history of tata sky

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Type Joint venture
Industry Media
Founded 2004
Headquarters 3rd Floor, Bombay Dyeing AO building, P B Marg, Worli, Mumbai, India
Area served India
Key people Harit Nagpal (Managing Director and CEO)
Products Direct-To-Home service & Satellite Television
Parent
Tata Group (80%)
STAR TV(20%)
British Sky Broadcasting
Website TataSky.com


Tata Sky dish antenna unit
TATA Sky is a DTH satellite television provider in India, using MPEG-2 digital compression technology, transmitting using INSAT 4A at 83.0°E.[1]
Its main competitors are cable television and other DTH service providers - Airtel digital TV, Reliance Big TV, DD Direct+, Dish TV, Sun Direct, and Videocon D2H.
Contents [hide]
1 History
1.1 Make my pack
2 Tata Sky+
3 Tata Sky HD
4 Tata Sky+ HD
5 Subscriber Base
6 Channel List
6.1 Active Channels
6.2 Tata Sky Active Services
7 Certifications and Honours
7.1 ISO 27001: 2005 accreditation
7.2 Superbrand 2009–2010
8 See also
9 References
10 External links
[edit]History

It is a joint venture between the Tata Group, that owns 80% and STAR Group that owns a 20% stake.[2] Tata Sky was incorporated in 2004 but was launched only in 2006. It currently offers close to 196 channels (as of december 2010) and some interactive ones; this count includes some numbers off HD channels offered by Tata Sky (as Tata Sky-HD) and interactive services also.
In march 2010 Sun Microsystems partnered with Taty sky to to provide IT Infrastructure solutions and support for the launch of the company's direct-to-home (DTH) television[3]
The company uses the Sky brand owned by British Sky Broadcasting.[4]
In October 2008, Tata Sky announced launching of DVR service Tata Sky+ which allowed 90 hours of recording in a MPEG-4 compatible Set Top Box. The remote is provided with playback control keys and is being sold with special offers for existing suscribers.
In 2008, Singapore-based Temasek Holdings picked up 10% stake in Tata Sky from the Tata Group. This has diluted Tata's stake in the venture to 75%.
STAR’s parent company, News Corporation, owns an International group of DTH businesses that include Sky Italia in Italy and Foxtel in Australia.
[edit]Make my pack
In 2010 Tata Sky launched India's first a-la carte service Which enables subscribers to either create their own pack with only individual channels or do a mix-n-match of the existing TruChoice packs with standalone channels.[5][6]
[edit]Tata Sky+

Tata Sky+ is a premium set-top box-cum-Personal Video Recorder or even known as DVR Digital Video Recorder that allows recording up to 130 hours of live TV, recording one programme while watching another, pause, fast-forward and rewind a live telecast and review a TV programme. Also Tata Sky+ provides service using MPEG-4 digital compression technology.
[edit]Tata Sky HD

Tata Sky HD was launched on June 14, 2010, and has channels in their native resolution of 1080i or 720p. The STB is compatible with 5.1 CH surround sound as well. The service currently offers Seven HD channels - National Geographic Channel HD, Discovery HD,Star Movies HD, Star Plus HD, IPL HD, Star World HD, Star Gold HD.
[edit]Tata Sky+ HD

Tata Sky have launched their HD DVR Set Top Box. Tata sky plus HD comes with a 500 GB hard-disk allowing 625 hours of SDTV recording.
[edit]Subscriber Base

Tata Sky had about 7 million subscribers as of April 2011.[7] There are about 30 million DTH subscribers in India as of February 2011.[8]
[edit]Channel List

