Govt set to announce new schedule for cable digitisation drive

The government is set to announce a new schedule for the drive for digitisation of cable sector and a notification is likely to be issued soon.

Govt set to announce new schedule for cable digitisation drive

The government is set to announce a new schedule for the drive for digitisation of cable sector and a notification is likely to be issued soon.

Govt considering extending deadline of digitisation drive

In a bid to allow more time to domestic manufacturers of Set Top Boxes (STB) to meet the demands of digitisation of cable television systems, the government is considering extending the deadline of the drive.

TRAI express concern over slack implementation of digitisation

Upset that even after the implementation of digitisation in Chennai, some Local Cable Operators (LCOs) and Multi System Operators (MSOs) continued to show channels in analog form, broadcasting regulator TRAI has asked those not following rules to fall in line.

Cable TV digitisation: TRAI moves court against cable operators

In its complaints before Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vidya Prakash, TRAI said cable operators were violating its regulations concerning implementation of Digital Addressable Cable TV System (DAS), for which a set-top box is to be attached with television set of the subscriber.

Digitisation one of leading achievements in UPA report card

The government said it had implemented digitisation in the Phase I cities of Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata along with 38 cities which come under the second phase.

Move with caution on digitisation issue: Par panel to I&B Min

"In view of the emerging scenario, the committee feels that the process of 100 percent digitisation will not be smooth and there may be more problems in phase III and IV of digitisation," the Parliamentary Standing Committee said in its report tabled in Parliament.

Cable TV digitisation to be over within a year: Report

The process of full digitisation of cable TV systems in the country is expected to be over well before the end of the current fiscal given a sharp surge in the installation of set-top boxes by large distributors, a report has said.

Cable digitisation: Govt allows grace period of 15 days

The government is planning to go slow in enforcing black out on TV screens as about 25 percent of 1.6 crore households missed the April 1 deadline to switch over to digitised cable television.

TV without set top boxes to go blank in 38 cities from Monday

Television sets without Set Top Boxes (STBs) would go blank from Monday in 38 cities which are included in the second phase of digitisation, Indian Broadcasting Federation (IBF) Tuesday said as government claimed 67 percent digitisation had been achieved in these places.

Digitisation Phase II: Over 55% target achieved

Out of a total 87.7 lakh, DTH connections accounted for 40.7 lakh, whereas cable STBs accounted for 47 lakh, it said.

I&B ministry charts plan for phase II of cable TV digitisation

After having carried out the first phase of cable TV digitisation in Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata, the Information and Broadcasting ministry Tuesday charted out plans for its implementation in 38 cities that come under phase II.

'Delhi has achieved 100% installation of set top boxes'

Delhi government Friday claimed that the national capital has achieved 100 percent installation of set top boxes for smooth transition of cable TV service to digital addressable system from the analogue network.

TV screens in 3 metros go blank; Chennai gets relief for 5 days

People watching various programmes faced a TV blackout when the clock struck 12.

Cable TV digitisation deadline ends, threat of blackout for some

The deadline set by Government for Cable TV digitisation in the four Metros ended Wednesday with the switchover reaching 94 percent and those who have not installed set top boxes (STB) faced the threat of a TV blackout from Thursday.

Exclusive teams to verify digitisation progress in 4 metros

With the deadline for switching over to digitisation in four metros ending on Wednesday, Government today said exclusive teams have been set up for physical verification of the progress made, even as it refuted charges about inaccuracies in the transition figures.

Digitisation in metros: Control room set up

The control room has been set up by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry from October 15 with a toll free number 18001804343.

WB govt urges Centre to extend digitisation deadline

With the digitisation deadline expiring on October 31, the West Bengal government today again urged the Centre to extend it as demanded by cable TV operators here.

No further extension of deadline on cable digitalisation: Soni

Ruling out extension of deadline for digitisation of cable television beyond October 31, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Friday said Delhi is lagging behind other metros in this process.

68% digitisation of the Cable TV households done in 4 metros

The ministry is aiming at completing digitisation of cable sector in the four metros by October 31 and in the rest of the country by December 2014.