Hathway Cable & Datacom Ltd initially known as BITV Cable Networks was acquired by Hathway Investments Pvt Ltd in 1999. In June 1993 Business India Television (BITV) Cable Networks Pvt Ltd acquired and operated large cable networks in Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Pune, Bangalore and Hyderabad under the leadership of Ms. Pheroza Billimoria and Mr. Roopesh Rao. (NSE: HATHWAY, BSE: 533162) is a major cable television service operator in India that is based in Mumbai. It has large operations in many cities, including Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore and Indore . It has diversified into providing internet via cable and was one of the first to do so in Chennai in the year 1999-2000. In India, it was the first company to provide internet using the CATV network. The company has a 51 percent stake in Divya Bhasker's Bhasker Multinet and in Gujarat Telelinks P L. This gives it a strong position in Gujarat CATV. In 2006, Hathway was first cable operator to launch a digital platform in India. Hathway is set to release its DVR service soon, powered by NDS XTV. Hathway Broadband Internet was the first Cable ISP in India.
Hathway Broadband Internet is one of the earliest Cable ISP services in Indian cities of Delhi, Mumbai, Indore, Bhopal and Lucknow. As of 2013, The maximum speed provided is up to 50 Mbps. It uses Cisco Systems's Docsis 3 technology in three cities, where the speeds are 50 Mbit/s.
It has around 11 mln subscribers, out of which around 1.77 mln have the availability of broadband. Out of this, about 430,000 subscribers are using Hathway's broadband services.