Author: Ajay Nunna

Tata Sky brings global content for Indians, premiering Gomorrah on 19 Mar

Tata Sky announced the launch of its upcoming pop-up service by screening the first two episodes of Italian crime drama ‘Gomorrah’. The TV series is based on the best-selling novel by Italian journalist Roberto Saviano which has sold over 10 million copies worldwide and also inspired the 2008 film ‘Gomorrah’, that won the Grand Jury …

Airtel Digital TV launches ‘subscription video on demand’ service

Airtel Digital TV

Airtel Digital TV, the DTH arm of India’s largest telecommunications provider Bharti Airtel, today announced the launch of “BANGLA HITZ”, a subscription based video on demand (SVOD) service in Bengali. This ad free service is available at a nominal fee of Rs39/month and can be accessed on channel number 702 on Airtel Digital TV. To …

Videocon d2h to Merge With Dish TV, Create New Entity

Videocon Group’s DTH arm Videocon d2h will merge with Essel Group-owned Dish TV in an all share deal to create a new entity – Dish TV Videocon Ltd. Dhoot brothers-owned Videocon will own 44.6 percent in the merged entity, while the billionaire Subhash Chandra’s Essel Group will have 55.4 percent stake. “The Board of Directors …

Tata Sky gear up plans to add 200 new channels with Ericsson’s AVP 4000 encoder

Tata Sky the leading DTH (Direct-to-Home) service provider in India,has announced on Friday that they are going to use Ericson’s AVP 4000 encoding platform to meet the complex video processing needs in transmitting HD content to viewers.                 The Ericsson AVP 4000 platform enables superior quality system encoding …