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Anil Ambani group applies for DTH licencenews
Our Corporate Bureau
01 July 2005
New Delhi: Anil Ambani''s group has applied for a licence to enter the competitive Direct-to-Home (DTH) services.

The application has been made by the group entity Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Enterprises, though it is not clear as to which individual company in the group is the applicant.

This is the first major step taken by Anil to expand the business of Infocomm. Prasar Bharati and Zee group are already operating their DTH services in the country while Sun Group of Kalanidhi Maran, brother of IT and communication Minister Dayanidhi Maran, and the Tata-Star joint venture, Space TV, have recently been granted permission for DTH by the government.

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Anil Ambani group applies for DTH licence