Tata Sky Continues to Lead DTH Market in India, Ties Up With SonyLIV for Tata Sky Binge Service

first_imgSun Direct13.78 percent14.35 percent14.53 percent15.41 percent Tata Sky has continued to maintain its leadership in the market for four quarters in a row, the DTH operator announced. Citing the data provided by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), Tata Sky reported that it captured a market share of 32.09 percent in the quarter ending on June 30. The operator has also partnered with over-the-top (OTT) platform SonyLIV to offer on-demand shows, movies, and sports content to Tata Sky Binge customers. Tata Sky Binge already offers content from nine OTT platforms, including Disney+ Hotstar, Eros Now, Hungama Play, and Zee5, among others.The data provided in the latest Indian Telecom Services Performance Indicators report by TRAI, shared by Tata Sky in a press release, shows that the operator’s market share grew by nearly 0.5 percent in the April-June quarter 2020 from the 31.61 percent reported in the July-September quarter last year.- Advertisement – Aside from announcing its growth in terms of market share, Tata Sky has also partnered with SonyLIV to bring over 1,000 hours of content to the Tata Sky Binge service that is accessible through the Amazon Fire TV Stick – Tata Sky Edition and Tata Sky Binge+ Android-powered set-top box.- Advertisement – – Advertisement – Tata Sky31.61 percent31.80 percent32.33 percent32.09 percent Tata Sky Binge includes OTT platforms including Disney+ Hotstar Premium, Zee5, Sun Nxt, Hungama Play, Eros Now, ShemarooMe, Voot Select, and Voot Kids. It also provides three months of Amazon Prime Video subscription.Which is the best TV under Rs. 25,000? We discussed this on Orbital, our weekly technology podcast, which you can subscribe to via Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or RSS, download the episode, or just hit the play button below. Dish TV and D2h31.23 percent30.55 percent29.49 percent28.67 percent At the end of June, the TRAI data shared by Tata Sky shows that Dish TV and D2h had a market share of 28.67 percent, Airtel had 23.83 percent, and Sun Direct had 15.41 percent. Airtel23.39 percent23.31 percent23.65 percent23.83 percent DTH operatorShare in QE Sept’2019Share in QE Dec’2019Share in QE Mar’2020Share in QE Jun’2020 Tata Sky reported that during the last four quarters, it added about 7.5 lakh subscribers. However, if we look at its quarter-over-quarter performance based on the given TRAI data, the operator lost 0.24 percent share since the previous quarter ending on March 31.“We remain the No. 1 DTH and No. 1 Pay TV platform having increased the lead over our nearest competitor. It is heartening to see the overall DTH sector maintain its resilience even in this quarter,” a Tata Sky spokesperson said.Following Tata Sky at the top, Dish TV and D2h jointly came in second, while Airtel stood at third and Sun Direct at fourth position, as per the TRAI data.- Advertisement –last_img read more

Daniel E. Litmer

first_imgDaniel E. Litmer, age 87 of Enochsburg, died Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at the Waters of Batesville.  Born May 26, 1931 in Decatur County Indiana, he is the son of Cecelia (Nee: Volk) and Leo Litmer and served in the Army’s Calvary division during the Korean War.   He married Carol Fisher October 10, 1959 at St. John’s Church in Enochsburg.  He was a steelworker for Federal-Mogul 30 years as well as a member of the Batesville V.F.W. Post #3183, the Batesville Eagles Aerie #1130, the Batesville Knights of Columbus Council #1461 and St. Catherine of Sienna Church in Enochsburg.Although Dan worked in the factory, his family said farming was his true love.  He had a small acreage he took care of and also helped a neighbor with their ground.  He had several antique tractors, but an Oliver was his favorite.  He often attended or participated in tractor pulls, tractor shows, rode in parades and for many years was part of Greensburg’s Power of Past Show.  Another hobby he enjoyed was collecting antique clocks.  Dan loved animals and according to his family was a jokester who liked to tease people.He is survived by his wife Carol; sons Scott (Elena) and Chris (Kimberly) Litmer, all of Enochsburg and two grandchildren.  In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by his son William Litmer; sister Mary Meyer and brothers James, Andrew and Joseph Litmer.Visitation is Saturday, July 28th, from 9 – 11 a.m. at St. Catherine of Sienna Church in Enochsburg.  Funeral services follow at 11:30 a.m. with Rev. Bill Ehalt officiating.  Burial will be in the church cemetery with military rites conducted by the Batesville V.F.W. post #3183 and the Prell-Bland American Legion post #271.  The family requests memorials to the New Point Volunteer Fire Department.  Weigel Funeral Home (www.weigelfh.com) is in charge of arrangements.last_img read more