Bharti Airtel announced today that it has collaborated with Culver Max Entertainment Private Limited (CMEPL) to launch what it calls India's first Anime Entertainment Channel, Anime Booth, a linear service available to Indian viewers in Hindi to begin with. Delivering uninterrupted anime content, Anime Booth will provide an immersive and ad-free experience catering to the demand of anime fans, Airtel said on Friday. Also Read: Bharti Airtel Launches In-Flight Roaming... Read More
The Indian Direct-to-Home (DTH) active subscriber base dipped QoQ (Quarter over Quarter) in the September 2023 quarter. The total active DTH subscriber base stood at 64.18 million during the Sep 2023 quarter. In the previous quarter, the figure was 65.50 million and a year back in 2022 during the same September quarter, the figures were 65.58 million. There hasn't been much change over the year as the subscriber base grew... Read More
Dish TV, a major Direct-to-Home (DTH) service provider in India, is offering customers plans that bundle both OTT (over-the-top) and linear TV channel packs. The OTT content is provided by Watcho, an in-house entertainment platform of Dish TV. Customers can choose from channel packs that are aimed at different languages such as Hindi, Bangla, Odiya, Marathi, and Gujarati. The best thing is that these channel packs are not very expensive.... Read More
Tata Play, one of the largest DTH (Direct-to-Home) service providers in India, has become the first operator to offer 100 HD (High-Definition) channels to its customers. Further, the company has onboarded all of the DD (Doordarshan) channels (a total of 44) on its platform. No other DTH service provider in India currently has done this yet. This could only happen because of the recently launched GSAT-24 satellite, as it gave... Read More
d2h, one of the largest DTH (Direct-to-Home) operators in India, has an Android Set-Top Box (STB) on offer called d2h Stream. It is a decent Android Box for anyone looking to convert their old TVs into smart ones. There are also offerings from Airtel Digital TV and Tata Play. But today, our focus will be entirely on the offering from d2h. The d2h Stream box has been in the market... Read More
Tata Play Binge+ is the Android Set-Top Box (STB) of Tata Play. Tata Play is the leading DTH (Direct-to-Home) service provider in India. The company has customers throughout the country. Tata Play Binge+ is not a new offering from the company. It is aimed at people trying to convert their old TVs into Smart TVs so that they can watch both linear TV and OTT (over-the-top) content. With the Tata... Read More
Tata Play HD Box is a popular option for consumers opting for a DTH (Direct-to-Home) connection from Tata Play. While there's an Android STB (Set-Top Box) offered by Tata Play, many consumers who already own a Smart TV do not require it. Thus, they opt for the HD Box and it is actually available for a great price of Rs 899 only right now. Today, we will be talking about... Read More
Tata Play, a major Direct-to-Home (DTH) service provider in India has launched 'Bollywood Masala' for its customers. The new service is aimed at bringing the best from the 90s and 2000s to Bollywood fans in India. The service will be free for the first five days for customers so that they can get a taste of what 'Bollywood Masala' is. After that, to continue getting the service, customers will have... Read More
Bharti Airtel's DTH (Direct-to-Home) arm called Airtel Digital TV offers customers an Android TV box. This product is called Xstream Box and it has been available in the market for a very long time. If you have an old TV, you can convert it to a Smart TV with the help of this Android box from Airtel. It will enable you to watch your favourite OTT (over-the-top) shows as well... Read More
DistroTV, a free ad-supported streaming platform has announced a partnership with Network18. Under the partnership, users of DistroTV will be able to watch Network18 channels for free. These channels include News18 India, CNN-News18, CNBC Awaaz Live TV, and CNBC TV18. But the channel list is not exhaustive here. There could be more Network18 channels making their way to the platform for users to stream. Network18 wants to reach as many... Read More
The Direct-to-Home (DTH) sector's growth has been on a declining trend for several years now. This is because it isn't the only form of entertainment available to customers anymore. If you want to watch something, it's better to have a subscription to an OTT (over-the-top) platform so that you can watch movies or TV shows on-demand rather than a TV where everything is scheduled, not for your taste, but for... Read More
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released its recommendations on "License Fee and Policy Matters of DTH Services" following a request from the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB). The MIB sought TRAI's guidance under the TRAI Act, 1997. Also Read: TRAI Initiates Consultation Process to Enhance Quality-of-Service Standards for Telecom Services Amendments to Unified License Agreement The reference pertains to amendments made by the Department of Telecommunications... Read More
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