Who We Are

Planetcast is a leading media services provider offering technology-led Managed Services to the Broadcasting industry in India & Neighbouring Nations with rapidly growing its footprints across Southeast Asia. PlanetCast was founded in 1996 and has revolutionized the media and entertainment industry ever since. We are managing 200+ channels with offices in New Delhi, Noida, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Cochin.

What We Offer

We specialize in providing comprehensive, customized solutions across content management operations (including content storage, enrichment, and automated play-out) and distribution (including satellite broadcasting/ up-linking, digital streaming, and cloud distribution).

We are a leading market player in outsourced distribution and playout services in India. We are your one-stop for the end to end solutions in the broadcast content delivery chain.  With a robust track record of nearly two successful decades, we have been offering the most agile and state-of-the-art services to broadcasters.

We assist our customers to meet complex technical and operational challenges across all media and entertainment verticals. We empower global enterprises to make their operations cost-effective and efficient, thereby unleashing a whole new potential across organizations.

Our Mission

To deliver innovative and simplified Technology Services for Business & Homes

Our Vision

To be the choice of customers globally in media and Information Technologies.

Our Goal

To ensure best value, growth and happiness to Customers, Employees and Investors.



Mahendra Nath Vyas

Founder Member and Director
Mahendra Nath Vyas, Executive Director of Planetcast Media Services Limited (formerly Essel Shyam Communication Limited), has a rich experience of 41 years in satellite communication and digital media technology. He began his career as a design engineer with the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). It was during that time he had developed sub-system for India’s first communication satellite transponder APPLE which is adapted in the current INSAT satellite. He has also been associated with various defense SATCOM networks during his tenure with Bharat Electronics Limited (A Ministry of defence Undertaking). He has been instrumental in setting up the technology facility and the technology based growth of Planetcast since inception. He is responsible for formulating the key strategies and technology management including business and technological transitions, making Planetcast a Digital Media Technology and Service company. He was on the Board of World Teleport Association from 1st April 2007 to 31st March 2013. He is an engineering graduate with specialization in microwave and satellite communication from IIT Mumbai and Computer Architecture from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

Lalit Jain

Founder Member and Director
Lalit Jain, the Founder Member and Whole Time Director of Planetcast Media Services (Formerly, Essel Shyam Communication Limited), has a rich experience of around 40 years in reputed group / organisations such as Birla Group, Modi Group, JK Group, Bhilwara Group and Essel Group in varied industries spanning from Textiles, Cement, Steel to Media and Technology in multidisciplinary functions covering human resources, financial, costing, commercial, legal, marketing and administrative matters besides general management and corporate governance. He has been instrumental in turning around sick companies, improving productivity, establishing operational system and controls to improve performance in various facets / areas of business operations.  He has the credit of setting up a turnkey steel plant with a time and cost under run.  Even at Planetcast, he has been instrumental in setting up the state of art infrastructure and facility in a given time with cost under run. He has largely been involved in human resources development, staff welfare policies, ensuring compliances, cost control, value engineering, instituting financial discipline and turning around the operations. He has helped Planetcast in creating a culture of providing best in class customer services much critical to the requirement of customers particularly in broadcasting and related industry. He is a M.A, LLB and a fellow Member of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India.