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Siti Cable denies acquisition of Den Network

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MUMBAI: The Siti Cable Network  management has vehemently denied - through a press release - the correctness of the news item that has appeared in The Economic Times today indicating that it was likely to acquire national MSO DEN Networks.

Said Siti Cable executive director and CEO V D Wadhwa in the release:  “There are no such developments between Siti Cable and Den Networks and we would not like to comment on the speculative news  being carried out in the media in this regard”.

The National and the Bombay Stock exchanges had also sought clarifications from Den Networks in the matter. The latter has through  a similar notice  signed by company secretary Jatin Mahajan to the exchange stated that as a policy  it does not comment on any market speculation.

Siti Cable and Den Networks were responding to the query raised by the bourses about an article that appeared in the business daily that alleged that Siti Cable chairman Subhash Chandra is looking to expand his cable business by acquiring the Sameer Manchanda-promoted Den Networks for Rs 2,000 crore.

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