Thursday, February 25, 2010

CCTV 9 ??????

According to rumors reaching us Dialog TV seems to be planning to launch CCTV 9, the English Language channel of CCTV which is china's state run broadcaster. If Dialog keep this going then they will have more FTA channels on their lineup than pay channels. There are more priority channels such as AXN Beyond, SET Asia, ect which could be part of the lineup but that does not seem to be happening.

It looks like CCTV 9 will take the spot vacated by Nat Geo Wild or replace Siyatha TV.

In the midst of all this they keep increasing rentals and add FTA channels. The business logic is totally haywire. Even the MPEG4 conversion which was due to take place in 2008 does not seem to take place.

We hope the management of Dialog TV take steps to immediately sort these things out otherwise the future does not look too bright.

Please keep us updated on the latest on Dialog TV as the days progress.


Vishwaje said...

Meanwhile, Tharunyata Hetak is to launch a TV station, which is to be telecast through Dialog TV. CEO, Dialog TV, Nushard Perera said he could not comment on the matter.

Dr. Jayaruwan Bandara mentioned about this TV station in an interview with the Lankadeepa newspaper on January 3.

The media unit of the Organization said the channel was being telecast through Dialog TV and was currently accepting programmes to be telecast through the channel.

Dialog TV has received a license to operate a satellite TV in 1995 and it needs to be renewed for another 15 years on February 15, 2010.

Meanwhile, it is also learnt that the Tharunyata Hetak channel is telecast through Dialog TV without any payment being made to the service provider.
Lanka enews.

WELE said...

Etisalat might introduce Cable TV


"Among the prevailing base stations in Jaffna, eight were given coverage from yesterday. Cable TV facilities too will be introduced in the near future."

Painkiller said...

dialog tv video quality sucks these days... its like watching videos in Youtube... shit

TV & Radio Sri Lanka said...

Please continue commenting under the latest post titled "Siyatha TV replaced by CCTV 9".