Subisu introduces Clear TV packages

KATHMANDU: Subisu Cablenet (P) Ltd, a leading internet, network and television service provider, has introduced attractive packages in its Clear TV service at a reasonable price. The company has brought three packages — basic, basic plus and premium — at price ranfing from Rs 500 to Rs 1,050 per month, as per a press release issued on Thursday. Basic package includes 95-plus digital channels and four HD channels. In the basic plus package, customers can get all the available digital and HD channels of basic package and choose one from basic plus sub packages — basic plus movies, basic plus sports or basic plus entertainment and lifestyle. In the premium package, customers can get all the available digital and HD channels. Currently, Clear TV consists of 19-plus HD and 95-plus digital channels. Subisu has also built a sub package named ‘Add-Ons’ and the package price starts from Rs 200 to Rs 300 per month. The company has also introduced current offer to its valued customers. This offer avails a customer six months of basic plus package subscription and one-time installation charge of Rs 6,499 and a Hybrid Set-Top Box for free.

China policy steps

BEIJING: China’s elite Politburo, a decision-making body of the Communist Party, has promised to carry out targeted policy measures to sustain stable economic growth, the Chinese state radio said on Thursday. State radio quoted the Politburo as saying that China’s economy faces relatively large downward pressure.

German jobless rate

BERLIN: Germany’s unemployment rate ticked up to 6.3 per cent in July, an expected increase as graduating students signed on for benefits and trainees sought jobs, though the labour market in Europe’s biggest economy remains robust. The Federal Labour Agency said on Thursday that 2.773 million people were registered as unemployed in July, 61,000 more than the previous month but 99,000 fewer than a year earlier. The jobless rate was up from 6.2 per cent in June.

Shell to downsize

LONDON: Royal Dutch Shell on Thursday said it will reduce its headcount by 6,500 this year owing to sliding oil prices and as it looks to complete a mega takeover. With crude oil futures down half in value since a year ago, Britain’s biggest domestic energy provider Centrica said it too would reduce its workforce by a net 4,000 positions alongside a cost-cutting programme through to 2020.