June 25, 2017 5:11 AM ET


Company Overview of Tata Sky Ltd.

Company Overview

Tata Sky Ltd. provides satellite television services in India. It offers entertainment, sports, movies, music, news, and documentaries channels, as well as customer’s interactive services. The company uplinks various channels from broadcasters to its satellite and the satellite sends these channels in digital format to the mini-dish fixed outside a home. Tata Sky Ltd. was formerly known as Space TV Limited and changed its name to Tata Sky Ltd. in July 2005. The company was incorporated in 2001 and is based in Mumbai, India. Tata Sky Ltd. operates as a subsidiary of Tata Sons Limited.

3rd Floor

C-1, Wadia International Centre (Bombay Dyeing)

Pandurang Budhkar Marg


Mumbai,  400025


Founded in 2001


91 22 6600 6633


91 22 6613 3030

Key Executives for Tata Sky Ltd.

Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director and Director
Chief Commercial Officer
Chief Communication Officer
Head of Content and Business Development
Associate Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Tata Sky Ltd. Key Developments

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited Enters into Agreement Through MOU with Tata Sky

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited has entered into an agreement through MOU with Tata Sky. Under this MOU, BSNL and Tata Sky will enter a strategic alliance and seek broadband customers for BSNL who will be utilizing Video On-demand services offered by Tata Sky. Through this understanding, BSNL is expected to get additional Broadband customers and Tata Sky will provide its subscribers the option of video on-demand. As an initial incentive to customers, BSNL is offering free first month broadband rental. Similarly M/S Tata Sky will also be offering Video On-demand Services free for the first month to download content worth up to INR 500. BSNL and Tata Sky will implement this MOU starting with one or two States and would like to cover the entire nation within next six months.

Tata Sky Launches Channel NewsAsia International on its Platform

Tata Sky has launched Channel NewsAsia International on its platform. The company said the pan-Asian channel was now available to its subscribers on channel number 535. The channel was now available in over 58 million households across 27 territories in Asia.

Tata Sky with Shemaroo Entertainment Ltd. Launch `Miniplex' Premiere Movie Service with Twist

Tata Sky announced a tie up with Shemaroo Entertainment Ltd. to launch Miniplex, a subscription based movie premiere service. Miniplex will Premiere one movie every Friday for the first time on Indian Television. In addition, it will also showcase carefully chosen recent movies. Miniplex is an ADFree, subscription based service. In addition to DTH platforms, Shemaroo also plans to launch Miniplex across various other platforms, like cable, internet, etc. in a phased manner. Miniplex is a cross platform subscription based movie premiere service that will provide the audiences a opportunity to view Premiere and also Premium movie content for a nominal monthly subscription fee. The service will offer an unparalleled experience to the movie viewers with ease of consumption as movies are scheduled at fixed timings throughout the day. Hence the viewers have the option of watching the movie at their convenience and leisure. The service is designed such that it gives the audience theatre like feel at home. Miniplex on Tata Sky can be subscribed at INR 60 per month.

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