Dish TV Attempts to Merge with Videocon D2H by October 2017

A division of Zee Entertainment Enterprises, Dish TV is in preparation to merge with Videocon Group’s DTH company Videocon D2H by October this year. The company is planning to complete the merger after getting the necessary regulatory approvals.

Dish TV – Videocon D2H Merger

The entity formed after the Dish TV and Videocon D2H merger is expected to have a subscriber base of 27.2 million and to become the largest DTH service provider in the country. It is projected that in the merged entity, Dish TV will have a 55.4% stake and Videocon D2H will hold the remaining shares.

The CEO of Dish TV, Arun Kapoor told in one of the reports that the television operator is yet to receive approvals from Competition Commission of India, National Company Law Tribunal, Stock exchanges and other regulatory bodies. “The merger is expected to be completed by October this year after getting clearances” stated Kapoor.

About Dish TV

Dish TV is the largest Direct to Home (DTH) television operator in India. The company deploys MPEG4 DVB S2 and MPEG 2 digital compression technology.

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