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Data: India’s DTH subs fall

India’s four giant DTH operators saw a fall in their combined subscriber numbers according to data from regulator TRAI. Tata Sky, Airtel Digital TV, Dish TV and Sun Direct saw combined subscriber numbers fall slightly from 68.89 million in September 2021 to 68.52 million in December 2021. There are more DTH viewers in the service […]

May 11, 2022By Chris Forrester

Dish Network: 52 week low

Charlie Ergen’s Dish Network pay-TV platform suffered a major stock-market hit on May 6th and damaged by news of a thumping 462,000 net subscriber loss during its Q1 trading. Dish’s share price fell 19.4 per cent by the close of trading, and a 52-week ‘low’ and with shares actually trading at $19.57 (compared with $47.05 […]

May 9, 2022By Chris Forrester

Watch Rajneesh & Indu turn detectives in WATCHO’s Bauchaar-e-Ishq

What happens when an unwilling partner (one of the partners in the live-in relationship) is compelled to marry her boyfriend because the families were adamant? She would be judged for her choices and even mocked for her naivety. But quite certainly, under no circumstance can it be imagined that someone will prank her and her […]

May 4, 2022

INVIDI Technologies launches Conexus

Global addressable advertising solutions company INVIDI Technologies’ CEO and Global Chief Technology Officer Bruce Anderson have unveiled INVIDI Conexus, the company’s platform that will allow programmers to execute national addressable campaigns at an unprecedented scope across multiple distributors. The new platform provides highly scalable national addressable minutes by cutting through the disparate distribution landscape easily […]

April 12, 2022

India: Dish TV denies Bharti sale

India’s satellite broadcasting giant Dish TV has firmly denied that it is involved in selling a stake to DTH TV rival Bharti Airtel. Local reports had suggested that Bharti was buying a 5.93 per cent stake in Dish TV. Dish, in a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange, said it was not aware of any […]

December 6, 2021By Chris Forrester

DISH Q2 pay-TV subs down

US connectivity company DISH Network Corporation has reported revenue totalling $4.49 billion (€3.82bn) for the quarter ending June 30th, 2021, compared to $3.19 billion for the corresponding period in 2020. Net income attributable to DISH Network totalled $671 million for the second quarter 2021, compared to $452 million from the year-ago quarter. Diluted earnings per […]

August 9, 2021

The Q amps-up comedy quotient

Following the success of BakLol and recognizing the audiences’ burgeoning need for light hearted content, The Q, one of India’s fastest growing Hindi general entertainment channels  further strengthens its content slate with a stellar line up of new age sketch comedies. The channel aims to take the laughter quotient a notch higher with content that […]

July 28, 2021

Abu Dhabi bans satellite dishes again

Abu Dhabi’s city authorities are again cracking down on what they describe as “illegal” satellite dishes. The ruling is designed to improve the city’s visual aesthetics. Local reports say that a building to allowed have a maximum of 4 dishes and these must then distribute their signals to all residents of a apartment block. Dishes […]

May 10, 2021By Chris Forrester

Q India in 100m TV homes

QYOU Media has announced that The Q India, the company’s Hindi language youth oriented channel available in India, has reached its 2021 goal of distribution to 100 million TV households as a result of launching on both DD Free Dish & Dish TV in April. Sunder Aaron, Co-Founder and General Manager of QYOU Media India, […]

April 9, 2021

Dish TV India adds Hungama Play app

With an objective to expand its content portfolio to meet the growing entertainment requirements across age groups, Dish TV India Limited, India’s leading DTH Company, has announced its partnership with Hungama Play, a VoD platform owned by Hungama Digital Media. Through this partnership, Dish TV India has further strengthened its portfolio by adding one more […]

December 9, 2020