Tata Sky launches new set-top box with Wi-Fi

Direct broadcast satellite television provider Tata Sky on Wednesday launched a new set-top box (STB) which will have recording ability and will come with a Wi-Fi dongle to enable consumers to enjoy recorded content on smartphones and tablets ...

India to launch communication satellite on Thursday

The 29-hour countdown for the launch of India’s heavy rocket geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle-D6 (GSLV-D6) carrying communication satellite GSAT-6 with strategic use began at 11.52 a.m. on Wednesday at Sriharikota rocket port in ...

Airtel, ErosNow sign OTT partnership for Wynk Movies

In yet another collaboration between a telco and OTT provider, Bharti Airtel has formed partnership with ErosNow, the OTT Bollywood entertainment network of Eros International for its new carrier agnostic mobile application Wynk Movies. Wynk ...

Hansen signs billing deal with Hinduja for NXT DIGITAL

Hansen Technologies announced its billing solution deal with Hinduja Group for NXT DIGITAL, its Headend-In-The-Sky (HITS) platform in India. More than 110 million TV homes will make the transition from analogue to digital over the next seventeen ...

Airtel launches made-in India STB for DTH users

Airtel Digital TV, the DTH arm of Bharti Airtel, has launched its made-in-India set-top-boxes (STBs) for HD users. The made in India STBs will be available in HD to begin with, said Airtel in a statement. All STBs – both HD and non-HD will be ...

Ericsson to power Collector Swedish Open

Ericsson said tennis fans around the world can watch the TV broadcast of Collector Swedish Open in Bastad, Sweden, from July 13 to 19 – on their iOS and Android devices. The Ericsson Networked Event platform, which supports the TV ...

Saavn closes $100 million funding led by Tiger Global

Indian music streaming company Saavn has closed $100 million in a new funding round led by Tiger Global Management. Saavn will use the funds for product development and customer acquisition. The company is also investing in its proprietary ad ...

Ooyala acquires cloud-based media software firm Nativ

Ooyala, a video, analytics and advertising technology provider, has acquired Nativ, a provider of cloud-based media logistics and workflow software and services. The Telstra subsidiary said Ooyala will benefit from Nativ’s media software called ...

Comcast founder Ralph Roberts dies at 95

Comcast today announced the death of Ralph J. Roberts, its founder and chairman emeritus, in Philadelphia, PA. He was 95. Ralph Roberts, who died due to natural causes last night, was a born entrepreneur, great American businessman and ...