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Brief Introduction: HVL (Hinduja Ventures Ltd) was incorporated in the year 198 as Mitesh Mercantile & Financing Ltd. In the year 1994, the company commenced operations and in 1995, Hinduja Finance Ltd was amalgamated with the company and subsequently the name was changed to Hinduja Finance Corporation Ltd with effect from February 9, 1995. The Company had been renamed 'Hinduja Ventures Limited' effective from October 23, 2007. The new name reflects both the commitment of promoter group and the value and wealth creation proposition that the company offers by identifying and investing in growth opportunities.
HVL is a part of Hinduja Group based in Mumbai. The company operates in the business of media & entertainment, real estate and treasury operations. The real estate activities encompass property development. Currently the company has properties located in Bangalore and Hyderabad, which could be developed in the near future. The treasury segment consists of activities relating to deployment of surplus funds in trade/ investments in shares and securities, other than subsidiaries.
In March 2007, In Network Entertainment and In2Cable India, both wholly owned subsidiaries of the company were merged into IndusIndMedia and Communications (IMCL), a 60% subsidiary of HVL. HVL is the holding company of one of India’s largest integrated media companies IMCL, which is one of the largest multi-system operators (MSO) in the country. HVL with 8.5 million subscribers across 28 major cities offers over 301 channels in the digital mode (it also offers about 90 channels in the analog mode, which are a part of the digital package). It has a backbone of over 10,000 kms of hybrid fibre optic network through which it also offers broadband services with national ISP license. Over and above Digital cable distribution, HVL is also into content creation, acquisition & aggregation for TV services. IMCL has successfully deployed over 400,000 set top boxes for converting analogue home to digital homes. The Company is fully geared up to meet the subsequent addressable digital cable roll out as per Government policy & regulations.
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