In an interview to CNBC-TV18, G Subramanium, CFO, Hathway said that there were expectations that cable operators will lose out to the DTH guys in phase II, which has not happened. Cable has done very well in the conversion from analog to digitisation.
In an interview to CNBC-TV18, G Subramanium, chief financial officer of Hathway says, the company is looking at 2 million subscriber base in phase I. “Along with our JV partners in Kolkata, which will be another 400,000 boxes, we should go upto about two million boxes in the first phase,” he adds.
G Subramanium, chief finance officer of Hathway Cable and Datacom, in an interview to CNBC-TV18, said that in a bid to meet March deadline, government is contemplating an ordinance to expedite digitisation.
The FDI hike will result in informed investment in media companies, believed G Subramanium of Hathway Cables.
The television distribution plays are in the spot light with new norms for digitization being laid out starting with the first top four metros by March 2012. G Subramanium the CFO of Hathway in an interview on CNBC-TV18 talks about the latest developments in his sector.