Top Story

e4m_logo.png

Home >> International >> Article

MTNL plans to enter cable TV business

24-November-2001
Font Size   16
MTNL plans to enter cable TV business

According to Tapan Sikdar, the minister of state for telecoms, Mahanagar Telephone Nigam is planning to enter the cable television business along with a government-owned broadcaster.

Tapan Sikdar told parliament that MTNL -- a provider of fixed-line, cellular and internet access services in Bombay and New Delhi -- could meet customers' needs of entertainment, information and education with such an alliance. Another feature of the proposed alliance included granting a licence to MTNL to start a cable network using its optic fibre and copper cable network in the two cities.

MTNL, in which the government holds a 56 per cent stake, could use content provided by the broadcaster, Prasar Bharti, to offer multimedia services and give customers access to streaming video.

Tags

Shantanu Gangane says OTT platform Viu plans around 20+ originals and is all set to enter the Tamil market with a mix of syndicated and original content

Co-founder and CEO of Britzo launched IVVO smartphone under the ‘Make in India’ program

Sidharth Gupta, Co-founder, Treebo talks about their outdoor campaign ‘Perfect stay or don’t pay’, what prompted this bold advertising move, its targeting, and the metrics that the brand utilizes to measure the efficacy of such a campaign

Vijay Mansukhani, speaks to exchange4media about the resurgence of Onida, the scope of growth of consumer electronics market in India and the reasons why Indian consumer electronics brands don’t compete on a global scale

Co-founder and CEO of Britzo launched IVVO smartphone under the ‘Make in India’ program

“Hate speech targeting journalists is shared and amplified on social networks, often by troll armies,” the report read while stating the reason for drop in India’s rank.

We take a look at travel company, MakeMyTrip’s ad with its brand ambassadors – actors Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt which has garnered the brand 4,239,789 views on YouTube