Siti Network has continued to maintain its leadership as India’s number 1 Multi-System Operator (MSO) at the end of March 2020 according to the ‘Indian Telecom Services Performance Indicator Report’ for the January – March 2020 quarter. TCCL overtook Fastway to become the 7th largest MSO in the country which is the major highlight in the report.
TCCL at the end of 2019 had 2.426 million subscribers with Fastway Transmissions having 2.441 million subscribers. TCCL has closed down on the gap and overtaken Fastway during Q4 FY 20 to become the 7th largest MSO in the country. TCCL at the end of March has a subscriber base of 2.566 million while Fastway’s subscriber base stood at 2.422 million.
Siti Network retained its leadership with a slight erosion in its subscriber base by 0.3 million while the subscriber base of Asianet Digital, Fastway and E-Digital also took a hit. The subscriber base of all the other MSOs and HITS operators at the end of March, 2020 rose compared to 2019 end with DEN Networks being the highest gainer.
DEN Networks subscriber base jumped from 4.175 million at 2019 end to 5.249 million at March end taking its subscriber base inches closer to Hathway Digital’s which has a subscriber base of 5.457 million at the end of March 2020.
Reliance Industries Limited related MSOs now have a reach to over 18.4 million subscribers at the end of March, 2020 with GTPL Hathway, Hathway Digital, and DEN Networks adding a good set of numbers to its existing subscriber base.