Tata Son’s Private Limited subsidiary ‘Tata Sky Broadband Private Limited’ is now ‘Tata Play Broadband Private Limited’, as per the records of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs. The change in the company name is in addition to the renaming of ‘Tata Sky Limited’ as ‘Tata Play Limited’.
All Sky trademarks are owned by Sky International AG and used under license by Tata Sky Limited and Tata Sky Broadband Private Limited. The change in name of the two companies of Tata Son’s Private Limited subsidiaries is believed to be due to the separation from the Sky UK brand.
As per MCA records, the CIN of ‘Tata Play Broadband Limited’ is U64204MH2015PTC267808 whereas the date of incorporation is 26th August 2015. The CIN and incorporation date are the same as that of ‘Tata Sky Broadband Private Limited’. Business intelligence platform Tofler‘s website also confirms the renaming of ‘Tata Sky Broadband Private Limited’ as ‘Tata Play Broadband Private Limited’.
As reported by DTH-focussed publication DreamDTH, ‘Tata Sky’ is likely to shed its ‘Sky’ branding shortly with the official announcement expected to drop in tomorrow. Tata is also likely to drop the ‘Sky’ branding from its broadband services shortly. The renaming of the company is believed to be in line with that.
Notably, Tata Sons Private Limited yesterday registered the ‘Tata Play Fiber’ trademark with IPIndia along with the logo. The trademark has been described for providing internet access via fiber broadband networks.