Cable TV

MCOF to organise 2 day event 'NAFDI'

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/cable_tv_images/2015/11/28/Untitled-1_4.jpg?itok=8Q9B-Sn8

MUMBAI: Maharashtra Cable Operators Federation (MCOF) is set to unfold its two day special event named NAFDI (National Agenda for Digital India). The event will see Last Mile Operators (LMOs) participating from across the region.

"With this event we are trying to chalk out a plan for the upcoming days. I know 31 December is knocking at the door but there are still few options that we can discuss and that's what the event is all about" said MCOF president Arvind Prabhoo.

The two day event commences on 28 November and will conclude the next day on 29 November. The organisers are also trying rope in executives form the regulatory bodies.

“LMOS' from all over the country have shown their keenness to attend this event to carry forward the Prime Ministers dream of Digital India” informed MCOF 

The Agenda

Agenda for NAFDI  (National Agenda For Digital India).

Day 1

9am- tea and breakfast

9:20 a.m. : Welcome speech.

9:40 to 11:00 a.m. : DAS DEADLINE - A THREAT OR OPPURTUNITY

(Discussion on analogue sunset 31st December 2015 , action required for smooth implementation and maximum penetration of digital boxes)

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. : LESSONS FROM PHASE 1 AND 2

(Analysis on past mistakes done in phase 1and 2, its pros and cons faced by LMOs and where they stand now. Changes in MSO Strategies and their impact/B2B prepaid and STB sales)

1:00 to 2:00 p.m. :lunch break.

2:00 to 3:00 p.m. : RIGHT TIME TO SHAPE THE FUTURE

Impact of FDI in Cable, pro consumer regulation and ICA.

3:00 to 4:00 p.m.CONVERGENCE OF INFRASTRUCTURE AND SERVICES.

(Role of Telcos and PSUs in Digital India)

 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.OUTSOURCING, THE NEXT BIG LEAP

(Resource sharing, profiting from outsourcing)

5:00 to 6:00 p.m. question and answers / tea break.

Day two 29th Nov.

9:00 to 9:30 a.m. :  Tea and breakfast

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. : BROADBAND - THE FUTURE : Monetising the Pipe.

11:30 to 1:00 p.m.Infrastructure development and F.D.I push...role of existing M.S.O affiliated LMOs .Changing Regulations, their impact and imposing GST...100% FDI approved.

1:00 to 2:00 p.m. : lunch break.

2.00pm onwards. National Alliance requirements on one India and one solution for digital India LMOs , suitable platform required.

Tea break and summit curtain falls.

Latest Reads

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/05/18/brdss.jpg?itok=H0CHPDjq
BRDS Digital Cable TV & Broadband Services celebrates 25 Years of Cable TV Entertainment Service!

Entertainment is the art of instilling happiness away from the reality of lives. Having served as a medium of entertainment since its inception, Bhima Riddhi Digital Services (BRDS), now Metrocast Network India Pvt. Ltd., is celebrating 25 successful years of providing cable TV entertainment. What...

Cable TV Local Cable Operators
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/05/16/cable.jpg?itok=sBfryZqA
Cable operators seek discounted tariffs from pay channels

MUMBAI: Maharashtra Cable Operators' Foundation (MCOF) has requested Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) to urge its members – the pay channels – to offer discounted pay tariffs, if not waiving them altogether, for a period of four months from 20 April to 20 August. The MCOF has primarily cited...

Cable TV Local Cable Operators
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/05/11/q.jpg?itok=THMac0cF
We are not a cable TV company but a digital services provider: IMCL’s Vynsley Fernandes

MUMBAI: Innovation is the key to sustain any business. With newer entrants capturing market share, emerging alternatives to traditional TV, the cable operators in the country have focused on creating a diverse portfolio of services. IndusInd Media and Communications Ltd. (IMCL) CEO Vynsley...

Cable TV Multi System Operators
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/05/05/tal.jpg?itok=IIDiXBU_
ZEEL lauds DPOs, urges online payment mechanisms via multilingual campaigns

In these difficult times caused by the Covid2019 pandemic, entertainment and information keep floating into our television sets despite the shelter-in-place mandate. Although the TV viewership growth slowed down in the sixth week of the Covid2019 disruption, it is evident that audiences across...

Cable TV Multi System Operators
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/05/01/mcof.jpg?itok=HhDs6hvI
MCOF seeks government relief for last-mile cable operators

In the wake of the Covid2019 crisis, Maharashtra Cable Operators Foundation (MCOF) has written a letter to the union minister of information and broadcasting Prakash Javadekar submitting its propositions for long-term relief and transformation of the last-mile cable operators. 

Cable TV Multi System Operators
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/04/24/hat.jpg?itok=v2wSEeq6
Cable business drives Hathway’s return to profitability

Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries Limited-owned Indian multi-system operator and internet services provider Hathway Cable and Datacom Limited (Hathway) reported consolidated profit after tax (PAT) of Rs 105.47 crore for the year ended 31 March 2020.

Cable TV Multi System Operators
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/04/22/gtpl.jpg?itok=c1XcNvA-
GTPL Hathway reports cable and internet subscribers, profit growth for FY 2019-20

BENGALURU: Indian cable and internet services major GTPL Hathway Ltd (GTPL) reported profit after tax (PAT) for the year ended 31 March 2020 (FY 2020, year under review) at Rs 87.72 crore which was more than triple the PAT of Rs 25.08 crore for the previous fiscal (FY 2019). However, the company...

Cable TV Multi System Operators
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/04/22/den.jpg?itok=qwo90vPH
Den Networks turns around biz, reports consolidated PAT of Rs 22.52 crore

Major multi system operator (MSO) Den Networks  reported a consolidated profit after tax of Rs 22.52 crore in the fourth quarter ending 31 March 2020. The MSO reported consolidated net loss of Rs 212.82 crore in the corresponding period of previous fiscal.

Cable TV Multi System Operators
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/04/09/tv.jpg?itok=dHEYz9_H

Photo by Erik Mclean on Unsplash

Cable subscription collection sees 80% drop due to COVID-19

Cable operators have been facing problems in the collection of subscription fees since the third week of March as restrictions on social distancing started. Moreover, the countrywide lockdown has caused them more distress.

Cable TV Local Cable Operators

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories

* indicates required