Monday, 22 August 2011

Govt earns Rs 1.78 bn as licence fee from DTH in FY'11

The Government has earned Rs 1.78 billion in 2010-11 as licence fee from the six private direct-to-home (DTH) platforms as compared to Rs 1.26 billion in 2009-10.
Information and Broadcasting Ministry sources said this is as compared to revenue of Rs 893 million in 2008-09, when Bharti Telemedia (Airtel Digital TV) and Bharat Business Channel (Videocon d2h) had not entered the field.Dish TV India, Tata Sky, Sun Direct, and Reliance Digital TV are the other DTH providers.


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