Reliance Big TV launches new interactive portfolio tracking feature iStock

Reliance Big TV today on Thursday its new interactive feature, iStock, the country’s first portfolio tracking application through its DTH platform. The application is launched in association with Reliance Money which created a unique iStock zone on Reliance Big TV’s DTH platform.

The zone will not only provide information on Indian and international indices, currencies, commodities, stocks and stock market news, but also provide Reliance Big TV customers with value added services including a personal portfolio management tracker.
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Reliance Big TV and Reliance Money launches iStock

In yet another attempt to offer its consumers an interactive and innovative feature, Reliance Big TV on July 2, 2009, launched iStock, a portfolio tracking service through their DTH platform in association with Reliance Money. Reliance Money has created an iStock zone on Big TV’s DTH platform. This zone will not only provide information about Indian and international indices, currencies, commodity, stock and market news, but also provide customers with value added services, including a personal portfolio management tracker. Big TV, which currently has around two million subscribers, is eyeing three million subscribers this year.
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Reliance Big TV to divest 20 % stake to private equity firms

Reliance Big TV Ltd, the promoter of Big TV direct-to-home (DTH) services of Anil Ambanis Reliance Communications, is in final talks with private equity (PE) firms – Carlyle Group and Providence Equity – to sell a minority stake and raise capital.

Deutsche Bank has the mandate to facilitate the deal for the DTH service provider, according to sources, who add that Big TV is looking to divest about 20 per cent stake in tranches, of which 10 per cent will be sold now for around $ 50-60 million.
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Reliance BIG TV in a strategic tie-up with Oxigen, single point recharge service

Reliance BIG TV has entered into a strategic tie up with Oxigen India’s first and single point recharge service. According to this tie up Reliance BIG TV will offer its customers the entire portfolio of Oxigen’s easy recharge option.

Reliance BIG TV’s portfolio of easy recharge options include Oxigen, Online Payment using Credit/Debit Cards or Internet Banking, Interactive Voice Response (IVR), Mobile Mode Payment (SMS) or just calling the toll free number 1800-200-9002. This strategic tie-up by Reliance BIG TV is a part of its customer service motto to offer convenient and user-friendly customer service experience.
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Big TV’s DTH service in talks to acquire broadcast rights of popular TV shows

Direct-to-home (DTH) television service provider Big TV Ltd, a unit of the Reliance-Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group, is setting out on a content acquisition spree to win an edge over rival such as Dish TV India Ltd, Tata Sky Ltd, Airtel DTH and Sun Direct DTH Service.

Big TV, which was launched in August, is in talks with a raft of general entertainment channels such as Colors, Star Plus, Sony and Zee TV to acquire broadcast rights for some of their popular television shows.

Sanjay Behl, chief executive of Big TV, told Mint that some TV shows will be beamed on its pay-per-view service, especially on weekends. He did not divulge the investment earmarked for content acquisition.
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Shopping Carnival at Fun Republic Mall Lucknow From Big TV

Reliance Big TV and Fun Republic Mall is organising a month long Summer Shopping Carnival at Fun Republic Mall in association with Lucknow Times.

Just shop for Rs 1,000 and stand a chance to win cash up to Rs 1,00,000 and loads of other attractive prizes. Not only this but much more as this event is hosting series of exciting activities like gift hunt, tattoo making, sketching, tarot card reading, clay modelling etc. Visitors will be having loads of fun frolic and excitement as there will be new added bonanza every evening. Participate in it and you can win exciting gifts sponsored by Seagrams.
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Reliance Big TV DTH rolls out 360 degree ad campaign

Reliance Big TV, the Reliance Communication promoted direct-to-home service, has rolled out a 360 degree integrated campaign.

The campaign aims to establish the DTH operator as a one-stop-entertainment shop that caters to all genres with a focus on premium quality service.

Conceptualised by Leo Burnett, the television commercials for the campaign will be produced by Corcoise Production and directed by Prashant Issar.
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Big TV alliance with ESPN to offer iCricket for ICC World T20 Matches

Reliance Communications’ DTH arm Big TV today announced a new alliance with ESPN to offer interactive live in-stadia experience to subscribers for the ongoing ICC World T20 tournament.

Additionally subscribers will also be able to view the matches from extra camera and also have access to 4 language commentary in Hindi, English, Tamil and Telugu. Access to players’ records, score updates and score cards will also be offered.
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BIG TV Launches iCricket: Stadium-Like Cricket Viewing Experience

BIG TV, the direct-to-home (DTH) satellite TV service provider of the Reliance-Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group, is offering stadium-like cricket viewing experience to its customers along with interactive options like multi-lingual audio and different camera views.

The service called iCricket will enable viewers to even highlight all sixes, fours and fall of wickets at the click of a button.

“iCricket is part of our effort to deliver the best to our subscribers, especially at the time of T20 world cup,” BIG TV chief executive Sanjay Behl said in a statement Monday.
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Vision Corporation signed deal with TCIL, Reliance Big TV

Vision Corporation today announced that it has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with TCIL, a government public sector undertaking (PSU) for various businesses especially in the sector of IT and Telecom.

Accordingly, Vision will be sourcing the business and it will be executed by TCIL.

The company has also entered into a long term agreement with Reliance Big Tv for direct to home (DTH) services. Under this deal, Vision will provide the feature films, music and other contents to Reliance Big TV and the revenue will be shared equally.
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