Indian Broadcaster Unveils Investment Plans

09 October 2006

KOLKATA: Indian television provider Tata Sky - an 80:20 joint venture between Tata and News Corporation's UK satellite broadcaster BSkyB - is to invest 30 billion rupees ($658m; €519m; £350m) over the next five years to boost subscriber numbers.

It aims to sign-up one million customers in year one across the subcontinent's rapidly expanding television market. The company, which launched its Direct to Home TV service in August, also plans to offer internet access in the future.

Data sourced from The Times of India; additional content by WARC staff