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

NBA is the latest sports league to be suspended due to Coronavirus!

first_imgImage Courtesy: AFP/GettyAdvertisement bnzNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vshdy4Wingsuit rodeo📽Sindre Eaqlvq8( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) pjeejWould you ever consider trying this?😱7icgCan your students do this? 🌚aweecRoller skating! Powered by Firework Football, tennis, rugby, baseball- the Coronavirus pandemic has caused several sports fixtures and leagues around the world to get postponed or cancelled. Just a couple of days ago, Italy announced a one month suspension on Serie A. Now, its basketball to follow, as the National Basketball Association (NBA) has just announced its suspension of the current 2019-20 season regarding the virus outbreak.Advertisement Image Courtesy: AFP/GettyThe news came as a bombshell after yesterday’s clash between Utah Jazz and Oklahoma City Thunder was postponed after a Jazz player named Rudy Gobert, was tested positive for COVID-19.The infected player’s test result was reported just before the game was about to start. Although both teams arrived at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City for their pre-match warm-ups, they were shortly called back to the locker rooms. Gobert, the Frenchman who plays as a centre for Jazz, was not present in the arena at that moment.Advertisement Shortly after announcing the postpone of the game, NBA released an official statement, regarding the suspension of the upcoming matches. The statement read: “The NBA is suspending game play following the conclusion of (Wednesday’s) schedule of games until further notice.”“The NBA will use this hiatus to determine next steps for moving forward in regard to the coronavirus pandemic. The game was cancelled out of an abundance of caution,” the NBA added.Advertisement It was also reported by the NBA that they were working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on taking next steps regarding the virus threat. Gobert, the player who was tested positive, was reported to be under the care of health officials in Oklahoma City.Sources from ESPN have also cited that the Jazz players who were recently in contact with Gobert were told to self-quarantine.Following the update from NBA, basketball icon LeBron James took it to social media to express his worries regarding the pandemic. “Man we cancelling sporting events, school, office work, etc etc. What we really need to cancel is 2020! 🤦🏾‍♂️. Damn it’s been a rough 3 months. God bless and stay safe🙏🏾“ LeBron posted on his official Twitter.Also read-Read why latest government sanctions over Coronavirus could spell doom for IPL 2020! Advertisementlast_img read more