgo of pay channel charges and improvement in subscription collection which boosted its top line
DEN Networks has recorded an operating profit of Rs 90.29 crore from cable TV business for fiscal fourth-quarter, marginally down 1.8 per cent from the trailing quarter. In the third quarter, operating profit from the cable TV business stood at Rs 91.95 crore.