The following is the list of channels provided by Tata Sky as of March 2011.[9]
Channel Name
Help Channel
100 Help
Hindi Entertainment
101 DD National
103 STAR Plus
104 STAR Plus HD
105 STAR One
107 Imagine TV
109 STAR Utsav
111 Sony
113 SAB TV
115 Sahara One
117 Zee TV
116 UTV Bindass
123 Colors
127 Star CJ Alive
152 ETV Rajasthan
153 ETV UP
154 ETV Bihar
155 Mahuaa TV
156 ETV MP
157 DD Bharati
Devotional
180 Aastha
181 Sanskar
Fashion, Lifestyle & English Entertainment
201 STAR World
202 STAR World HD
203 FX
205 BBC Entertainment
207 AXN
209 TLC
211 Fashion TV
213 Zee Café
217 Fox Crime
219 NDTV Good Times
221 Discovery Turbo
Hindi Movies
301 STAR Gold
302 STAR Gold HD
303 Showcase Promo
305 SET Max
306 SET Max HD(Event Based)
307 Filmy
309 Zee Cinema
311 UTV Movies
313 UTV Action
315 Zee Classic
English Movies
341 STAR Movies
342 STAR Movies HD
345 PIX
347 HBO
349 Zee Studio
351 World Movies
353 WB
355 MGM
357 TCM
Pay Per View
371 Showcase 1
372 Showcase 2
373 Showcase 3
374 Showcase 4
375 Showcase 5
Sports
400 India Cricket
401 DD Sports
403 STAR Sports
405 ESPN
407 TEN Sports
409 NEO Cricket
411 NEO Sports
413 STAR Cricket
415 TEN Cricket
417 TEN Action+
News
501 DD News
502 STAR News
503 NDTV India
504 Aaj Tak
505 Zee News
506 Zee Business
507 CNBC Awaaz
508 Lok Sabha TV
509 India TV
510 News 24
511 IBN-7
512 DD Rajya Sabha
532 NDTV 24x7
533 NDTV Profit
534 Times Now
535 Headlines Today
536 BBC World News
537 CNBC TV18
538 CNN
539 CNN-IBN
540 NewsX
541 Bloomberg UTV
542 ET Now
Infotainment
551 National Geographic Channel
553 Fox History & Entertainment
557 Discovery Channel
561 Animal Planet
563 Discovery Science
565 National Geographic Channel HD
567 Discovery Channel HD
570 Topper
571 DD Gyan Darshan
Kids
601 Hungama
603 Disney XD
605 Disney Channel
607 CBeebies
609 Nickelodeon
611 Animax
613 Cartoon Network
615 Pogo
Music
700 Actve Music
701 Channel V
702 MTV
703 9XM
704 Zoom
725 VH1
Tamil
801 DD Podhigai
802 Sun TV
803 KTV
804 Sun News
805 Sun Music
806 Chutti TV
807 STAR Vijay
808 Jaya TV
809 Kalaignar TV
810 Raj TV
811 Isai Aruvi
Other
819 Active Doordarshan
Telugu
820 Sakshi TV
821 Zee Telugu
822 Gemini TV
823 Gemini News
824 Gemini Comedy
825 Gemini Music
826 ETV Telugu
827 ETV 2
828 Maa TV
829 TV5 Telugu
830 TV9 Telugu
Marathi
831 DD Sahyadri
832 ETV Marathi
833 Zee Marathi
834 Mi Marathi
835 STAR Majha
836 STAR Pravah
837 IBN Lokmat
838 Zee 24 Taas
839 Zee Talkies
840 Saam Marathi
Kannada
841 DD Chandana
842 Udaya TV
843 Udaya Movies
844 ETV Kannada
845 TV 9 Kannada
846 U2
847 Udaya Varthegalu
848 Asianet Suvarna
849 Zee Kannada
850 Kasthuri TV
Bengali
851 DD Bangla
852 STAR Ananda
553 ETV Bangla
854 Zee Bangla
855 Akash Bangla
856 STAR Jalsha
857 24 Ghanta
858 Sony Aath
859 Sangeet Bangla
860 Rupashi Bangla
Malayalam
861 DD Malayalam
862 Surya TV
863 Kiran
864 Asianet
865 Asianet News
866 Kairali
867 Amrita
Gujarati
872 ETV Gujarati
874 TV9 Gujarati(DD Gujarati not available on TATA SKY)
Punjabi
882 mh1
884 Zee Punjabi
886 PTC News
888 PTC Punjabi
Oriya
889 DY365
890 Tarang TV
891 DD Oriya
892 ETV Oriya
893 Orissa TV
Urdu and North East
894 News Live
895 ETV Urdu
896 DD North East
897 NE TV
898 DD Urdu
899 Nepal 1
[edit]Active Channels
DD Girnar
DD Kashir
DD Punjabi
DD Saptagiri
NDTV Hindu
[edit]Tata Sky Active Services
Active Cooking
Active Darshan (Shirdi Saibaba/ISKCON/Siddhi Vinayak/Kashi Vishwanath/SVBC)
Actve Doordarshan (DD Gujarati/DD Saptagiri/ DD Punjabi/ DD Kashir)
Active English
Active Games
Active Learning
Active Mall
Actve Music
Actve Sports
Active Stories
Active Star News
Active Wizkids
 

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Its from Wikipedia :D

anyways excellent work dear ssparikshya brother :up:

also post all dth history in every section.
 

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It is a joint venture between the Tata Group, that owns 80% and STAR Group that owns a 20% stake. Tata Sky was incorporated in 2004 but was launched only in 2006. It currently offers close to 196 channels (as of december 2010) and some interactive ones; this count includes some numbers off HD channels offered by Tata Sky (as Tata Sky-HD) and interactive services also.

In march 2010 Sun Microsystems partnered with Taty sky to to provide IT Infrastructure solutions and support for the launch of the company's direct-to-home (DTH) television

The company uses the Sky brand owned by British Sky Broadcasting.

In October 2008, Tata Sky announced launching of DVR service Tata Sky+ which allowed 90 hours of recording in a MPEG-4 compatible Set Top Box. The remote is provided with playback control keys and is being sold with special offers for existing suscribers.
 

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info is wrong and not updated. now tata owns 60 percent, temasek holdings singapore has 10 percent and star has 30 percent share. update it
 

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namo bhai can you give the latest info?:bowdownsmiley:
 
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