Advanced Television


Forecast: India multiplay service revenue to grow at 4.5% CAGR

Multiplay service revenue in India is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.5 per cent between 2023 and 2028, in line with the rising adoption of multiplay service bundles among households on the back of improving fixed network infrastructure in the country, forecasts GlobalData, the data and analytics company. GlobalData’s […]

May 23, 2024

Airtel, Google Cloud strategic collaboration

Bharti Airtel (Airtel) and Google Cloud have entered into a long-term collaboration to deliver cloud solutions to Indian businesses. The strategic collaboration will offer a suite of cutting-edge cloud solutions from Google Cloud to fast-track cloud adoption and modernisation for Airtel’s customers. In addition, Airtel will provide a suite of cloud managed services to its […]

May 13, 2024

Wynk Music pays tribute to The Beatles

Wynk Music, India’s leading music streaming app by downloads and daily active users, has launched The Last of The Beatles campaign dedicated to the release of the final Beatles song – Now and Then. The campaign is a tribute to the iconic British band and features a page dedicated to the band on Wynk Music. […]

November 3, 2023

Airtel Xstream Play hits 5m subs

Bharti Airtel, the Indian telco, has announced that its video streaming service, Airtel Xstream Play, has crossed the five million paid subscriber mark and continues to be the fastest growing OTT aggregator in the country. Airtel Xstream Play offers a bouquet of OTT content aggregated on a single app. Customers have access to content from […]

October 20, 2023

Bharti Airtel: 50m customers across India

Bharti Airtel’s 5G service now covers all of India and claims a 50 million subscriber base. The 5G service launched just a year ago. Bharti is also a major shareholder in Eutelsat and is promising introduction of OneWeb satellite connectivity will launch this year. Commenting on the milestone, Randeep Sekhon, CTO at Bharti Airtel, said: […]

October 3, 2023By Chris Forrester

Rivada chooses Artel for ‘mission critical’ comms

Rivada Space Networks (RSN) and Artel have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and Master Services Agreement (MSA) to bring a new level of high security and low latency satellite communications to government markets through LEO constellations. Artel provides secure network communication services to U.S. Government (USG) agencies. Based in the US, Artel is a […]

June 24, 2023By Chris Forrester

OneWeb, Airtel Africa collaboration

OneWeb has announced the signing of a Distribution Partnership Agreement with Airtel Africa, a provider of telecommunications and mobile money services across Africa. This strategic agreement will help to deliver OneWeb’s high-speed, low-latency LEO connectivity services to government and enterprise customers across swathes of the continent. The partnership will focus on delivering satellite communications services […]

November 8, 2022By Chris Forrester

India: Qwilt, Airtel CDN partnership

Qwilt has announced that Bharti Airtel Limited (Airtel), an Indian provider of telecommunications services, has joined its global ecosystem of service providers to improve the quality of live streaming, VoD and all other media delivery to its over 400 million subscribers throughout India. The partnership sees Airtel launch its own content delivery service, Airtel Cloud’s […]

August 31, 2022

India readies 5G

India is preparing launch 5G services says Ashwini Vaishnaw, the country’s telecoms minister. Letters have been sent to the telco winners if a recent 5G spectrum auction telling them to prepare for 5G access and usage. “We understand that the spectrum purchased is good enough to cover all the circles in the country,” Vaishnaw told […]

August 22, 2022By Chris Forrester

India: HITS channel on Airtel Digital TV

Airtel Digital TV has announced the arrival of its new channel, Airtel HITS HD. Featuring a selection of some of the most popular, iconic, and award-winning Hollywood television content from the 60s to the early 2000s, the channel aims to take viewers in India on a trip down memory lane. HITS will launch on Airtel […]

May 19, 2022