On July 10, Broadband Internet providers, Hathway Cable and Datacom launched an interactive gaming service on its digital cable television services. Games such as Lilly Lovers, Stubby the Sock Gnome and Sumo Temple are available as of now.
Hathway has selected NDS, a global provider for open end-to-end digital pay TV solutions. One the user’s digital box is activated, the customer needs to select the gaming icon on the screen. Thereafter he can access games such as Lilly Lovers and Sumo Temple among a couple of other games.
Hathway plans to add many more games in the course of this year. As of now the gaming features is available to all Hathway digital subscribers on a free of cost basis. More recently, Airtel and Indiagames partnered to offer a gaming channel on Broadband.